We Were Liars (2014) Crippling migraines and selective amnesia? Welcome to the messed-up world of Cadence — the eldest grandkid of a blue-blooded brood — who can't remember the… 2014-05-13 Fiction Delacorte
Book Review

We Were Liars (2014)

WE WERE LIARS E. Lockhart
WE WERE LIARS E. Lockhart
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: May 13, 2014; Writer: E. Lockhart; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Delacorte

Crippling migraines and selective amnesia? Welcome to the messed-up world of Cadence — the eldest grandkid of a blue-blooded brood — who can't remember the details of her mysterious accident on the family's private island. When Cady returns for the first time, none of her cousins will discuss the circumstances surrounding her injuries, either. ''I like a twist of meaning,'' the teen says at the novel's outset, but Lockhart's final-act reveal just feels cheap. B

Originally posted May 07, 2014 Published in issue #1311 May 16, 2014 Order article reprints