Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie

Book - 2018 | First edition
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Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. Though she can hear everyone around her, no one knows because she's in a coma. But she doesn't remember what happened. And she has a sneaking suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, the narratives build and collide for an ending that leaves readers speechless. This novel delves into the blurred gap between who we are and who we'd like to be.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250144843
1250144841
Branch Call Number: F FEENE-A
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 25 cm

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janny583
Jul 05, 2019

Excellent book! Gripping & twisting plot, keeps you guessing to the last moment. Very well written! Loved it!

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0007548100dmw
Apr 23, 2019

Agree with a couple other reviews. Very confusing as author hops back and forh from present to past and is very repetitive. Then she seems to rush to finish and leaves a feeling of "what did I miss"? As a result, I did not feel I was able to figure out what happened.

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lauralaura
Apr 20, 2019

This book confirms my theory that when all the reviews are provided by author friends there will be a lack of quality, originality, nuance and impact. Not recommended.

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Ky68RasK
Mar 22, 2019

A page-turner!! The ending leaves you wondering.

Can't say more. Recommended.

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claudia_00
Feb 21, 2019

I definitely recommend this book! Very good thriller.

JCLKariE Jan 14, 2019

Tight plotting, fascinating characters and good writing make this psychological thriller fun to read. My brain was trying to unravel this mystery the whole time. I'm pleased to say the author shocked me with the ending.

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star2014
Nov 26, 2018

Really enjoyed this new author. The plot is suspenseful, and moves along at a fast pace. Definitely a "who done it" novel that keeps the reader guessing.

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gvoolich
Nov 13, 2018

A few really good twists and turns but the author spent a lot of unnecessary time getting there only to really rush through said twists and turns before concluding. It was OK I guess, I just wish she didn’t set us up initially with yet ANOTHER female protagonist in a psychological thriller who is just seemingly pushed and pulled without any agency. The author really didn’t spend time building the suspense that this genre requires to support the multiple twists and turns. There are much better psychological thrillers out there honestly.

ArapahoeAlice Oct 16, 2018

More twists than a 3-story rollercoaster. Kept me guessing until the end. If you love psychological fiction, grab this book. There were several places where I couldn’t figure out why we were being shown certain events, but they all dovetail together beautifully. Highly recommend!

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Gulkh
Sep 20, 2018

Now this is what you call a psychological thriller! This book had me hooked, loved every bit of it. A chilling story, with a plot that slowly reveals itself to you. Excellent writing too, throughly enjoyed it.

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