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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  141 ratings  ·  209 reviews
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 11 unreleased Schwab books on my to read list.
9 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.

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!!!
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
ooohhello, cover! REVIEW TO COME!

ME (rosy with bourbon, surrounded by my plush truefriends): "this book is BIG!!


she is a woman of dynamic sleeves and elegant bowing, glowing from within. a good time was had by all, and everyone purelled.
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]
screaming. forever. that's it. rip me.

Thank you so much to the publisher for providing me with this ARC in exchange for an honest review!



RIP me forever


V.E. Schwab?? Girls falling in love with devils?? YES????
Mar 18, 2020 marked it as to-read
Does anyone else feel like it is an ARC cover rather than a final cover and is underwhelmed like me?
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 is currently reading it
(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.
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.



"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

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?

Ellie (faerieontheshelf)
THIS COVERRR!!! I have ascended to another plane of existence

(Also its not black, red or white?!)


the simple fact is this: this book feels like it could be the book of my heart, and I hope, truly and deeply, that it won't let me down
Elise (TheBookishActress)
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE I HAVE AN ARC!!! Didn't expect this at all and really happy <3

buddyreading with Chaima and Emma you know how it is

A GIRL FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE DEVIL. I remembered this was V.E. Schwab but I forgot how good the premise is? wow?
Today is the best day of almost three weeks of 'sheltering in place', for today, I have received this ARC.

This should definitely help me to escape from the world for a while.

Thank you so much to Tor -- you are always so good to me and I appreciate it so much!


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!
May 25, 2016 marked it as to-read
edit: the plot is the most beautiful thing i've ever read !!!


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

⊱ Poppy ⊰
Jul 14, 2016 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy
OMG!! After reading this two-line description, I.WANT.IT.SO.BADLY.
✨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!!!!
Cindy ✩☽♔
May 23, 2016 marked it as to-read
Alright, so finally this book's release date finally nears!
Coming back to this page and being reminded that this book isn't coming out until 2019 *Scratch that apparently 2020? ugh!*
Delirious Disquisitions
Jun 21, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: ya, adult
So, you had me at "The Devil."
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V.E. Schwab is the name Victoria Schwab publishes her adult books under.

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

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