We Were Liars (Library Binding)

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“There once was a king, and he had three daughters…” Cadence, Johnny, Mirren, and Gat, known as the Liars, spend all their summers at the Sinclair family estate on Beechwood Island. But two summers after Cadence’s accident, a rift has formed between her and the others and she sets out to repair her relationships. As family tensions rise, Cadence has to figure out the truth behind her accident. Haunting and lyrical, e. Lockhart’s latest is a gripping tale that you won’t want to put down until the very end.

— Laura, Pittsburgh


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

"You're 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 Weekly"
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.

"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 Tribune"

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

E. Lockhart is the author of many YA novels, including We Were Liars and The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks. She was voted worst driver in her senior class in high school.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375989940
ISBN-10: 0375989943
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Publication Date: May 13th, 2014
Pages: 227
Language: English