Author: E. Lockhart
Published: May 13, 2014
Reviewed By: Kim
Kim’s Rating: 4 Stars
Description from Amazon:
A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
I enjoyed reading this book; I finished it in a day. I decided to read it after getting a recommendation from Jesse the Reader. He suggested that it’s better to read this book without knowing too much about it, and that’s how I recommend it as well. The mystery starts from the very first page.
Cadence “Cady” Sinclair Eastman is a rich teenager whose family owns a private island. But this summer, something is wrong. And you spend the whole book trying to figure out what exactly is wrong. And when you do, boy, it’s pretty big! And don’t get distracted! There are some little clues that come out and I had a completely different idea of what was going on . . . yeah, I was wrong! The only reason I’m giving this book 4 stars is because there’s some of that righteous teenage anger about a world that they see only in black and white and haven’t grown up enough to know it’s actually gray. But other than that, it’s an easy read with an interesting plot line. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys a light mystery.