Big Little Lies (Movie Tie-In)

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Penguin, 2017 - Fiction - 512 pages
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THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NOW AN EMMY-WINNING HBO LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, ALEXANDER SKARSG RD, LAURA DERN, ADAM SCOTT, AND ZO KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, JEAN-MARC VALL E, AND WRITER DAVID E. KELLEY

From the author of Truly Madly Guilty and The Husband's Secret comes a novel about the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

A murder...A tragic accident...Or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead.

Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She's funny, biting, and passionate; she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare but she is paying a price for the illusion of perfection. New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for a nanny. She comes with a mysterious past and a sadness beyond her years. These three women are at different crossroads, but they will all wind up in the same shocking place.

Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the little lies that can turn lethal.
 

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User Review  - foof2you - LibraryThing

Small things have big consequences, a theme throughout the book. Those looking for a story like the mini series, remember that the two are different. Some storylines in mini series are not in the book. Read full review

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When my local library's book discussion group selected this mystery, I knew nothing of the television series. Therefore, I knew little about the book. Shortly after beginning to read it, I knew a few ... Read full review

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Liane Moriarty is a #1 New York Times bestselling author whose novels include Truly Madly Guilty, Big Little Lies, The Husband's Secret, The Hypnotist's Love Story, What Alice Forgot, The Last Anniversary and Three Wishes. She lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children. Visit the author online at lianemoriarty.com.

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