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
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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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!

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.

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.

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.

Aug 21, 2018

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

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.

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!

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. . .

May 27, 2018

Unlikable main character and too convoluted. Eh...

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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May 26, 2018

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