We Were Liars

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We Were Liars

We WereLiars

Emily Lockhart was born in New York in 1967 and is the proud author of many books. By the time she was 8 she aspired to be a famous author someday, even writing 2 novels in the third grade. One of her popular books "Disreputable History" was a Printz Award honor book, recipient of the best young adult novel with the Cybils Award, and a finalist for the national book award. Her most recent book "We Were Liars" is a New York Times best seller.

E. Lockhart

E. Lockhart

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"This island is ours, in someway we are young forever."

"I suffer migraines. I do not suffer fools"

The Sinclair family owns a private island, Beechwood, where the spend their summers along with their extended families. Cadence Eastman, Johnny Dennis, Mirren Sheffield, and Gat Patil have spent every summer on the island together since summer eight when they start being referred to as the Liars by the rest of the family. It is now summer 17 and the Liars are reunited but it is kind of difficult for Cadence to understand everything happening during the summer. Cadence, now almost 18, got into an accident the summer she was 15 and is having a tough time remembering the events from that time. Throughout the book it describes how she's trying to overcome and come to terms with what happened that summer. There is a big twist at the end that makes you question the whole book


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