biglittleSometimes all the drama happening in the school yard has nothing to do with children and everything to do with parents. In the novel Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, wealthy suburban families come together for an annual trivia night at Perriwee Public School only to have it end in murder.

The story is told in flashback, beginning on orientation day for incoming Kindergarten students. Immediately lines in the sand are drawn, friends and enemies are made, and children get caught in the middle of dueling, overbearing parents.

This book is full of intense, well-developed characters that are sure to connect with readers. While some of the plot lines are a little on the unbelievable side, everyone is sure to enjoy the excellent pacing, humorous happenings, and satisfying ending.

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