We Were Liars Book Report

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I read the book We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. It is a story about a young girl named Cadence Sinclair. This book has taught me a few lessons that are important for people of all ages. Lessons such as appreciate those you love and don’t make major decision while under emotional stress or the influence.

E. Lockhart also known as Emily Jenkins has written six other books including a four book series about Ruby Oliver a fictional character. She has two other books: Dramarama and Fly on the Wall. Lockhart has also co written a book with authors, Lauren Myracle and Sarah Mlynowski. Emily attended the University of Columbia and started her writing career in her home town New York City. She has been nominated for numerous awards such as Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction in which she won.

We Were Liars is about a young girl from the rich and powerful Sinclair
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Their group called themselves “the liars”. In summer 15 Cadence suffered a serious brain injury and lost every memory from that year. She wasn’t allowed to go back to the island or do much of anything for two years. When Cadence could finally go back to island the memories from summer 15 slowly began coming back. She remembered that “the liars’ had drank a couple of beers and then planned to set fire to the family homes. Cadence remembers she lit the fire to soon.

One lesson I have learned from We Were Liars is to appreciate those I love. It’s a sad but very true fact that we all look for something better instead of realizing what we really need is right in front of our faces. In this story the whole family had lived off trust funds from their father instead of working for what they wanted and always wanted more than what they got. They even used their own children to get what they wanted. If they would have realized what they had then they would not be where they are
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