We Told Six Lies
Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something happened. And now you’re gone. But don’t worry. I’ll find you. I just need to sift through the story of us to get to where you might be. I’ve got places to look, and a list of names. The police have a list of names, too. See now? There’s another lie. There is only one person they’re really looking at, Molly. And that’s yours truly.

We Told Six Lies Details

TitleWe Told Six Lies
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseFeb 5th, 2019
PublisherEntangled Teen
ISBN-139781640634220
Rating
GenreYoung Adult, Mystery, Thriller

We Told Six Lies Review

  • Felicia
    January 1, 1970
    I'll take "Absurd names in the typical YA novel" for $800, Alex. Cobain HoltRhanaJetDavea NixonWhy is this a trend in YA novels? I believe this book sets a new literary record with six such names._________________________________________________________2.5 STARS ⭐This was just an alright read for me, a slightly above average YA thriller holding my attention until the last few chapters. Once the twist was revealed I kinda lost interest in how it would ultimately play itself out. Basically this is I'll take "Absurd names in the typical YA novel" for $800, Alex. Cobain HoltRhanaJetDavea NixonWhy is this a trend in YA novels? I believe this book sets a new literary record with six such names._________________________________________________________2.5 STARS ⭐This was just an alright read for me, a slightly above average YA thriller holding my attention until the last few chapters. Once the twist was revealed I kinda lost interest in how it would ultimately play itself out. Basically this is your typical girl goes missing and the boyfriend, being the main suspect, sets out to find out what happened to her. I must admit, although I thought I had the mystery figured out a dozen different times, I was never even close to the truth. That being said, the reveal was still a letdown. I think I feel that way because this same twist has been done many times and way better. I recall one book with this same twist that made me sit up gasping because it was such a shock leaving my mind reeling, compelled to re-read the book to see what clues I missed.I feel like a lot of this story was spent trying to lead the reader in the wrong direction leaving me with a sense that I'd been manipulated rather than stimulated. Lastly, I have no idea what the title has to do with this story.I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Chelsea Humphrey
    January 1, 1970
    I'm starting to think that I may need to take a break from YA mysteries, because insanity is reading the same genre over and over and expecting a different result. The blurb for this book is so vague and mysterious and I was here for it, but then as I began this book and read on, I discovered this was mostly, in fact, a problematic romance with a hint of excitement at the end. If you haven't read more than a handful of thrillers featuring an unreliable narrator, then you will likely be surprised I'm starting to think that I may need to take a break from YA mysteries, because insanity is reading the same genre over and over and expecting a different result. The blurb for this book is so vague and mysterious and I was here for it, but then as I began this book and read on, I discovered this was mostly, in fact, a problematic romance with a hint of excitement at the end. If you haven't read more than a handful of thrillers featuring an unreliable narrator, then you will likely be surprised by the ending, but otherwise may find this one a tad on the predictable side. Super disappointed that I couldn't connect with this one, but am hoping the right readers will find this book and enjoy the heck out of it. *Many thanks to the publisher for my review copy.
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  • Carrie
    January 1, 1970
    We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott is a young adult mystery/thriller. The story is told from the different points of view of Molly and Cobain and along with switching the timeline from the current to events in the past.What the story starts off with is joining Cobain in the present as he’s being questioned by police. It seems that Cobain and Molly may or may not have been in a long time relationship depending on who is asked. But what definitely is true is that Molly has come up missing and all We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott is a young adult mystery/thriller. The story is told from the different points of view of Molly and Cobain and along with switching the timeline from the current to events in the past.What the story starts off with is joining Cobain in the present as he’s being questioned by police. It seems that Cobain and Molly may or may not have been in a long time relationship depending on who is asked. But what definitely is true is that Molly has come up missing and all eyes are on Cobain.Cobain believes that he and Molly were very much in love and he is worried that something bad has happened to Molly. Other witnesses say that Molly had said she had ended things with Cobain long ago so did he actually do anything to Molly? Did she leave on her own? Cobain is just as determined to learn the truth of what happened to Molly as the police.The one thing that comes with having an unreliable narrator such as Cobain is the chance that the audience may not come to care about them. This would be my take on reading about Cobain and Molly’s story, I just didn’t find myself overly invested in the characters or outcome. As the story went on though I was pretty certain I knew how this was going to turn out and unfortunately that is what happened. The end may come as shocking to some but reading a lot of thrillers I can think of how it’s been done before and done better so it again made this one that will undoubtedly end up in the forgettable pile.I received an advance copy from the publisher via NetGalley.For more reviews please visit https://carriesbookreviews.com/
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  • Elle's Book Blog
    January 1, 1970
    Release Date: February 5, 2019 Genre: Young Adult Psychological Thriller Actual Rating: 3 stars (I liked it)Filled with major twists and turns that had my head spinning, We Told Six Lies is bound to be a major hit upon release! There were so many times when I was reading this book that I thought I had it all figured out only to be completely surprised when I found out I was wrong. I give the author kudos for making things seem one way and then shocking readers with the truth. This is a hard Release Date: February 5, 2019 Genre: Young Adult Psychological Thriller Actual Rating: 3 stars (I liked it)Filled with major twists and turns that had my head spinning, We Told Six Lies is bound to be a major hit upon release! There were so many times when I was reading this book that I thought I had it all figured out only to be completely surprised when I found out I was wrong. I give the author kudos for making things seem one way and then shocking readers with the truth. This is a hard feat for die hard YA thriller fans who have basically read them all- so great job! I commend your for your brilliant twists and turns. That being said, this is the first book I have read from the author and if she continues writing books like this one I know I will be happy to read it. Some may wonder why I am giving three stars to a book that I am praising highly. Well the answer is this: a 3 star rating means that I liked the book. And I did. There were a few things I found problematic about it (the author built up the story and title using words like "six lies" but didn't really wrap it up within the novel. I get the underlying message of the lies especially as they pertain to Molly, but I feel like I had too many questions ABOUT these lies that were never fully answered (possible spoiler: like WHY she lies to everyone about Cobain and their relationship before she goes missing). Had the author done a bit more with this then I probably would have given it a solid 4 stars. Anyway, I won't get into the plot other than saying this is a young adult mystery and thriller about a missing girl and the suspicion that falls on her boyfriend. If I say any more I'm afraid it will spoil it for everyone so I just won't. But it is a good book, one I enjoyed reading (and actually devoured in one sitting), and would definitely recommend it to other readers.
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  • Julie Parks
    January 1, 1970
    I read this book in one sitting last night and it isn't even that short.Shocking! I didn't think the plot was completely unpredictable, but I think maybe that was exactly the point. You kind of see where it's going - or so you believe - and you grip your Kindle hoping you're wrong, at least a little wrong. I was a little wrong but in an even more shocking way.I think this book is perfect for those readers who like twist-guessing and thrilling young adult stories.Thank NetGalley for the chance to I read this book in one sitting last night and it isn't even that short.Shocking! I didn't think the plot was completely unpredictable, but I think maybe that was exactly the point. You kind of see where it's going - or so you believe - and you grip your Kindle hoping you're wrong, at least a little wrong. I was a little wrong but in an even more shocking way.I think this book is perfect for those readers who like twist-guessing and thrilling young adult stories.Thank NetGalley for the chance to read this in exchange for my honest review.
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  • Pick a Book
    January 1, 1970
    English / Português4,5 stars So I'm the kind of reader that fall for a cover and suddenly gets interested in everything about the book. That's how I got curious about WE TOLD SIX LIES. I didn't know the author but when I saw the cover and the tittle I was drawn to it. And then the blurb? It gave me goosebumps! So I started it not knowing what I would get, to finished it mesmerized by the story I just read. The author made us believe in so many things. I hate spoilers but I always read making ass English / Português4,5 stars So I'm the kind of reader that fall for a cover and suddenly gets interested in everything about the book. That's how I got curious about WE TOLD SIX LIES. I didn't know the author but when I saw the cover and the tittle I was drawn to it. And then the blurb? It gave me goosebumps! So I started it not knowing what I would get, to finished it mesmerized by the story I just read. The author made us believe in so many things. I hate spoilers but I always read making assumptions, theories.. just trying to figure out what's goin on. And this whole time I thought one or other character was being played to discover in the end I was the one being played. And I just LOVE IT. Some of my theories became real but even so the way the author wrote this finals chapters left me full of adrenaline and tense and OMG with an accelerated heart. After I finish it I actually didn't know the rate I would give to the book. But after putting my feelings it this text, for the creativity, the way the author created this story, the way she made us believe in somethings, and also for writing in a different style like, first, second and third person in the same book, WE TOLD SIX LIES deserves all the stars. Well done, Victoria. Well done. *I received an ARC of this book. Thank you! --------English / Português 4,5 estrelasEntão, eu sou o tipo de leitora que se apaixona por uma capa e de repente se interessa por tudo sobre o livro. Foi assim que fiquei curiosa sobre WE TOLD SIX LIES. Não conhecia a autora, mas quando vi a capa e o título, fui atraída pra ele. E então a sinopse? Ela me deu arrepios! Então, comecei não sabendo o que eu iria receber, pra terminar hipnotizada pela história que acabei de ler. A autora nos fez acreditar em tantas coisas. Eu odeio spoilers, mas sempre leio fazendo suposições, teorias... apenas tentando descobrir o que está acontecendo. E esse tempo todo pensei que um ou outro personagem estava sendo enganado para descobrir, no final, que eu era quem estava sendo enganada. E eu simplesmente AMO ISSO. Algumas das minhas teorias se tornaram reais, mas mesmo assim a maneira como a autora escreveu os capítulos finais me deixou cheia de adrenalina e tensa e OMG com um coração acelerado. Assim que terminei, eu realmente não sabia que nota eu daria para o livro. Mas depois de colocar meus sentimentos nesse texto, pela criatividade, o jeito que a autora criou essa história, o modo como ela nos fez acreditar em algumas coisas, e também por escrever em um estilo diferente como primeira, segunda e terceira pessoa no mesmo livro, WE TOLD SIX LIES merece todas as estrelas. Bem arquitetado, Victoria. Bem arquitetado.* Recebi um ARC desse livro. Obrigada!!!----------------------​* Pick a Book​F​acebook / ​I​nstagram / ​T​witter / BookBub [email protected]
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  • Sarah Swann
    January 1, 1970
    I teetered between a 3 and 4 star rating for this one. Went with a 4 because of the ending. The last 50 pages really had me turning the pages faster and faster. But....this doesn’t go without the typical over the top YA troupes. Crazy character names (the author must be a Nirvana fan) and the “ok, calm down kid” teenager emotions. With that said, the story was good and the ending was fantastic. *thanks to the publisher for sending me a review copy.
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  • Shannon (It Starts At Midnight)
    January 1, 1970
    1.5*I am quite sad that I didn't like this more, as I have loved the author's previous books. Honestly, I just disliked all the characters so much that I didn't much care what happened to them? Like meh, send them to jail, kill 'em off, whatever. 🤷♀Things did pick up toward the last 20% or so, which was a bit of a saving grace, and is probably what is making me give it more than 1 star. And I am rounding up because... Idk, guess I am just feeling like being nice. Plus it was pretty quick, so tha 1.5*I am quite sad that I didn't like this more, as I have loved the author's previous books. Honestly, I just disliked all the characters so much that I didn't much care what happened to them? Like meh, send them to jail, kill 'em off, whatever. 🤷‍♀️Things did pick up toward the last 20% or so, which was a bit of a saving grace, and is probably what is making me give it more than 1 star. And I am rounding up because... Idk, guess I am just feeling like being nice. Plus it was pretty quick, so that's a plus.
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  • Stacee
    January 1, 1970
    I read to 45% and then skipped to 80% and read the rest of it.I didn’t care for the characters and that made me struggle with caring about their journey. The flip flop of then and now chapters were clever, but the constant use of “you” as the story progressed kept me from settling into the story. The ending slash reveal was okay, but definitely not enough to get me to read the part that I skipped. I can see how people might like this, it just wasn’t for me. **Huge thanks to Entangled Teen for pr I read to 45% and then skipped to 80% and read the rest of it.I didn’t care for the characters and that made me struggle with caring about their journey. The flip flop of then and now chapters were clever, but the constant use of “you” as the story progressed kept me from settling into the story. The ending slash reveal was okay, but definitely not enough to get me to read the part that I skipped. I can see how people might like this, it just wasn’t for me. **Huge thanks to Entangled Teen for providing the arc free of charge**
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  • Hristina
    January 1, 1970
    I have a confession to make. I almost DNFed this book about 20% in.The plot didn't hook me from the beginning, and the mystery at hand only got me interested maybe 30% into the book. But I kept reading because of one, Victoria Scott wrote one of my favorite books of 2017 and I thought that the least I could do is give this one a chance, and two, I really enjoyed the writing style of this book and the jumping from one style to another depending on the chapter made it dynamic enough to keep it ent I have a confession to make. I almost DNFed this book about 20% in.The plot didn't hook me from the beginning, and the mystery at hand only got me interested maybe 30% into the book. But I kept reading because of one, Victoria Scott wrote one of my favorite books of 2017 and I thought that the least I could do is give this one a chance, and two, I really enjoyed the writing style of this book and the jumping from one style to another depending on the chapter made it dynamic enough to keep it entertaining. Right now, I'm glad that I finished the book, cause it was better than I expected.In my opinion, the writing style is the best part of this book. The plot is decent too, it's not very predictable, and it's well paced. I do take some issue with the characters, however, they all seemed to be deceiving and it wasn't exactly easy for me to rely on their statements or connect to any of them. I guess that that was kind of the point, but I think that is why it took me a while to get into this book.I also have a bit of a problem with the ending. While I enjoyed that things got resolved positively, there were still a few questions left unanswered floating between the characters, which I feel like a single line here and there would've answered.Besides all this, I did like the book. Victoria Scott writes in a style that I really enjoy reading, and the twist at the end was great. I think it's a decent YA thriller, and if you're interested in this genre, you should give this book a shot.*Copy received through NetGalley*Actual rating: 3.75
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  • Jenny (Bookbookowl)
    January 1, 1970
    Many thanks to Entangled Teen for providing me with a copy of We Told Six Lies, via Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.Ohhh I loved this book!  I just read it in one day because I couldn't put it down.  Cobain is the slightly 'weird' kid at school.  He doesn't talk much, and tries to keep his head down and off everyone's radar, but then Molly arrives.  She sees him and seems to see him differently to everyone else.  He finds himself falling for her in a big way, but then suddenly Molly Many thanks to Entangled Teen for providing me with a copy of We Told Six Lies, via Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.Ohhh I loved this book!  I just read it in one day because I couldn't put it down.  Cobain is the slightly 'weird' kid at school.  He doesn't talk much, and tries to keep his head down and off everyone's radar, but then Molly arrives.  She sees him and seems to see him differently to everyone else.  He finds himself falling for her in a big way, but then suddenly Molly is gone.  She's missing and the police keep asking him questions.  He just wants everyone to stop asking him and find his girlfriend.  But the more he talks to others about what they think happened, and the more he sorts through his own memories, the more he's not sure how well he knew Molly, or himself.This book was dark and creepy, in that desperate, possessive way.  There are time jumps and huge twists that I DID NOT see coming.  I didn't even see them coming as they were unfolding in front of me.  I literally turned to my husband and told him what the twist was, then realised THAT WASN'T EVEN IT.  As the story starts to unfold in two different time frames (Then and Now), it slowly pieces together clues and information that lead to the big truth at the end.  Honestly, I was so engrossed in this book, I was intensely reading it with wide eyes until I was done.  I just had to know what happened!  We Told Six Lies is one of the best YA thrillers I've read in a long time.MY BLOG ~ INSTAGRAM
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  • Lara (Bookish_turtle)
    January 1, 1970
    I still really want to solve the mystery of the title! I have read the book, and I still have no idea what the six lies were. I feel like I should know, but I don't. And I really want to!!But putting that aside, this book was pretty alright. It didn't blow my socks off, but I found it interesting enough.Characters were complex, and I really liked that. But their names were also equally as complex as their personalities... Cobain? Nixon? Rhana? Davea?But I personally am not a fan of the unreliabl I still really want to solve the mystery of the title! I have read the book, and I still have no idea what the six lies were. I feel like I should know, but I don't. And I really want to!!But putting that aside, this book was pretty alright. It didn't blow my socks off, but I found it interesting enough.Characters were complex, and I really liked that. But their names were also equally as complex as their personalities... Cobain? Nixon? Rhana? Davea?But I personally am not a fan of the unreliable narrator trope, I find it just makes things confusing, so I wasn't a huge fan of it in this book.Although I didn't guess the mystery until towards the end, the reveal also didn't blow my mind. I was expecting something along those lines, even if I didn't quite know what it was.But I still enjoyed the read, and am glad I got the chance to read it!Many thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for providing me with a review copy! All opinions are my own.
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  • Calista Andrechek
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you Netgalley, Victoria Scott and Entangled Publishing for the free e-book for in exchange for an honest review. A relationship full of lies, enough to make your head spin. You were wild and I was mad for you in an instant. But now something has happened to you and you’re gone; but don’t worry, I have a listen of suspects and I will find you. The police think I have done something to terrible to you, and you made it easier for them to think so. This book was addicting, I started it and was Thank you Netgalley, Victoria Scott and Entangled Publishing for the free e-book for in exchange for an honest review. A relationship full of lies, enough to make your head spin. You were wild and I was mad for you in an instant. But now something has happened to you and you’re gone; but don’t worry, I have a listen of suspects and I will find you. The police think I have done something to terrible to you, and you made it easier for them to think so. This book was addicting, I started it and was engrossed in the story and couldn’t help but whip through this novel. I loved the way the novel was laid out in past, present and hearing from both main characters ands their portrayal of their relationship. I found that I couldn’t help but to keep reading because each chapter was so short and left you off wondering what was going to happen next and who was behind the mask! I loved Cobain and how sure he was that something happened to Molly even at his age. I don’t read a lot of young adult fiction, but I really did enjoy this and found myself wondering how this was going to end for all the characters. I would definitely recommend if you enjoy young adult thrillers.Out February 5th!
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  • Karen
    January 1, 1970
    I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.When Cobain's girlfriend disappears, his world falls apart. The police keep looking at him as the suspect due to some unfortunate incidents, and Cobain is trying to figure out himself what happened to Molly. This book is structured to go back and forth between Then and Now, which I think was probably the most effective way to tell this story. It is largely told from Cobain's perspective Now as he I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.When Cobain's girlfriend disappears, his world falls apart. The police keep looking at him as the suspect due to some unfortunate incidents, and Cobain is trying to figure out himself what happened to Molly. This book is structured to go back and forth between Then and Now, which I think was probably the most effective way to tell this story. It is largely told from Cobain's perspective Now as he deals with the disappearance of Molly, and Then as we learn about how he met Molly and they came to date. This method also helps move along the mystery since we learn something in one part of the timeline and we're encouraged to keep reading to see how it relates or fits in the bigger picture.This story, however, didn't work for me for a number of reasons. Firstly, Cobain is an extremely unreliable narrator. That itself is not a drawback (I love unreliable narrators). But he is too obviously an unreliable narrator. I think unreliable narrators are most effective when the reader does not know they're unreliable until a certain point in the book. If it's clear your narrator is lying or delusional from the start, especially when we're supposed to believe they're innocent, it often makes the rest of the story less grounded or believable. It also just created a lot of unnecessary drama that had me rolling my eyes a bit. Secondly, Cobain ... well, he was a bit creepy. I could not really ever empathize with the guy, which is a problem since he's the main character. We're stuck in his head for the majority of the book. And don't even get me started on Molly or their relationship. It was just so difficult to connect to their story, or to care about Molly's disappearance. My inability to connect with the story also made me really unimpressed with the final twist(s). There were two major ones, and the first one was literally contradicted within a chapter. I think there are a lot of wonderful stories of people who try figuring out where their loved ones have disappeared to, weaving a strong, compelling, and twisty story. (Courtney Summers' Sadie comes to mind.) Unfortunately, I don't think this was one of them.Blog | Twitter | Instagram
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  • Victoria Bunce
    January 1, 1970
    I received a copy of WE TOLD SIX LIES from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you so much!Five stars and here’s why:I loved it. This YA book nailed the twisted, thrilling story, and the issues teens face in today’s fast-paced world where it is hard to trust anyone let alone the people you love. Everyone has a motive, and that’s why I started reading it and couldn’t put it down. The characters border on unreliable and unlikeable in the first few chapters, but they are relatable I received a copy of WE TOLD SIX LIES from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you so much!Five stars and here’s why:I loved it. This YA book nailed the twisted, thrilling story, and the issues teens face in today’s fast-paced world where it is hard to trust anyone let alone the people you love. Everyone has a motive, and that’s why I started reading it and couldn’t put it down. The characters border on unreliable and unlikeable in the first few chapters, but they are relatable, and honestly, that made the story quite refreshing. And thrilling. I was on the edge of my seat until the very end. Total book hangover.If you love an intriguing plot that explores what it truly means to love someone, then this book is for you. Highly recommend!
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  • Sofii♡ (A Book. A Thought.)
    January 1, 1970
    I want to thank NetGalley and Entangled: Teen for providing me with this copy in exchange for an honest reviewWell, this was a wild ride. I honestly expected something different from this story, I liked certain aspects such as the plot twist and the final chapters, which were quite solid. On the other hand the characters are very stereotyped and there's a lot of cliche going on in the relationships and the plot in general . It was an interesting book, although I wasn't surprised about it2.7/5 ⭐⭐ I want to thank NetGalley and Entangled: Teen for providing me with this copy in exchange for an honest reviewWell, this was a wild ride. I honestly expected something different from this story, I liked certain aspects such as the plot twist and the final chapters, which were quite solid. On the other hand the characters are very stereotyped and there's a lot of cliche going on in the relationships and the plot in general . It was an interesting book, although I wasn't surprised about it2.7/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ You can find more of my reviews on my blog A Book. A Thought. The book is about this girl named Molly, she has just disappeared and now all eyes are on her recent boyfriend Cobein, as the main suspect. and the big question is what has really happened to Molly?, has she escaped from her complicated life? or someone kidnapped her?. Cobain will do anything to find out what has happened to his girlfriend, and meanwhile, many secrets will be revealed You already know that I LOVE mystery and thrillers, this kind of genres, I usually enjoy a lot, with this book, in general, I feel that the plot is very unoriginal, it's something that I've read before and it's possibly something that we have all read at some point. It's about this girl with crazy personality and great beauty, who disappears a day without leaving a trace and suddenly the police suspects the most obvious person, her boyfriend. This could be something that doesn't bother me, but in this case I don't think there's much more than that happening. I feel like I'm unsure about this book and I feel a little "meh" about the plot, you know?The characters were a big point of why I haven't been able to fully enjoy this book, I didn't like any of them . Let's start with Molly, she's unbearable, really. She's the typical beautiful and manipulative girl who always gets what she wants, and is so rebellious and strange. I think that's how the author want us to see her, to make us believe that she's deep and mysterious, but to me, her decisions don't make any sense, she's always saying weird things, her dialogues are very confusing . It's obvious that her past and her family story have impacted her a lot, but that doesn't explain 100% her erratic behavior. I end up thinking that she's simply a selfish person who only cares about herself.Then we have Cobain, the typical mysterious guy, who always wears black and all that. Honestly, I hated him at first, he had such unfortunate phrases about other people bodies, and I thought "really?", OMG, it was a challenge to follow his chapters. Then there's his unhealthy obsession for Molly, they call it "love", but I don't think is that, I think their relationship is very sick. Cobain as a character grows quite towards the end, and after knowing more about his past and when the plot is revealed, then I managed to understand his personality a bit more, but even so, that relationship is a disaster. I hate this kind of romance when it's so obsessive and uncomfortable.Molly's always playing with Cobain and his feelings and I think she's so cruel. In the end, I understand that the poor guy is getting a little crazy, since she hasn't stopped manipulating him and playing with his head for months, Uh, this makes me so upsetThe book is told in a way that we jump in time between the "then" and the "now", and I really liked that, I think it's a very smart way to tell a mystery plot, it gives a very good touch, interesting and intriguing, because you're discovering things little by little and you can build theories of what's happening . I enjoyed more of the present chapters, and that's quite obvious since the past chapters were all about the relationship between Molly and Cobain, and although obviously it's super necessary, I don't like this couple so I it didn't care much. Anyway I want to emphasize that there are very good and atmospheric scenes that I enjoyed despite the characters.In a moment,the plot touches a possible mental illness or trauma of Cobain's character, and that was very interesting for me , and see how it connects with the ending was very well done. Even so, I would have liked to have gone deeper into the subject, since I love seeing how minds work.Despite having some problems with the book, it was very easy to read and I know that if you like the characters a little more than me, you can read it even faster. It flows very well, no doubt. I really LOVED the final chapters, the story unravels in a fantastic way and I think those last chapters have everything that the whole book should have had. It has action, drama, surprises and is very intense. I know I said a lot of things that I didn't like, but I must emphasize this great part of the book, it's VERY GOOD and I liked it a lot. The ending, along with the plot twist, save the book from being bad book to being an average book. I think it can be a big shock to many who are reading it. Personally, I'd created various theories about what had happened with Molly, but the revelation was unexpected, and it left me very pleased. I don't think this book is for everyone.If it's one of your first Thriller/Mystery books, and you're looking for something more contemporary or romantic, then, go for it, you'll be surprised. But keep in mind that it's romance heavy, and it's not a very good one. I don't believe that the characters are for everyone either, personally I LOVE the anti-hero characters, but these weren't for me, although maybe they work for you. So, if you decide to give it a chance it will not take you very long since it's fast paced and the chapters are very short, but consider the points we have talked about, because I think it could be a problem for you.
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  • Taylor Wilson
    January 1, 1970
    Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something happened. And now you’re gone.But don’t worry. I’ll find you. I just need to sift through the story of us to get to where you might be. I’ve got places to look, and a list of names.The police have a list of names, too. See now? There’s another lie. There is only one person they’re really looking at, Molly.And that’s yours truly.Molly is the new girl at Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something happened. And now you’re gone.But don’t worry. I’ll find you. I just need to sift through the story of us to get to where you might be. I’ve got places to look, and a list of names.The police have a list of names, too. See now? There’s another lie. There is only one person they’re really looking at, Molly.And that’s yours truly.Molly is the new girl at Cobain’s school. He’s a loner and really doesn’t talk to anyone until one day when Molly looks at him and tells him he is the one. Cobain is completely and totally infatuated with her. Molly has a past that she’s hiding, covering with lies, and wants to get away from anything connected to it, including her overbearing mother. With Cobain promising to do anything he can to make it happen, Cobain and Molly make plans to run away together. But something happens, and all eyes are on Cobain.I really enjoyed the writing style of this book. The chapters were different than any other book that I’ve read before. They were labeled Now, Then, and Molly. The story is told from Cobain’s point of view throughout most of the book so Now would be the present, Then was when he and Molly were together before she ran away, and Molly is from her present point of view. I found with it being written this way you got more of the story and the back story so nothing was left for you to wonder too much about. You can kind of see where the plot is going (or so you think) until you get closer to the end then you’re like WHAT?! (or at least that’s how I felt).I really liked Cobain’s character and how the author portrayed him. He was a loner, yes, but he wasn’t the stereotypical YA novel loner. He chose not to talk to people because no one would give him a chance. They all thought he was a freak because of something they knew really nothing about. Which is what led them all to believe that he’s the one that did something to Molly even all he did was love her.My feelings about Molly’s character went back and forth throughout the book, like situational feelings. One minute, I liked her, and the next I didn’t. Once I got more of a back story of her life, I understood a little more of why she was the way she was and the way she acted.I absolutely loved this book (as you can tell by my rare 5-star rating). This was a great YA thriller. Like I said before, I really liked the writing style and the characters and would really like to read another book by this author. I would recommend this to anyone who loves YA books with a twist!Thank you, NetGalley and Entangled Teen for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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  • gem
    January 1, 1970
    A really engaging and fast paced read, I read it in a couple of hours as I was desperate to find out what was going on!It’s part romance, part thriller and part mystery.Cobain is a fascinating character and I loved seeing how his mind worked as everything around him started to unravel. The differing narratives added an element of intrigue as I had my suspicions about who the kidnapper was but I couldn’t work out why that person would have done it!The ending was a big shocker!
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  • Alexandra
    January 1, 1970
    I received an e-ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Review can be found on *Milky Way of Books*This story was a mystery from page one. Cobain and Molly and their not-so-honest relationship were mindblowing in ways I didn't anticipate. I honestly didn't know the truth as I read two POVs moving from past to present but weaving masterfully a web of secrets, lies, and romance. Victoria Scott knows how to keep you trapped in the insecurities of her characters, how they try to weave t I received an e-ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Review can be found on *Milky Way of Books*This story was a mystery from page one. Cobain and Molly and their not-so-honest relationship were mindblowing in ways I didn't anticipate. I honestly didn't know the truth as I read two POVs moving from past to present but weaving masterfully a web of secrets, lies, and romance. Victoria Scott knows how to keep you trapped in the insecurities of her characters, how they try to weave through the mysteries and comes out stronger despite how damaged they become.A very good and highly anticipated book!
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  • Olivia Farr
    January 1, 1970
    "We Told Six Lies" is an engaging YA thriller. Cobain is an 18-year-old loner- he doesn't have any friends, and he is OK with that. There were some events in his childhood that we slowly get information about that led him to be a body builder without any set program. His size tends to keep most people at bay. Molly is different- she wants to get closer to him. They have been dating for a while when Molly disappears.Nothing seems to be adding up. The police keep questioning Cobain, but a letter i "We Told Six Lies" is an engaging YA thriller. Cobain is an 18-year-old loner- he doesn't have any friends, and he is OK with that. There were some events in his childhood that we slowly get information about that led him to be a body builder without any set program. His size tends to keep most people at bay. Molly is different- she wants to get closer to him. They have been dating for a while when Molly disappears.Nothing seems to be adding up. The police keep questioning Cobain, but a letter is sent to her mother which implies that Molly left of her own free will. Cobain loves Molly and misses her constantly- he doesn't want the police to focus on him, because then they won't be finding Molly. He is unsure if she did run away- though the plan was to run together- or if something more sinister happened. Told in then and now perspectives, we slowly piece together the past and what is happening in the present. We later get more perspectives that paint a clearer picture- but we don't get the whole until the end.In terms of thrillers, this was really engaging and kept me easily page-turning and nail-biting until the end. While I had predicted a few things, there were definitely twists and turns I did not see coming- and I love to be surprised like that. This book is a great twisty read that will suck you in from the get-go. I recommend for lovers of YA thrillers!Please note that I received an ARC from the publisher through netgalley. All opinions are my own.
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  • Patti Sabik
    January 1, 1970
    Tedious. For a kidnapping and/or murder mystery this story focused more detail on sex and make out scenes than really anything else. Maybe the intent was purposeful but to this reader it seemed to detract from the plot and made me lose interest in the couple’s relationship. The story was confusing but not in a good way. There weren’t little puzzle pieces that you wanted to put in your pocket and save for later in case they came in handy. When I got lost, I just simply didn’t care and continued t Tedious. For a kidnapping and/or murder mystery this story focused more detail on sex and make out scenes than really anything else. Maybe the intent was purposeful but to this reader it seemed to detract from the plot and made me lose interest in the couple’s relationship. The story was confusing but not in a good way. There weren’t little puzzle pieces that you wanted to put in your pocket and save for later in case they came in handy. When I got lost, I just simply didn’t care and continued to skim on. I didn’t like any of the characters so I was hoping for them to get arrested or die or both. Very painful to finish. ARC kindly provided by NetGalley.
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  • Kristi Housman Confessions of a YA Reader
    January 1, 1970
    This was a weird book, but in a good way.We Told Six Lies is told by Cobain and Molly and it goes back and forth between then and now.  Cobain is a quiet teen that lifts weights to be big.  He's awkward and doesn't have any friends.  He does idolize his brother, Holt, but he's in college and not home often.  His mom is hardly ever home and his dad is weird around him.  Molly is the new girl at school.  She lives with her mom and just wants to get away.  She is manipulative and lies often.  Molly This was a weird book, but in a good way.We Told Six Lies is told by Cobain and Molly and it goes back and forth between then and now.  Cobain is a quiet teen that lifts weights to be big.  He's awkward and doesn't have any friends.  He does idolize his brother, Holt, but he's in college and not home often.  His mom is hardly ever home and his dad is weird around him.  Molly is the new girl at school.  She lives with her mom and just wants to get away.  She is manipulative and lies often.  Molly decided to start hanging out with Cobain and he quickly falls in love with her.  But Molly pushes him away, even though she really does have feelings for him.Cobain and Molly decide to run away together.  But something goes wrong and Molly is taken by someone in a white van.  Cobain is a suspect and he struggles to remember facts from the night before Molly disappeared.  He makes a list of suspects and starts looking into each person.  Cobain is told things that he can't make sense of.   In Molly's chapters, she is being held in a cabin by someone in a mask.  He disguises his voice and asks her to call him Blue.  Molly tries to figure out who Blue is and worries that it might be Cobain.  She struggles to cope with her feelings for Cobain while trying to find a way to get out.There is a lot of lying as the title suggests.  The author does a good job making the reader wonder what is real and what is a lie.  The book was a quick read and there were parts that were hard to put down.  It's not without its flaws, but I did enjoy this one.Warnings for talk of suicide, sex, language, mental illness, and kidnapping.  Thank you to Entangled Teen and Netgalley for my copy for review.  I gave this book 3  1/2 stars (rounded up to 4 on Goodreads).
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  • Jackie
    January 1, 1970
    This is one of the few times in recent years where a twist actually made me gasp out loud and for that I have to say bravo. “We Told Six Lies” tells the story of Cobain and Molly, a twisted young love story where manipulation and lofty dreams are spoken in whispers and soft glances but is quickly dropped like a rock in the sea when Molly goes missing and the only suspect is her boyfriend. When the past and present collide Cobain must sift through the lies of their relationship to find the truth This is one of the few times in recent years where a twist actually made me gasp out loud and for that I have to say bravo. “We Told Six Lies” tells the story of Cobain and Molly, a twisted young love story where manipulation and lofty dreams are spoken in whispers and soft glances but is quickly dropped like a rock in the sea when Molly goes missing and the only suspect is her boyfriend. When the past and present collide Cobain must sift through the lies of their relationship to find the truth about her disappearance before it’s too late. This book is one of the best unreliable narrators I’ve ever read because we get not one but three who all contribute to the main plot and all who can’t be trusted and the only thing they have in common is that lies are their only hope for survival. Here’s the thing I’m sure Molly is going to get a bit of hate which I understand but I personally loved her. Every moment we spend with her shows how layered her character is even if we know from the beginning that she’s not to be trusted and there’s something darker lurking just below the surface. We play around with Stockholm Syndrome a bit which isn’t something I’ve had a lot of experience reading about but it was an interesting component to the story as we saw something unexpected unfold between the predator and victim who were both wearing masks and playing a role as they did things the other didn’t expect and developed a bond that was necessary for survival. And that twist! I am ashamed to say I did not see it coming and that’s so unlike me with mystery/thrillers to the point that I want to do another read to see if I can pick up on what I clearly missed the first time around. This is a fast paced read that dives into the unknowns surrounding an outcast looking to blend in only to have his life turned upside down by a first love and the fallout of when that emotion turns sour and I enjoyed every second of it. **special thanks to the publishers and netgalley for providing an arc in exchange for a fair and honest review**
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  • Amy
    January 1, 1970
    This is one of those books that, as you read it, you keep trying to figure out why. Why would Victoria Scott give a character the name Cobain and never reference - not even once - the most famous Cobain of all. Why would Molly be attracted to Cobain? Like, for real. Why? Yes, he's supposed to be huge and muscley, but he's also STRANGE. Dude is straight up weird, and not in a way that a high school girl would find attractive. Why is Cobain so fixated on Molly? She isn't even nice. You get the sen This is one of those books that, as you read it, you keep trying to figure out why. Why would Victoria Scott give a character the name Cobain and never reference - not even once - the most famous Cobain of all. Why would Molly be attracted to Cobain? Like, for real. Why? Yes, he's supposed to be huge and muscley, but he's also STRANGE. Dude is straight up weird, and not in a way that a high school girl would find attractive. Why is Cobain so fixated on Molly? She isn't even nice. You get the sense that he has Mommy Issues, but Molly for sure is not maternal. She's all about saving her own skin.Why the big plot twist? I'm all for an author messing with my mind (see The Wife Before Me and Gone Girl), but those twists made me care even more about the characters and story. In this case, the twist made me see nothing but plot holes.Look, not every book is for every reader. This book is not for me. I didn't like anyone in it - not a one. The only reason I pushed through to finish reading it was because I was granted an advance reader's copy from the publisher and I felt obligated. If I were to have randomly picked up this book, I would have quit it by Chapter 5. If you read this book and liked it, please let me know. Please tell me what I missed and why I should give it another chance.
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  • PinkAmy loves books, cats and naps
    January 1, 1970
    ***I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.***4.5 STARSWho is Cobain? Is he the social outcast boyfriend of the missing Molly Bates?Is he her murderer?Did he imagine their relationship?Molly mesmerizes Cobain at first sight. Alluring. Mystical. Dangerous. Whatever would she see in a boy like Cobain. The police want to know. Everyone who knows him thinks he did *something* to her, even his older brother Holt. Even his parents. Especially ***I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.***4.5 STARSWho is Cobain? Is he the social outcast boyfriend of the missing Molly Bates?Is he her murderer?Did he imagine their relationship?Molly mesmerizes Cobain at first sight. Alluring. Mystical. Dangerous. Whatever would she see in a boy like Cobain. The police want to know. Everyone who knows him thinks he did *something* to her, even his older brother Holt. Even his parents. Especially the police.Told from Cobain’s perspective Then and Now, and Molly’s third person POV, I thought I knew where Victoria Scott was taking the story. I thought I figured out the twists early on. She had me fooled into assuming I knew where WE TOLD SIX LIES headed.I didn’t particularly like or trust Cobain or Molly. Her cryptic half-truths and lies and his lack of boundaries had me rooting against their romance. I didn’t need to care for the main characters to be invested in WE TOLD SIX LIES. Instead of hoping for a happy Hallmark ending, I wanted a twisty dark conclusion.At the halfway point, the story dragged a bit before picking up pace to a nonstop conclusion with more surprises than I could have anticipated.WE TOLD SIX LIES is a must read for mystery and thriller fans.
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  • Erin
    January 1, 1970
    I seem to have stumbled upon a few books in the last twelve months with ‘lie’ in the title and narrated by unreliable teenagers, or teenagers that have done something questionable. We Told Six Lies - the latest offering to make its way to my read list has a little of both. It also explores mental health and the impact it can have, not just on the person with the condition, but also people around them. With a blend of past and present, first, third and a type of breaking the 4th wall narration, t I seem to have stumbled upon a few books in the last twelve months with ‘lie’ in the title and narrated by unreliable teenagers, or teenagers that have done something questionable. We Told Six Lies - the latest offering to make its way to my read list has a little of both. It also explores mental health and the impact it can have, not just on the person with the condition, but also people around them. With a blend of past and present, first, third and a type of breaking the 4th wall narration, this book is likely to keep you on your toes. It was a little confusing at times trying to remember whose turn and what tense, and with the constant changes with each chapter, I couldn’t really settle in to a good, consistent reading rhythm.In the end the story was okay, but perhaps with all the lie books I’ve read lately, I’ve overdone it, like a radio song on high rotation. Or maybe this one just didn’t speak to me. Thank you to Victoria Scott, Entangled Publishing LLC, and NetGalley for an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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  • Allana June
    January 1, 1970
    Initially, I thought that this book is nothing but your typical YA book. Here we have a manic pixie dream girl that is sooooo out of the male lead’s league. She’s just so special unlike any other girl there (Well isn’t a female lead always special in YA books?). And we have a socially awkward male lead who has no friends, he’s just waiting for a girl to arrive who will turn his world upside down. Typical, right? And to add to that, the female lead just mysteriously disappears. Kind of reminds me Initially, I thought that this book is nothing but your typical YA book. Here we have a manic pixie dream girl that is sooooo out of the male lead’s league. She’s just so special unlike any other girl there (Well isn’t a female lead always special in YA books?). And we have a socially awkward male lead who has no friends, he’s just waiting for a girl to arrive who will turn his world upside down. Typical, right? And to add to that, the female lead just mysteriously disappears. Kind of reminds me of Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska. So, at first, I wasn’t that into this book. I assumed that this book will not stand out from other YA books.But heyyyyy I was so wrong! For me this book is more of a thriller than a young adult book because what made this interesting are the mysteries. Molly, the female lead, is missing. The book starts with the police questioning Cobain, the male lead, who is Molly’s boyfriend. From the POV of Cobain, we find out that he’s actually very worried about Molly so we initially rule him out as the suspect. So, the first mystery was “What happened to Molly?” But then, we find out soon enough that she was abducted. The ultimate question is “Who took Molly?” Is it Cobain?It couldn’t be, right? He loves Molly. Or was it really love or obsession?The best part about this book is the plot twist. My suspicion is right but not really. You’d have to read the book to get that. Anyways, I was shocked. It was the almost to the level of my surprise from the twist from We Were Liars. That intense! The plot twist was also strengthened with the book being perfectly paced. It was a bit of a slow start but I realized that it was beneficial for the overall pacing. There were certain parts that we need to absorb slowly in order to be fully immersed by the end. Towards the end, I couldn’t seem to stop reading. I just had to get there. I just had to find out what was going to happen. The characters are also deeper than I initially thought especially the complexity of the mind of Cobain. I was actually very annoyed about how he talks about Molly, more on because he’s just always so Molly Molly Molly. I never really understood that even with the ending but I like that he’s more than that. I’m not a fan of Molly either. But I am fan of how these characters were created. Certainly, a lot of time was spent to develop these characters because there were just so many layers. As people, they’re not perfect. As characters, they’re somewhere close.Overall, I highly recommend this book to everyone. This book will be published by March 2019 and I really think this book is something to be excited about especially if you are a fan of thrillers.For more review, go to http://readwanderloveandlive.blog/
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  • Carrie (brightbeautifulthings)
    January 1, 1970
    I received a free e-ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Entangled Publishing, LLC. Trigger warnings: kidnapping, abuse (physical, emotional, mental), mental illness, guns, blood, violence, suicide.When Cobain’s girlfriend, Molly, disappears, everyone thinks she ran away. What they don’t know is that Molly had planned to run away with him, and he can’t figure out why she left him behind. He’s the only one who suspects something more sinister has happened to her, but the more he investiga I received a free e-ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Entangled Publishing, LLC. Trigger warnings: kidnapping, abuse (physical, emotional, mental), mental illness, guns, blood, violence, suicide.When Cobain’s girlfriend, Molly, disappears, everyone thinks she ran away. What they don’t know is that Molly had planned to run away with him, and he can’t figure out why she left him behind. He’s the only one who suspects something more sinister has happened to her, but the more he investigates her disappearance, the guiltier he makes himself look. Before long, their friends, the police, and even his family think he might have kidnapped Molly himself–or worse. From day one, Molly meant to manipulate Cobain into helping her before she disappeared. She didn’t count on having feelings for him. The night she plans to leave town, she’s abducted at a gas station and wakes up in an unfamiliar basement, her bonds just short enough to keep her from reaching any doors or windows. Her only hope is that the boy she left behind–the boy she planned to leave–will figure out what’s happened to her before it’s too late.Thrillers are usually more compelling in theory than in execution, but We Told Six Lies is an exception. I was immediately drawn into Cobain and Molly’s drama, and the plot was gripping enough to keep me staying up late to read (and I’m an old woman in a young person’s body, so that almost never happens). The writing is a little strange. The chapters alternate between past and present from Cobain’s point of view, with later sections including chapters from Molly’s perspective (although that timeline is less clear, for necessary reasons). The strangeness is that Cobain’s past chapters are written in second person, as though he’s talking directly to Molly. Ordinarily, I think I would be irritated that there’s no underlying reason for this, but it just kind of works.I loved the complexity of the characters. Cobain is hulk-sized but passive and socially awkward; Molly is manipulative but not heartless. I really enjoyed getting to know them better as the story unraveled, and I’d be hard-pressed to find others like them in fiction. They felt fresh and original, as well as deeply messed up at times. There are readers who are going to be outraged by the toxicity and codependency of their relationship, so if that’s the kind of thing that sets you off, best stay clear. I’m a little disturbed, so I enjoyed the hell out of it. Is Cobain needy, overbearing, and at times physically intimidating? Yes. Does Molly’s manipulative nature push him into doing things he probably shouldn’t? Also yes. But it is damn compelling, and I don’t think either character is unaware of just how badly they behave sometimesThe plot itself is also well-crafted. We have pieces of the puzzle but no idea how they fit together. One of my favorite aspects of it are the chapters of Molly with her kidnapper. She’s appropriately frightened, but she’s also made of steel; her determination to manipulate her own abductor into either letting her go or killing himself is thrilling and well-executed. As Cobain conducts his own investigation, checking suspects off an increasingly far-fetched list, the novel starts nudging us in a direction I didn’t care for; the truth would be too horrible. Scott proves skilled at writing twisty plots though, and while I guessed one of the reveals, I never imagined she would take it as far as she does. The end manages to be tense and surprising and, while it’s a little over the top, it’s fairly satisfying. If you’re a fan of the genre and flawed, morally gray characters, We Told Six Lies is definitely for you.I review regularly at brightbeautifulthings.tumblr.com.
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  • Alice
    January 1, 1970
    First of all, thanks to NetGalley and Entangled Publishing for approving my request and sending me an eARC in exchange for a honest review.You have to know English isn’t my first language, so feel free to correct me if I make some mistakes while writing this review.There's a lack of mystery YA in my life, so I was immediately attracted to the gorgeous book's cover and its title. The story is about Cobain Kelly, a boy targeted at school even if he lifts weights everyday to look much bigger and in First of all, thanks to NetGalley and Entangled Publishing for approving my request and sending me an eARC in exchange for a honest review.You have to know English isn’t my first language, so feel free to correct me if I make some mistakes while writing this review.There's a lack of mystery YA in my life, so I was immediately attracted to the gorgeous book's cover and its title. The story is about Cobain Kelly, a boy targeted at school even if he lifts weights everyday to look much bigger and intimidating. He wears total black, he's quiet and people think of him as "weird". His family cares about him, but somehow they also keep a distance from him due to something that happened when he was a child. Enter Molly Bates, the new girl at school. She's the first person who seems to really see Cobain for who he is. And he sees Molly as well: he sees through her lies and her deceptive attitude, he sees the way Molly manipulates those around her to get what she wants but also the way she somehow hates her "gift". They start a relationship and people can see how Cobain is happier, but they can't help but wonder what Molly sees in him. They have plans to run away together. But then Molly disappears and people seem to think she ran away on purpose, maybe she wanted to distance herself from Cobain. Cobain can't believe those things: they were happy, they were in love, surely Molly didn't manipulate him as well as others. But those around him tell another story: they argued, they broke up and maybe Cobain couldn't stand it - even his parents and his brother are doubting his innocence. Cobain is sure of himself: he never hurt Molly and he can't imagine doing so. But how come he's the only one suspected and questioned by the police? It starts a little slow and sure I had a couple of days when I was so busy I couldn't even turn on my ereader, but at first I wasn't dying to know what happenend to Molly. Then, near the second half, it picks up the pace. I didn't get particularly attached to the characters - Molly's truths are always lies, but I found something in common with Cobain when it came down to his dislike of his schoolmates, the bullying and the way he saw himself. It doesn't delve more deeply into secondary characters because the main focus is on Cobain and Molly, their story and the consequences on Cobain of her disappearance - secondary characters are functional to them. It needs to be said that you can't get too much attached to any of them because they are all unrelieable characters: there are so many lies, so many versions of a story told by and to different people. The story is told by Cobain and it switches from then and now - you can sense something is not quite alright, especially when he learns what Molly said about him and their relationship to her other friends. Is it possible he made everything up? Is it possible he misundersood her intentions?The author changes the way she narrates the story multiple times: the present is told by Cobain in a first person perspective, the past is told by Cobain as well but he speaks to Molly directly and he uses a second person style breaking the fourth wall - it seems like we're Molly and he's speaking to us, willing us to remember an event or something that happened. There's also a third perspective written in third person that fills the holes left by Cobain. It borders on obsession in a creepy way and I suspected a thing, I thought I was right but then I was proved wrong. It's a mental game, a web of lies and that final twist I didn't see it coming because of that idea I had before. I've been left with an unanswered question, but it's nothing too big - nothing big enough to compromise the ending.The basic point is, like our old Dr. House said, everybody lies.
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  • Christina
    January 1, 1970
    ***I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review***Who is this author and why haven't I heard of her before? No, seriously...this book just completely rocked me. It's rocked me so hard that I'm sure to have a book hangover for at least another couple of days. Wow....Just....WOW!!!!!Cobain isn't exactly liked. Ok, lets face it, he's made fun of by his peers and tries sticking to the shadows as best as he can. Until one day, a girl sees him. No...she doesn't just see him, sh ***I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review***Who is this author and why haven't I heard of her before? No, seriously...this book just completely rocked me. It's rocked me so hard that I'm sure to have a book hangover for at least another couple of days. Wow....Just....WOW!!!!!Cobain isn't exactly liked. Ok, lets face it, he's made fun of by his peers and tries sticking to the shadows as best as he can. Until one day, a girl sees him. No...she doesn't just see him, she...finds him. Now, it's his turn to find her. Cryptic? You bet. Because there's no way in hell I'm giving away any part of this masterpiece. Molly is determined. For what? Eh...I'm not spoiling that one. Nope. Let's just say that she's completely focused and is willing to sacrifice in order to get it. That is until she's forced to...stop. Forced to just...be. How far would you go to just, be? This is probably one of the hardest reviews I've had to write. Why? Because there are so many things that you need to read for the first time. Is this book YA? Yes. But I also a thriller that borderlines dark. Since I've never read this author before and don't know if this is her normal genre, I can only comment about this one. She nailed it!!! In fact, she nailed it so much so that I may need to start stalking....I mean following her. That's not creepy, right?
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