Publisher: Delacorte Press

Average Rating: 2


Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Posted 12 June, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

I had heard a lot of good things about this novel, and I mean…the synopsis! I just had to give it a try. We Were Liars tells the story of Cadence and she returns to her family’s island on her seventeenth year, two years after an accident on the island that resulted in her being found on the beach with absolutely no recollection of what happened. Over the course of the novel we see Cadence begin to remember the events that happened in summer fifteen. We Were Liars was actually pretty boring. Most of the book is just Cadence remembering what happened before year fifteen. We are introduced to her cousins, Mirren and Johnny, and her potential love interest, Gat. Then we switch to year seventeen as Cadence returns to the island two years after the accident. We don’t actually find out what happens until the end of the book, which is pretty much the only thing that kept me reading.  “Welcome to my skull. A truck is rolling over the bones of my neck and head. The vertebrae break, the brains pop and ooze. A thousand flashlights shine in my eyes. The world tilts. I throw up. I black out. This happens all the time. It’s nothing but an ordinary day.” Cadence was a character that I have absolutely no idea about. She’s a rich girl who lived a […]