REVIEW: MY LIES, YOUR LIES, BY SUSAN LEWIS

She’s rewriting history, but which version of the truth will she tell?

Joely tells other people’s secrets for a living. As a ghost writer, she’s used to scandal—but this just might be her strangest assignment yet. Freda has never told her story to anyone before. But now she’s ready to set the record straight and right a wrong that’s haunted her for forty years.

Freda’s memoir begins with a 15-year-old girl falling madly in love with her male teacher. As Joely sets out to write this troubling love story, she is spun into a world of secrets and lies she could never have imagined, causing her to question everything she thought she knew about her own family.

Delving further into Freda’s past, Joely’s sure she can uncover the truth—but at what cost?

Breathlessly intriguing from the first page to the last, My Lies, Your Lies is a gripping novel that intertwines the tumultuous past of one mysterious woman to the present of another with a harrowing, unexpected twist.
 
 
 
 
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As we begin My Lies, Your Lies, we are thrust into the story of a ghostwriter contemplating a new assignment. And interspersed with her story is a narrative from 1968 that slowly unfolds to reveal another story. Whose story is it, and what will be revealed?

There were so many layers and so many leaps between the past and the present that I had to keep myself alert for the twists and turns. Just when I thought I knew what would happen, I was surprised.

The characters were connected in many unexpected ways, so I did enjoy discovering how they were linked as I kept reading.

By the end, I wasn’t sure who to trust or who to believe, but I did love learning about them all. A 4.5 star read.
 
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