Big Little Lies

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

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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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This book opens with a local school fundraiser abruptly finishes when someone is found dead. However, we don't know who is dead or what exactly happen. The book then backtracks to the beginning of the ... Read full review

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I really want to give this 2.5 stars. Very gossipy. I read it for a book club. Not really my genre. Once the book got to the exciting part, it ended quickly. All that for just a few minutes of ... 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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