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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

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A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget.

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever―and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.

Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young
Hardcover, 464 pages
Expected publication: October 6th 2020 by Tor Books
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Victoria Schwab
As I do my final read-through on this book, a story nearly 10 years in the making, all I can think is that I've put my heart and soul, my teeth and blood and bones into this one.

I hope you love it.
May 23, 2016 marked it as desperate-to-read
All I'm saying is there are 10 unreleased Schwab books on my to read list.
8 of them do not have a cover.
5 of them do not have a title.
1 thirsty fanboy is not sure if he should laugh or cry.
Chaima ✨ شيماء
Victoria Schwab thinks she can just come back into my life and write a book about a French girl who falls in love with the devil and expect me to be okay with it? You're damn right! I'll be at the front row. Take. All. My. Money.
Emily (Books with Emily Fox)
"Love story between a French girl and the devil over 300 years"... SOLD!
Simona Bartolotta
May 22, 2016 marked it as wishlist
This woman comes up with the coolest ideas ever.

Jul 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
me: *sees the words V.E. Schwab*

my brain: *stops everything it was doing* ...added.
May 22, 2016 marked it as to-read
August 2nd '17 — So Schwab briefly discussed this book at the authors event AND MY GOD ARE WE IN FOR A RIDE OF A STORY!!! She mentioned that this story is the closest she'll come to writing a love story. And just the concept of a girl falling in love with the devil... HOOOOW DOES SHE COME UP WITH THESE IDEAS?!!

Now, it's the agonising thing we have to do called waiting till fuckin' 2019. I better be alive.

Initial reaction:
That title though!!!
May 22, 2016 marked it as to-read
A book about a girl who sells her soul to the devil?

Are you sure this isn't about me? Because I've sold my soul to Victoria Schwab.
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
For some reason I (and apparently a lot of people on twitter) thought this was going to be YA but it's an adult standalone and LOOK AT THIS AESTHETIC!!

RIP me forever


V.E. Schwab?? Girls falling in love with devils?? YES????
chan ☆
Apr 13, 2018 marked it as to-read
i don't even like cotton schwab's book, but color me intrigued
Nina (Every Word A Doorway)
The level of my excitement after I read the premise two-line description:
JD turk faint joy photo: tumblr_lutihcWPwd1r4fihgo1_400.gif
☆ Mira ✷
Jul 16, 2018 marked it as tbr-good-authors
When I met Victoria Schwab on her Vengeful tour yesterday, she said, regarding Addie la Rue, "It's the closest thing I will ever write to a love story, which should concern you all so much." So that's great.
Oct 03, 2015 marked it as to-read
(I also just found out this is her only romance book? Haha i assumed it was the other untitled book but this makes sense whoops)
She sells her soul for the ability to live forever, and the devil curses her to be forgotten by everyone she meets.
oh man oH MAN OH MAN
Omg omg omg omg
sarah xoxo
Feb 06, 2020 marked it as unreleased
I need this.
wake me when it's October.
Alienor ✘ French Frowner ✘
A French girl? A FRENCH GIRL? With a devil?? Oh my god please get it right please get it right merci merci merci
Andreea Pop
Jul 01, 2016 marked it as to-read
That might quite possibly be the best synopsis I've ever read and it's only a sentence.



"She sells her soul for the ability to live forever,
and the devil curses her to be forgotten by everyone she meets."

Snape = me
Lupin = Victoria

Jan 25, 2016 marked it as to-read

I think V. Schwab turned into my first auto-buy author. Give me a pre-order link.
Hari ~Brekker-Maresh~
Aug 03, 2017 marked it as to-read
Brb guys, I'm time-traveling to 2019. Don't worry, I won't spoil the ending for ya.

If ratings were based solely on titles, I'd give this book a 5, right now.

If you had to factor in the idea itself, well...

*star counter breaks*


Also, does anyone else have the feeling like this is gonna be the best thing ever?

The collective book world upon the announcement of an all new Schwab:

Oh yes, this certainly includes me!!!
Chantal  (Every Word A Doorway)
Surprise surprise

The premise sounds awesome. The excitement is real. There can never be enough V.E. Schwab in my book.

Gimme now!
⊱ Poppy ⊰
Jul 14, 2016 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy
OMG!! After reading this two-line description, I.WANT.IT.SO.BADLY.
Elise (TheBookishActress)
A GIRL FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE DEVIL. I remembered this was V.E. Schwab but I forgot how good the premise is? wow?
✨Sofia (bookaholicconfessions) ✨
Feb 05, 2020 marked it as 2020-anticipated-releases
Wait. Victoria Schwab is releasing a book about a girl falling in love with a DEVIL??? Shut up. Stop talking and take my money. TAKE IT!!!!
May 25, 2016 marked it as to-read
«She sells her soul for the ability to live forever, and the devil curses her to be forgotten by everyone she meets.»

Katherine Elizabeth
Aug 03, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: reviewed
The synopsis isn't long, however, it sounds positively eerie and fantastic. 2019 needs to come quicker!
Delirious Disquisitions
Jun 21, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: ya, adult
So, you had me at "The Devil."
rin ( ̄ヘ ̄)	 read/watch mo dao zu shi

my body is ready
Jul 04, 2018 marked it as to-read
Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
Coming back to this page and being reminded that this book isn't coming out until 2019
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V.E. Schwab is a pseudonym of Victoria Schwab.

Victoria has stated that books published under V.E. Schwab are adult releases and those under Victoria Schwab are YA.