Tucson Festival of Books

Lies, Secrets, and Deception


In these YA novels, teens deal with lies and secrets in their communities and families as they uncover betrayal. Sometimes they are the deceiver and other times they are deceived. Tami Charles focuses on abuse within the music industry, while E. Lockhart uncovers family secrets and betrayals and Cat Winter explores the line between truth and fiction in two sister's lives.


Panelists
Tami Charles

Tami Charles is the New York Times bestselling author of "All Because You Matter," and numerous books for children and young adults. Her middle grade debut, "Like Vanessa," earned Top 10 spots on the Indies Introduce and Spring Kids' Next lists, three starred reviews, and a Junior Library Guild selection....

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E. Lockhart

E. Lockhart is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller "We Were Liars." She also invented a superhero for D.C. Comics. Her books include "Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero," "Again Again," "The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks," a National Book Award Finalist and a Printz Honor Book, and "Genuine Fraud," a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize....

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Cat Winters

C. E. Winters is the author of the picture book biography "Cut!: How Lotte Reiniger and a Pair of Scissors Revolutionized Animation," illustrated by Matt Schu. She also writes award-winning historical novels for teens and adults as Cat Winters....

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Books:
Muted
Tami Charles
Children / Teens
Scholastic Incorporated
May 2022
ISBN 9781338673548
400 pages

Family of Liars
E. Lockhart
Children / Teens
Delacorte Press
January 2022
ISBN 9780593485859
320 pages

Odd & True
Cat Winters

Harry N. Abrams
March 2019
ISBN 9781419735080
Paperback, 368 pages
$9.99, OUTOFSTOCK
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We Were Liars
E. Lockhart
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
May 2018
ISBN 9780385741279
320 pages