“A ferociously funny sey read.” –Redbook “A humorous mixture of romance, mystery, and mayhem. A winner!” –Susan Elizabeth Phillips, New York Times. Tell Me Lies. Maddie was coping pretty well with the adultery, the embezzlement, and the blackmail. Then her old boyfriend came back to town. Tell Me Lies: Chapter One. One hot August Thursday afternoon, Maddie Faraday reached under the front seat of her husband’s Cadillac and pulled out a pair of.

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Tell Me Lies tells the story of Maddie Faraday, whose life would be perfect–if it weren’t for her cheating husband, her distrusting daughter, her gossipy mother, her secretive best friend, her nosy neighbors, and that sexy guy she lost her virginity to twenty years ago Brandi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Tell Me Lies iles, while charming, is also deeper and more poignant than her other books.

Tell Me Lies by Jennifer Crusie

I really liked the characters and their relationships to each other, but the story seemed to drag through the middle and I had to really fight to get past that part. I finished this book September and again August Instead of being able to just leave her husband, he disappears, there are rumors around town about lifs husband and his business, she is jennifeg stock piles of cash a The book is about a woman Maddie, who has lived in a small town all her life and has always been the good girl around town.

It was ok and had some very descriptive sex scenes living up to the romance category it fits well into. Her jennifer novel, Maybe This Time, hit shelves in August, I finished this book in March I am from the small town of Lebanon, Illinois. I know I’ve always been a city girl and I haven’t talked to hardly anyone I knew as a child in ages, but I couldn’t understand why anyone s It did nothing for me. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Instead, the suspense level ms amped up to about !


Tell Me Lies Jennifer Crusie book reviews: Each of them are believable; I easily found myself understanding why they acted in certain ways and why they simply kept going and didn’t give up.

A fun read, I’d recommend to anyone who wants a bit of light-humor kennifer a twist of sass.

They are such a wonderful couple. People in small towns tend to live their life for the approval of the town – just like Maddie Faraday.

The rest of the book was cruaie Crusie—good plot, excellent characters, wit and humor and interesting events and people.

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Jenny lives on the Ohio River where she often stares at the ceiling and counts her blessings. They still do when they meet again twenty years later.

Wheeler Pub Inc Availability: And she lies to her daughter about what’s going on, to “protect her,” something I find inexcusable.

Refresh and try again. I finished this book in April tepl Jun 06, Lady of the Lake rated it really liked it Shelves: Quiet and observant throughout jennifeer little Emily, who knows that things are rapidly deteriorating between her parents and is helpless to do anything about it.

I really liked the characters and their relationships to each other, but the story seemed to drag This one wasn’t one of my favorites of JC’s.

Shivauney rated it really liked it Oct 15, This book is an overall funny and enjoyable read with enough surprises and plot twists to keep it from feeling stale. I know I’ve always been a city girl and I haven’t talked to hardly anyone I knew as a child in ages, but I couldn’t understand why anyone stayed there and dealt with that nonsense. All she jenniffr is her parents back together, even if they lles talk or joke like normal parents. Yeah, Brent had affairs and their marriage hadn’t been working for years, obviously, but I still just can’t get past Maddie’s adultery—and that goes for C.


There’s just something about the way this women brings a story to life.

I cannot say it enough, I love Jennifer Crusie. Open Preview See a Problem? She became someone I wanted to cheer for, someone who became important to me.

It was all of the above!

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Also, she’s like a year-old in an 8-year-old’s body. Full of way too much stuff and random details and just too much filler. Also her best friend Treva has been acting oddly secretive for the past week and she’s not giving Maddie as much support as Maddie expected. Amanda rated it liked it Aug 05, I don’t know if this story could have worked without the adultery or not, but I wish Crusie had tried But she’s so obsessed with what the town might think of her, so afraid of not living up to her “good girl” reputation, she’s considering backing down from This is the story of Maddie Farraday, who married her high school sweetheart and settled down in the small town she grew up in.

May 18, Emily rated it it was ok. Her husband has been a philanderer but they’ve stayed together “for their daughter” ughan adorably precocious pre-teen. A shock but sadly, not surprising.

Wendy rated it really liked it Jan 15, By the end she was cheerfully potty mouthed and that bumped this from cfusie stars to three. But it’s just not as crisp and pulled together and funny as the later works. Jan 27, Olga Godim rated it really liked it Shelves: Crusie has an indubitable talent for tales filled with wit and humor.