The gated community of Shaker Heights in Cleveland looks perfect from the outside, but reality is a little less so.
Shaker Heights is a suburb full of secrets, lies, and tensions simmering just below the surface.
Little Fires Everywhere follows the story of the Richardson family, led by matriarch Elena, and the family’s relationship with the enigmatic Mia Warren, their housekeeper, and her teenage daughter Pearl.
When a custody battle over an adopted baby in Shaker Heights erupts spectacularly, the relationship between Elena and Mia will be changed forever.
Celeste Ng is the bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You.
She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her family.
Her books have both been New York Times bestsellers.
In 2020, Little Fires Everywhere was adapted into a miniseries starring Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington and Joshua Jackson.
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