The English Book Club
In Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng takes us to the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, where everything is meticulously planned, even the successful lives of the residents, like the picture-perfect Richardson family. But their lives are forever changed by the arrival of an enigmatic mother-daughter pair, Mia and Pearl. The book delves into the intricacies and angst that burns through some relationships, the nature of art and identity, and, among other things, the danger of believing that following rules can avert disaster. This book is not a slow burner, so don’t be afraid to pick it up.