Lisa and her guest Molly Shea discuss, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. This is a mystery about the ultra-wealthy family the Sinclairs. Cadence Sinclair Eastman is the eldest daughter of the Sinclair family. The entire family spends each summer on the island and one summer a mystery occurs.
As a result of this mystery, we meet Cadence who suffers from extreme migraines and takes painkillers daily. Lisa and her guest talk about the characters, and whether the “surprise twist,” at the end is believable. There will be major plot spoilers at 20 minutes into the show.
In the New York Times piece, the publication says the novel didn’t dig deep into the characters’ actual personalities. In this Youtube video, E. Lockhart talks about taking the ferry to Martha’s vineyard as a child and seeing the tiny islands owned by uber-wealthy people.
Books mentioned on the Podcast
Whistle, A New Gotham City Hero by E. Lockhart
Counting Down With You by Tashie Bhuiyan
In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
Laundry Love by Patric Richardson and Karin B. Miller
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