Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Wild Beauty

Love grows such strange things.For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens.The boy is a mystery to...

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Wild Beauty Reviews

  • Elise (thebookishactress on wordpress)
    Each spring felt like all of them, not just the gardens, coming back to life. They spent winters giving their flowers to ceramic pots they kept indoors, or pulling snowdrift roses out of patches of land soft enough to grow. But now all of La Pradera was theirs. They had every acre to let out the bl...
  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)
    3.5*Every other review I've seen from people I know of this book have been 5 stars but I just didn't love this book, no matter how much I wanted to. I truly love magical realism, the lyrical writing, the odd topics set in a familiar setting, everything about it just amazes me. Magical realisms are g...
  • Ishmeen
    4.5/5 STARS!! If I could use only one word to describe this book it would be beautiful. This tale, the characters, the writing - everything about this story was absolutely beautiful. "Hearts that loved both boys and girls were no more reckless or easily won than any other heart. They loved who th...
  • destiny ☠ howling libraries
    Buddy read with the lovely Melanie and Elise! ❤ ---"Things growing just live in us," she said.I should have reviewed this weeks ago when I finished it, but I didn't know how. This book nestled itself so deep into my heart, and left me speechless every time I tried to put my thoughts down in wor...
  • Jiana
    I'm finally done with exams and now I can read! I'm super excited for this and I'm highkey salty I don't have a physical copy because LOOK AT THAT COVER!!!Buddy read with my love Em. ♥...
  • Melanie
    ARC received via #arcsfortrade on Twitter! (Thank you so much, Kendice! ❤) “Love grew such strange things.” La Pradera is a magical garden estate, that is curated by a family of women who are unable to ever leave permanently. The Nomeolvides girls are five grandmothers, who had fiv...
  • Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink
    Once again, I find myself entirely conflicted. First of all, something needs to be said for the writing. It's absolutely lovely, and flowery in all sense of the word (hah, see what I did there?) Ugh. It's as if Anna-Marie painted the flowers themselves. The woman can make your mouth water. If you're...
  • kazzyboy
    [wakes up] ahhhh can’t wait for a full day of fulfilling my obligations and– what’s that? A QUEER FAIRYTALE? starring STRONG QUEER WOMEN?? clear my schedule for at least ten uninterrupted hours of reading and weeping: dude reading with my girl!!...
  • Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin
    My October Owlcrate Box! It's one of my favorite so far. I will add a link to my blog with close-ups of the things under the picture if you're interested ♥More Pictures...

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