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release date: Aug 11, 2015
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Big Little Lies
The #1 New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly called “a surefire hit.”

NOW AN HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON, NICOLE KIDMAN, SHAILENE WOODLEY, ALEXANDER SKARSGÅRD, LAURA DERN, ADAM SCOTT, AND ZOË KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, JEAN-MARC VALLÉE, AND WRITER DAVID E. KELLEY

 
Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal...
A murder…a tragic accident…or just parents behaving badly?  
What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. But who did what?

Big Little Lies follows three women, each at a crossroads:

Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s 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 Madeline’s youngest (how is this possible?). And to top it all off, Madeline’s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline’s 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 wouldn’t 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.

release date: Apr 24, 2012
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What Alice Forgot
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HUSBAND'S SECRET AND BIG LITTLE LIES.

A “cheerfully engaging”(Kirkus Reviews) novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”

Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over—she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over...
release date: Mar 03, 2015
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The Husband's Secret
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF BIG LITTLE LIES.

One of the Best Books of the Year—Entertainment Weekly
One of the Top Ten Books of the Year—People magazine

At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read.

My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died...

Imagine your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not only the life you have built together, but the lives of others as well. And then imagine that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive...

Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—she’s an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything—and not just for her. There are other women who barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they, too, are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.

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release date: Jul 26, 2016
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Truly Madly Guilty

Entertainment Weekly’s “Best Beach Bet”

A USA Today Hot Books for Summer Selection

A Miami Herald Summer Reads Pick

The new novel from Liane Moriarty, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband’s Secret, Big Little Lies, and What Alice Forgot, about how sometimes we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.

“What a wonderful writer―smart, wise, funny.” ―Anne Lamott

Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong?

In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty turns her unique, razor-sharp eye towards three seemingly happy families.

Sam and Clementine have a wonderful, albeit, busy life: they have two little girls, Sam has just started a new dream job, and Clementine, a cellist, is busy preparing for the audition of a lifetime. If there’s anything they can count on, it’s each other.

Clementine and Erika are each other’s oldest friends. A single look between them can convey an entire conversation. But theirs is a complicated relationship, so when Erika mentions a last minute invitation to a barbecue with her neighbors, Tiffany and Vid, Clementine and Sam don’t hesitate. Having Tiffany and Vid’s larger than life personalities there will be a welcome respite.

Two months later, it won’t stop raining, and Clementine and Sam can’t stop asking themselves the question: What if we hadn’t gone?

In Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty takes on the foundations of our lives: marriage, sex, parenthood, and friendship. She shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships, how what we don’t say can be more powerful than what we do, and how sometimes it is the most innocent of moments that can do the greatest harm.

release date: Jun 04, 2013
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The Hypnotist's Love Story: A Novel
A “sharp and funny romantic tale”(O, the Oprah Magazine) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies.

Ellen O’Farrell is a professional hypnotherapist who works out of the eccentric beachfront home she inherited from her grandparents. It’s a nice life, except for her tumultuous relationship history. She’s stoic about it, but at this point, Ellen wouldn’t mind a lasting one. When she meets Patrick, she’s optimistic. He’s attractive, single, employed, and best of all, he seems to like her back. Then comes that dreaded moment: He thinks they should have a talk.

Braced for the worst, Ellen is pleasantly surprised. It turns out that Patrick’s ex-girlfriend is stalking him. Ellen thinks, Actually, that’s kind of interesting. She’s dating someone worth stalking. She’s intrigued by the woman’s motives. In fact, she’d even love to meet her.

Ellen doesn’t know it, but she already has.
release date: May 30, 2006
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The Last Anniversary: A Novel

From Liane Moriarty, author of #1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies, comes an unforgettable novel defined by her signature sharp wit, page-turning storyline, and lovable and eccentric characters.

Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one who got away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was going to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island—home of the famously unsolved Munro Baby mystery.

Sophie moves onto the island and begins a new life as part of an unconventional family, where it seems everyone has a secret. Grace, a beautiful young mother, is feverishly planning a shocking escape from her perfect life. Margie, a frumpy housewife, has made a pact with a stranger, while dreamy Aunt Rose wonders if maybe it's about time she started making her own decisions.

As Sophie's life becomes increasingly complicated, she discovers that sometimes you have to stop waiting around—and come up with your own fairy-tale ending.

release date: Feb 28, 2017
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Three Wishes: A Novel

New York Times bestseller, Three Wishes is the funny, heartwarming and completely charming first novel from Liane Moriarty, also the author of #1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband’s Secret and Big Little Lies.

Lyn, Cat, and Gemma Kettle, beautiful thirty-three-year-old triplets, seem to attract attention everywhere they go. Together, laughter, drama, and mayhem seem to follow them. But apart, each is dealing with her own share of ups and downs. Lyn has organized her life into one big checklist, Cat has just learned a startling secret about her marriage, and Gemma, who bolts every time a relationship hits the six-month mark, holds out hope for lasting love. In this wise, witty, and hilarious novel, we follow the Kettle sisters through their tumultuous thirty-third year as they deal with sibling rivalry and secrets, revelations and relationships, unfaithful husbands and unthinkable decisions, and the fabulous, frustrating life of forever being part of a trio.

release date: Jul 28, 2015
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Pequeñas mentiras (Spanish Edition)

Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley y Laura Dern son algunas de las protagonistas de la nueva miniserie de HBO basada en el libro Pequeñas mentiras

Algunas veces las pequeñas mentiras son las más letales

Madeline es una fuerza de la naturaleza. Es divertida, mordaz y apasionada, lo recuerda todo y no perdona a nadie. Ni a su exmarido y su nueva esposa, que se acaban de mudar junto a ella.
Celeste posee el tipo de belleza que hace que el mundo se pare a mirar. Aunque a veces puede parecer un poco nerviosa ¿quién no lo estaría con ese par de gemelos traviesos? Ella y su marido llevan una vida de ensueño, pero los sueños tienen un precio, y Celeste tiene que decidir cuánto está dispuesta a pagar.

Jane, madre soltera y nueva en la ciudad, es tan joven que la confunden con la niñera. Además alberga preocupaciones impropias de su edad y tiene ciertas dudas secretas sobre su hijo. Pero... ¿por qué?

Pequeñas mentiras es una extraordinaria historia sobre estas tres mujeres en una encrucijada, sobre exmaridos y segundas esposas, madres e hijas, escándalos de patio de colegios y las peligrosas mentirijillas que nos contamos a nosotros mismos para poder sobrevivir.

La crítica ha dicho...

«Es un libro realmente bueno. Divertido y siniestro a la vez. Da en el clavo con las relaciones entre madres.»

Stephen King

«Irresistible... Moriarty se ha convertido en una especialista en dejar al descubierto las grietas de lo que aparenta ser perfecto... Su perspicaz humor y agudo ingenio te hará seguir pasando las páginas hasta que descubras lo que ocurre.»

People Magazine

«Leer una novela de Moriarty es un poco como beberse un Cosmopolitan aderezado con arsénico... Pequeñas mentiras es una lectura divertida, entretenida y, a veces, perturbadora.»

USA Today

«Una novela que te convertirá en un ávido devorador de libros... Moriarty ha escrito otro éxito absorbente y satírico.»

The Huffington Post

«Fascinante e inteligente... Una estupenda lectura llena de agudos destellos sobre las múltiples variedades de las relaciones humanas: madre-hijo, marido-mujer (y exmujer) y, fundamentalmente, sobre el poderoso vínculo de la amistad femenina.»

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ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little
beachside primary school where
children are taught that ‘sharing is
caring.’ So how has the annual School
Trivia Night ended in full-blown
riot? Sirens are wailing. People are
screaming. The principal is mortified.
And one parent is dead.
Was it a murder, a tragic accident or
just good parents gone bad? As the
parents at Pirriwee Public are about to
discover, sometimes it’s the little lies
that turn out to be the most lethal…
Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on
ex-husbands and second wives,
mothers and daughters, school-yard
scandal, and the dangerous little lies
we tell ourselves just to survive.
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release date: Feb 17, 2020
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What Alice Forgot (Thorndike Press Large Print Core) by Moriarty, Liane (2015) Paperback
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release date: Sep 15, 2015
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Lo que Alice olvidó (What Alice Forgot) (Spanish Edition)
Una apasionante novela de Liane Moriarty, la autora de El secreto de mi marido, que ha conseguido enamorar a la crítica y a los lectores. ¿Qué sentirías si te despertaras y hubieras olvidado los últimos diez años de tu vida? Al despertar tras un leve accidente, los primeros pensamientos de Alice son para el hijo que e spera y para su marido Nick, que estará preocupado. Pero ni ella está embarazada ni Nick está en absoluto preocupado; es más, está preparando el divorcio. Pronto Alice descubrirá con angustia que ha olvidado diez años enteros de su vida y nada de su entorno le resulta reconocible: ¿Por qué se ha vuelto su hermana tan distante? ¿Quién diablos es Gina? Lentamente, pequeños trazos del pasado se asomarán a la memoria de Alice y la obligarán a enfrentarse a la realidad, que irá recomponiendo. A veces, perder la memoria es lo mejor que puede sucederte... ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over — she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over…
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