Lies We Tell Ourselves
Publish date: September 30th 2014
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
What a powerful read. This book really delved deep into the southern consciousness in regards to integration. I really liked how it explored both sides of the issue and the reasons why people believed what they did.
That was a tough read. I was sort of expecting a fluffy romance with this one. Not a gut wrenching punch in the feels. Some of this was very very difficult to read, what Sarah and her friends go through is horrendous. Though difficult to ready the character growth shown by Sarah and Linda was pre...
I liked Lies We Tell Ourselves, but it just didn’t quite live up to the hype I had for it. Then again, it had a lot of hype going for it. So, I guess it was bound to be sort of a disappointment. Let’s talk about the good first, because there’s a lot of good with this book. I loved how Talley...
This is an interesting Young Adult book about the struggles the African descendants had when they first integrated white schools in the US in the 1950s. If it had stayed on topic I might well have been giving five stars, unfortunately the impact was lost with the introduction of a homosexual element...
This might have been one of my favourite reads this year (this and another one). I honestly didn't expect it to be this good, but it proved me completely wrong. I was hooked within the first few pages, and more so when the story got going. This book was a good glimpse in this dark part of history, n...
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