7. Heartburn by Nora Ephron
A highly-acclaimed book from the creator of Sleepless in Seattle about a woman named Rachel who discovered, seven months into her pregnancy, that her husband is in love with another woman. Ephron’s take on divorce is as comedic as it is tragic, with a heroine that you won’t sorry forget. Pick it up at Dymocks.
8. How To Sleep Alone In A King-Sized Bed by Theo Nestor
A self-depreciating and honest look at the three stages of divorce – denial, adjustment and acceptance – as experienced by Theo Nestor when she discovers her husband has been taking money off her to fund his gambling addition. Nestor’s experience of the divorce process isn’t just easy to understand, it’s genuinely helpful to anyone in the same circumstances.