Little Fires Everywhere stars Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington as two mothers in suburban Ohio. When a custody battle breaks out between prospective adoptive parents and the birth mother, it divides the town and raises complicated moral questions. These tensions exacerbate already complicated familial relationships in both the women’s families and between them.
Watched the show on Hulu or read the book by Celeste Ng? We’ve got you covered. We are joined for this discussion by our friend Kait (@kaitcoloraturner). Spoiler-free chat until it’s not. Don’t worry, we’ll warn you.
See link below for references mentioned in the episode:
- About the author Celeste Ng
- Showrunner Liz Tigelaar talked about how she wanted the ending to be more of a mystery
- The Way Way Back
- The Carrie Diaries
- All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung