WHAT I SAW AND HOW I LIED Spontaneously moving to Florida seems like a dream come true to 15-year-old Evie, her mother, Beverly, and her stepfather, Joe, newly home from World War II. They move into a mostly abandoned hotel in Palm Beach, where Evie meets her first crush, Peter, a war buddy of Joe's. After a deal with a New York hotel owner falls through, Peter dies, and Joe and Beverly become murder suspects. What Evie
Review: What I Saw and How I Lied All 15yearold Evie Spooner wants to do is grow up. Fast. We first see her and her best friend, Margie Crotty, smoking candy cigarettes and talking about wearing lipstick. Her beautiful mother, Beverly, is all Evie wants to be when she grows up. “You couldn't stop looking at her. She was a knockout. The way she held a cigarette, the way she danced in the kitchen, the way she could make supper with ...
kool i thought it was good.....but some parts of the book were weird..but overall it was a really good book... it would make a good movie.
Review: What I Saw and How I Lied The historical background saved this one. But... I didn't like any of the characters in this novel, so it was difficult to get into it. Evie was desperate and naive (in an annoying way) and her mom was self-absorbed. The men were liars and cheats. I am a bit confused as to how it won an award.
You don't know.. As in most books this one pulled me in with its drama and romance. It has so many twists that I just could not put the book down! I finished it in one sitting. While reading you think you know what is going to happen but you don't!