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Read The Luxe The Luxe Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Review Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Anna Godbersen Es to the debonair bachelor Henry Schoonmaker to the spiteful maid Lina Broud threatens Elizabeth's and Diana's golden future With the fate of the Hollands resting on her shoulders Elizabeth must choose between family duty and true love But when her carriage overturns near the East River the girl whose glittering life lit up the city's gossip pages is swallowed by the rough current As all of New York grieves some begin to w With glitz glamour and secrets galore The Luxe is like Gossip Girl set in 1899 New York When reputations are at stake and secrets become a currency friends turn on friends and no one is safe We begin the story with an end of one The funeral of miss Elizabeth Holland a tragic and unexpected death of one of society s most loved The next chapter we see Elizabeth before her death I loved this element as we knew she died but not how why or by who This intrigue was what initially gripped me Who killed her But I soon found out the story was less focused on the mystery and on the drama and who will kiss who The book alternates perspectives through a few key players in Elizabeth s life Henry Schoonmaker the fianc Diana Holland the sister Lina Broud the maid and Penelope Hayes the best friend This was very character driven but none of the characters were likeable Elizabeth was so perfect prim and proper that it was irritating She felt fake and selfish to me and behind the perfect manners she didn t care about anyone other than herself Diana from her very first page radiated some serious not like other girls energy all the other girls Diana s age were conformists at heart and seemed to have dressed up as themselves only with powder and artificially narrowed waists Lina was the household maid but dreamed of bigger things She felt very selfish and juvenile to me and never thought of the conseuences of her actions Henry was alright but was the archetype of a rich aloof playboy Penelope was who I initially hated the most but that was because she was written was such a purposeful intent for us the hate her She knew what she wanted and was prepared to do whatever she must to get it She was resourceful cunning and ambitious A true slitherin ueen Upon reflection she may the character I hated the least When I say this felt exactly like gossip girl I mean exactly like gossip girl Take this with a grain of salt because I have never read the books and only watched about half of the first season of the show but to me these characters were scarily similarElizabeth Serena Penelope Blair Will Dan Buck Chuck Henry Nate I was actually pleasantly surprised with the writing and worldbuilding While I am under no illusions that it is perfectly researched and historically accurate in terms of dialogue or general conduct it served its purpose of transporting me to the time with its descriptions of fine gowns lavish balls and court like intrigue My main gripe with this book is the ending After the intrigue and buildup from the very first page it felt cheesy and anti climatic Overall this was nothing spectacular but enjoyable in the way CW shows twilight or things of that vein are enjoyable I would recommend it if you are looking for a mindless few hours of reading with pretty girls wearing pretty dresses and backstabbing each other but otherwise maybe give this one a miss

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Read The Luxe The Luxe Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Review Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Anna Godbersen Onder whether life at the top proved too much for this ethereal beauty or if perhaps someone wanted to see Manhattan's most celebrated daughter disappear In a world of luxury and deception where appearance matters above everything and breaking the social code means running the risk of being ostracized forever five teenagers lead dangerously scandalous lives This thrilling trip to the age of innocence is anything but innocen I hate hate HATE books that are suppose to be set in one time period but they have the behavor of someone in a different time period If I didn t know better I would have thought that this books was set in the present time I won t ruin it for anyone who wants to read it but I was disappointed I thought How could such a pretty book not be good I always thought that not judging a book by its cover was about ugly books being good but now I know better However if you like mindless stories and don t care about historical accuracy this will be a great book for you Disclaimer I was almost a history major in college so I tend to take history very seriously I understand not everyone is this way Geschichten aus Latexia ethereal beauty or if perhaps someone wanted to see Manhattan's most celebrated daughter disappear In a world of luxury and deception where appearance matters above Mating Flight everything and breaking the social code means running the risk of being ostracized forever five teenagers lead dangerously scandalous lives This thrilling trip to the age of innocence is anything but innocen I hate hate HATE books that are suppose to be set in one time period but they have the behavor of someone in a different time period If I didn t know better I would have thought that this books was set in the present time I won t ruin it for anyone who wants to read it but I was disappointed I thought How could such a pretty book not be good I always thought that not judging a book by its cover was about ugly books being good but now I know better However if you like mindless stories and don t care about historical accuracy this will be a great book for you Disclaimer I was almost a history major in college so I tend to take history very seriously I understand not Road map to the Indians Treasure everyone is this way

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Read The Luxe The Luxe Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Review Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Anna Godbersen Pretty girls in pretty dresses partying until dawn Irresistible boys with mischievous smiles and dangerous intentions White lies dark secrets and scandalous hookups This is Manhattan 1899 Beautiful sisters Elizabeth and Diana Holland rule Manhattan's social scene Or so it appears When the girls discover their status among New York City's elite is far from secure suddenly everyone from the backstabbing socialite Penelope Hay The Luxe is about turn of the century New York socialites falling in love and misbehaving New York s darling debutant Elizabeth Holland is poised to marry one of the most eligible and debaucherous bachelors in the city but her perfect life is not what it seems The Luxe reads like Gossip Girl meets Edith Wharton Sadly it has all of the shallowness and poor writing of the former with little of the intelligence and power of the latter For realsies Read the rest of my thoughts on The Luxe HERE

  • Hardcover
  • 433
  • The Luxe
  • Anna Godbersen
  • English
  • 05 May 2018
  • 9780061345661