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November 29, 2013 • Cee • Reviews

katcarlton-twoliesandaspyTwo Lies and A Spy by Kat Carlton
September 3, 2013
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Kari plunges into the world of espionage on a mission to save her parents while trying to impress the guy she’s been in love with forever.

When sixteen-year-old Kari’s dad sends her an unexpected text, she and her brother immediately go into hiding. Because when your parents are superspies and your dad declares a Code Black, it can only mean something bad. Very bad.

Kari soon discovers that her parents have been disavowed and declared traitors, and she’s determined to clear their names. Breaking into the Agency seems like a reasonable plan, especially with the help of a team that includes her longtime crush, Luke, as well as her two best friends—an expert hacker with attitude and a master martial artist—and Luke’s popular, vindictive twin sister. Oh, and a new guy, who’s as cute as he is complicated…


First sentence: “Can u pick up milk on ur way home?”

I love spy books, so I thought I’d love Two Lies and a Spy, right? Well, yeah, no. I did not like the book. Not at all. :\ I thought I could suspend my disbelief (which is absolutely necessary to get through this book), but apparently I could not? This book is meant to be light and fun! Sure it is…to a point. For the majority of this book, I found myself cringing and half-tempted to crumble the book up like a paper ball. I wondered if I had gone jaded when it comes to light, fun books? (I think I have.)

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