Love Looks Pretty on You

Love Looks Pretty on You

The much anticipated new book by international bestselling author Lang Leav. A breathtakingly beautiful collection of contemporary poetry and prose, offering powerful insights into love, heartbreak, relationships, and self-empowerment. Filled with wisdom and encouragement, every single page is a testament to the power of words, and the impact they can have on the relations The much anticipated new book by international bestselling author Lang Leav. A breathtakingly beautiful collection o...

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Title:Love Looks Pretty on You
Author:Lang Leav
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:144949935X
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:224 pages pages

Love Looks Pretty on You Reviews

  • Beatrice ~ Confessions of a Pinay Bookaholic
    Jan 01, 2019
    ARC kindly provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review It's a decent poetry collection about all kinds of love. It's slightly better than the author's other collection but it lacked an emotional impact. However, there are a few standouts like: Vultures, What You Wish ...
  • steph
    Feb 13, 2019
    I think this is the universe's way of telling me that Lang Leav and I need to part ways, it's been great but her work has gone from profound to generic Hallmark card statements. There's better poetry to be read, the end. ...
  • Melanie
    Dec 18, 2018
    My first (and definitely not my last) of Lang Leav?s poetry- this was a breath of fresh air and just what I needed today! Light yet emotionally deep, I loved this collection and cannot wait to order my next Leav poetry collection. Thank you so much to Netgalley, Andrew McMeel ...
  • Sarah Marie
    Jan 20, 2019
    Love Looks Pretty on You by Lang Leav 4.75 stars ?She felt a surge of joy that warmed her so unexpectedly, so completely?it was as though it had been waiting for her all this time. Waiting among the flowers.? Lang Leav is a famous name that is synonymous with modern poe...
  • Fafa's Book Corner
    Dec 28, 2018
    Mini review: DNF Trigger warning: None up till the point I read. I received this E-ARC via the publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I?ve heard about Leav?s poetry collections. Most people rave about them. Having come across a review with some quotes...
  • alex
    Nov 29, 2018
    thank you netgalley for providing me with this arc in exchange for an, ahem, honest review i don't know why i thought leav would've changed. why would she change when the old garbage has worked out so well for her? still, i found myself downloading this book from netgalley just to s...
  • Aya Hamza
    Dec 27, 2018
    "I have buried myself so deep in my words that sometimes I don't know if I am the person writing or hiding between the lines" I really enjoyed this collection! I had my eyes on Lang Leav collections for a while, but never picked them up because modern poetry are hit or miss for me. ...
  • [Shai] Bibliophage
    Feb 14, 2019
    I've already read all the works of Lang Leav, from her poetry books to her very first novel. In her last published book, Sea of Strangers, I mentioned that it is the best anthology she has written but with this new release, I think it might have surpassed the aforementioned because...
  • Alex ☣ Deranged KittyCat ☣
    Dec 13, 2018
    This came to me at an important time in my life. Everything is a mess, and my mind is so loud that it's hard to breath. Lang's collection matched all my thoughts and emotions. Love and longing, loss and emptiness. A Long Time Ago Everything feels sentimental these days, every s...
  • Courtney Whisenant
    Jan 18, 2019
    This book is a gift so I'm glad I waited until I was in the right mood to receive it. I found a kindred spirit in the words and was left with a feeling of hope and validation. The title, Love Looks Pretty on You, captures the essence of the book. It was distinctly feminine without any ...
  • destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
    Dec 28, 2018
    And if ever you find my name slipping from your memory, I can promise you, by the time this year is through, you will never forget it again. Lang Leav was my first contemporary poetry love, and no matter how many collections she releases, I genuinely don't believe I'll ever stop ado...
  • Shirley Cuypers
    Feb 28, 2019
    Review to come! ...
  • Joseph Marvin Reyes
    Jan 27, 2019
    DNF. GIVE ME BACK THE 10 MINUTES I WASTED READING THIS ATROCITY. Imagine wasting all those precious papers (224 PAGES!!!) just to write 50 words max on each side, compile them all together, and call it poetry. When writing something like this; don't call it POETRY. Call it writi...
  • Marty :} (thecursedbooks)
    Nov 19, 2018
    3.5 stars I really liked this poetry collection, it was tender and very touching. I adored the themes in this one, how falling in love was represented here. It's probably my favorite book from Lang Leav after Love & Misadventures, it restored my faith in the author and her writ...
  • Vani
    Jan 06, 2019
    This is cute! "Why do you take it so personally when she contradicts the version of herself that exists only in your head?" Things I like: Leav doesn't stick to one style of poetry. Some feel so modern and some rhyme and feel more antiquated and some are more like prose and so ...
  • Noura Khalid (theperksofbeingnoura)
    Jan 14, 2019
    RTC ...
  • Emma
    Nov 18, 2018
    The ARC of this book was provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 3.5 stars This was not my first Lang Leav's book, I think I read all her previous poetry collections before this. Every time it's a nice surprise to find some of myself in her wor...
  • Sarah
    Dec 02, 2018
    "In the wrong hands, your past is a weapon." --- To be honest, I haven't read much poetry before, but I've heard a lot about Lang Leav, so I wanted to give this work a try. The prose itself was beautiful and her prose and poetry on misogyny was well done, but overall I thought it was...
  • Julia Sapphire
    Jan 23, 2019
    2.5 ? ...
  • Justine
    Jan 03, 2019
    Love Looks Pretty on You came to me as a surprise, this is better than her earlier works. I tried her poetry books it?s a tricky relationship but with her novel, phew, that blew my socks off. What I noticed as a whole is that it felt a bit detached, it lacks the emotion mostly pre...
  • Hizatul Akmah
    Jan 18, 2019
    this collection is quite different than most of her other books because most of the poems focused on self-love and self-growth. at this point, i don't think her writings are my cups of tea at all but i totally get it why a lot of readers might enjoy them (to each of their own eh?) ...
  • Renata
    Feb 20, 2019
    It was a lovely read, it's the first book I read from this author but I'll probably read more. "I don't know why I am like this. People ask me why I can't do anything without jumping through a thousand thoughts, like hoops. But sometimes I wonder if my inability to funct...
  • Siqahiqa
    Feb 22, 2019
    Lang Leav is definitely not for me. I read all of her poetry books and this is the worst book. I tried to feel the emotions but I couldn?t do it. Some pages are filled with only two sentences. You?re wasting those precious papers!! Nevertheless, there?re some of the poems...
  • Lauren
    Mar 17, 2019
    Not as good as Sea of Strangers imo. I found this collection to be somewhat lacking - most come across as incomplete thoughts and rough drafts of poems and lack a punch. Leav does have a good way with words as there were several lines I highlighted but as poems they don?t work as wel...
  • Veronika
    Feb 26, 2019
    This poetry collection made me feel good. About myself, about love and life. After I finished, I just felt calm and happy. There were some really strong pieces which made my heart either skip a beat or beating with so much love. I found myself in some of them. It felt more as a cla...
  • Dora  (Swift Coffee Book Blog)
    Nov 29, 2018
    Full review (available from 26th Jan, 2019): http://swiftcoffee.blog/2019/01/26/lo... This collection of poems was exactly what I expected it to be: a quick, easy read that filled my soul and calmed my brain. What to call this book? Poetry, guide, reminiscence? Some poems were pa...
  • Atiqah Ghazali
    Jan 27, 2019
    "What is the part of you that you can't stand? How do you hide it and who are you most afraid will find out?" Love Looks Pretty On You is the 7th book by Lang Leav. It is a mix collection of poetry and prose. Some are one liner, some are written in one paragraph and most are contemp...
  • Azrah
    Jan 23, 2019
    In the past two years I've really been getting in to reading poetry. And every once in a while I come across a collection that speaks to me. This spoke to me. It was beautiful, raw and empowering. I found myself wanting to stretch out and savour every page. Sometimes I'd gob...
  • Vya
    Jan 13, 2019
    My first Lang Leav, and I must say I'm disappointed. This reads more like diary entries or a collection of personal thoughts. The problem is, they don't evoke any feeling nor rich in imagery. They are not deep, nor they trigger me into some deep contemplation. Most of them are flat and...
  • H0ney_ruby
    Jan 21, 2019
    This book is not my cup of tea. I just....can't relate most of her writings. ...