Lies We Tell Ourselves (Paperback) - Robin Talley

Lies We Tell Ourselves (Paperback) - Robin Talley

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Lie #1: I'm not afraid Lie #2: I'm sure I'm doing the right thing

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Lie #1: I'm not afraid Lie #2: I'm sure I'm doing the right thing

***SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016*** ***WINNER OF THE INAUGURAL AMNESTY CILIP HONOUR 2016***

Lie #1: I'm not afraid

Lie #2: I'm sure I'm doing the right thing

Lie #3: I don't care what they think of me

It's 1959. The battle for civil rights is raging. And it's Sarah's first day of school as one of the first black students at previously all-white Jefferson High.

No one wants Sarah there. Not the Governor. Not the teachers. And certainly not the students - especially Linda, daughter of the town's most ardent segregationist.

Sarah and Linda are supposed to despise each other. But the more time they spend together, the less their differences matter. And both girls start to feel something they've never felt before. Something they're determined to ignore.

Because it's one thing to stand up to an unjust world - but another to be terrified of what's in your own heart.

'The main characters are terrific in what is a moving YA novel. And an important one.' - The Telegraph'

This is so thought-provoking it almost hurts to read it, yet every word is needed, is necessary and consequently this is a novel that lingers long after you've finished it' - Lovereading

'This is an emotional and compelling read that I did not want to put down. It is [...]beautifully written and the tension just simmers on the pages.' - Bookbabblers

'This book packs a very powerful punch' - Historical Novel Society

'With great characterisation, tough issues covered, and a plot which had me guessing right up until the last pages, this is a must-read. Massively recommended!' - The Bookbag

'This exceptional novel of first love and sexual awakenings is set against a backdrop of shocking racism and prejudice. It is incredibly well written as the tense, riveting story seamlessly combines fiction with historical fact.' - Booktrust

*A Goodreads Choice Awards semi-finalist 2014*

About the Author

Robin Talley is the New York Times bestselling author of the highly acclaimed novels Pulp, Our Own Private Universe, As I Descended, What We Left Behind and Lies We Tell Ourselves. Her books have won accolades including the Amnesty CILIP Honour and have also been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.

She worked in digital communications for LGBTQ rights, women's rights, educational equity, and other progressive causes for fifteen years before she turned to writing full-time. Robin lives in Washington, DC with her wife and their daughter. You can find her online at www.robintalley.com or on Twitter @robin_talley.

Contributor:
Robin Talley
Imprint:
Mira Ink
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Release Date:
03 Oct 2014
Number of Pages:
384
Binding:
Paperback / softback
ISBN13:
9781848452923

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