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The Lies we Tell Ourselves
"I liked it. The Civil Rights Movement and the segregation is something you don't learn much about in this country and I found it really interesting."- Ms Stacey "I thought that the language and the vocabulary was so shocking and powerful from the beginning was something that instantly engaged me. I feel very passionate about issues surrounding race and so I found it very emotive."- Ms Bostock "I thought it was really good because it showed how difficult it would of been to be them in that situation at that time."- Fay "I found that this book hit me hard emotionally wise, and it felt like I was there with them. I wondered whilst I was reading what it would be like to be in that situation. It was a very good book that I would read again."- Charlotte Average rating: 8.5/10
Posted on: 08 Jun 2016

"I found the book interesting to read because it was something unheard of and it also educates you about the scenario that the girls are in." -Maisie "I enjoyed it because I liked the more rebellious characters of Yasmeen and John." -Fay "I liked the book's moral to the story and I got used to the structure of it the more I got used to the style." -Charlie "I found the book interesting and very emotionally attaching, it was a book that I could read over and over again and not get over the story."- Charlotte. Average rating: 9/10
Posted on: 08 Jun 2016