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YA Highway Goes Pink for THE LIAR SOCIETY! (+ giveaway!)

In honor of the release of Lisa and Laura Roecker's The Liar Society tomorrow, YA Highway has gone pink!
We're also giving away a coveted ARC of The Liar Society. Here's the summary:

Kate Lowry didn't think dead best friends could send e-mails. But when she gets an e-mail from Grace, she’s not so sure.

Sent: Sun 9/14 11:59 PM
Subject: (no subject)

I'm here…
sort of.
Find Cameron.
He knows.
I shouldn't be writing.
Don't tell.
They'll hurt you.

Now Kate has no choice but to prove once and for all that Grace’s death was more than just a tragic accident. But secrets haunt the halls of her elite private school. Secrets people will do anything to protect. Even if it means getting rid of the girl trying to solve a murder...

The Liar Society is packed with suspense, intrigue, and a compelling cast of characters -- especially Grace, Kate's magnetic (and dead!) best friend, and Kate herself. As Kate navigates the network of lies running deep through Pemberly Brown, the Roeckers keep you guessing all the way til the end. Trust me, you want this ARC (or a finished copy from Amazon or IndieBound!).

Winner will also receive a swag pack, featuring signed bookmarks and postcards from several awesome authors!

To win:
  • Comment with a time you lied!
  • You must be a YA Highway follower.
  • US/Canada only.
  • Make sure to include your email address if it's not linked in your profile!
Giveaway closes Sunday, March 6th. Winners will be chosen Monday, March 7th by random number generator. Good luck!
Kirsten Hubbard

Kirsten is the author of Like Mandarin, Wanderlove, and the middle grade novel Watch the Sky.

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  1. I lied and cut school one day in high school. I took the train to New York and had my own Ferris Buler's Day off. I got home before my parents and they were never the wiser. It was my one act of rebellion. I think it was pretty badass.

    fussymonkey at gmail dot com

  2. I lied when i bought Pokemon card for my brother which my parent thought was waste of money. sumtime u just gotta pamper ur bro :)

  3. I lied and said I was sick (there was a forged letter involved) all to get out of French Class. Stayed home and watched a Soap Opera.

    stywrk AT telusplanet DOT net

    Thanks for the contest!

  4. You all look lovely in pink.

    In elementary school I lied about being sick because I forgot to do my social studies homework. I was petrified of going in without it being done (um, yes, even as a young child I was a bit obsessive). It worked--I got a sick day.

  5. I was actually a bit of a compulsive liar when I was younger (preteenish). So really, what didn't I lie about?! I lied a LOT to get out of trouble.

    basicallyamazingbooks [at]

  6. I once felt so uncomfortable around this one creepy guy on a college field trip that I switched a birthstone ring to my wedding finger and said I was married! Luckily, he left me alone after that, though it may have been because he realized I'd switched the ring and was offended/thought I was nuts! ;P

  7. I lied about being sick so I could stay home from school because I needed extra time to finish up a paper I had to write for English class that was due.

    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  8. I always tell little white lies that I think are funny, but my boyfriend hates when I do it because he always thinks it's the truth.

    findjessyhere at gmail dot com

  9. I went to a party where I didn't know anyone while in college, and I told everyone there that I was a foreign exchange student from Sweden. My name was Sonya Sfenson.

    katherine.elliott.scott at gmail dot com

  10. Only one time, huh? HRM.

    I used to work at Burger King as a teenager and to amuse myself during the looong hours in what we called The Box (an outside booth to collect money from the drive thru), I pretended to have an English accent. It was hilarious when the drivers gave me uncertain looks (I'm Asian).

  11. My old highschool was really close to a local shopping centre so my friends and I skipped class sometimes and lied about it.


  12. Most memorable lying moment: When I was three and I snuck into the honey pot. My mom confronted me with my older brother grinning behind her (hoping to catch me getting in trouble). She asked me if I did it, but I couldn't tell her in front of him. He wouldn't ever let me live it down. Sooo... I blamed it on my other brother. Poor Christian. He always got the short end of the stick. To this day I'm still a honey-adict.

  13. Oh and here is my email address =)
    kathrynroberts at hotmail dot com

  14. I used to be such a good kid. But, as I got older, I become a bit of a compulsive liar, at least to my parents. I was 22! I needed freedom from them! Anyway, I skipped pretty much all but 6 of my business law classes my final semester at college. I was actually on the verge of failing the class, and it would have prevented me from graduating. But, even knowing that I couldn't get the motivation to go to that one class. It was awful and boring. Anyway, I kept telling my parents that I was attending all the classes and I was diligently taking notes, but for some reason the information wouldn't stick.
    I ended up acing the final exam. I got a 96% after a semester full of Ds. The class was weighted so much that I ended up passing with a C/B. I was one point away from a B. Bah!

    jacqueline.c.goodman AT gmail DOT com

  15. I lied to my dad when he asked who broke the laptop,and I said it was my brother' fault. I still feel so guilty, but he knows and forgives me.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  16. I lied half of my Senior year, so that I didn't have to go to school. I skipped so much school and went to the Ocean or just lounged around at home. It was fantastic! (but lying is bad kids ;)

    areadingnook [at]yaho[dot]com

  17. I always lied in school to get out of homework at every possible turn. lol i'm a bad girl.

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

  18. This was a hard one for me, because I've never lied*.

    *Big Fat Lie

    But seriously, it's hard to remember a single instance. I lied a lot as a kid, mostly to put a rosy cast on what my life was really like.

    I do remember using the "it's not you, it's me" line during a breakup. It was totally him being a jerk and me not wanting to be around him anymore.

  19. Hmm... I've lied about my age to get discounts when I was a little kid.

  20. I lied to get something I wanted. :\ It was wrong, but I've learned my lesson!!

  21. I don't lie very much so this is fun
    My lies are usually lies of omission. Once when I worked at a rafting business the grumpy old owner radio-ed looking for my friend Doug. He was showering & getting ready for a big date that he was really excited about. The boss probably was going to trap him into some stupid job. So I told him I didn't see the car in the front. Didn't mention that I knew he was in the bathroom and his car was parked in the back. Not a lie, but well….sorta a lie at the same time.

    I follow on google readers

    cassilee85 AT hotmail DOT com

  22. Yay! I've heard so much buzz about this book and I really want it!
    Hm...this is a tough question. I don't lie, on principle, so it's been a while. The only time that comes to mind, stupidly, is as a little kid, lying and blaming something on my sister. Don't ask what it was; I don't remember.
    But thanks for the giveaway!

  23. I lied one day and snuck out to see a boy. I guess it worked out, because he's now my husband! ;-)

  24. Not commenting to enter! Just wanted to drop in and say yay for pink hair and The Liar Society love :D

  25. I tell white lies to my son to get him to eat like fish is "chicken" or his vitamins are "candy".
    GFC follower (Lexie@BookBug)

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  27. I lied to a girl who stopped me in the hallway at school who asked, "Is your hair dyed?"

    To which I replied: "Nope, I just woke up one morning, and my hair was purple."

    mrhmccann at gmail dot com

  28. I cut school to miss a test I had not studied for and on the day I returned found out that the test was rescheduled. I didn't get caught, but it was a futile effort. Sad to say that I only recently discovered YA Highway. So much here. Thanks. I am a high school librarian and have one techincal request - If the ISBN was included in your reviews, it would be so much easier to order the books. Anyone using certain databases (ex. Follett Titlewave) could export/import these. Thanks

  29. I don't lie. Ever.

    Okay - there I just told one. :)

    Thanks for the contest! I just blogged about Beth Revis' contest for ten of these the other day! Yay!

  30. I have to pick ONE time I lied?! Haha...Hmm...I used to do hair, and once I told a lady that her mullet looked good on her. It was terrible!


  31. I lied about hanging out at my best friend's house when in fact we headed to Harvard Square. Not very exciting, but my mother was convinced I'd be murdered if I went there.

  32. One time? Easy-peasy. I must be the worst mom in the world. I lie to my 3 year old all the time. "Eat one more bit of veggies and you'll get another cookie" "I'm sorry honey, I don't know where your [super annoying, loud music playing] thomas the train car is."


    mmillet at gmail dot com

  33. My best friend and I used to lie about being sisters. We looked nothing alike, so we started it as a joke but I guess we knew a lot of gullible people...

    whatinabox at gmail dot com

  34. I lie to my kids every Christmas, but I'm not very good at it. They know they are getting a couple of things they want. Overall, I'm a pretty honest person though.

    meredithfl at gmail dot com

  35. Oh my gosh, yes, we want this!! We will definitely share. (yes, this is our lie. we will duke it out instead.)

    Plus, erica lies all the time. Mostly to her children when they ask her if she's busy. :)

  36. I told the first lie I ever remember telling when I was in the first grade. I was playing with our thermometer, even though I wasn't supposed to, and dropped it. There was a huge crack down the side. I freaked out and hid it. When my mom found it, she asked me if I knew what happened and I lied to her about it. She could tell I was lying though, and when she asked again I fessed up.

    Thanks so much!

  37. I once lied about being "sick" to the teacher because I didn't have my project done. Luckily, that lie got my entire class an extension hehe (:
    ejhtan at gmail dot com


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Item Reviewed: YA Highway Goes Pink for THE LIAR SOCIETY! (+ giveaway!) Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kirsten Hubbard