News & Interviews

Rabbit Cake is on the long list for The Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize

Rabbit Cake is long-listed for the Crook's Corner Book Prize -- an award for best debut novel set in the South

Rabbit Cake is a finalist for the New England Book Award

Chicago Review of Books puts Rabbit Cake on its list of The Best Fiction Books of 2017 (So Far)

Rabbit Cake Makes BookRiot's list of Best Books of 2017 (So Far)

"What to Read this Summer: Ask a Bookseller" on WBUR

Reading Women podcast recommends Rabbit Cake in this episode and interviewed Annie here

The Seattle Times calls Elvis Babbitt an "irresistible heroine," and claims that by the end of Rabbit Cake "you might feel like a Babbitt yourself." 

Boston Globe rave review: "darkly funny and soulful." Elvis, narrator, is "immediately lovable."

PEOPLE magazine names Rabbit Cake the BOOK OF THE WEEK. "A treasure. . . . Books about grief are rarely funny and adorable—this one is." March 27 issue. 

On WYPR radio: "Rabbit Cake and the Girl Heroes Collection," weekly book recommendations

Annie and her editor Masie Cochran are interviewed by the fabulous TK podcast

Read it Forward's Favorites List of March: Elvis is "the fantastically absorbing narrator of this stunning debut." 


San Francisco Chronicle, Recommendations from Gallery Bookshop: "You wouldn't think a novel about grief could be funny, but this novel proves it's possible ... smart and heartwarming." 

The Master's Review says Rabbit Cake "has all of the enduring qualities of a literary classic." 

Bustle recommends Rabbit Cake in "10 Books About Daughters and Mothers to Read with Your Mom" 

Green Apple Books / Books on the Park chooses Rabbit Cake for their March Apple of the Month Club 

Boston Herald, "Novel Takes the Cake for Former Newton Resident," March 8, 2017

Rabbit Cake is a Publisher's Weekly's Pick of the Week, March 6, 2017

Library Journal starred review calls Rabbit Cake "whimsical and utterly original." 

Rabbit Cake gets a starred review from Publisher's Weekly -"a winning debut" 

Kirkus Reviews gives Rabbit Cake a starred review - "brilliant" 

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