A HUNDRED PIECES OF ME
Poignantly written, Dillon’s latest addresses betrayal, divorce and the struggle that happens in the aftermath. Gina is sympathetic and intriguing as a character, and Dillon chronicles Gina’s struggles with her past and present relationships with beautiful, honest storytelling. Authentic characters and the subtle tensions between them will draw readers into this very tender story.
It is days before Christmas when Gina Bellamy discovers that her husband, Stuart, has been cheating on her. Weeks later, Gina is still grappling with her suddenly upended life when boxes of her possessions arrive at her new apartment. They almost fill the space completely, so Gina begins going through them. Gina starts to face her past and deal with her broken marriage. As she decides what to keep and what to let go of, she discovers the things that truly define her and matter to her the most. (BERKLEY, Sep., 464 pp., $16.00)