The Divorce Party

The Divorce Party

A Novel

Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440636868
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult


The second novel from the acclaimed author of Eight Hundred Grapes

” Sizzle Factor: SPF 50. A secret marriage, lies about affairs . . . even sex on the day of the divorce party” (USA Today)-the hottest beach read of the summer

Laura Dave is widely recognized as an up-and-coming talent in women’s fiction. Now, with her characteristic wit and warmth, she captures a much-discussed cultural phenomenon that has never been profiled in fiction before-divorce celebrations. Set in Hamptons high society, The Divorce Party features two women-one newly engaged and one at the end of her marriage-trying to answer the same question: when should you fight to save a relationship, and when should you let go?

An insightful and funny multi-generational story, this deeply moving novel is sure to touch anyone whose heart has weathered an unexpected storm.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


“A revealing, honest portrait of how love binds us together-and drives us apart.”
-Kate Jacobs, author of The Friday Night Knitting Club

” Events unfold over the course of a day, but the lessons learned have their roots in a lifetime.”

” Incredibly deft, utterly satisfying . . . I love every character. A triumph of a first novel!”
-Melissa Bank, author of The Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing

“Elegant, accessible prose and compelling portraits of relationships.”
- Cosmopolitan
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