Big Little Lies follows three women, each at a crossroads:Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. Shes funny and biting, passionate, she remembers everything and forgives no one. Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community, and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madelines youngest (how is this possible?). And to top it all off,Madelines teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madelines ex-husband over her. (How. Is. This. Possible?).Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare. While she may seem a bit flustered at times, who wouldnt be, with those rambunctious twin boys? Now that the boys are starting school, Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body. But royalty often comes at a price, and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay.New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny. Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son. But why? While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all.Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive....
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Big Little Lies Reviews
I think Stephen King summed up Big Little Lies perfectly when he said it is "a hell of a book, funny and scary." I found it to be like the first two seasons of Desperate Housewives before the show started to slowly fall apart (and I've seen every episode so I feel like I'm right... right about the comparison to the book and the fact that the show was never all that great after the first two seasons, but the bigger question is why did I watch all of the show in the first place, and I'll never rea ...more
I had Big Little Lies buried on my to-read list for over a year. I want to thank one of my lovely Goodreads friends Suzanne for suggesting I push it to the top of the mountain.
Big Little Lies is a several-month slice of life in the universe of grade school parents in a coastal town located in Australia. Not having children, this setting fascinated me, especially since it was nothing like when I was a grade schooler in the late 1950s/1960s in Tennessee. Parents did not get into heavy politics an ...more
4.5 Wickedly Delightful Stars!
Well color me SHOCKED! Liane Moriarty wrote a book I actually liked. A LOT. BAAH!
To be frank, I didn’t think it possible.. I’ve read two of her others and they were just ok – but this one was kind of fabulous. It was believable, captivating, compelling, hilarious and sad all at the same time. And the DRAMA!! Oh boy!
Little Big Lies is about Women. Strong Independent Women. Crazy Catty Women. Women who take sides against each other, sometimes for good reason, som ...more
5 huge stars. I’d give it 6 if I could!
This was one of the most captivating books I’ve read. An emotional joy-ride and an absolute favorite!
Based in a small exclusive coastal town in Australia. It’s orientation day into kindergarten when one boy is accused of choking a little girl. For the parents it’s a moment when bonds are formed and lines are drawn in the sand.
A full complement of emotions are cleverly weaved throughout. Laughter, tears, smiles and pain. Three wonderful friends (Madeline, C ...more
If I said I loved this one, it would be a Big Fat Lie. But I definitely LIKED it, despite the rough beginning.
Here is my love story with Moriarty books, and it doesn’t stay all lovey-dovey, I’ll tell you that. But that sounds dramatic—I need to say that I don’t hate her books now, it’s just that the honeymoon is way over. I became an avid fan after reading What Alice Forgot, which is about a woman who hits her head and forgets her identity. I thought it was completely brilliant, and it made me t ...more
someone hand me a bucket for all these emotions QUICKLY I DONT KNOW WHERE TO PUT THEM HOW ABOUT A TUB
full review to come
Big Little Lies is an engaging story filled with murder and mystery, centering on the lives of three “school moms” and their problematic circumstances.
I've never watched the show, but this book gave me a sort of sinister, Desperate Housewives vibe.
This story is told in third-person narrative and methodically shifts focus between these three unstable women as the plot slowly creeps up to the night of the murder.
The writing was fantastic: Intelligent, realistic, and held my interest prett ...more
I wasn’t sure about this one at first. I’d seen some good ratings for it and I liked the idea of a book set in Australia, somewhere I’ve visited (briefly) but have hardly touched in a literary sense. And then it started weirdly, with a whole host of quotes from characters I hadn’t yet been introduced to. Something about a trivia night at a school, some trouble kicked-off and somebody was hurt, or maybe even killed. It was losing me already and I’d hardly started. One pet hate of mine is any book ...more