Big Little Lies (Hardcover) (Liane Moriarty)
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"About the Book Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated. Book Synopsis DON'T MISS SEASON 2 OF THE GOLDEN GLOBE AND EMMY AWARD-WINNING HBO(R) SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, LAURA DERN, ZOË KRAVITZ, AND MERYL STREEP From the author of Nine Perfect Strangers , Truly Madly Guilty , and The Husband's Secret comes the #1 New York Times bestselling 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. Review Quotes Praise for Big Little Lies ""Ms. Moriarty's long-parched fans have something new to dig into... Big Little Lies [may have] even more staying power than The Husband's Secret. ""-- The New York Times ""Funny and thrilling, page-turning but with emotional depth, Big Little Lies is a terrific follow-up to The Husband's Secret .""-- Booklist (starred review) "" Big Little Lies tolls a warning bell about the big little lies we tell in order to survive. It takes a powerful stand against domestic violence even as it makes us laugh at the adults whose silly costume party seems more reminiscent of a middle-school dance.""-- The Washington Post ""Moriarty demonstrates an excellent talent for exposing the dark, seedy side of the otherwise ""perfect"" family unit...Highly recommended.""-- Library Journal (starred review) ""Irresistible...Exposing the fault lines in what looks like perfection is a specialty of Liane Moriarty... Moriarty's sly humor and razor-sharp insights will keep you turning the pages to find out.""-- People Magazine The secrets burrowed in this seemingly placid small town...are so suburban noir they would make David Lynch clap with glee...[Moriarty] is a fantastically nimble writer, so sure-footed that the book leaps between dark and light seamlessly; even the big reveal in the final pages feels earned and genuinely shocking.""-- Entertainment Weekly ""If you're looking for a novel that will turn you into a compulsive book-finisher look no further. Moriarty has produced another gripping, satirical hit...It's can't-put-downability comes from its darker subplots...A book that will make you appreciate the long days of summer.""-- Reading one [of Liane Moriarty's novels] is a bit like drinking a pink cosmo laced with arsenic...a fun, engaging and sometimes disturbing read...Moriarty is back in fine form.-- USA Today ""A juicy drama.""-- People Stylewatch ""Not your average mommy novel. It's a juicy, twisted murder mystery replete with themes of marital abuse and self-denial...The perfect mindless beach read.""-- ""Suburbia is about to get a lot more scandalous.""-- Closer Weekly The Aussie author of last year's runaway hit The Husband's Secret comes back with another winning and wise novel that intertwines the lives of three women.-- It's no mystery why Liane Moriarty is a summer staple: with wit and compassion...[she] keeps it real.-- Family Circle ""Riveting and insightful...Moriarty has crafted a great summer read full of perceptive glimpses into the many guises of human relationships: mother-child, husband-wife (and ex-wife) and above all, the strong bond of female friendships.""-- Bookpage Deservedly popular Moriarty invigorates ... women's fiction through wit, good humor, sharp insight into human nature and addictive storytelling.-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) About The Author Liane Moriarty is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Truly Madly Guilty , Big Little Lies , The Husband's Secret , The Hypnotist's Love Story , and What Alice Forgot . She lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children."



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