Amanda “AlabamaPink” Amos was one of the original “Eloquents” at the pop-culture website, Pajiba, and her challenge with Brian Prisco formed the first Cannonball Read in 2008. Pink inspired thousands of books to be read in her name. Before she lost her battle with leukemia, she read and wrote reviews for the books below on Pajiba.com as part of that original Read. To view the discussion and comments from back in the day, click the archive.org links. Find out how you can support us and help us in our mission to stick it to cancer, one book at a time.