Looking for a new YA fantasy with a lil’ historical mix into it??
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge is the perfect stand-alone to add to your TBR pile 🙂
“The leaves were cold and slightly clammy. There was no mistaking them. She had seen their likeness painstakingly sketched in her father’s journal. This was his greatest secret, his treasure and his undoing. The Tree of Lies. Now it was hers, and the journey he had never finished stretched out before her.
When Faith’s father is found dead under mysterious circumstances, she is determined to untangle the truth from the lies. Searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. A tree that feeds off whispered lies and bears fruit that reveals hidden secrets. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered.
The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father’s murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter. . . .
A beguiling tale of mystery and intrigue.”
More Book Information:
Published: 19 April 2016
Publisher: Amulet Books
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy / Historical Fiction
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