The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

By Taylor Jenkins Reid

  • Release Date: 2017-06-13
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 6,165 Ratings)

Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“If youre looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read.” —Bustle

From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six—an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.

Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?

Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.

Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways.

“Heartbreaking, yet beautiful” (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is “Tinseltown drama at its finest” (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.

Reviews

  • Emerald Green

    5
    By GIC09
    An unexpected read. I seen it was on the bestseller list and picked up a paperback from a local book shop. I couldn’t put it down. That cover photo is everything and more.
  • Couldn’t put it down

    5
    By Jhg88888
    This book is not what it seems by the title. It’s such a good thriller and wasn’t just another book about a movie star like I thought it would be.
  • read it now

    5
    By Thompi1219
    absolutely incredible book, the storyline is some how heart warming and heartbreaking at the same time. read it now. like right now.
  • Wonderful

    5
    By Faussie
    I really enjoyed reading this wonderful story
  • Couldn’t put it down

    5
    By YoucancallmeTem
    I read this book in three days. Stop looking at reviews and read it.
  • I don’t usually give 5 stars but…

    5
    By emleehope
    Great plot line and great characters! Very dynamic protagonist.
  • Outstanding

    5
    By Pichompkin
    Wish I could give it 10 stars!
  • Wowww

    5
    By Balletandbooks
    Absolutely loved this one. The characters feel so real and I found myself dying to read more each day! Can’t wait to read more by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Amazing book

    5
    By A_Hernandez_L
    I liked everything about this book. Highly recommend!
  • Captivating story

    5
    By Northadams
    Unpredictable and beautifully written book.

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