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We Were Liars
We Were Liars | E. Lockhart
A New York Times Bestseller"Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents."--Wall Street Journal"A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten."--Parade.com"Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." - John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars"Youre going to want to remember the title. Liars details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending." - Breia Brissey, Entertainment WeeklyA beautiful and distinguished family.A private island.A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.A group of four friendsthe Liarswhose 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."An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing."--New York Times Book Review"No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is...[Lockhart's] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic."--The Chicago TribuneFrom the Hardcover edition.
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BibliOHIOphile
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KristenDuck I liked this one! 1w
cjk What a great read! 1w
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TheSpineView
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#AugustABC @Eggs
#LoathsomeLiar

This one had a twist I was totally not expecting.

Booktastic I really liked this book! 2w
Eggs Oh I forgot about this one! Good choice 2w
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TheSpineView @Eggs Thanks! 😊 2w
Dawnrod1970 Me too! 2w
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I finally will post this.. I read this book a month ago. It was a great book. I loved the suspension, it had a great twist. I did figure out the twist about 20 pages before it happened but I was something that I didn't expect.

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Book_yogi
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Mehso-so

I started with thinking I wasn‘t going to like this book too much, to liking it the more it escalated to its inevitable end. You know from the start that something really bizarre went down, that you can spend the entire book figuring it out and if you, you will arrive at a big, “WHAT” at some point. So, in the end, what I will remember is that I liked this book and was a victim to THAT moment.

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Privileged people really do not know what they have or care how they got it. This book is any easy read and if I told you the twist at the end I would have to move off the island😜.

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Rupi
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Book #31

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Jacki_Reads
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The ending to this book... I did NOT expect. One of the best plot twists I‘ve ever read. Loved it! This book is written so well... a quick read for the summer as the chapters are short and they end in ways that make you want to keep reading. Romantic, mysterious, well-written... Definitely one that I recommend!

LiteraryinLititz I liked it too! Her more recent book Genuine Fraud was NOT as good, in my opinion. 2mo
Jacki_Reads @LiteraryinLititz I had a student blow through a lot of her books this year, and this is the one that had the best reviews. I may stay away from that one... thank you! 2mo
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LokiDokey
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Day 10 of #30JuneBooks
My #summer pick is We Were Liars. I really enjoyed this book and didn't see the end coming, which for me is a big deal because usually I know what's about to happen.
@howjessreads

BookDragonNotWorm I loved this one! I didn't see the ending coming either. 2mo
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Llanphear
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☝🏽found this image on Pinterest and had to share!
Finished reading We Were Liars while I was on vacation. What a great YA novel. I loved how this author writes! Highly recommend! 💫💫💫💫

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Llanphear
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💫 We were liars, furiously happy, & Rebecca.
💫 the secret keeper, big little lies, and Jamaica Inn
💫 Girl, wash your face
#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

emilyrose_x I loved We Were Liars so much. Enjoy!! 3mo
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Dawnrod1970
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Spending my day with this book!

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WanderingBookaneer
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📚: E. Lockhart‘s We Were Liars
🎥: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
🎶: La Oreja de van Gogh‘s “Jueves” 🤯 + 😭

#ManicMonday

JoScho Great movie choice! 🧡🤯🧡 3mo
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EmilieGR
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A good mystery

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LeticiaToraci
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This was an awesome contemporary mystery with surprises and all the feels.

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Krinak
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1) It has to make me feel something. For example, we were liars made me have a roller coaster of emotions and left me speechless!
2) anything cat related! I have 3 cats and I‘m so obsessed with them, so anything cat related
3) I am the WORST cook, my boyfriend does all of the cooking I burn or undercook everything!
4) I‘m honestly not big into poetry. Probably Edgar Allen Poe
5) @jmbooks welcome!
#wondrouswednesday

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mirsophie
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1. Yes both
2. Yes so many
3. No
4. Sometimes
5. No
#hellothursday @wanderimglynn

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 👋🏻 4mo
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LibraryLovingMommy
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Wouldn't recommend the audio version because the book contains a map and family tree that I found very helpful to reference as I read. Don't read reviews or you'll encounter spoilers. Just read the book!

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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyApr19 Day 19: Despair as a #glamour you wear. Loving all the quotes I find from this book.

RebL One of my daughter‘s favorite books. 4mo
GatheringBooks @RebL my daughter‘s too! 💕📚🧚🏼‍♀️ 4mo
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Madison91
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Also I don‘t like YA but loved this book! Amazing for all ages. Such an amazing storyline. Very emotional

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Eggs
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Even though we both know we're liars and we start each other's fires
We just know that we'll be all right
Even though we're kicked out the party 'cause we both hate everybody
We‘re the ones they wanna be like
#closetome #anglophileapril

Cinfhen Perfect 👌🏽 and I LOVED this book ❣️❣️❣️ 5mo
Mdargusch Nice! 5mo
Reviewsbylola This was a good one! 5mo
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MoonWitch94 This was a really great read. I read it last summer on the beach (coincidentally). 5mo
emilyhaldi This has been on my tbr foreveerrrrr!!! 5mo
xxjenadanxx I quite enjoyed this book even though it is outside my normal genres. 5mo
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“And maybe, just maybe, he‘d come back one day, and burn that fucking palace to the ground.”

Total teeny bopper of a book, but I still thought it was great- and nice to have an ‘easy read‘ for book club every once in a while!

Clwojick honestly, your pup is adorble. 😍 3mo
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#QuotsyMar19 Day 22: Be #brave even when people believe otherwise. This book impressed me, the twists in the story were masterful, and that ending was unforgettable and gasp-inducing. One of the books that my teenage daughter insisted I read, and was not sorry I did.

Cinfhen I liked this one too!! 5mo
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I read this book in one day because I could not put it down! I really enjoyed the style of writing, especially the way E. Lockhart described strong emotion. I have taken a few days to process the end, and while it isn‘t my favourite, I‘m calling “We Were Liars” a win because I was intrigued and engaged the whole way through.

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LibrarianRyan
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Not sure that‘s my first post but it‘s the first book I rated. I still don‘t like it #litsyfirsts

hermyknee I didn‘t like that book, either! 5mo
LibrarianRyan @hermyknee this sounds bad but I have not read a book by her that I liked. And they are all so popular. 5mo
hermyknee The only other book I‘ve read by her, I did really enjoy (but it could have been timing) 5mo
LibrarianRyan @hermyknee I‘ve read that one and nope. I also read it around reading lots of boarding school books. So that could have something to do with it. 5mo
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hdhubbard
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7ish/10 Decent read. First half of the book was vaguely interesting, borderline banal and trite. Second half a lot more seemed to happen rather quickly and the end of the book arrived with an unexpected impact. Would possibly read again

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KristenDuck
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I loved the writing style for this YA book. We Were Liars is a solid read, and there is true character and plot development.

Summers for these four friends are always joyful until one summer something tragic happens and things will NEVER be the same. But what exactly went wrong...? Honestly I saw the twist coming a mile away - but I still recommend!!

(Note : this is my personal photo from last summer 😊)

Crazeedi What a beautiful photo!!!! 7mo
MaGoose Great photo and nice review. 7mo
KristenDuck @Crazeedi and @MaGoose thank you both! 7mo
Lynnsoprano Beautiful picture! Where was it taken? 7mo
KristenDuck @Lynnsoprano at a park near where I used to live in Philadelphia :) 7mo
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Yay book mail! Thank you @ElizaMarie I have not read this book but I can‘t wait to! Also, the note pads and book are so cute. I really needed this pick-me up! You rock 🤗

LiteraryinLititz It‘s a great book! 7mo
ElizaMarie Yay!!! I‘m so glad you didn‘t have it yet! I was kinda thinking you might. 7mo
Marilyncjackson @ElizaMarie nope I don‘t have it and I am so happy! Thank you so much 😊 I can‘t wait to start reading it as soon as I get to the weekend and have time 7mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf!! 7mo
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Kshakal
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf!! 7mo
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JuliaTheBookNerd
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#Liar 🙊 #ANewChapter 🥂

#BookNerd 📚💙🤓

TheBookkeepersApprentice Love this book! 7mo
Klou SNAP! I put this for today's #ANewChapter too. I haven't read it though. 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf!!! 7mo
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RebL This is one of my daughter‘s favorite books. 7mo
Eggs @RebL I liked it too! 7mo
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Vreyes
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#Litsywalkers so today despite the cold I did a long walk. I‘m on chapter 20 of we were liars but scribd can‘t messing up.... but I‘m enjoying getting out, moving and listening to books.

DarcysMom Looks like you got an excellent walk in! 😁 7mo
Kaye 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 7mo
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Joanster5
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I wasn‘t a fan of the plot twist. #aty2019 #aroundtheyearin52books read for prompt 5 relating to Shakespeare

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Vreyes
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Pretty excited to take walks and listen to audio books as much as I can now that you all have motivated me. #litsywalkers this was yesterday‘s mini walk despite the rain

DarcysMom Good walk! 7mo
Vreyes Thanks! 7mo
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mildayulia
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Same book, but in different media and different language (English and Indonesian).
Which version should I read first?

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Peculiar_mom
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Book #2 2019 reading challenge

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haanim
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In this book the protagonist begins a giveaway project, where she gives away one item each day. Her reason for doing it is rather sad, but it did inspire me to do something similar, new year and all 🤷🏽‍♀️😅
Hopefully I can keep it up!

LMJenkins I read this book, but don‘t remember anything about giveaways? Maybe I need to re-read! 8mo
haanim @LMJenkins I can‘t jog your memory without dropping spoilers 😂 it wasn‘t a major plot point though, just one of the things she did, I guess as a coping mechanism. 8mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Some great reads there! 8mo
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This book‘s end was incredibly mind blowing. It was an easy read, and I finished it in one day! But I would only rate it 3.5 because the end left me angry. Thanks @jenniferajanes for reading it with me!

jenniferajanes I‘m glad we read it at the same time so we could discuss the ending! 🤯 8mo
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I‘m rating this a pick because I was engaged and happy to keep reading throughout. BUT the ending was a shock to me. I‘m still not sure how I feel about it, honestly. This is a book I‘m going to be thinking about for a long time, trying to process it all. Wow. ⭐️⭐️⭐️/5.

I‘m at 12.9 hours for #24B42019 now!

Andrew65 Sounds an interesting read. Well done on the time you‘ve got to. 👏🙌 8mo
jenniferajanes @Andrew65 It was! 🤯 Thank you! I‘m proud of myself too! 8mo
Andrew65 @jenniferajanes And so you should be! 👍 8mo
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@cjbooklover has wanted to read this book since she saw it in a bookstore in the fall. She used a Christmas gift card to buy it and is reading it now. I‘m joining her for my next #24B42019 read.

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m.galehuxley
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Next audiobook. I‘m not sure how I feel about that ending in We the Liars. I will say that it turned the story into something I didn‘t think it would be. I‘m looking forward to this next one. I researched a little bit about Jon Ronson for my psychology class in college.

Velvetfur This book is great, I read it a few months ago ☺️👍 8mo
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m.galehuxley
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I saw this on Libby, so I decided to give the audiobook a try. I‘m about halfway through, but honestly, it‘s pretty boring. I was expecting a mystery of some sort. Not sure why. Also, I don‘t really like the narrator‘s voice for males.

BookishMarginalia I read the print book and loved it. 8mo
mdm139 Read the print book, plus wait for the end 8mo
m.galehuxley @BookishMarginalia @mdm139 Yeah, I think audio is the issue. I can‘t get as absorbed in it. Thank you! 8mo
Lisaw13 I actually didn't care for it much - I'd guessed the ending ☹️ 8mo
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Day 23 #AdventRecommends

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

I heard about this book from the Zoella Book Club (which I would recommend that any YA fans out there!)

It was haunting and stayed with me long after the final page 😱

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Day 23 #AdventRecommends

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

gradcat Ok, & oops...I see now that Advent began on December 2, not the 1st, so my numbering (dating) is all wrong! Sorry! 😐 8mo
emilyrose_x @gradcat Nope I was trying to play catch up and it was my numbering that was wrong 😂 Sorry for causing confusion 😕 8mo
gradcat @emilyrose_x No problems, babe...this has been loads of fun to participate in!! 😀😀😀 8mo
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Day 23 #AdventRecommends

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

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