Liar

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Allen & Unwin, 2009 - False testimony - 329 pages
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Micah is a liar. That's the one thing she won't lie about. Over the years, she's duped her classmates, her teachers, and even her parents. But when her boyfriend Zach dies under brutal circumstances, Micah sets out to tell the truth. At first the truth comes easily-because it is a lie. Other truths are so unbelievable, so outside the realm of normal, they must be a lie. And the honest truth is buried so deep in Micah's mind even she doesn't know if it's real.
The ultimate unreliable narrator takes readers on a thrill ride in this highly acclaimed novel. Prepare to grasp for truth until the very last page.

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User Review  - KristySP - LibraryThing

I liked what the author did with the concept of "werewolves." Her story and her characters were interesting, although I didn't find any of them likable. However, it was yet ANOTHER teen book suffering ... Read full review

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User Review  - russell.alynn - LibraryThing

I don't think I'm any closer to figuring out Micah. I still don't know exactly what she was telling the truth about and I have so many questions. I keep forgetting that she's not a real person, and I ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Justine Larbalestier was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. She is a young-adult fiction author and is best known for the Magic or Madness trilogy: Magic or Madness, Magic Lessons and Magic's Child. Her other works include Liar, How to Ditch Your Fairy, and The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction. In 2014 her title, Razorhurst, won the Aurealis Award in the Horror Novel category. This title also made the Inky Awards 2015 shortlist and the Queensland Literary Awards 2015 shortlist in the Young Adult category. She will be at the Melbourne Writers Festival Schools Program 2015.

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