Im predicting that the husbands secret is going to be huge for book clubs. I started reading the husbands secret but could never find the time to finish it. Big little lies is now an emmy and golden globewinning hbo series, produced by and starring nicole kidman and reese witherspoon. The husbands secret is a worldwide bestseller which has sold more than three million copies and been translated into over forty languages. The husbands secret by liane moriarty book club discussion. Book club the husbands secret chapters 110 the bump. I devoured it in one deliciously unfettered day, unable to stop reading on and on. Felicity and will share the secret of their affair to tess.
The husbands secret marks the australian authors fifth novel, following three wishes 2004, the last anniversary 2006, what alice forgot 2010 and. Kellie put together a powerpoint for the husbands secret that can be used for your book club meeting or you can just read up on the author and many other interesting tid bits from the book. Dorothea benton frank, new york times bestselling author. Author liane moriarty capably handles her cast of characters, weaving their stories together into a fascinating tapestry. Well meet in the church library to discuss the husbands secret by liane moriarty. The husbands secret is a novel by liane moriarty that was first published on 30 july 20. I have been so ashamed of many of the newest best sellers that have been released. The husbands secret is an utterly captivating, addictive and compelling read from page 1. Liane lives in sydney with her husband, son and daughter. Bur for the remainder of this week were discussing the husbands secret with our online book club. As in her previous books, most successfully what alice forgot, moriarty here wittily and observantly chronicles the life. The husbands s ecret part i book club ideas by liane moriarty. I doubt i wouldve finished this if it wasnt a book club selection. A few questions that may kick off the discussion follow.
The husbands secret, by liane moriarty, has a pinkish cover that shows a rose blossom exploding prettiness itself. The husbands secret, quite frankly, has everything a great book needs likable, relatable characters, a convincing, intriguing plot, and the writing superb might be a good enough word, but that still feels like undermining it. The husbands secret part i book club ideas by liane. The husbands secret by liane moriarty sounds awesome in theory. The husbands secret the husbands secret audiobook, by liane moriarty. The book is centered on the 3 main characters whose lives end up being tied together in the story line. The book revolves mostly around the lives of 3 women and their families, the roads taken by the choices they and their spouses have made whether in secret or not, fate, guilt, and the surprise conclusion if only other decisionsactions had been madetaken. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Blake lively is set to star in cbs films thriller the husbands secret. Liane moriary is probably doomed to be forever labeled a writer of chick lit.
Were heard from a lot of you this month via email and twitter and facebook. From the author of the critically acclaimed what alice forgot comes a breakout new novel about the secrets husbands and wives keep from each other. It details the lives of three women who are impacted by the murder of a teen girl that happened nearly thirty years ago. The friday morning bookclub met to discuss the husbands secret by liane moriarty. He used the husbands secret, by lianne moriarty as an example. I felt bad for everyone, the girls mom, jeanpaul and his wife the most. The novel tells the story of three women, whose lives unexpectedly interconnect after one of them discovers a devastating secret. For my wife, cecilia fitzpatrickto be opened only in the event of my deathbut cecilias husband isnt dead, hes on a business trip. This detailed literature summary also contains quotes and a free quiz on the husbands secret by liane moriarty.
Buy the husbands secret by liane moriarty online at alibris. After the conference, i held off suggesting it for our book club because a few of our members where going through a divorce. The husbands secret demonstrates this power with one of the most entertaining stories i have read in ages. This book is told from three alternating perspectives. Book club, btwtons of conflicted characters and complicated consequences to dissect. And the heroines come straight from the womensmagazine playbook. There is a reading guide with eleven questions that delves into some interesting topics including honestly, grief, loss, marriage, ethics, morals, betrayal, social anxiety, forgiveness, and secrets. Simultaneously a pageturner and a book one has to put down occasionally to think about and. If you read the book you can leave your answers in the comments section.
Discussion questions for the husbands secret all good. There are more than enough secrets to go around in the intertwining lives of three women connected to a catholic elementary school in sidney. Book club questions for the husbands secret by liane moriarty august 29, 20 books august 20 books contemporary fiction fiction what would you do if you found a letter from your husband marked to be opened in the event of my death. Lively will also executive produce the film, with chris weitz, paul weitz, and andrew miano producing via their. The husbands secret by liane moriarty is a modern day take on the story of pandora and her box. Welcome to part ii of our meeting for the husbands secret.
My paperback edition was a bit long maybe for a book club but i liked it very. The husbands secret is a decent book, but i honestly expected to enjoy it a lot more than i. The husbands secret is not a romantic book although it does have a marriage that has broken down and the wife starts a short lived relationship with someone. Book club questions for the husbands secret by liane.
In the husbands secret, you follow cecilia, tess and rachel over one lifechanging week. There was a whole lot of moming going on in this book. You can find the powerpoint for the husbands secret here. We could be talking about something completely unrelated or something that would get me thinking about that letter and id say something and through his questions id feel like id have to tell him. Australian moriarty the hypnotists love story, 2012, etc. As a reader of the book, i just wanted him to be innocent. The next meeting of the all good books club is tomorrow, thursday, march 12, 2015 at 7.
Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest. This book is one of a series of reading room book group guides. From the bestselling author of big little lies, now an. The novel is set in sydney, australia, where cecilia fitzpatrick is a happily married motherofthree who leads a seemingly.
Getting back to the book i do not think jeanpaul intended to kill her but if his choking contributed to her death i think he would be guilty of at least manslaughter in the us. Several characters in the book have secrets they hold on to that they eventually reveal. Ww book club discussion the husbands secret master september 2015 katy, on march 7, 2016 at 12. Perfect for book clubs lots to debate in these pages. At the heart of the husbands secret is a letter thats no.
If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. But despite its dopey name, her new novel, the husbands secret, is better described as a comedy of manners and one with a serious undertone. Be carefulyour husbands secret may just change your life. The husbands secret is so good, you wont be able to keep it to yourself. The husbands secret by liane moriarty demonstrates this power with one of the most entertaining stories i have read in ages. When cecilia finds the letter addressed to her from her husband, to. The husbands secret by liane moriarty, paperback barnes.
Oh, and if you are writing your own post please slap the above picture on it somewhere. Perfect for book clubslots to debate in these pages. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. I just finished and it and found some questions from the publisher on the book. At least 5 million people worldwide are known to have been infected with the coronavirus, showing the massive reach of. A woman finds a hidden letter written years ago by her loyal husband that contains a secret that could change or ruin many lives. The husbands secret is a complex story with many layers and trying to find. Blake lively is going to star in the husbands secret. It starts with a secret, a revelation and a long standing injustice. And when she questions him about it on the phone, cecilia senses something she hasnt experienced before. The husbands secret part ii book club ideas by liane moriarty. The husbands secret question about story if you already. I would read it and try to keep it a secret that i did and eventually it would come out to my husband somehow that i read his letter. The end of the novel includes an ironic twist as author moriarty shows how tiny decisions can change the scope of dozens of lives.
Blake lively has signed on to star in a new murder mystery movie called the husbands secret, and omfg. Plus, heres a decadent, chocolaty dessert to offer your. The husbands secret by liane moriarty spoilers the. Its no secret that there is a lot more to share with you about our book club meeting on the husbands secret so make sure to check back this wednesday for the final post with all of our meeting details and all the printables and downloads you could ever want. Johnpaul guards his secret from cecilia until he is forced to admit it. I have this dream of having a huge online book club for all like minded women who love to read and discuss literature. Cecilia fitzpatrick super mom, tess regular mom and rachel elderly mother of a deceased child, with a few flashbacks thrown in there for good measure. Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husbands death, cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women. Ww book club discussion the husbands secret weddings. Januarys book was the husbands secret by liane mortiary. Blake lively to star in husbands secret from liane.
Our summary page for the husbands secret by liane moriarty includes book club discussion questions, author website, summary. Who doesnt want to know what the husbands secret is. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive. The husbands secret part i book club ideas by liane moriarty. Book club questions for the husbands secret by liane moriarty. Cbs films to adapt the husbands secret for big screen. Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death.460 1255 870 804 1167 500 672 256 50 420 1377 201 637 1055 308 846 1135 575 1292 1247 633 1254 576 707 1552 1555 563 1432 1364 539 1327 1510 1067 649 1344 308 1331 676 941 1345 1083 836 798 1283 1295 574 1335 1157 12