Monday, September 21, 2015

Book Review: The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

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Book Review: 
The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

Dial Press. June 2015. ISBN: 9780385342940


Twelve-year-old Willa is on the cusp of her teenage years and becomes determined to figure out things that her family won't tell her, especially concerning her dear Aunt Jottie and enigmatic father Felix. When Layla Beck, the daughter of a prominent senator, is sent to Willa's hometown in Macedonia, West Virginia to work on the Federal Writer's Project, Willa's world gets a little more interesting. As the summer passes, she learns about the secrets people keep, and the pasts that they bury in order to get by.