Friday, August 18

Non-Review: We Were Liars

We Were Liars
E Lockhart

Published By: Hot Key Books
Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Date Read: June 19, 2017
Genre: YA - Thriller / Mystery
Source: Bought
Format: Paperback
Pages: 242
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16143347-we-were-liars
From Goodreads:
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.
True love.
The truth.

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.

Read it.

And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

We Were Liars is a book that I have had on my shelf for years. I remember buying it at my very first YALC about 3 years ago (maybe 4 I can't remember) and I just remember all of the hype surrounding this book. Like seriously, everyone who read this book seemed to absolutely love it. And I really wish I could say the same. I wanted to love this book. I really, really did. I just... didn't.

We Were Liars revolves around a group of rich families and the secrets that they carry. It had such a great premise but I just couldn't get into it. I didn't connect with any of the characters and I was so bored. I didn't want to continue reading because I didn't really care what happened to the characters and I am really not curious at all to find anything out about how it all ended.

I really wanted to love this book but it just wasn't for me.



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