A review by effy
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab


Review on re-read: This book was another re-read for me but this time I very much felt myself falling in love with it all over again. Schwab has such an irresistible way with words that truly sucks the reader in. I also appreciated Henry so much especially with the place that my mental health has been recently. Henry really spoke to my soul <3

This read was utilising the audiobook narrated by Julia Whelan. Overall it was really well produced however the London accents toward the ned were laughably bad. 

Given how much I loved this book, it is hard for me to wrap my head around the fact that it wasn't my best book of last year but I think that just meant I read some truly exceptional books.

Favourite quotes:
Spoiler And there in the dark, he asks if it was really worth it. Were the instances of joy worth the stretches of sorrow? Were the moments of beauty worth the years of pain? And she turns her head, and looks at him, and says, "Always." 

Spoiler... And there wasn't enough time, and he knows of course that there will never be. That time always ends a second before you're ready. That life is the minutes you want minus one.

Rating on first read - 5⭐

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