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We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott
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it was amazing
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"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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Reading Progress

June 29, 2018 – Shelved
June 29, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
November 13, 2018 – Shelved as: netgalley-reviews
December 6, 2018 – Started Reading
December 7, 2018 –
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December 8, 2018 –
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December 8, 2018 –
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December 8, 2018 – Finished Reading

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