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We Were Liars Audiobook

We Were Liars

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Publisher's Summary

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 New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. Listen to it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

©2014 E Lockhart (P)2014 Random House LLC

What the Critics Say

'". Lockhart is one of our most important novelists, and she has given us her best book yet. Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart", We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable.' (John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault In Our Stars)

"Irresistible." (The New York Times Book Review)

"Haunting, sophisticated." (The Wall Street Journal)

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    Elishia Chave 03/05/2015
    Elishia Chave 03/05/2015
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    "The end makes this book worth a listen."

    We Were Liars is an interesting story and the narrator's voice works well.

    I was confused with the first third of the book, as I never connected enough with the characters individually, they all just became part of the backdrop. I don't think I even new the main character well.

    Whether or not this was purposeful with an unreliable protagonist I don't know, because at the end I was able to understand the distance between myself, the protagonist and the other characters. However, I think this could have been achieved even if I had cared about the characters more.

    Still, it was a good listen, even though I nearly abandoned it many times, I'm glad I didn't.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    nergis 23/12/2016
    nergis 23/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story with amazing writing"

    I loved this book soooooooo much. E.lockhart is a fantastic writer. I definitely recommend this book and you can get the most out of it by going in to it not knowing much about the story. The narrator was okay but some of the voices for the characters were not that amazing. Overall I really recommend this wonderful mysterious book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amber 28/07/2016
    Amber 28/07/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Absolutely amazing!"

    Beautiful book with so much meaning! Almost impossible to stop listening when the story gets going and so well read out with emotion in her voice!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    KomKem 24/10/2015
    KomKem 24/10/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "You want a plot twist? Then this is for you"

    This was a great book, a very easy read and something which you don't just forget. The ending, though tragic, is amazing and completely unexpected. Well worth a read

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    A. P. Hughes Surrey 09/12/2014
    A. P. Hughes Surrey 09/12/2014 Member Since 2014

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    "what a bore"
    What would have made We Were Liars better?

    cutting 5 of the 6 and 1/2 hours


    What was most disappointing about E. Lockhart’s story?

    nothing really happened until the last 30 minutes
    this is an excellent example of pointless narration about scenes that make no difference to the story whatsoever. Whoever did the editing on this needs to read the dictionary definition of what an editor should do.


    Did Ariadne Meyers do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

    ish


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from We Were Liars?

    every one except the first and last, then it would have been great!


    Any additional comments?

    I think you get the idea!

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    M. Oyede 17/01/2017
    M. Oyede 17/01/2017
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    "The most elegant metaphors -I could almost see them"

    I really enjoyed the way this story played aloud and the use of words my the author
    I really enjoyable listen
    I had a tear in my eye the whole final chapter.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Annette Wright 05/07/2015
    Annette Wright 05/07/2015

    Tee

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    "Brilliant"

    Beautifully written, delightful and fascinating characters, emotive and affecting story. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and highly recommend it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amz the Unicorn 13/01/2015 Member Since 2011

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    "Liars? Mire like whiners."
    Would you try another book written by E. Lockhart or narrated by Ariadne Meyers?

    Yes.


    If you’ve listened to books by E. Lockhart before, how does this one compare?

    Nope I haven't.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    Eh...


    If this book were a film would you go see it?

    Maybe if the cast was interesting & new comers breaking through not the tired old adults playing teens/ hyping names at the mo.


    Any additional comments?

    Slow build up. Less is more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    DanTheLion 16/05/2016
    DanTheLion 16/05/2016
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    "Beautiful"

    *SPOILER ALERT*

    Beautiful, Heartbreaking and mysterious... Loved it. The narrator was good too. When the girl finally realised that she burned the house down with people and dogs it was so sad and depressing. Listen it if you haven't already.

    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    SUPERSENSESTUD LUDLOW 19/05/2015
    SUPERSENSESTUD LUDLOW 19/05/2015 Member Since 2016

    WELSHPONIES

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    "Enthraling!"
    What made the experience of listening to We Were Liars the most enjoyable?

    This book was a real page turner I couldn't put it down! It was a very easy read it but well written.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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