“Avoiding preachiness, Bock handles the novel's multiple viewpoints exceptionally well, rotating among the painfully believable voices of high school students and adults. Her characters may keep the truth inside, but their story reads like a confessional.” Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"Realistic and devastatingly insightful, this novel can serve as a springboard to classroom and family discussions. Unusual and important.” Kirkus (Starred Review)
“Told in several voices, Bock creates a suspenseful, gripping, and powerful novel that will keep readers on their toes.” Library Journal "Starred Review"
I flew through this book and loved it. It's thought provoking, fast paced, and very well written. The title is clever as well, representing both the setting of the book at the main... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Erin
LIE made me angry. Very angry. And sad. I don't think I've ever had such a reaction to a book. Told in 10 different POVs, 5 adults and five teenagers, LIE is the story of a hate... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pink Amy
This was an intense book. Bock took on a hard subject and handled it in such an impressive way that this book will be sticking with me for a while. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Britt R.
I can't believe I haven't heard anyone talking about this book. It deals with an immensely important issue in a moving way that asks questions of the characters and the readers. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Lovesbooks
Lie is a hard-hitting novel about being true to yourself no matter what. I haven't seen very many reviews for this one and I have to say that I'm surprised. Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by Amazon Customer
"Hope is the thing with feathers -- That perches in the soul" is the famous Emily Dickinson line quoted in the book LIE by Caroline Bock. Read morePublished on July 15, 2012 by Laura
These words, first spoken by Lisa Marie Murano, set the table for a novel that became less about a heinous crime and more about the psychology of the ten pivotal characters left... Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by David T. Boyd
"Everybody knows, nobody's talking." Skylar and her best friend, Lisa Marie, repeat this saying after the police question them about the Hispanic male who was beaten on Saturday... Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by Teen Reads
This book is a must read for every teenager, as well as their parents. It is well-written, and keeps you riveted from beginning to end. Read morePublished on March 12, 2012 by Cantor Richard Pilatsky