Published by Delacorte Press
WE WERE LIARS The Deluxe Edition, Blog Tour
The New York Times bestseller We Were Liars is now available as a not-to-be-missed hardcover deluxe edition! Whether you know how it ends (shh . . . don t tell!) or have let too many seasons go by without discovering the truth about the Liars for yourself, you will want to get your hands on the exclusive new content in this deluxe edition.
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.
We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree, E. Lockhart. In addition to the bestselling novel, the collectors’ edition includes:
.Never-before-shared letters from Gat to Cadence
.A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the author s creative process
.The author’s hand-drawn map of Beechwood Island and the Sinclair family tree
.Unique ideas for book discussions Sinclair family style
.An excerpt from E. Lockhart s upcoming novel Genuine Fraud a psychological thriller that will leave you breathless
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
Praise for We Were Liars:
20 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents. The Wall Street Journal
A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten. Parade.com
Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable. John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars
You re going to want to remember the title. Liars details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending. Entertainment Weekly
An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing. The New York Times Book Review
No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is . . . [Lockhart s] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic. Chicago Tribune
I am the author of We Were Liars, Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and the Ruby Oliver quartet: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. How to Be Bad was co-written with Lauren Myracle and Sarah Mlynowski.
Disreputable History was a Printz Award honor book, a finalist for the National Book Award, and recipient of the Cybils Award for best young adult novel. We Were Liars is a New York Times bestseller. It won the Goodreads Choice Award and was Amazon’s #1 YA novel of 2014.
I have a doctorate in English literature from Columbia University. My field was 19th-century British novel. In 2013 I chaired the committee on Young People’s Literature for the National Book Awards. I currently teach creative writing at Hamline University’s low-residency MFA program in Writing for Children.
PLEASE WELCOME E LOCKHART TO BOOKHOUNDS YA
- Even though this is BookHounds, we respect cats. Does your cat inspire your writing? What about the dog? (feel free to include pictures)
If you have read We Were Liars you know I like dogs, and I put them in many of my books. There is a darling Harlequin Great Dane in The Boyfriend Listand its sequels. His name is Polka Dot. But the truth is that I’m a cat person. My cat, Blizzard, is very unhelpful, however. All he does is look good. (photo attached)
- Since you are the object of fangirls everywhere, what author would you fan ?
I am a little obsessed with Helen Oyeyemi right now: Boy, Snow, Bird. And with Chitra Bannerjee Divakaruni, whose latest is Before We Visit the Goddess, but I especially love the magic in Mistress of Spices.
- What makes you cringe?
- What are you reading right now?
Jaclyn Moriarty’s A Tangle of Gold, Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime, Philip Roth’s Goodbye, Columbus.
- What was the last thing you googled?
The Brooklyn Book Festival YA author line-up. It’s a great festival in my hometown that happens every September. I haven’t been in the festival for a couple years, but I have a new book this fall (Genuine Fraud) so I’ll be running around discussing it.
3 winners will receive deluxe edition copies of WE WERE LIARS, US Only.
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