Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie

Book - 2018
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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
Call Number: FEENEY
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects: Coma -- Patients -- Fiction.
Amnesia -- Fiction.
Married women -- Fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction).
Psychological fiction.

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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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LaurieAaland
May 22, 2018

Excellent debut novel! I couldn't put it down and am anxious for her to write more.

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KASL
May 12, 2018

Loved this book. A great psychological thriller. I couldn't put it down. I look forward to her next book.

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las020
May 10, 2018

It was already a good read, but then there was a twist at the end that I definitely did NOT see coming! I couldn't put it down.

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PansyT
May 04, 2018

Wonderful writing! I thought this was by far the best "thriller" of the current 'woman in a scary situation' genre. Great twists, which make you do some work remembering and checking back to figure it out. Will look for future books by this author

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EllenSings_0
May 03, 2018

A page turner that is complex with strong character development. The plot twists at the end led me to re-read parts of the book to ensure I got it right! Masterful writing.

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Mya614
May 02, 2018

Now this is a thriller! A few twists I was not expecting that I had to re-read a few paragraphs a second time to make sure I read it right. Held my breath a few times throughout.

JCLHeatherB Apr 24, 2018

I thought this was a decent enough mystery/thriller that was seriously marred by an overcomplicated and somewhat confusing series of twists at the end. Not terrible, but not essential reading, either.

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agoldsby
Apr 23, 2018

This is a good one! It's the pace is great. The twists and turns and completely unpredictable. I love reading a story when I don't know who the good guys and the bad guys are. You will not be disappointed reading this. I would go on about what I loved, but I don't want to spoil it. Just pick it up and prepare to not put it down until you finish.

Cynthia_N Apr 13, 2018

I could not have predicted some of the twists in this story! Hard to put down!

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Mya614
May 26, 2018

Mya614 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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