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Celeste Ng
Celeste Ng is the author of the novel EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a family of scientists. Her fiction and essays have appeared in One Story, TriQuarterly, Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere, and she is a recipient of the... show more

Celeste Ng is the author of the novel EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a family of scientists. Her fiction and essays have appeared in One Story, TriQuarterly, Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere, and she is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize. Currently, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and son. To learn more about her and her work, visit her website at http://celesteng.com or follow her on Twitter: @pronounced_ing.
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Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads
Mallory Kellogg, Chubbygirlreads rated it 6 months ago
Okay, so I'm "medicated" right now and hormonal as Hell. This should be fun. Pros: well paced and in a unique town Cons: I. Hate. Everyone. In. This. Book. Every character was a cookie cutter walking stereotype. And the plot was so damn obvious I had it figured out about a quarter of the way t...
Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it 7 months ago
It was compared to "The Lovely Bones" on the cover of my version, and in some days it has a similar feel - the characters feel trapped and desperately unhappy and a teenage daughter dies for a reason the reader cannot fully grasp until near the end. I would argue that if you take out the sexual abus...
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Karen's books rated it 7 months ago
I don't know that I've read a book with a more appropriate title. That thought kept cropping up with every chapter read in this story.
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it 1 year ago
I finished this book today, and now I miss it. Shaker Heights is an affluent, progressive planned community in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. Elena Richardson is third-generation Shaker Heights, and it's no mistake that the Richardsons are a prominent family in the neighborhood. Elena married h...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it 2 years ago
I tend to reserve my five-star ratings for books which are so impactful that I know they will be memorable. After some time the details of the story or the characters may escape me, but I will most likely remember how I felt when I read them. In a few years I will look back and remember that this bo...
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