You get involved with the characters which can move you emotionally Well written good read I m so on the fence with this bookdid it blow me away No But it has left me with uestions lots of unanswered uestions and that s a good thing rightI didn t love it or hate itwould i recommend it yesit or hate itWould I recommend it yesit not be for me but it might be to your likingJenny grew on me eventually At first she was a clich hung up on material ossessions and keeping up appearances But as her life started to spiral out of control I began to feel sorry for her I could see foresee what was happening around her and I wanted to give the oor girl the heads upOlivia seemed so unsure of herself and it was brutal in laces just how low her self esteem was I wanted to swoop in and take her away from thereI feel like maybe the author wanted to leave the story the way she did but I don t know it fell flat for me anti climactic even And that s in no way disrespectful to the author not at all I read her inspiration behind writing this book and it s tragic It made sense why it was left so openand without what I felt was closure Man oh man I m so torn about this bookIf you ask me at any given moment what my fave books are they re always changing But one that always remains the same is All the Ugly and Wonderful things by Bryn It moved me changed me opened me up and gave me ugly criesThis book
Though I Don T I don t what to do with it I didn t IlikeI any of the characters except for one Rindell I loved his accent and his way of speech
*and everything about him Even through his lies he was the most honest one of all of themIt s not *everything about him Even through his lies he was the most honest one of all of themIt s not religious book More of a church goer background I wasn t a fan of that either and would have The Three Lives of Sonata James preferred the backdrop to be somewhere else but it worked okay You can lookast it for the Mein Erster Mörder plot of the storyYou have to understand the character development is very heavy very strong and normally I don t like over wordy books but once I finished I understood why Bryn felt the need to draw these characters out the way she did84% That was the tur. Jennifer has a great job and a go getter fianc Shes on track for success until she witnesses a fatal hit and run Mistaking Jennifer for someone else the dying victim extracts an impossibleromise Jennifers fianc wants her to forget the whole incident. Ning oint me That was when I said oh Things Are Happening So You See Long Ways To Go are happening So you see long ways to go totally worth the journey to get thereTwo totally opposite women Lifestyles Relationships Brought together by something unexplainable in life Why do bad things always happen to good eopleIt almost doesn t seem like these two women s stories should even go together And ultimately that s where my trouble with it stands While I did like this story I was expecting something else I m glad you lied Otherwise you wouldn t be here I never would have met you After reading All the Ugly and Wonderful Things I knew I want to read of Bryn Greenwood s work So I one clicked and read Lie Lay LainI went into the story not really knowing what to expect but I was fairly sure it would be a book that would have me captivated and would make me think and feel a lot I was rightThis book is so different from most things I ve read lately It s in a way very low key Best way to describe it maybe It s life In it s most honest form It s ugly and retty at the same time Sad and happy And at times it s so damn hard to navigateBoth Jennifer and Olivia are trying to do that To just get by find their lace and maybe some happinessJennifer has a demanding job a fiance and then she witnesses an accident that throws her for a loop and knocks her off balance Trying to figure out how to get assed it how to fulfill a romise and still live up to the demands of her life she s really struggling She completely loses her footing and getting it back seems impossible as everytime she feels like she s making rogress something happens that has her floundering againI liked Jennifer and then I didn t like her before I started liking her again It was hard at times as she was someone who wasn t in touch with her feelings who seemed a bit robotic She was flawed no doubt about that And I suppose in a way it s those characters that make us reflect on our own faults which is uncomfortable at best So Jennifer and Iwe didn t necessarily click And some of her actions issed me. But when she closes her eyes she can still see the bloody face of the woman who asked for her helpOlivia is in a rut Burdened with caring for her brain damaged brother and already feeling like a spinster at 27 shes desperate to escape In a moment of. ,
Off but in the end I could sympathize with her Bear Boy pain and her need for balance but wanted to shake her or slap her a few times as wellI wanted to shake Olivia as well but mainly to get her to stand up for herself Living with herarents and working at her church with a bit too much weight on her hips and not enough self esteem to carry it around she was mostly existing but not living Her arents are douchebags and that s the diplomatic version of my thoughts They treat her
*like crap make her feel bad about herself In case it s not *crap make her feel bad about herself In case it s not I hated them Olivia on the other hand she was really likable A sweet girl with a the other hand she was really likable A sweet girl with a heart Her roblem was that she didn t see her beauty and she had it inside and out No matter the number on her scale she was attractive She just didn t see it Couldn t see it with all the stuff her Worlds Beyond The Poles parents said It took Rindell to change that and he really did She started to come out of her shell and shed her family s limiting beliefs I loved seeing that happen I enjoyed witnessing her grow It was really amazingBryn Greenwood doesn t sugarcoat things in her books She writes things how they are I love that about her books There is ugliness in life and she isn t afraid to write about it People have faults and make mistakes and that too is something she tackles4 not everything is shiny andretty stars This came severely damaged Water staineddirty and ripped I am trying to return it but I do not have a rinter I am extremely disappointed and frustrated I really enjoyed this book The characters are so real When I finished it was hard to believe they didn t go on living their lives I love Bryn Greenwood s books and have read all three to date ublished I couldn t wait to
FIND FIVE MINUTES TO DIVE BACK INTO THIS WORLDfive minutes to dive back into this world liked all the main characters and enjoyed how the themes and lot lines of both POV characters tied in and complemented each other Don t expect another All the Wonderfull and you ll enjoy this Lie Lay Lain is it s own uniue blend of thought rovoking and gut wrenching story Highly recommend. Weakness she tells a lie that draws an unsuspecting Monster der Woche paramedic into her life As she struggles to expiate the lie a horrible act of violence will test her resolve to be honestWhere Jennifersromise and Olivias lie intersect their lives begin to unravel.