It may sound a bit bizarre (after all, my parents couldn't be in the same room after their divorce, let alone throw a party to honor it), but apparently divorce parties are the new rage. And Dave has captured the bittersweet reality of this end-of-a-marriage celebration in this absorbing story.
The book bounces between two points of views on a single day. Gwyn is the older woman, married for thirty-five years and putting final touches on her divorce party.
Maggie, engaged to Gwyn's son Nate, is meeting his family for the first time (imagine meeting your future in-laws at their divorce party?!) Both women in The Divorce Party are at a crossroads: one woman at the end of marriage, another at the beginning.
The day unfolds like Gwyn's rich, layered divorce party cake – sometimes sweet, sometimes bitter and completely full of secrets and surprises that will keep you turning the page until the party's over.
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