Behind the Scenes (Apart from the Crowd, #1) by Jen Turano

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Read Behind the Scenes (Apart from the Crowd, #1) Online Free - Miss Permilia Griswold, the wallflower behind "The Quill" gossip column, knows everything that goes on in the ballrooms of New York. When she overhears a threat against the estimable Mr. Asher Rutherford, she's determined to warn him. Away from society's spotlight, Asher and Permilia discover there's more going on behind the scenes than they anticipated.

Title : Behind the Scenes (Apart from the Crowd, #1)
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ISBN : 0764217941
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Amanda rated it ★★★★☆

April 15, 2017

Another laugh-out-loud read!! I don’t always find authors to be humorous, but Jen Turano has it down. I got many strange looks from my family when I just couldn’t hold back a giggle (or ten). I would say that Behind the Scenes is definitely a character-driven novel. I fell in love with Permilia,...

Carrie rated it ★★★★★

January 01, 2017

As usual, a lovely, lively, and entertaining confection of a read from Jen Turano. I would compare this novel to "Divinity" which is a fantastic delightful candy. Like Divinity, this read is a frothy, light, slightly nutty, and an altogether enjoyable treat! I love forward to Jen Turano's next hi...

Cara rated it ★★★★☆

April 19, 2017

This book is a fun frolic in Gilded Age New York City. I have thoroughly enjoyed each of Jen's books that I've read, and this one continued in the same vein. Crazy heroines who don't fit into the Gilded Age aristocracy and heroes who aren't quite sure what to make of the heroines. Miss Permilia G...

Carrie rated it ★★★★☆

April 27, 2017

When Jen Turano is at the helm, you can always count on much laughter. She spotlights the already-extreme quirks of Gilded Age high society and turns them into the most outlandish tongue-in-cheek version of themselves. Her writing is a mix of Georgette Heyer and P.G. Wodehouse but set a bit on it...

Rachel rated it ★★★★★

April 28, 2017

I really enjoyed this newest book by Jen Turano. With her consistent style of almost slapstick humor and the ever present mystery, you'll laugh your way through this book and sigh with contentment when you are done. Miss Permilia Griswold is a delightful character with a healthy dose of common sen...

Lisa rated it ★★★★☆

May 26, 2017

For Permilia Griswold, being a wallflower is not a bad thing. She stays on the fringes of society. She shows efforts to be a lady to her stepmother and she gets the information she needs to write her society column for the newspaper. It is usually a safe position to be in, until she overhears the...

Amy rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 23, 2017

I've generally enjoyed Jen's books, they are unique and she has a writing style like non other. I feel disappointed though with this book. Tedious and one of the slowest moving plots I've read recently, I had no desire to pick it up. Hence taking me over a week to finish. Several times I consider...

Elodie rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 15, 2017

I had high hopes for this book but it really let me down. I always hate to give less than three stars, but the writing was poor, the dialogue was stilted, and the characters were flat. Permilia's awkwardness was really exaggerated. Asher irritated me - considering that he was only meeting her for...

Chautona rated it ★★★☆☆

April 26, 2017

Since this book was my first by Jen Turano, I didn't quite know what to expect. I'll be honest. I still don't. Let me explain why. First, I’ll start with the plots. Turano began with a discreet gossip columnist at society functions and built upon that. At the event that opens this book, you see Pe...

Lindsey rated it ★★★★☆

June 04, 2017

About this book: “After spending the last six years banished to the wallflower section of the ballroom, Miss Permilia Griswold has finally figured out a way to pass the time at all the New York high-society events she attends. Under the pseudonym "Miss Quill," she is the author of society gossip c...

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