Prayers and Lies

Prayers and Lies

Book - 2011
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When seven-year-old Bethany first meets six-year-old cousin Reana Mae during a yearly family trip to West Virginia's Coal River Valley, it's the beginning of a kinship of misfits that saves both from a bone-deep loneliness. But as Bethany grows older, secrets in the small, close-knit community start coming to light with devastating effect.
Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, c2011
ISBN: 9780758253248
Characteristics: 312 p. ; 21 cm


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cnb1989 Jan 21, 2012

At first I was a bit put off that it seemed like nothing was happening, but the more I read the more I got a sense of who the main character was and how I could relate to her in some ways. It was a great coming-of-age story with lots of complex characters with so much going on. Definitely became a great page turner.

tw1629 Jul 29, 2011

This was such a great book. Every character in this book was really described well, all of the conflicts, etc, that made this story so interesting were well-written. The fact that the timeframe of this book (1960s) was long past made this book even a more enjoyable read. Parts of it were sad, parts were happy; this was a good book about relationships - both good and bad.


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