The Glamourist


      The Glamourist
A spellbinding novel of bloodlines, self discovery, and redemption by the author of the Washington Post bestseller The Vine Witch.Abandoned as a child in turn of the century Paris, Yvette Lenoir has longed to uncover the secrets of her magical heritage and tap her suppressed powers But what brave and resourceful Yvette has done to survive the streets has made her a fugitive With a price on her head, she clings to a memento from her past what she believes to be a grimoire inherited from the mother she never knew To unlock the secrets of her past, Yvette trusts in one woman to help solve the arcane riddles among its charmed pages.Elena Boureanu is the vine witch of Ch teau Renard, noted for its renowned wines Even as she struggles with her own bloodline and its poisonous threat to her future Elena can t ignore a friend on the run Joined by a cunning thief, the proprietor of an enchanted curio shop, and a bewitching black cat, Elena and Yvette are determined to decode Yvette s mysterious keepsake But what restless magic will be unleashed And what are Yvette and Elena willing to risk to become the witches they were destined to be Free Read [ The Glamourist ] author [ Luanne G. Smith ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tbjewellers.co.uk

Luanne G Smith is the author of THE VINE WITCH, a fantasy novel about witches, wine, and revenge set in early 20th century France, and the forthcoming second book in the series, THE GLAMOURIST She s lucky enough to live in Colorado at the base of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, where she enjoys reading, gardening, hiking, a glass of wine at the end of the day, and finding the magic in everyday life.

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      The Glamourist
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  • Kindle Edition
  • 282 pages
  • The Glamourist
  • Luanne G. Smith
  • English
  • 23 September 2018

10 thoughts on “ The Glamourist

  1. says:

    This book felt very different than the first one because it focuses a lot on finding the characters own identities The book shifts to focuson Yvette than Elena since she doesn t know anything about her magic family so they go running around the city to find out the truth Elena helps Yvette despite having her own dilemmas and giving Yvette up would solve her problems but obviously she refuses.I gotta say, I enjoyed this less than the first book because I m not really a big fan of Yvette This book felt very different than the first one because it focuses a lot on finding the characters own identities The book shifts to focuson Yvette than Elena since she doesn t know anything about her magic family so they go running around the city to find out the truth Elena helps Yvette despite having her own dilemmas and giving Yvette up would solve her problems but obvious...

  2. says:

    I liked The Vine Witch I may have turned a blind eye to its flaws because I was in the right mood for a slower, cozier read Once its standalone sequel, The Glamourist, appeared on my NetGalley feed, I grabbed a copy and started reading.The book focuses on Yvette Lenoir, an orphaned, untrained witch, pursued for a murder she has committed as a young girl She wants to discover her ancestry and learn magic After confronting her adoptive mother, she receives a mysterious book that gets her into I liked The Vine Witch I may have turned a blind eye to its flaws because I was in the right mood for a slower, cozier read Once its standalone sequel, The Glamourist, appeared on my NetGalley feed, I grabbed a copy and started reading.The book focuses on Yvette Lenoir, an orphaned, untrained witch, pursued for a murder she has committed as a young girl She wants to discover her ancestry and learn magic After confronting her adoptive mother, she receives a mysterious book that gets her into trouble.Conveniently, Elena Boureanu, the Vine Witch, happens to visit Paris and becomes Yvette s mentor The story is fast paced and enjoyable, but I found the plot predictable and lacking in suspense Too much of everything relied on convenience, a happy coincidence, and unexplained magic.The Vine Witch series became quite popular, and it doesn t surprise me It s well written, with the right amount of action, romance, and drama plus likable characters Worth a read, esp...

  3. says:

    More witches, Paris, painters, s ances, goblins, a brilliant cat, and F e Also view spoiler Yvette is back hide spoiler The whole story is set in Paris Elena was to report to the Ministry of Lineages and Licenses because she wants to register herself as a venefica along with her current status as a vine witch The problem is that the Minister doesnt agree with her request, although he says he can make an exception Elena could keep her vine witch...

  4. says:

    I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I feel that I am being generous with this three star rating it honestly is closer to two stars I liked the first book in this series It was a nice cozy read, and one that I enjoyed I wasn t sure what to expect when I was going into this book I had assumed it was going to be similar to the first book, and in some ways it was, but in other ways it was very different I will admit that I zoned out part of the book I got a I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I feel that I am being generous with this three star rating it honestly is closer to two stars I liked the first book in this series It was a nice cozy read, and one that I enjoyed I wasn t sure what to expect when I was going into this book I had assumed it was going to be similar to the first book, and in some ways it was, but in other ways it was very different I will admit that I zoned out part of the book I got a little bored with it it wasn t holding my attention the further I read I really tried, but even as I read I never felt as if I were missing anything The plot was overall lackluster to me, a...

  5. says:

    Pros Fantasy Varied characters Female empowerment All character prespectives given Birth mystery, magic mysteryCons Confusing No good introduction to the world Even though I had read the prequel, it felt confusing Yvette s character got me puzzled.Thanks to Net Galle...

  6. says:

    3.5 stars I received a complimentary copy of this book through Netgalley Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own This is ultimately a story of self discovery, for Elena and Yvette, with a magical undertone I liked the setting of the book with small jibes to things I recognize, like the Eiffel Tower The cat was a nice touch because I love animals I enjoyed how Elena and Yvette s fates were intertwined and their separate journeys of self discovery The descriptions in this 3.5 stars I received a ...

  7. says:

    received a free copy from netgalley for honest review I waited what felt like forever to read The Vine Witch so when I saw this was read now for me on netgalley I knew I had to get it I ll admit I wasn t sure where this book was going to go but I really loved the ...

  8. says:

    This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own The Glamourist Vine Witch 2 by Luanne G Smith Luanne G Smith has done it once again in the, The Glamourist, book two in The Vine Witch Series This book is next installment, and you wont be disappointed A absolutely spellbinding historical fiction seeped in magical realism A captivating storyline of self discovery This stunning This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own The Glamourist Vine Witch 2 by Luanne G Smith Luanne G Smith has done it once again in the, The Glamourist, book two in The Vine Witch Series This book is next installment, and you won t be disappointed A absolutely spellbinding historical fiction seeped in magical realism A captivating storyline of self discovery This stunning storyline is follows Elena s journey of being a vine witch and her new friend Yvette.Yvette Lenoir was abandoned as a small child on streets of Paris Where survival has made her a f...

  9. says:

    Sci fi isn t my normal genre but I read the first book in this series and loved it so was interested to read this second story and I was pleased it was about a character I found interesting in the first one but this one just didn t hold my interest as much this time around I wan...

  10. says:

    An enjoyable deep dive into the world of witches and magic so clearly established in The Vine Witch This time we follow Yvette, whos searching Paris for the secrets of her heritage When we finally uncover the truth, it comes as a great unexpected twist Elegant writing and a host of loveable characters ma...

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