None of This Is True - Lisa Jewell

None of This Is True

By Lisa Jewell

  • Release Date: 2023-08-08
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
From 1,039 Ratings



From the #1 New York Times bestselling author known for her “superb pacing, twisted characters, and captivating prose” (BuzzFeed), Lisa Jewell returns with a scintillating new psychological thriller about a woman who finds herself the subject of her own popular true crime podcast.

Celebrating her forty-fifth birthday at her local pub, popular podcaster Alix Summer crosses paths with an unassuming woman called Josie Fair. Josie, it turns out, is also celebrating her forty-fifth birthday. They are, in fact, birthday twins.

A few days later, Alix and Josie bump into each other again, this time outside Alix’s children’s school. Josie has been listening to Alix’s podcasts and thinks she might be an interesting subject for her series. She is, she tells Alix, on the cusp of great changes in her life.

Josie’s life appears to be strange and complicated, and although Alix finds her unsettling, she can’t quite resist the temptation to keep making the podcast. Slowly she starts to realize that Josie has been hiding some very dark secrets, and before she knows it, Josie has inveigled her way into Alix’s life—and into her home.

But, as quickly as she arrived, Josie disappears. Only then does Alix discover that Josie has left a terrible and terrifying legacy in her wake, and that Alix has become the subject of her own true crime podcast, with her life and her family’s lives under mortal threat.

Who is Josie Fair? And what has she done?


  • Wow!

    By doxiemomofGretchen
    Just wow! I loved it! Couldn’t wait to read it every day. It’s a crazy story that had me hook, line and sinker!
  • Captivating overall

    By Elodee_
    but the ending felt rushed and was expecting more
  • Just awful

    By fl2reader
    Don’t waste your time…I actually got through half the book and then skipped ahead to third chapter from end…you can guess everything from that
  • Great book but ending fell flat

    By Kyn:)
    I enjoyed reading this book and enjoyed the suspense, but i felt like the ending didn’t do the book justice. I would’ve liked to see more exploration into Josie’s character, and more of her POV in part 4. This as well as answers to some of the mysteries that were never revisited (ex: the phone case)
  • None of This is True

    By Heartsong
    Honestly, if I could give it 0 stars I would. The worst book i have read. !
  • 5-stars

    By areyoufinkiddingme
    Incredible book
  • Wow

    By caitibugg143
    I genuinely could not put it down. I had to find out how the story unfolded. I actually read it in less than 24 hours.
  • None of this is True

    By Halsterx
    3/5 stars. Fast, unique read. Wouldn’t recommend it. Hal R
  • Predictable format, weak ending

    By 17258429
    The first half of the novel is interesting with its introduction of characters, nice detailed descriptions, insight into emotional states, but once mid plot twist takes place - it all kind of falls apart. Predictable, lacking in depth and missing final cliffhanger. It was just OK.
  • My Favorite Lisa Jewell Thus Far!!!

    By coltcam62627
    I could not put this book down. I was gripped from page 1. When I thought I could predict what would unravel, I was taken on a complete roller coaster ride. This book is a must for all Jewell fans and fans of mystery. Jewell does not disappoint!!