Family of Liars

By Emanuel Berger | May 17 2022 | AdultsChildren'sBlog

The thrilling prequel to the TikTok phenomenon and #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Liars takes readers back to the story of another summer, another generation, and the secrets that will haunt them for decades to come.

A windswept private island off the coast of Massachusetts.
A hungry ocean, churning with secrets and sorrow.
A fiery, addicted heiress. An irresistible, unpredictable boy.
A summer of unforgivable betrayal and terrible mistakes.

Welcome back to the Sinclair family.
They were always liars.

 

E. Lockhart is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Liars. She also invented a superhero for DC Comics. Her books include Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero; Again Again; The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, a National Book Award Finalist and a Printz Honor Book; and Genuine Fraud, a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. Visit her online at EmilyLockhart.com.
IG: elockhartbooks Twitter: elockhart

 

Praise for Family of Liars:

“Poetic and thoughtful….  I anticipated that at some point a shocking twist would come. And, wow, does it ever.” —The New York Times

“Besides superb character development, there is a dark, supernatural angle that makes this an interesting novel with unexpected twists…. An atmospheric story that will welcome new and seasoned readers to the Sinclair family.” —NPR

“Full of plot twists, betrayal, and ugly family secrets, fans of the first novel will no doubt love it.” —Paste Magazine

★ “Beautiful and devastating.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “[A] layered, atmospherically tense exploration of jealousy, love, and family loyalty.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ “While knowledge of the earlier title enriches the drama here, this is still absolutely engrossing, and readers will wonder what other tragic secrets the Sinclairs are hiding.” —The Bulletin, starred review

“[An] unsettling yet striking prequel to the bestselling We Were Liars.” —Shelf Awareness

“The novel is uncomfortably thought-provoking… and is impossible to put down.” —The Horn Book

Family of Liars
The Prequel to We Were Liars
978-0-593-48585-9
The thrilling prequel to the TikTok phenomenon and #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Liars takes readers back to the story of another summer, another generation, and the secrets that will haunt them for decades to come.
$19.99 US
May 03, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
320 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

We Were Liars
978-0-385-74126-2
A New York Times bestseller, We Were Liars is an original and deeply charged psychological thriller.
$18.99 US
May 13, 2014
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
256 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

Again Again
978-0-385-74479-9
This twisty novel from the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud asks: What if there were infinite universes and infinite ways to fall in love?
$18.99 US
Jun 02, 2020
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
304 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

Genuine Fraud
978-0-385-74478-2
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! LENA DUNHAM AND JENNI KONNER OF GIRLS TO PRODUCE MOVIE!From the author of We Were Liars, which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes a mind-bending thriller told in reverse that Karen M. McManus, the New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying, called "brilliant.""Compulsively readable." --Entertainment Weekly
$10.99 US
May 07, 2019
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
288 Pages
Ember
Age 12 and up

The Boyfriend List
15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver
978-0-385-73207-9
From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller We Were Liars . . . E. Lockhart's The Boyfriend List is part of the Ruby Oliver quartet, which includes The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends and follows Ruby's trials and tribulations as she makes her way through her high school years.
$9.99 US
Sep 26, 2006
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
256 Pages
Ember
Age 12 and up

The Boy Book
A Study of Habits and Behaviors, Plus Techniques for Taming Them
978-0-385-73209-3
From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller We Were Liars . . . E. Lockhart's The Boy Book is part of the Ruby Oliver quartet, which includes The Boyfriend List, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends, and follows Ruby's trials and tribulations as she makes her way through her high school years.
$9.99 US
Apr 22, 2008
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
224 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

The Treasure Map of Boys
Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon--and Me, Ruby Oliver
978-0-385-73427-1
From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller We Were Liars . . . E. Lockhart's The Treasure Map of Boys is part of the Ruby Oliver quartet, which includes The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, and Real Live Boyfriends and follows Ruby's trials and tribulations as she makes her way through her high school years.
$8.99 US
Jul 27, 2010
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
256 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

Real Live Boyfriends
Yes. Boyfriends, plural. If my life weren't complicated, I wouldn't be Ruby Oliver
978-0-385-73429-5
From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller We Were Liars . . . E. Lockhart's Real Live Boyfriends is part of the Ruby Oliver quartet, which includes The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, and The Treasure Map of Boys and follows Ruby's trials and tribulations as she makes her way through her high school years.
$9.99 US
Dec 27, 2011
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
240 Pages
Ember
Age 12 and up

Fly on the Wall
978-0-385-73282-6
From the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller We Were Liars . . . E. Lockhart's Fly on the Wall brilliantly captures the details, language, and situations of teen life.
$8.99 US
Nov 13, 2007
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
192 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 12 and up

One of Us Is Lying
978-1-5247-1468-0
The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect and everyone has something to hide.
$17.99 US
May 30, 2017
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
416 Pages
Delacorte Press
Age 14 and up