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What “Little Fires” Author Celeste Ng Is Reading Now

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Celeste Ng has always had a special place in our heart and bookshelves, with her latest novel Little Fires Everywhere cementing her place as one of the literary greats (good news: it’s also being turned into a miniseries by Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington). Because there’s no better book recommendation than one recommended by your favorite author, we’ve got access to the books Celest Ng is reading right now! Watch the video below to find out what’s on her bookshelf. While Little Fires Everywhere is the book that’s on everybody bedside table right now, her debut novel Everything I Never Told You beat both Stephen King and Dame Hilary Mantel to win the Amazon Book of the Year Award in 2014, and remains one of the best…

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Reese and Kerry to Adapt ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ for TV

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Celeste Ng’s bestselling novel about trouble in suburbia is set to become a television series. It’s been a little over a year since we obsessed over Reese Witherspoon’s adaption of Big Little Lies, and now the star is bringing a second suburban drama to the small screen. Last week, Witherspoon announced that, in partnership with Scandal’s Kerry Washington, she will develop Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere into a television series. Both actresses are the founders of the Hello Sunshine and Simpson Street production companies, respectively. While Little Fires Everywhere has not been picked up by a network, it should have no trouble finding a home. The New York Times bestseller was Ng’s highly anticipated follow up to Everything I Never Told You, a racially-charged story about the effects of…

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‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Author Celeste Ng Talks About Independent Bookstore Day and Turning a Bestseller Into a TV Show

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Celeste Ng’s second novel (and second bestseller), Little Fires Everywhere, is set in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where she grew up. The unique, planned community has regulations on everything from house color to where to set out garbage (behind the house, not the curb). In return for living with extra rules, residents share the amenities: golf course, pool, “unexcelled” schools. And, according to the Indie Bookstore Finder on indiebound.org, there are half a dozen independent bookstores in and around the town. “Honestly, I will happily spend hours in any place that has tons of books—bookstore, library, you name it—but each independent bookstore has its own personality, which is part of the charm of indies and also part of their value,” says…

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