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We Were Liars is a young-adult novel by E. Lockhart. The novel has received critical acclaim and won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Young Adult. We Were Liars book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A beautiful and distinguished family.A private island.A brillia. We Were Liars . Gat started coming to Beechwood the year we were eight. . One day I looked at Gat, lying in the Clairmont hammock with a book, and he.
Summary Advisory Plot Summary This story is told through many concise sentences, which are often out of sequence, but this review will attempt to tell the story in a linear fashion. Cadence Sinclair Eastman is almost She lives with her mother in Vermont. Her father left the family when Cadence was His leaving shattered her world.
When it opens, Cadence remembers waking up in the water. We Were Liars keeps you guessing all the way through. If you listen to depressing music and watch depressing TV shows, you might love this book. The deluxe edition of We Were Liars is crammed with lovely additional goodies like this map of the island.
You can get a good idea of what a minority might feel like when trying to ingratiate themselves into a completely white family. We Were Liars also raises a lot of questions about mental health, mental decline, and stability and support within the family structure. Now here comes the spoiler-full review. The whole book was building up to the ending.
It felt a bit like a dirty trick.
Gat also informs her that Carrie has refused to marry his uncle despite living together for nine years since Harris is opposed to her marrying a man of Indian descent and for this reason is also opposed to Gat and Cadence's relationship. Cadence finally remembers that Summer Fifteen she proposed that she and the rest of the Liars should burn down Clairmont in order to get the family to stop feuding over the property.
She is delighted with the idea that she was able to keep the family together until she recalls that the Liars forgot to release her grandfather's dogs, killing them. When she goes to Gat for comfort he asks her if she was able to recall anything else. Cadence realizes that Johnny, Mirren and Gat all died in the fire. She goes to visit the Liars at Cuddledown where they tell her that their deaths were not her fault and reveal that they will no longer be able to appear to her.
After several days of private grieving Cadence rejoins her family and decides to build her life anew. Lockhart wrote We Were Liars with knowledge of the ending. She was particularly inspired by the twist endings in Gillian Flynn 's Gone Girl , because the first twist still kept the reader interested, as well as Rebecca Stead 's When You Reach Me which contained a lot of small details that fell into place at the end.
Kirkus Reviews awarded We Were Liars a starred review, stating that it was "riveting, brutal and beautifully told.
May 23, Pages Young Adult. Whether you know how it ends shh. And act fast: 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. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
Praise for We Were Liars: Liars details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is.
Lockhart that everyone will be reading, and re-reading, this summer. And the ending?