Saturday, November 10, 2018

Blog Tour & Giveaway: The Color of Lies by C.J. Lyons

Book Blurb:

The Color of Lies by C.J. Lyons

Publisher: BLINK

Release Date: November 6, 2018

Genre: Young Adult - Mystery, Thriller

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author CJ Lyons comes The Color of Lies, a world drenched in color and mystery.

High school senior Ella Cleary has always been good at reading people. Her family has a rare medical condition called synesthesia that scrambles the senses—her Gram Helen sees every sound, and her uncle Joe can literally taste words. Ella’s own synesthesia manifests itself as the ability to see colors that reveal people’s true emotions…until she meets a guy she just can’t read.

Alec is a mystery to Ella, a handsome, enigmatic young journalist who makes her feel normal for the first time in her life. That is, until he reveals the real reason why he sought her out—he wants to learn the truth behind her parents’ deaths, the parents that Ella had always been told died in a fire. Alec turns Ella’s world upside down when he tells her their deaths were definitely not an accident.

After learning her entire life has been a lie, Ella doesn’t know who she can trust or even who she really is. With her adoptive family keeping secrets and the evidence mixing fact and fiction, the only way for Ella to learn the truth about her past is to find a killer.

Perfect for fans of Caroline B. Cooney, Ally Carter, and Jennifer Brown, The Color of Lies blurs the lines between black-and-white facts and the kaleidoscope of reality.

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I was lucky enough to get Ms. Lyons to play one of my favorite games- This or That

Check out her answers below!

Waffle fries or curly fries?

CJ: Waffle fries—sweet potato, please!—easier to scoop quac or salsa with

Fantasy or science-fiction?

CJ: Science-fiction, right now I’m devouring Pierce Brown’s Mars series and loving it.

Superman or Batman?

CJ: Neither, they’re both too arrogant—give me Daredevil instead.

Text message or call?

CJ: Call—I’m a hermit, so any chance for human interaction is a good thing.

Pancakes or waffles?

CJ: Pancakes!

Doctor Who or the Walking Dead?

CJ: Doctor Who, specifically David Tennant…doesn’t get much better than that!

TV Shows or movies?

CJ: TV shows, because that means more hours immersed in a world with characters I enjoy.

Being too warm or too cold?

CJ: Too cold, because then I have an excuse for hot cocoa and snuggling near the fire.

Passenger or Driver?

CJ: It used to be driver when driving was all about getting somewhere like to work, but now that I’m self-employed, I enjoy being a passenger so I can people-watch and enjoy the scenery.

Amusement Park or Day at the Beach?

CJ: Beach! Preferably while everyone else on the planet is at the amusement park.


Author Bio:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty novels, former pediatric ER doctor C.J. Lyons has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge Thrillers with Heart.

Two times winner of the International Thriller Writers coveted Thriller Award, CJ has been called a "master within the genre" (Pittsburgh Magazine) and her work has been praised as "breathtakingly fast-paced" and "riveting" (Publishers Weekly) with "characters with beating hearts and three dimensions" (Newsday).

Learn more about CJ's Thrillers with Heart at

Goodreads | website | Twitter | Facebook

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