Title: We Were Liars
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.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE
We Were Liars is a story that every reader should read at least once. And when people say it's better you know nothing before going into this book, they weren't lying.
I was very skeptical about this book, i didn't think it was one for me but when i saw it in Waterstones and saw how thin it was and read the premise i decided to give it a go and boy am i glad i did!
I personally loved this story, i consumed it within a day, because i wont lie- i was addicted. The writing is so haunting and beautiful, i really just couldn't get enough. The tension is rife throughout the whole book. It's suspenseful and whilst reading We Were Liars i felt totally blinded because i had no idea where the story was taking us and had no clue where the author was taking us.
The day i read this book i spent in a horrible mood, honestly i was shocking. I told my sister that i thought it was the book that was making me feel depressed, not because of what was happening but because of the writing that was so haunting and eerie, it was laced with tragedy, you knew nothing about the plot but the whole story had a layer of sadness even in the good parts.
I clicked on at one part as to what was happening, i figured it out but even figuring it out didn't help with the bombshell of an ending. We Were Liars is a strange haunting story with such a unique writing style that's in equal parts addictive and tragic.
We Were Liars, will fuck with your mind, tear your heart out and leave you feeling empty inside. So would i recommend it? Yes. Yes i would. Who would i recommend it to? Everyone who reads. Not only because it's a great story, but because of what this story does to you. The feeling it creates, it will cause emotional turmoil and give you a story so haunting and epic it's something every book lover should experience at least once.