A #1 New York Times Bestseller
An Entertainment Weekly Pick for Best Beach Bets
A USA Today Pick of Hot Books for Summer
Miami Herald Favorite Book
An Amazon Editor’s Top Pick for August 2016
Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
A July 2016 LibraryReads Pick
A BookPage Top Pick for August 2016
Winner of Goodreads Choice Awards, 2016
Among longlisted titles for Amazon.com Best Books of the Year, 2016
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.
bits and pieces. [Caroline] Lee’s narration sets the pace with just the right amount of suspense and delicious anticipation for those wanting to know what happened in this suburban backyard gathering. Lee draws listeners into Moriarty’s puzzle, skillfully distinguishing among characters and providing them with authentic accents and emotional resonance; even the children’s shrill yells add to the neighborhood soundscape." BooklistLiane Moriarty has done it again. Truly Madly Guilty has it all—suspense, drama, humor, and a cracking story cleverly told.Fabulous Magazine (UK)[A] brilliant story of love, marriage, parenthood and, of course, guilt…It’s wonderfully suspenseful, slyly sentimental, sometimes outright sad—and also truly, madly, amazingly funny.Forth Worth Star-TelegramA Miami Herald Summer Reads PickA USA Today Hot Books for Summer Selection
“Stacked with her signature themes: female friendship, duplicity, the darkness lurking beneath lucky, ordinary suburban lives…[along] with her canny insights into human nature.”
Entertainment Weekly’s “Best Beach Bet,” Summer ’16
“Moriarty is a talented tale-spinner and a sharp, witty social observer.”
“Probes some of the things she writes about best: fraught friendships, covert backbiting, stale marriages.”
New York Times
“Emotionally riveting…Moriarty is a deft storyteller who creates believable, relatable characters.”
“[A] keep-you-guessing multifamily drama…You will not soon forget this cast of troubled yet very likable characters and the relationships that both bind and nearly destroy them.”
"Has it all―suspense, drama, humor, and a cracking story cleverly told.”
Fabulous Magazine (UK)
“[A] scintillating, rings-true suburban drama.”
“Caroline Lee with Liane Moriarty makes one of the great pairings in audio publishing…Lee’s performance is emotionally shrewd and irresistibly entertaining, always fully invested in each character as he or she is by turns touched, puzzled, outraged, or horrified by unfolding events. Before you know it, Lee and Moriarty have you hopelessly hooked until you reach the dense, intricately interlocked heart of this wholly satisfying listen. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”
Caroline Lee is an accomplished actor with numerous theater, film, and TV credits.
- Publisher: Macmillan Audio
- Genre: Fiction
- ISBN-13: 978-1-4272-7583-7