In “We Are The Goldens,” by Dana Reinhardt, relationships of all kinds are tested. Relationships between friends, families and boyfriends are put to the test because of the secrets and lies between Nell and Layla.
Every year rumors spread through City Day High School like wild fire. Even Nell a freshman knows this, but nothing can prepare her for the truth that hides behind them. When Nell hears rumors about her older sister, who never keeps a secret from her, she doesn't know what to believe. After finally working up the courage to talk to Layla, the older sister, the news is worse than she could have ever imagined. Because of Layla's secret Nell must lie to the people she cares for the most.
“We Are The Goldens” is an excellent book, not only does it show how important the love between sisters can be. It also shows the ramifications it can have.
Although this novel can at times be hard to understand, due to confusing narration, it is an easy read. This book is a must read for all girls entering high school.