Lies Like Love

Lies Like Love : Young Adult Thriller

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'A BRILLIANT TWIST' Sunday Express Lies Like Love is the haunting and heart-breaking new novel from Louisa Reid, critically acclaimed author of Black Heart Blue. LIES 'There were a few problems ...bullying ...a fire ...' LIKE 'I think she's verging on psychosis ...now she's lashing out.' LOVE 'She's got no one else to fight for her.' Sixteen year-old Audrey just wants to be normal. She's trying to fit in. But what happens when the person closest to you suffocates you with their love? What happens then? Praise for Louisa Reid: 'Absolutely wonderful' Guardian 'Emotive, sometimes shocking story' Sunday Times 'A moving, gripping story' Sun '[Lies Like Love] ...chillingly unravels a dysfunctional relationship that threatens to destroy the love it feeds on. Reid evokes the uncertainty and joy of teenage romance with all its passion and pain and brilliantly controls the increasingly disturbing truth ...' Daily Mail 'Heartbreaking ...Demands to be read all at once, but will stay with you long after' Teri Terry, author of the Slated trilogy 'Stunning, shocking, sad and incredibly touching ...You will read it in one sitting then want to share the book with someone else' LoveReading 'We read this in one sitting.' Teen Now ***** 'The debut author of 2012 to watch' Film vs Book About the author: Louisa Reid is married with two young daughters and currently teaches English in a girls' school in Cambridge. She is originally from Cheshire, studied English at Oxford and has lived in London and Zurich. Her pupils are definitely not the inspiration for her characters in her novels but witnessing their passion for great fiction inspired her to write for young adults.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 34mm | 339.99g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141343192
  • 9780141343198
  • 761,178

About Louisa Reid

Louisa Reid is 35 years old, married with two young daughters and currently teaches English in a girls' school in Cambridge. She is originally from Cheshire, studied English at Oxford and has lived in London and Zurich. Her pupils are definitely not the inspiration for her characters in her novels but witnessing their passion for great fiction inspired her to write for young adults.show more

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Emotive, sometimes shocking story The Sunday Times A brilliant twist Sunday Express Some books stay with you long after you've finished them and Reid's debut is one of them. It is a moving, gripping story The Sun Absolutely wonderful Bidisha, The Guardian Heartbreaking ... demands to be read all at once, but will stay with you long after -- Teri Terry, author of the Slated trilogy We read this in one sitting. ***** Teen Now Stunning, shocking, sad and incredibly touching. We are pretty sure you will read it in one sitting then want to share the book with someone else LoveReading the debut author of 2012 to watch Film vs Book Shockingly brilliant. @sunbookscolumn [Lies Like Love] ... chillingly unravels a dysfunctional relationship that threatens to destroy the love it feeds on. Reid evokes the uncertainty and joy of teenage romance with all its passion and pain and brilliantly controls the increasingly disturbing truth ... Daily Mailshow more

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208 ratings
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