May 24, 2014

Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Title: We Were Liars
Author: E. Lockhart 
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: May 13th 2014
Source: Netgalley
Format: eARC

Rating: 4.5/5

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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 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 one of those books that you may like or not, and in my case I find it amazing, unique, brilliant, shocking and heartbreaking, it´s a book very well written and it´s a very quick read (I read it in one day). The story was very engaging, I love these type of mystery stories, it was thrilling with a surprising twist that really blew me away.

And it is advisable to read it without knowing more about the plot, that way it´ll surprise you.


We Were Liars tells Cadence Sinclair story, a girl who belongs to a wealthy family that owns a private island where she spends every summer since forever. There every summer she sees her cousins​​, aunts and grandparents, all the Sinclair are perfect, blond, attractive and they appear to be the perfect family even if things aren´t perfect.

Two years ago Candence had an accident on the island, which she doesn´t remember, when she returns to the island after a time away she tries to remember what happened to her but nobody wants to talk about the incident.

And that's all I'll tell about this book, since seriously the less you know about the story the better.


  1. I think all of the hype surrounding this book completely ruined it for me-I was expecting so much more. The tone was just, overall, very pretentious. The twist definitely came out of left field, didn't break me.

    I'm glad you enjoyed it though!

  2. Glad you didn't tell me too much, I want to read it. ;)

  3. I'm glad to hear this book is one of those you have to read to know if you'll love it or not, cause I've heard some mixed reviews for it. I guess I'll just have to read it!
    Thanks for keeping it spoiler free!!

  4. That is quite the endorsement, Adriana! More and more, I'm beginning to think that I'm missing out. I'm definitely going to add this to my pile.

  5. I've seen this book everywhere and it's gotten some great reviews (like yours) and some not so favorable ones. I'm going to have to check this out for myself!

  6. this book has me so interested and your review has me even more interested. Definitely gonna get it now!
    <3 Britt

  7. Sitting on my Kindle, awaiting my time! And I am reading nothing more about it, because I want to be surprised!

  8. I'm glad you liked it! Honestly, I haven't seen a negative review of this book anywhere. I hope I'd get to read this book soon. The hype is really intriguing me.

  9. This book seems do interesting and your review just made me want to read it more! Definitely going to read it soon!

  10. Gah! I keep saying this and The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes on all the blogs! I so wanna read them! You're review has just made it sound more amazing! :D xx

  11. Many people are saying good things about this book so far. Some people don't seem to like the characters but they like the overall plot progression.

    Thanks for the great review!

  12. The summary is so secretive haha i feel like it's a really good book. I hope i'll read it soon!

  13. I read this book and for me it was an amazing read.

  14. I started this at the library the other day but couldn't check it out (too many new books on my card). Looking forward to getting back to it. Thanks for the review and for not spoiling

  15. I just want to read this book so bad though :O looks amazing!!!

  16. From the summary, I'm not really encouraged to read this, but I actually saw the first page in an instagram picture and from your review I'll probably read this. Thanks for writing a review!

  17. I think I must looking for this book. My friends also recommended this book! And you give this book almost perfect score! >.<

  18. You gave it a pretty good review. Can't wait to read it.

  19. Great review! Looking forward to read it :)

  20. I loved loved loved this book!

  21. I LOVED this book! Glad you enjoyed it!

  22. I need to read this book so bad!! Gahhhh!

  23. I've heard nothing but good things about this book! I'm definitely picking it up on my next visit to the bookstore :)

  24. I keep getting mixed reviews on this book. I have no idea if I should get it or not....