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E. Lockhart is the author of four books about Ruby Oliver: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. She also wrote Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, and How to Be Bad (the last with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren Myracle). Her novel The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks was a Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, a finalist for the National Book Award, and winner of a Cybils Award for Best Young Adult Novel.
Wonderfully chilling, this is another thrilling treat from E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars. Two girls, in an intense relationship are both looking for escape but at what cost? When one disappears events suddenly become darker and we fall into a world of murder, fraud and villainy as identities are blurred and friendships crossed. There's a fine line between superhero and supervillain when someone needs to save herself. Lockhart's writing is edgy, fast paced and keeps you guessing until the end. Creepy, provocative and daring the protagonists (Jule and Imogen) continually leave you with a sense of unease as they draw you in not knowing what to believe and where the novel will take you next. We're looking in from the outside but Lockhart only lets you see what she wants you to before shocking you over and over with the sudden twists in events. Brilliant as always, E. Lockhart continues to enthrall with this, her latest thought-provoking novel.
Wonderfully chilling, this is another thrilling treat from E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars. Two girls, in an intense relationship are both looking for escape but at what cost? When one disappears events suddenly become darker and we fall into a world of murder, fraud and villainy as identities are blurred and friendships crossed. There's a fine line between superhero and supervillain when someone needs to save herself.Lockhart's writing is edgy, fast paced and keeps you guessing until the end. Creepy, provocative and daring the protagonists (Jule and Imogen) continually leave you with a sense of unease as they draw you in not knowing what to believe and where the novel will take you next. We're looking in from the outside but Lockhart only lets you see what she wants you to before shocking you over and over with the sudden twists in events. Brilliant as always, E. Lockhart continues to enthrall with this, her latest thought provoking novel. ~ Shelley Fallows
One of our Books of the Year 2014 A gripping story with a brilliantly shocking ending. Rich, beautiful, privileged – the Sinclair clan seem to have it all. For Cadence and her cousins that means long hot summers on their special holiday island. Days of swimming and picnics and parties. But around them swirl the problems of their parents and particularly, the complex issues of their inheritance. When Cadence hits her head in an accident she can’t remember anything about how it might have happened; a whole section of her life is missing. It is only when she goes back to the family island that the truth slowly and painfully becomes clear. Zoella Book Club title Summer 16. A Piece of Passion from Emma Matthewson, Editor-at-Large, Hot Key Books "This has been one of those books that just sucked everybody in from the moment we started reading. E. Lockhart has written a book of contrasts and of many parts, and that is what makes this book so very, very extraordinary and addictive. It is a book that was born to be talked about." Sarah Odedina, Hot Key MD, says: "Everyone at Hot Key Books is so excited and energised by having this breathtaking book on the list. It is a one-sitting heart-pounding read. It is quite simply unique and we know we are going to have a spectacular time bringing it to the attention of readers." In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
De la autoarea bestsellerului MincinosiiImogen este o mostenitoare bogata, orfana, pasionata de gatit si mai ales infidela in relatii. Jule este o luptatoare, un cameleon social si o sportiva neintrecuta. Imita accente, fura pasapoarte si mai ales identitati. O prietenie intensa. O disparitie. O crima sau poate doua. O poveste de iubire care a mers prost, sau poate trei. Obiecte contondente, deghizari, sange si ciocolata. Visul American, supereroi, spioni si raufacatori. O fata care refuza sa ofere lumii ce se asteapta de la ea. O fata care refuza sa fie persoana care era odinioara. Autoarea bestsellerului Mincinosii revine cu un nou roman psihologic plin de suspans: povestea unei tinere care se foloseste de talentele sale diabolice pentru a avea acces la o viata fermecatoare, ca in filmele hollywoodiene."e;Lockhart imbina atmosfera misterioasa si glamour din Mincinosii cu o poveste complicata despre doua adolescente si despre identitati false, rasturnand rolurile pe care le au in mod traditional personajele feminine."e; - Publishers Weekly"e;Acest nou thriller psihologic al lui Lockhart infrunta toate prejudecatile despre identitate."e; - Kirkus Review"e;O alegere excelenta pentru adolescentii carora le plac intrigile misterioase si povestile despre fete dure."e; - School Library Journal
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 "e;utterly unforgettable,"e;comes a unique novel that showcasesE. Lockhart's unmatched ability to play with style and deliver a perfectly plotted, well-written novel with a surprise twist.Be among the firstto meet Imogen and Jule! "e;Compulsively readable."e;Entertainment Weekly Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat.Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A bad romance, or maybe three.Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains. A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her.A girl who refuses to be the person she once was."e;You will devour it."e;Gayle Forman, bestselling author of If I Stay';Fans of E. Lockhart'sWe Were Liarswill love this . . . and definitely won't see the ending coming.' HelloGiggles.com ';Tangled secrets, diabolical lies and, ultimately, a mind-blowing outcome are crafted with the plotted precision we expect (and love!) from E. Lockhart.' Justine Magazine ';Moves at a breakneck speed.' Marie Claire ';As with E. Lockhart's previous novel, the best-selling "e;We Were Liars,"e; [readers] will likely finish the last page and flip right back to the beginning to search for clues they missed.' Chicago Tribune
Soon to be a major motion picture produced by stars of HBO series GIRLS, Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner From the author of the unforgettable bestseller WE WERE LIARS comes a suspenseful new psychological thriller - the story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves? You be the judge. Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat. Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A bad romance, or maybe three. Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains. A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her. A girl who refuses to be the person she once was. ----- Praise for GENUINE FRAUD 'Addictive and shocking feminist thriller' Lena Dunham 'A brilliant, twisty thriller--I loved it!' Karen M McManus, bestselling author of One Of Us Is Lying 'It is so good and you will devour it in one sitting. Then re-read it immediately.' @gayleforman (Gayle Forman on Twitter) 'Compelling and unique, I was absolutely hooked' Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You 'It's a captivating, suspenseful story made all the more bewitching by Lockhart's twisty narrative' Booklist 'An excellent choice recommended for teens and adults who love twisty mysteries and tough-as-nails teen girls' School Library Journal, starred review 'Lockhart blends the privileged glamour of WE WERE LIARS with a twisty, backward-running plot that's slick with cinematic violence. A bracing pace, a slew of far-flung locations, and a storyline that runs mostly in reverse will keep readers on their toes, never entirely sure of what these girls are responsible for or capable of.' Publishers Weekly
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars. Two teen theatre-fanatics. One dream. And SUMMER DRAMA CAMP. All-round theatre-enthusiast, Sarah - better known by her showbiz name, Sayde - is a girl with ambitions too big for the small and conventional town she lives in. Her life doesn't have the razzle-dazzle she craves. For once she wants to feel special, noticed and be the centre of attention. This summer Sadye has her talents set on Wildewood's prestigious theatre summer camp. And with her best friend Demi - a flamboyant falsetto, who is equally thrilled to be leaving their small town of Brenton - they will both experience a season of hormones, hissy fits, jazz hands, song and dance, true love and unitards! But despite all the glitz and glam, there comes rivalry and competition, and Sadye will have to prove her talents more than she has ever had to before. Summer at Wildewood will not only determine Sadye's future - but will also test her friendships.
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars, comes a story about one girl who saw everything . . . 'I think this might be the best YA novel...I've ever read. It's hilarious, and it's so very smart. I mean, I'm serious...It's really amazing.' - John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars At the Manhattan School of Art and Music, where everyone is unique, Gretchen Yee feels ordinary. It doesn't help that she's known as the shy girl who sits alone at lunch, drawing pictures of her favourite superhero, just so she won't have to talk to anyone. It's no surprise that Gretchen isn't exactly successful in the boy department. Her ex-boyfriend is a cold-fish-sometimes-flirty ex who she can't stop bumping into. Plus, she has a massive crush on a boy named, Titus but is too scared to make the first move. One minute he seems like a sensitive guy, the next, he's a completely different person when he's with his friends. She can't seem to figure boys out! Gretchen has one wish: to be a fly on the wall in the boy's locker room. What are boys really like? What do they talk about? This is the story of how one girl's wish came true.
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. Yes. Boyfriends, Plural. If My Life Weren't Complicated, I Wouldn't Be Ruby Oliver From E. Lockhart, author of the best-seller We Were Liars, and the highly-acclaimed The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. Ruby Oliver is in love. Or it would be love, if Noel, her real live boyfriend, would call her back. Not only is her romantic life a shambles: * her dad is eating nothing but Cheetos * her mother's got a piglet head in the refrigerator * Hutch has gone to Paris to play baguette air guitar * Gideon shows up shirtless * and the pygmy goat Robespierre is no help whatsoever Will Ruby ever control her panic attacks? Will she ever understand boys? Will she ever stop making lists? (No to that last one.) Ruby has lost most of her friends. She's lost her true love, more than once. She's lost her job, her reputation, and possibly her mind. But she's never lost her sense of humour. The Ruby Oliver books are the record of her survival.
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon-and me, Ruby Oliver From E. Lockhart, author of the best-seller We Were Liars, and the highly-acclaimed The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. Things are looking good for Ruby Oliver. It's the thirty-seventh week that she's been in the state of Noboyfriend. Ruby's panic attacks are bad, and her love life is even worse, not to mention the fact that more than one boy seems to be giving Ruby a lot of their attention. Rumours are flying, and Ruby's already not-so-great reputation is heading downhill. Not only that, she's also: * running a bake sale * learning the secrets of heavy-metal therapy * encountering some seriously smelly feet * defending the rights of pygmy goats * and bodyguarding Noel from unwanted advances. In this third instalment to the Ruby Oliver series, Ruby tries to pin down two important things: real friendship, and true love - if such a thing exists.
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver Ruby Oliver is fifteen and has a shrink. But before you make up your mind about her, you should know that she has had a pretty awful (and eventful) past ten days. She has: lost her boyfriend (#13 on the boyfriend list), lost her best friend, lost all her other friends, did something suspicious with a boy (#10), did something advanced with a boy (#15), had an argument with a boy (#14), drank her first beer (someone handed it to her), got caught by her mom (ag!), had a panic attack (scary), lost a lacrosse game, failed a math test, hurt Meghan's feelings, became a social outcast, and had graffiti written about her in the girls' bathroom. But don't worry, Ruby lives to tell the tale. Through a special assignment to list all the boys she's ever had the slightest, little, any-kind-of-anything with, comes an unfortunate series of events that would be enough to send any girl in a panic.
From E. Lockhart, author of the New York Times bestseller and Zoella Book Club 2016 title, We Were Liars, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. A Study of Boy Habits and Behaviours from me, Ruby Oliver From E. Lockhart, author of the best-seller We Were Liars, and the highly-acclaimed The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, comes this hilarious and heart-warming series. Here is how things stand at the beginning of newly-licensed driver Ruby Oliver's junior year at Tate Prep: Kim: Not speaking. But far away in Tokyo. Cricket: Not speaking. Nora: Speaking--sort of. Chatted a couple times this summer when they bumped into each other outside of school--once shopping in the U District, and once in the Elliot Bay Bookstore. But she hadn't called Ruby, or anything. Noel: Didn't care what anyone thinks. Meghan: Didn't have any other friends. Dr. Z: Speaking. And Jackson. The big one. Not speaking. But with a new job, an unlikely but satisfying friend combo, additional entries to The Boy Book and many difficult decisions help Ruby to see that there is, indeed, life outside the Tate Universe.
Vicky este fata rebela al carui iubit a ales sa pastreze o tacere ciudata de cand a plecat de la colegiu; Mel e nou-venita, disperata sa fie populara; iar Jesse ar face orice sa evite un secret care i-ar schimba viata.Fiecare dintre ele are propriul motiv sA scape de plicticosul lor orA E el, chiar E i pentru un weekend. AE a cA urcA n camioneta mprumutatA "e; de la mama lui Jesse E i pleacA spre Sud.Inimile se vor frnge, prieteniile vor fi puse la ncercare, iar un strA in ridicol de atrA gA tor poate da totul peste cap.Un roman spumos, cu dialoguri superinteligente E i o intrigA alertA care trece de la scene n care E i se pune un nod n gt la scene n care te tA vA leE ti pe jos de rs."e; - Publishers WeeklyO poveste amuzantA E i antrenantA despre cum faci faE A mai bine greutA E ilor cnd ai prietenii alA turi."e; - ALA Booklist
Primul roman din seria Ruby Oliver15 iubiE i, 11 E edinE e la psiholog, 4 broscuE e din ceramicA E i eu, Ruby OliverRuby Oliver are 15 ani E i merge la psiholog. E tie cA e ciudat, dar are o scuzA - a avut zece zile crncene, n care, printre altele:E i-a pierdut iubitul (bA iatul nr. 13)E i-a pierdut cea mai bunA prietenA E i-a pierdut toE i ceilalE i prietenia fA cut ceva E ocant de avansat cu bA iatul nr. 15s-a certat cu bA iatul nr. 14a picat un test la mate...n ciuda a toate astea, Ruby va supravieE ui... pentru a face E i mai multe liste.Dialoguri E i detalii supersavuroase: stilul lui E. Lockhart inconfundabil de incintant."e; - Publishers WeeklyLockhart a creat un personaj foarte simpatic: seamA nA cu Georgia Nicholson a lui Louise Rennison E i cu Bridget Jones... Iar schimburile de replici sunt memorabile."e; - School Library Journaln duminica de dupA ce eu E i Meghan am fost la festivalul filmelor lui Woody Allen, mi-am scos acuarelele din fundul sertarului de la birou. Cred cA din clasa a E aptea nu le mai folosisem. Am fA cut rost de o foaie de hrtie E i am pliat-o n douA . Ct de rA u mi pare? am scris cu mov. La fel de rA u..."e;Lista iubiE ilor mei (cE tigA toare, n 2006, a ALA Best Books for Young Adults) face parte dintr-o serie ce mai cuprinde: The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys E i Real Live Boyfriends.
De la autoarea bestsellerului MincinosiiFrankie Landau-Banks la 14 aniClubul De DezbateriIepuraE ul"e; lui tataO fetiE canA cam tocilarA Frankie Landau-Banks la 15 aniO tipA trA snetO limbA ascuE itA O dispoziE ie arE A goasA i un nou iubitFrankie Landau-BanksNu mai e genul de fatA care sA accepte un nu"e; ca rA spunsMai ales cnd nu"e; nseamnA sA nu fie primitA n societatea secretA a iubitului ei, destinatA exclusiv sexului masculinE i cnd sunt de fA cut attea E i attea farseFrankie Landau-Banks la 16 aniO posibilA infractoare de geniuAceasta e povestea parcursului ei!Lockhart a depA E it genul chick-lit cu aceastA analizA inteligentA a eternei dileme adolescentine: sA te adaptezi E i sA fii acceptat sau sA ieE i n evidenE A , riscnd sA fii respins. Un amuzant manifest feminist care va ncnta gaE ca fetelor. -- Kirkus ReviewsOdatA cu Frankie Landau-Banks, E. Lockhart creeazA un personaj de neuitat. AdolescenE ii vor fi ncntaE i de comportamentul ei rebel E i de ntrebA rile ei pA timaE e despre gen E i putere, indivizi E i instituE ii E i cum sA te ndrA gosteE ti fA rA sA te pierzi pe tine nsuE i. -- Booklistl plA cea. Era masiv. Aducea mai mult a bA rbat dect alE i bA ieE i de vrsta lui. i plA cea camera lui dezordonatA , nE esatA cu teancuri de cA rE i. i plA cea sA -l vadA pe terenul de lacrosse, unde era vedetA . Nu-i venea a crede cA o place pe ea, fiindcA n perioada aceea ncA aducea mult a puE toaicA deloc n largul ei, sfrijitA , cu picioare prea lungi, cu maxilarele proeminente E i pA rul zburlit, dar Porter zicea cA lui i se pA rea cA -i amuzantA E i cA are ochi frumoE i."e;
<p><strong>Socant, de o frumusete tulburatoare si foarte bine construit, <em>Mincinosii </em>o sa-ti ramana in minte pentru totdeauna.</strong></p><p>John Green, autor al romanului <em>Sub aceeasi stea</em>, bestseller New York Times</p><p>O familie frumoasa si distinsa.</p><p>O insula privata.</p><p>O fata vulnerabila si indragostita.</p><p>Un baiat curajos, plin de pasiune.</p><p>Un grup de patru prieteni, Mincinosii, a caror prietenie se dovedeste a fi distructiva.</p><p>O revolta. Un accident. Un secret.</p><p>Minciuna dupa minciuna.</p><p>Dragoste adevarata.</p><p>Adevarul.</p><p>Citeste <em>Mincinosii</em>. Si daca te intreaba cineva cum se sfarseste, minte, pur si simplu!</p><p>Obsedant, sofisticat... Mincinosii e un roman atat de captivant si de bine scris, incat nu numai adolescentii il vor indragi, ci si cititorii maturi. <em>- Wall Street Journal</em></p><p>E. Lockhart face un portret fidel al unei familii cu traditie, pentru care a pastra aparentele este vital si, in ultima instanta, tragic. <em>- The Chicago Tribune</em></p><p>Bine-ati venit la minunata familie Sinclair.</p><p>N-avem niciun criminal.</p><p>N-avem niciun dependent.</p><p>N-avem niciun ratat.</p><p>Familia Sinclair e compusa din indivizi atletici, inalti si frumosi. Suntem democrati, cu avere, din tata in fiu.</p><p>Nu conteaza daca unul dintre noi e indragostit pana la disperare, absolut pana la disperare.</p><p>Atat de indragostit incat trebuie luate masuri la fel de disperate.</p><p>Nimeni n-are nevoie de nimeni.</p><p>Nimeni nu greseste vreodata.</p><p>Traim, cel putin pe durata verii, pe o insula privata, in apropiere de linia de coasta din Massachusetts.</p><p>Poate ca asta este tot ce trebuie sa stiti."e;</p>
Frankie is smart, sharp, funny . . . and possibly a criminal mastermind As a girl, Frankie knows she is supposed to play by the rules, but the rules were made by Old Boys for boys and therefore are not her rules to begin with. - THE NEW YORK TIMES So Frankie Landau-Banks decides to take matters into her own hands, outsmarting the secret all-male society at her rich kid boarding school by tricking the members, including her own boyfriend, into believing her increasingly outrageous commands are their leader's. Undaunted by her male peers, Frankie contests the old-fashioned idea that it's the boys who rule the school proving that girls are not to be dismissed - even by her own father, a former member of the all-male society himself! Witty and sharp from the author of We Were Liars, this book will challenge girls' images of themselves, who they are in relation to boys and why. - THE NEW YORK TIMES
FromE. Lockhart, the author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestseller We Were Liars, which John Greencalled "e;utterly unforgettable,"e; comes the uproarious and heartwarming Ruby Oliver novelsThe Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriendsavailable for the first time together in an ebook omnibus edition.Follow Ruby Oliver through four hilarious installments about her high school life. There are boy troubles, friend troubles, panic attacks, and lists. There are mysterious notes, fruit roll-ups, upper-regioning, and more lists. There are mean-spirited rumors, smelly feet, frogs, and brownies. There are Cheetos, a piglet head, Paris, and baguette air guitar. Ruby Oliver manages it all with an enormous dose of humor and understated grace. She survives to tell the tale that will make readers cringe, weep, and laugh out loud!
A New York Times BestsellerOne of James Patterson's "e;Favorite Thrillers for the Beach"e; (New York Times)"e;Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents."e; Wall Street Journal"e;A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten."e; Parade.com"e;Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable."e; John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars"e;You're going to want to remember the title. Liars details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending."e; Breia Brissey, Entertainment WeeklyA beautiful and distinguished family.A private island.A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.A group of four friendsthe Liarswhose friendship turns destructive.A revolution. An accident. A secret.Lies upon lies.True love.The truth.We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.Read it.And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE."e;An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing."e; New York Times Book Review"e;No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is...[Lockhart's] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic."e; The Chicago Tribune