Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere (Audiobook) is from the very best-selling author of Everything I Never Told You, a captivating book that traces the linked fates of the image-best Richardson household and the enigmatic child and mom who overthrow their lives.
In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburban area of Cleveland, whatever is prepared – from the colors of your homes to the design of the winding roadways to the effective lives its locals will go on to lead. And nobody embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose assisting concept is playing by the guidelines.
Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mom – who gets here in this picturesque bubble with Pearl, her teenage child, and leas a home from the Richardsons. Soon Pearl and Mia end up being more than occupants – all 4 Richardson kids are drawn to the mom-child duo. But Mia brings with her a strange past and a neglect for the status quo that threatens to overthrow this thoroughly bought neighborhood.
When old household buddies of the Richardsons effort to embrace a Chinese-American infant, a custody fight emerges that considerably divides the town – and puts Elena and Mia on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her intentions, Elena is identified to discover the tricks in Mia’s past. But her fixation will come at ravaging and unanticipated expenses.
Little Fires Everywhere checks out the weight of tricks, the nature of identity and art, and the relentless pull of motherhood – and the threat of thinking that following the guidelines can avoid catastrophe.
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“Ng’s tight class drama is adjusted for fireworks.” – New York Magazine
“I check out Little Fires Everywhere in a single, out of breath sitting.” — Jodi Picoult
“I am caring Little Fires Everywhere. Maybe my preferred book I’ve read this year.” — John Green
“Wise, amusing, and tender. It is a marvel.” — Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water
“Ng’s incredible capability to embody numerous perspectives produces an effective, revelatory book.” –BBC.com, 10 Books to Read in September
“Takes unerring target at upper-middle-class America’s blind areas. A nuanced research study of mothers/daughters and the problem of not coming from our households or neighborhoods.” — Vogue
“Celeste Ng composes with the knowledge of a hundred lives lived, producing intricate characters in some cases pesky, mainly supportive, however all startlingly human.” — HarpersBazaar.com
“Compelling…Little Fires Everywhere invests all of its psychological energies in the relationship in between moms and their kids…in the author’s specifically rendered best suburban area.” – Vox
“Unmissable…Celeste Ng’s mental insight is intense, yet generous, Little Fires Everywhere takes a look at the ruthlessness that we unknowingly cause on those we declare to like.” — HuffPost’s Best Fiction Books of 2017
“To state I like this audio book is an understatement. It is a deep mental secret about the power of motherhood, the strength of teenage love, and the threat of excellence. It moved me to tears.” — Reese Witherspoon
“Like Ng’s exceptional launching Everything I Never Told You (EINTU), the audio book plots its method into a wise, available discussion about class and race. But without the restraints of EINTU’s thriller building and construction, Little Fires provides Celeste the area and perseverance to face how progressive-minded neighborhoods approach identity.” — GQ.com