The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a sweeping romance with a dash of magic.

They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and this spring is Nina’s chance to join their ranks, courtesy of her well-connected cousin and his calculating wife. But the Grand Season has just begun, and already Nina’s debut has gone disastrously awry. She has always struggled to control her telekinesis—neighbors call her the Witch of Oldhouse—and the haphazard manifestations of her powers make her the subject of malicious gossip.

When entertainer Hector Auvray arrives to town, Nina is dazzled. A telekinetic like her, he has traveled the world performing his talents for admiring audiences. He sees Nina not as a witch, but ripe with potential to master her power under his tutelage. With Hector’s help, Nina’s talent blossoms, as does her love for him.

But great romances are for fairytales, and Hector is hiding a truth from Nina—and himself—that threatens to end their courtship before it truly begins. The Beautiful Ones is a charming tale of love and betrayal, and the struggle between conformity and passion, set in a world where scandal is a razor-sharp weapon.

Title:The Beautiful Ones
Edition Language:English
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    The Beautiful Ones Reviews

  • Silvia Moreno-Garcia

    Note: For people who only know me for Mexican Gothic, I should warn you all my books tend to straddle different genres and have a very different feel for one another. This is very much a novel of mann...

  • megs_bookrack

    **3.5-stars rounded up**The Beautiful Ones surprised me with the smoothness of the narrative. The writing style is so fluid and engaging. The romance was subtle and delicate, yet still intriguing. Whi...

  • Gary

    Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s The Beautiful Ones offers readers a kaleidoscope of nostalgic trimmings – a splash of Austen, a dash or two of the Bronte Sisters, with an early modernist garnish. Set in a ...

  • Robin

    ↠ 4 starsWhen I say I would throw any current read out the window to read an impending release by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, I mean it. Antonina Beaulieu is a fish out of water, sent to the city of Loisa...

  • Miranda

    Happy release day!I received an eARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I can confidently say that I think Silvia Moreno-Garcia is one of the best writers ever. Her style and ability to cr...

  • Amalia Gkavea

    DNF 40%I really, really wanted to love this one. I adored Gods of Jade and Sorrow, and I thought I'd enjoy The Beautiful Ones too, but the abominable, insufferable character of Valerie and the love tr...

  • Carrie

    Antonina "Nina" Beaulieu has arrived in the city of Loisail for her first Grand Season with the hopes of finding the love of her life to marry. She's been sent to live with Valérie Beaulieu who will ...

  • imhear (A Little Haze)

    I’ve been fortunate enough to read both ‘Mexican Gothic’ and ‘Gods of Jade and Shadow’, other books by Moreno-Garcia, through NetGalley and adored them. Both got a five star rating from me a...

  • Carolyn

    Set in an imagined world inspired by La Belle Epoque, this is a beautiful slow burning story of a love scorned and a love found. Not so much a fantasy, this story of beauty and manners could be set in...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    I love Silvia Moreno Garcia’s books! I really do! If I had a chance to give Gods of Jade and Shadow or Mexican Gothic ten shiny stars I would do it instantly! When I read the blurb which excited me...