Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie

Book - 2018
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"Boldly plotted, tightly knotted--a provocative true-or-false thriller that deepens and darkens to its ink-black finale. Marvelous." --AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
1. I'm in a coma.
2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a 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, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2018
ISBN: 9781250144843
Branch Call Number: EXPRESS
Characteristics: 262 p. ;,25 cm

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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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CherylGreen1
Aug 28, 2018

As someone said below, I feel like I should go back and read this again because I did get a little confused at the end. (I'm pretty sure I figured it out now.) Otherwise it was a great read. Each chapter left me guessing; how in the world is this going to end. It usually takes me 3 to 5 weeks to read a book; but I couldn't put this one down. It was a dark story, (to me). So if you are looking for something upbeat you may want to choose another book.

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fangger
Aug 25, 2018

Sorry but I was not a fan of this book. I found it confusing and thin on plot. Definetly not a feel good book.

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Sadeem132
Aug 21, 2018

what I great book. every chapter makes you looking forward for the next.

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Alikat7
Jul 14, 2018

Like the "Sixth Sense"; I wanted to start the novel from the beginning as soon as I finished it to find the clues I may have missed. Can't wait to see how they turn this into a movie/TV series and who will play the leads.

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lmeiring63
Jun 17, 2018

Loved this book. I couldn't put it down. Unlike some of the other reviews, I did not find it hard to follow and loved the twists from the author. It moved fast and was a very easy read. Can't wait for her next novel!

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darladoodles
May 31, 2018

This book is full of surprises. High marks for all the misdirection and small cues that lead you to the breathtaking finish. I hope there is a sequel. . .

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zcch55
May 27, 2018

Unlikable main character and too convoluted. Eh...

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tjdickey
May 26, 2018

The twists take on so many different casts - time passes in different flows, and we can neither trust the words of the narrator or other characters. This one will keep you guessing.

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Mya614
May 26, 2018

Mya614 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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