Book Review: Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

‘To success,’ Campbell said finally. ‘And to unholy alliances.’

I had heard good things about Little White Lies, but I worried I wouldn’t like it. It was well written and much better than I thought.

Book Review: Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes


Title & Author: Little White Lies by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Genre: Contemporary, Mystery
Release date: November 6 2018
Series: Debutantes
Publisher: Freeform


Eighteen-year-old auto mechanic Sawyer Taft did not expect her estranged grandmother to show up at her apartment door and offer her a six-figure contract to participate in debutante season. And she definitely never imagined she would accept. But when she realizes that immersing herself in her grandmother’s “society” might mean discovering the answer to the biggest mystery of her life-her father’s identity-she signs on the dotted line and braces herself for a year of makeovers, big dresses, bigger egos, and a whole lot of bless your heart. The one thing she doesn’t expect to find is friendship, but as she’s drawn into a group of debutantes with scandalous, dangerous secrets of their own, Sawyer quickly discovers that her family isn’t the only mainstay of high society with skeletons in their closet. There are people in her grandmother’s glittering world who are not what they appear, and no one wants Sawyer poking her nose into the past. As she navigates the twisted relationships between her new friends and their powerful parents, Sawyer’s search for the truth about her own origins is just the beginning.

I give Little White Lies by Jenifer Lynn Barnes four out of five hearts because it was well written and much different from what I thought.

Jennifer Lynn Barnes writes in an interesting way. She keeps it funny, sassy, sarcastic and a little sweet. She really knows how to make Sawyer an interesting character and likeable. She is such a different person from the other sweet smiles and sunshine girls in the world of debutantes.

The novel is sometimes a little slow and I didn’t know where it was going when I started, but it was addictive, with lots of twists and turns, which kept me reading.

Overall I think Little White Lies was a really fun read and felt very familiar to Pretty Little Liars, but I have never read any more than just the first novel in the series. The story rounds off perfectly fine and I really liked that.

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