Read Between the Lies
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Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret.
Tommy is talented, cool, a young offender, and dyslexic.
Ryan is smart, uncool, well-behaved, and dyslexic.
The two develop an unlikely friendship.
As Ryan helps Tommy to read, a secret is revealed that will change their lives forever.
Prize-winning Malcolm Duffy’s third novel explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia in a story full of his hallmark heart and humour. For 12+.
Reviews for Read Between the Lies:
‘A grippingly unfolding domestic drama… The book’s two engaging narrators learn and teach the value of empathy with others’ Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week
‘An honest, open family drama shining a light on dyslexia’ Sunday Express
‘An engaging book for young readers… with lies, secrets, and dyslexia at the heart of the story’Armadillo Magazine
'An engaging book for young readers... with lies, secrets, and dyslexia at the heart of the story' * Armadillo Magazine * PRAISE FOR MALCOLM DUFFY: 'Touching and compelling to the end... It has sweetness and comedy, despite the gravity of its theme. And it is a lesson in standing up for yourself and others and finding the people who deserve your trust' Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week, on Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. 'A crusading novel on a topic that sadly looks to be timeless' Financial Times, on Sofa Surfer. 'An intriguing premise and one that Duffy handles with aplomb. The empathy he has for his characters shines through' Irish Times on Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. 'Truthful, compelling and fearlessly insightful, Sofa Surfer, without any shadow of a doubt, lives up to the promise of Duffy's acclaimed and powerful debut, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me.' Armadillo. 'For pitch-perfect teenage voices, you can't go wrong with Malcolm Duffy's Me Mam. Me Dad. Me.' * Irish Times, Best Books of the Year *
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