Almost nothing is as it initially appears in BBC News veteran Feeney’s bold if overambitious debut, a serpentine tale of betrayal, madness, and murder. Fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, and Behind Closed Doors - look no further. Can anybody shed some light? She can’t move. A coma is defined as a prolonged state of unconsciousness during which a patient is completely unresponsive to stimuli such as light, sound or even pain. About SOMETIMES I LIE: My name is Amber Reynolds. Sometimes I Lie is clever in its construction, keeps you on your toes and although I pride myself on unravelling the most twisted of twisty tales before the end Alice Feeney kept me off balance. My name is Amber Reynolds. I think, at this point, most mystery/thriller readers have probably had just about enough of the past/present storytelling trope. Shit was cray with taut characterization that was impressive considering it’s on the shorter side in page count. There are three things you should know about me. And in the present, she is in some kind of coma where she can hear and understand what’s happening around her, but can’t move or respond. The front page starts with:- Three things you need to know about me: I'm in a coma My husband doesn't love me any more Sometimes I lie With an opening like that, you hope that this book… I like complicated plots… Reader Q&A, I had an “omg, now what?” attitude towards them. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. As for the plot, it's explained early on with Amber being in a coma. I believe that the diary entries actually belonged to Amber(Taylor). I get the reason they exist within the larger picture, but some readers might feel like this is just one more thing they have to trudge through to get to the big reveal. She can’t speak. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. "Sometimes I lie." I can't find a sequel. ... Let's talk about that ending! Burying myself in the defeatist comfort of nihilism, but also placing a salt circle around my entire life. 3. I was so enamoured that I read it over one Saturday afternoon. So I read it so we could discuss it. Sometimes I lie. I also think that Clair wasn't actually in the car, that Amber was the one driving and she caused the accident, or she had a small mental breakdown and it was an accident. Though there is a lot going on in terms of plot – like a lot – I felt as though the author juggled the twist elements with precision and a clear view of where she was taking us and why. Article Index; Summary: Author Bio: Book Reviews: Discussion Questions: Full Version: Print: Page 2 of 4. Flatiron, $26.99 (272p) ISBN 978-1-250-14484-3. sometimes i lie by Alice Feeney ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 13, 2018 A pathological liar, a woman in a coma, a childhood diary, an imaginary friend, an evil sister—this is an unreliable-narrator novel with all the options. ( Log Out /  In Sometimes I Lie, Gellar stars as Amber Reynolds, a woman who wakes up in a hospital, unable to move, speak or open her eyes. Sometimes I lie because I have to. I was so thoroughly captivated I didn’t have time to consider the abundance of ridiculousness that was happening to one person over the course of only a few days. My name is Amber Reynolds. She can’t speak. Something was always just around the corner. So, who could have left the bracelet at the end? Sometimes I watch things, and by the end, I’m like, You’ve left me feeling tangled up and anxious and hopeless. Sometimes I Lie is an examination of the limits of self-perception, told from the perspective of a cross-dressing performance artist whose desire to transcend his sexuality and the restrictions of his marriage cause a painful psychological break. Amber wakes up in a hospital. I believe that she wrote the entires in the perspective of who she wanted to be a. I believe that the diary entries actually belonged to Amber(Taylor). I think we are probably all guilty of that from time to time, and I think those lies can actually be far more dangerous. Sometimes the lie wins like in Following, Memento, or in the case of Angier in The Prestige. Sometimes I lie because I need to. I have read this book and re-read it twice, am i missing the big twist at the end? However, rude, hateful, insulting or purely antagonistic comments, will  not be approved by the admin (that’s me!) ... was that explained? Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Q&A: ALICE FEENEY, AUTHOR OF SOMETIMES I LIE Flatiron Books; March 13, 2018. Sometimes I Lie takes deceptive plots to another level, the bunch of twists in here are completely jaw-dropping and while you’re busy reeling with their after shocks, the ending will leave you appalled all over again. SOMETIMES I LIE moves from time to time to time, that being primarily (with a couple of exceptions near its conclusion) the book’s “Now,” “Then” and “Before.” “Now” is the 10 or so days from December 26th (Boxing Day, for our British friends) to January 3rd, while “Then” is the week prior. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. ISBN-13: 9781250144843 Summary My name is Amber Reynolds. This is going to be a bleak article, but hey, sometimes we have to get down and dirty. Amber Reynolds is in a hospital. Sometimes I Lie is about a woman in a coma called Amber Reynolds who is in a coma. Change ), Mystery, Thriller & Horror Books, and True Crime. 1. And I am not the kind of Buffy fangirl to ignore a Sarah Michelle project. Maybe I’m still feeling the holiday glow that’s keeping my heart three times its normal size, like the Grinch, but this book hit me in all the right psychological thriller sweet spots. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Sometimes she lies The only thing that let this book down for me was the ending. Is it just human nature to tweak the truth? Sometimes I Lie Alice Feeney. There are multiple twists really. There’s so many subtle details that leads me to believe that this is the case, The parents leaving Claire the childhood home, the envy Taylor had for Claire all her life, that’s why she killed her and took her kids. This part of the plot establishes that Amber feels insecure and inferior to Claire. Its driving me crazy! Anyways, back to Sometimes I Lie, I’m torn between two possibilities. She can't speak, she can't open her eyes, she can't move. And again in her diary she’s not who she portrays her self to be. Furmom. Sometimes I lie. Did the author ever come out and explain the book? My husband doesn’t love me anymore. Both Amber and Paul agreed that they knew. I’m glad you liked this one! "It took a lot of love to hate her the way I do." 3. I’m a … Your newest psychological thriller obsession is here: SOMETIMES I LIE by Alice Feeney releases tomorrow (March 13th), and I can’t recommend this book highly enough! In addition to all the pieces already in play, plus the unreliable narrator and shady supporting characters, when these diary chapters started I was a little bit annoyed. When you’re dealing with a liar, you never know the truth. She can’t speak. Don’t we all tell lies from time to time? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. She can’t open her eyes. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – 4 of 5 readers would def bang! 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Sometimes other people lie too, and Lie with Me by Sabine Durrant is a great example that men can also be fibbers. 3. The ending is linked to the title and plot twists of the book. Amber wakes up in a hospital. Amber wakes up in a hospital. Author Bio Alice Feeney is a writer and journalist. They think Claire's parents decided to go to bed with the fire burning? and instead will be immediately put in the fucking trash because I don’t have the time or inclination to deal with bullshit. 2. Sometimes I Lie begins with a short note from the protagonist:. I’m in a coma 2. Does the Ending of Se7en Mean Evil Wins?. Sometimes I lie." Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – PERFECT AF!! Sometimes I lie." I never do that, you guys! But when she writes in her diary she imagines herself in Claire’s shoes and Claire in hers. If you liked Gone Girl or The Girl on the Train, you… She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. yet still surprising to the reader? There are three things you should know about me: 1. The central character in Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney is a woman in a coma. So I read it so we could discuss it. She was an element that didn’t really serve a purpose to the plot other than to be another thriller trope addition. Sometimes I Lie (discussing ending) (1 Post) Add message | Report. I never predicted any of them, and they are really well written plot twists as well. Guy Ritchie's latest film waits until the very end to reveal what actually happened, so here's an explanation of The Gentlemen's ending. Sometimes I lie. So when the diary is read it’s as if it was “written” by Claire. Amber expresses concerns about her looks, her body not being as it. Why do I feel a multiple personality is somehow involved? She can’t move. With Sarah Michelle Gellar. Binge-Watcher. Sometimes I Lie follows Amber Reynolds (Gellar), a woman who wakes up in a hospital, unable to move, speak, or open her eyes. ( Log Out /  Amber Taylor is actually the girl who has the abusive parents and Claire is the one with the loving parents. I liked the shorter span between the duelling timelines. Sometimes I lie. More By and About This Author. Any interview or anything where she confirms or denies the theories floating around? You can pose questions to the Goodreads community with Amber wakes up in a hospital. OP’s posts: See next | See all Start new thread in this topic | Watch this thread | Flip this thread | Refresh the display So the police believe Taylor and Claire just so happened to be on a walk at that weird hour of the night, all alone despite only being 11 years old? But she can hear everything that's going on around her. Aimee’s life is about to take off on a whirlwind of twists and turns, but just kick back and experience this roller coaster ride of a journey with her! She can hear everyone around her, but they don’t know she can. This is how Alice Feeney's debut novel, Sometimes I Lie, starts. Civil discussion and opinions are welcome. 3. She can’t open her eyes. I don't understand the ending at all or seem to be picking up on this shocking twist everybody is talking about. That my friends, is the literary genius in this book! I really liked it when I read it Great review! “Faster and more twisted than a roller coaster with an ending that’ll make your stomach drop, Alice Feeney’s Sometimes I Lie is not to be missed. There are so many plot twists in Sometimes I Lie! #reviewsareforreaders #negativereviewsaregoodreviews, ⭐ – Raging dumpster fire. I usually take descriptions of books like this with a bit of scepticism: 'Unnerving, twisted and utterly compelling, you won't be able to put this new thriller down.' Claire (who stole the bracelet) gave it back to Amber a few chapters earlier in the hospital, so not sure what the significance of it being on the room service tray at the end was. ⭐⭐⭐ – The most okayest novel ever I just finished listening to the audiobook of Sometimes I Lie, by Alice Feeney, and I need to talk to someone about the ending. When that scene finished, it is said that the conversation of Ciar with Claire wasn't real, for Luce there was only silence on the other side of the phone. There are three things you should know about me: 1. She can’t open her eyes. I see this as a film, but in the meantime, I … Alice Feeney. No one knows she can hear them. She can't open her eyes. And now you’re crying. Sometimes I lie. She can’t open her eyes. She can’t move. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. If it hadn't been for that this definitely would have been a five star read. My name is Amber Reynolds. She can't speak. [ It's just a matter of finding out what led up to the point of her being in a coma. ... Usually I can finish a book (or a film actually) and find things that I wish they'd done better, explained a bit better, developed further, ended it in a better way. Title: Sometimes I Lie Author: Alice Feeny Pages: 384 Reason I read this: A colleague was unsure about the ending and there were a surprisingly lack of spoilers online for her to gain insight. – Here's the Fucking Twist, Follow Here's the Fucking Twist on WordPress.com, Review: Cut to the Bone (Agent Sayer Altair, #3) by Ellison Cooper. Main Character: Unreliable narrator meets Weekend at Bernie’s. This is fast becoming one of the most famous blurbs in book history. As for the plot, it's explained early on with Amber being in a coma. We will never know! Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. It's just a matter of finding out what led up to the point of her being in a coma. With Sarah Michelle Gellar. If it had just ended with Amber killing Claire and her husband I would have thought it was a kind of twisted poetic justice. ( Log Out /  I’m in a coma. 3. She can’t speak. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Title: Sometimes I Lie Author: Alice Feeny Pages: 384 Reason I read this: A colleague was unsure about the ending and there were a surprisingly lack of spoilers online for her to gain insight. Sometimes I lie. Sometimes I lie. Sometimes I Lie Reading Group Guide Welcome to the Reading Group Guide for Sometimes I Lie. Again, i believe that’s because Claire was their biological child and Taylor was the adopted child who burnt down her parents house. I can’t lie *rim shot drum sound.*. Optimistic Realist. They believe that all the stove plates blasting gas on at the exact same time was an "accident" by one if the parents? Such a … Sometimes I Lie has joined that elite club, and Feeney, as a debut author, has seriously impressed this hard-to-please reader. Anything more that I want to say could be classed as a spoiler. I think she was meant to up the “unreliable” factor for the narrator, but she was hardly given enough page time to be worth her space in the plot. She can’t speak. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it’s the truth? [ Does anyone else feel somehow it is in the story? And fans of psychological thrillers won't be able to stop reading after that. Callmesausage Fri 20-Oct-17 11:23:14. Don't we all tell lies from time to time? Then threw in an ending that I rather loved because it was edgy and beautifully shocking. Sometimes I Lie (2017), Alice Feeney’s debut psychological thriller, centers on a woman lying in a coma who tries to piece together how she ended up there. or ask your favorite author a question with "Sometimes I lie." She can hear everyone around her, but they don't know she can. I don’t know that I can write this review without spoilers, because every single aspect of the book is somehow involved in the twists & turns, but I will definitely try and give fair warning if I’m going to let something spoiler-like slip. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sometimes I lie." I think it's the anniversary of when they got the twins. Thanks Zuky!! I've just finished this book and I need an answer regarding the bracelet at the end, so have come onto Mumsnet to see if there was a discussion about it and there is, but none the wiser! Plot Twisty-ness: Everything but the kitchen sink. It's totally fascinating. 3. 2. Sometimes I Lie is a story about the lies we routinely tell each other, but for me, it’s more about the lies we tell ourselves. sometimes i lie by Alice Feeney ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 13, 2018 A pathological liar, a woman in a coma, a childhood diary, an imaginary friend, an evil sister—this is an unreliable-narrator novel with all the options. It’s what she opens and closes with… “Sometimes I Lie”. There are three things you should know about me: 1. Unnerving, twisted and utterly compelling, ... Then threw in an ending that I rather loved because it was edgy and beautifully shocking. Sometimes I Lie is a story about the lies we routinely tell each other, but for me, it’s more about the lies we tell ourselves. To add to the confusion, chapters of diary entries from decades passed were included between the two timelines. 2. Story Lover. I believe that she wrote the entires in the perspective of who she wanted to be a…more I believe that the diary entries actually belonged to Amber(Taylor). Do you think she always knew when she was lying? This story is written like the most diabolical onion you’ve ever encountered in your life. I was feeling exceptionally stupid. And fans of psychological thrillers won't be able to stop reading after that. In this video we take a look at Martin Scorsese's latest Netflix film "The Irishman" starring Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino. But if you can be truthful with the nature of your deception, ... Ending Explained; About The Author. I would have found every last gimmick utterly ridiculous if the writing hadn’t also been so spot on with its prose and characters and pacing. The childhood diaries were a part I wasn’t expecting, it was great to see Amber’s childhood, and it explained a lot. I think we are probably all guilty of that from time to time, and I think those lies can actually be far more dangerous. Who was who at the end? Reader. The person appears to be asleep but cannot be awakened. 3. The ending left me questioning things that happened earlier in the book that I hadn't questioned before. Potty Mouth. Amanda Noble I believe that the diary entries actually belonged to Amber(Taylor). If you There are so many plot twists in Sometimes I Lie! Sometimes the lies are harmless or even essential to heal the ones we love. Fresh Out of Fucks & Supporter of the Oxford Comma. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. I don’t have the attention span to focus on anything for that long (well, maybe video games, but I have to be in the right mood. "Sometimes I lie." I don't get the big twist in the end... can anyone help me? Amber lies to so many people throughout the novel—her husband, her sister, her colleagues, even herself. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. Amber wakes up in a hospital. It had so much potential , but in the end I was really disappointed. She can’t move. A BOOK BLOG FOR ALL MY DARK & TWISTY READS, “Little girls are different from little boys: they’re made of sugar and spice and scar for life.”. Dang it! My husband doesn’t love me any more 3. I felt that a little bit. The plot twist are clumsy and forced, and in the end you think - the whole story is a lie, so why did I bother reading it. She is an unreliable narrator; it is unclear what is the truth and what is fiction. The entry she tore out the book that said “Taylor told me to” was actually her literally telling herself to do it. 1. I have three theories, but I want to know which one is right. In the end, I feel like I’ve read a banging thriller that truly was full of twists and turns. Summaries. Sometimes I Lie Alice Feeney, 2018 Flatiron Books 272 pp. Stepmom. Truthfully, I only read this because I found out Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ellen are turning it into a mini-series. Told in three different time periods, debut author Alice Feeney does a masterful job of stringing the audience along: Amber's story of "Now," as she experiences her present coma and all the visitors to her hospital room; her story of the previous week prior to the car accident that precipitates the coma ("Then"); and diary entries from a long-ago childhood "Before" (Laurie M). She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Sometimes I lie. Sometimes I lie. I just finished listening to the audiobook of Sometimes I Lie, by Alice Feeney, and I need to talk to someone about the ending. 3. The only thing I'm interested in knowing is: What was the authors intensions when writing the story/ending. Sometimes the lie wins like in Following, Memento, or in the case of Angier in The Prestige. I definitely missed something and was left with a few questions that I desperately wanted tied up. I will say, reviewers who are annoyed by the abundance of thriller tropes have a point, just like the past/present thing. necessary to reveal important aspects of the plot of this novel—as well as the ending. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Sometimes I lie. I say, read this book and freefell into a story that is guaranteed to mess with your head and amp up your heartbeat. Wife. And although she doesn't remember what happened to her, she believes her husband had something to do with it. Alice Feeney’s follow-up to her best-selling 2017 whodunit “Sometimes I Lie” features that inescapable staple of the modern thriller, the unreliable narrator. Because she so badly wanted the life she lived, she imagined herself “Taylor” as the fortunate one and “Claire” as the unfortunate. And of course, sometimes a disappointing ending is just plain bad. Sometimes I Lie is very cleverly written. Amber's story is told nonlinearly, in three different time periods: Now, Then (the week leading up to the present) and Before (diary entries from about 15 years earlier). This is how Alice Feeney's debut novel, Sometimes I Lie, starts. OTHER BOOKS. Sometimes I lie. Please share on: Facebook , Twitter and Instagram You can read more book reviews or buy Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney at Amazon.co.uk Amazon currently charges £2.99 for standard delivery for orders under £20, over which delivery is free. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Everyone raves about this book and I was just "Huh!!" Or, two, she was well aware that Jo was a figment of her imagination but she hung on to her imaginary friend simply because it helped her to not feel … First, let's go over the ending. ⭐⭐ – Kinda shitty. But it really is like this - and I did find it utterly compelling. Amber lies to so many people throughout the novel—her husband, her sister, her colleagues, even herself. I believe that she wrote the entires in the perspective of who she wanted to be and what she wished her life could be, what i mean by this is. I’m in a coma. The ending left me questioning things that happened earlier in the book that I hadn't questioned before. Sometimes I lie. Welcome back. She can't move. SOMETIMES I LIE moves from time to time to time, that being primarily (with a couple of exceptions near its conclusion) the book’s “Now,” “Then” and “Before.” “Now” is the 10 or so days from December 26th (Boxing Day, for our British friends) to January 3rd, while “Then” is the week prior. She can hear everyone around her, but they don't know she can. Also, there was a few times that it was said for Taylor to stop lying. Amber Reynolds wakes up in a hospital, unable to move, speak or open her eyes. What was the anniversary that was not a wedding anniversary? 2. Because this entertained the fuck out of me. Later, Boners. They served a purpose to the overall story, but there was something about the addition of the diary that felt decidedly extra. This is ending up much shorter than most of my reviews, but I don’t want to say too much. Sometimes I Lie My name is Amber Reynolds. I wish the book could be explained somewhere. She can’t speak. But in this instance, I promise it is done right and it enhances every sizzle and pop the plot possesses. Sometimes I Lie takes deceptive plots to another level, the bunch of twists in here are completely jaw-dropping and while you’re busy reeling with their after shocks, the ending will leave you appalled all over again. If you have not finished reading Sometimes I Lie, we respectfully suggest that you may want to wait before reviewing this guide. The only other thing to add is that you really need to read this book! 30-Something. Amber's story is told nonlinearly, in three different time periods: Now, Then (the week leading up to the present) and Before (diary entries from about 15 years earlier). Sarah Michelle Gellar has set up her second starring vehicle at Fox this development season.. I never predicted any of them, and they are really well written plot twists as well. I’m in a coma. She can’t move. I didn't think that while reading, did i miss something? “Sometimes I lie.” Amber lies to so many people throughout the novel—her husband, her sister, her colleagues, even herself. Sometimes I lie Unnerving, twisted and utterly compelling, you won’t be able to put this thriller down. We all lie for multiple reasons. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Amber wakes up in a hospital. This was so good right from page one. *air guitar solo*. She can’t move. 3. She mentally switch roles. There are three things you should know about me: I’m in a coma. This woman believed in her lie for so long that it became her reality. Sometimes I lie. Fucking onions! We’re told she’s in a coma, but that’s not really how comas work, so this was really the tip-off for me at the very beginning that something was going on besides the car accident that landed Amber in that state. The childhood diaries were a part I wasn’t expecting, it was great to see Amber’s childhood, and it explained a lot. And that’s not just a dust jacket blurb line. Amber lies to so many people throughout the novel—her husband, her sister, her colleagues, even herself. I believe that she wrote the entires in the perspective of who she wanted to be and what she wished her life could be, what i mean by this is. Amber Reynolds wakes up in a hospital, unable to move, speak or open her eyes. "Sometimes the right thing to do is wrong, but that’s just life." How do you then go about weaving a plot that is realistic (it is!) In one timeline she’s a struggling TV producer with a horrid boss and suspicion that her husband is cheating on her. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I thought it was so gripping throughout but the ending let me down unfortunately. Which begs the question if Paul was in on the whole murder to get the kids. And I was 100% here for that mystery. 1. Q&A: ALICE FEENEY, AUTHOR OF SOMETIMES I LIE Flatiron Books; March 13, 2018. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, and Behind Closed Doors - look no further. Sometimes I lie because I want to. Been a slow reading month so far, but this was a good start. She can’t move. She can’t open her eyes. Though I could have done without Jo. The narrative fluctuates between Now (Boxing Day and beyond) and Then (the week before Christmas.) Amber wakes up in a hospital. Anyone trying to leave asshole comments can eat a bag of dicks. She can’t speak. It just keeps knocking on the door. Either, one, like you said, she has schizophrenia. A gripping psychological thriller Sometimes I Lie is Alice Feeney's debut thriller. The story revolves around Amber. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Sometimes she lies – books with unreliable narrators are hugely popular as are psychological thrillers generally right now – In “Sometimes I Lie” the narrator herself tells us she is unreliable right from the start. Sometimes I lie. That being: “obsessive” and “avoiding real life”.). Ask the Author. "It took a lot of love to hate her the way I do." Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Flatiron Books. Sometimes I Lie (Feeney) - Author Bio. Is it just human nature to tweak the truth? There was intrigue about Amber's husband Paul. This woman believed in her lie for so long that it became her reality." (23 Posts) Add message | Report. Aimee Sinclair is an actress on the verge of stardom, but she hasn’t always been Aimee, she was once a little girl with another name. 3. I loved it!” —Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl and Every Last Lie “Propulsive and absorbing. It was good to read that others were as confused as I was. Writer. How could it be? Taylor mentioned when their parents passed they didn’t save much of anything from her childhood, but they saved a ton for Claire. She can’t open her eyes. But if you can be truthful with the nature of your deception, ... Ending Explained; About The Author. ( Log Out /  It let me know I was always getting closer to something and didn’t have to suffer through “months” of buildup. But I'm still not really sure what to … But I'm still not really sure what to … Truth and what is fiction I can ’ t really serve a purpose to the overall story, they... 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