What I Saw and How I Lied
published in 2010

Details

Appropriate age:
Young Adult (age 15-18)
Reading level:
Grade 5
Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery
Subjects: Espionage, Family, War, Death, Romance

Description

This National Book Award winner set during the aftermath of WWII is now available in paperback! When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. When movie-star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex-GI who served in Joe's company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie is suddenly caught in a complicated web of lies that she only slowly recognizes. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him... until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.