The Truth Beneath the Lies

The Truth Beneath the Lies Review

Fight or Flight.

All Kayla Asher wants to do is run. Run from the government housing complex she calls home. Run from her unstable mother. Run from a desperate job at No Limit Foods. Run to a better, cleaner, safer life. Every day is one day closer to leaving.

All Betsy Hopewell wants to do is survive. Survive the burner phone hidden under her bed. Survive her new rules. Survive a new school with new classmates. Survive being watched. Every minute grants her another moment of life.

But when fate brings Kayla and Betsy together, only one girl will live.

Title:The Truth Beneath the Lies

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  • Shannon

    The Truth Beneath the Lies by Amanda Searcy was great! We follow two different lives, Kayla and Betsy. The story is read in both of their perspectives. This was actually a pretty dark YA, so obviously...

  • Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)

    I'm not sure how I feel about this or even how to rate it. The beginning felt so disjointed and confusing but even with the confusion, it only took me a couple of chapters in to figure out what was go...

  • Jasmine

    ***Actual rating: 4.5/5 Kayla-or-Betsy Stars*** ”Carps swim upstream against the current. No matter how hard it gets, they keep going. In legends, they swim up waterfalls and become dragons. They...

  • Karen McManus

    YA thriller fans have something to look forward to in December 2017! The Truth Beneath the Lies is smart, suspenseful and twisty, with two compelling heroines and an ending that's equal parts surprisi...

  • Diana

    This book began very scrambled, but I thought we would be given little clues and things to get us to understand how things are how they are, specially with the first girl we encounter, who seems to be...

  • Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)

    YA thriller novels are always a nice surprise. Especially when they're debut novels like these that don't go straight into the stereotypes of teenagers. The author takes us through Kayla and Betsy's l...

  • Mayra

    Vivid storytelling, effortlessly told. Fast-paced, emotional, intelligent, gritty and raw. Searcy, I'm now a fan....

  • Lauren

    The Truth Beneath the Lies comes highly recommend by Karen McManus, the author behind one of my FAVORITE books of 2017. Therefore, it's no surprise I eagerly devoured The Truth Beneath the Lies as soo...

  • Jennifer Fenn

    Here's a 2017 debut that will keep you guessing until the very end! Using dual POVs, Searcy creates a suspenseful tale featuring Betsy, who's haunted by a troubling past, and Kayla, who's determined n...

  • Tricia Levenseller

    Holy wow. I can't remember the last time I read a book that suspenseful. The Truth Beneath the Lies is brilliant. I'm still shaking from all the feels. The writing is so full of raw emotion, and the s...