[PDF / Epub] ❤ The Luxe (Luxe, #1) ✅ Anna Godbersen – Submitasite.info

[PDF / Epub] ❤ The Luxe (Luxe, #1)  ✅ Anna Godbersen – Submitasite.info Leichter, aber sehr unterhaltsamer Lesestoff Wer gerne ber Intrigen und Skandale in der High Society liest, wird hier auf seine Kosten kommen Das ganze gepaart mit dem Glamour vom New York Ende des 19 Jahrhunderts ergibt ein sehr angenehmes Leseerlebnis Selten habe ich ein Buch so schnell und fl ssig lesen k nnen Ich habe mich richtig gewundert, wo die 400 Seiten auf einmal abgeblieben sind, als ich das Buch zugeschlagen habe Es hat sich auf jeden Fall nicht wie 400 Seiten angef hlt Der Leichter, aber sehr unterhaltsamer Lesestoff Wer gerne ber Intrigen und Skandale in der High Society liest, wird hier auf seine Kosten kommen Das ganze gepaart mit dem Glamour vom New York Ende des 19 Jahrhunderts ergibt ein sehr angenehmes Leseerlebnis Selten habe ich ein Buch so schnell und fl ssig lesen k nnen Ich habe mich richtig gewundert, wo die 400 Seiten auf einmal abgeblieben sind, als ich das B Sorry, but I can t go on reading this drivel Maybe I am too spoiled by Edith Wharton and know too much about Gilded Age s to enjoy this book I know that young men and women of that time simply do not b 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 Hayes, 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 Wonder 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 Innocent. That dress That dressHow can this not be a fun romantic read And so I dived into 1899 New York City high society, with its whirl of dances and social calls and hidden agendas And came to a stuttering halt very quickly.I can do shallow and superficial for a hundred pages or so Exhibit A The Bookshop on the Corner It s September 1899 and the Manhattan season is starting off with a bang Elizabeth Holland, the darling of the high society set, has returned from her year in Paris in time for the first ball of the season, held at her best friend Penelope Hayes newly finished and incredibly vulgar mansion Penelope is all about showing herself to the best advantage, and has her sights set on young rake Henry Schoonmaker but his father has other ideas Intending to run for mayor the following year, he wants It s September 1899 and the Manhattan season is starting off with a bang Elizabeth Holland, the darling of the high society set, has returned from her year in Paris in time for the first ball of the season, held at her best friend Penelope Hayes newly finished and incredibly vulgar mansion Penelope is all about showing herself to the best advantage, and has her sights set on young rake Henry Schoonmaker but his father has other ideas Intending to run for mayor the following year, he wants his only son to shape up and marry a good girl from a good family Elizabeth The day after the ball, he proposes to Elizabeth and is accepted even though her heart belongs to the young coachman, Will, whom her maid, Lina, also loves , because Henry s family has money and the Holland family now So I d be lying if I said I was oozing with excitement to read this book In fact, I put off reading it for just about a year A really good friend of mine recommended me this book and told me I d absolutely love it but when I bought the book, I let it gather dust in the corner of my bookshelf There are two reasons why I put off reading this for so long One, because its a Historical Romance I cannot even begi 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 stor 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 pre Hmmm This is an interesting book It is, as the name implies, very luxe The gown descriptions are sumptuous, and all the characters are gorgeous, with thick curling hair and full pouty lips However, I had a hard time figuring out who to root for, as it were You don t really get deep insights into Elizabeth, ostensibly the heroine, and her handsome lover s thoughts are never known at all The villainess bitchy girl, the little sister, the rich cad, all getdetailed character development, Hmmm This is an interes 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 Lux 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 perf The Holland sisters, Elizabeth and Diana, are at the top of the social ladder When their father dies, the girls move away to get educated about being a proper lady and when they come back, they find out that things don t look too good for the Holland family They re broke But if Mrs Holland has anything to say about it, they won t be, not for long If Elizabeth can marry Henry Schoonmaker a man who s so handsome he has the hearts of all eligible females their family name won t be smeared But T

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