The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo tells the story of a legendary Hollywood actress who, after seven marriages and countless affairs, decides to tell her life story to an unknown journalist. It’s a tale of ambition, glamour, love, allurement—and heartbreak.
For who is this book for ?
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a captivating novel with broad appeal. LGBTQ+ readers will appreciate the exploration of non-conventional romantic relationships, while Hollywood fans will love getting an inside look at the movie industry’s golden age.
- Exhilarating read about the highs and lows of Hollywood
- The story is gorgeously written and impossible to put down
- Extraordinary insight into the LGBTQ+ community
- It may be difficult to relate to the characters
- The story could be seen as shallow or unimportant
- It may be hard to follow
Learn more about the author
Taylor Jenkins Reid is the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and After I Do. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.
“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of my favorite books! It tells the story of a Hollywood actress and all her marriages and affairs. The writing style is beautiful, it’s captivating from beginning to end.”
“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a mesmerizing, glamorous novel about one woman’s determination to control her story—no matter the cost. Reid beautifully evokes a bygone era in Hollywood while crafting a thoroughly modern heroine who will delight and inspire readers.”
“I couldn’t put it down. Absolutely spellbinding.”
“Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating characters I’ve ever read about. She’s someone you can’t help but admire, even though she does some terrible things over the course of her life.”