Divorce Sucks: What to do when irreconcilable differences, lawyer fees, and your ex's Hollywood wife make you miserable

Hock the platinum. Take down the vacation photos. Cancel the joint checking account.

There's no question . . . Divorce Sucks. And perhaps no one knows that better than author Mary Jo Eustace, whose ex-husband Dean McDermott married Tori Spelling a mere thirty days after their divorce was finalized. One part tell-all and one part guide to get readers on their feet after a bitter breakup, this hilarious addition to the bestselling Sucks series tells everything readers don’t want to know about divorce - from what a phone call with a lawyer will cost; to how to handle your newer, younger replacement; to what Hollywood divorcees are actually thinking when they watch their ex walk the red carpet with a millionairess. Sometimes horrifying, sometimes gratifying, and never merciful, this book will give readers an inside look at one of today’s most public divorces while reminding them - hey, it could always be worse.

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By Lori (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA) · ★★★☆☆ · December 23, 2009
I have to be honest. I selected this book thinking that it was going to be Mary Jo Eustace's version of what happened during her infamous split from Dean McDermott, when he left her for Tori Spelling. Trashy, I know. But I thought maybe a light, gossipy book would be a nice change.

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By Elhara (Toronto, ON, Canada) · ★☆☆☆☆ · March 04, 2010
Honestly I feel for Mary Jo Eustace. No one deserves to be hurt the way Dean McDermott hurt wife number 1. He may very have found his soul mate in Tori Spelling but he did wrong in the way he left his first wife.
I have watched Tori and Dean carry on their daily life on TV. It's really pretty goo... ...more
By Jessica (Manassas, VA) · ★☆☆☆☆ · January 22, 2010
If my "professional writer" spouse, who supposedly held a literature degree with honors from a respectable university kept using "where" when he (or, in this case, she) meant "were" and failed to differentiate between "bare" and"bear," I'd dump his (in this case, her) ass pronto.
Seriously, this t... ...more
By Susan (Los Angeles, CA) · ★★★★★ · December 10, 2009
Even though I am not going through a divorce I really enjoyed this book. It was well written, funny and extremely insightful.

I also appreciated the fact it was not a sleazy tell all and there was a little restraint. This is a good book to read if you are in a relationship as well - one of my frie... ...more
By Jess (College Park, MD) · ★☆☆☆☆ · February 18, 2014
This book couldn't seem to decide if it was a memoir, self-help, or divorce guide so it decided to try to be all of them. It failed at being any of them. I'm not going through a divorce but if I was, I can't imagine this book would be of any use to me.

Most of the helpful suggestions were so vague... ...more
By Sahar · ★★★☆☆ · October 31, 2013
It came as a surprise to my friends and family (and, to be honest, to myself) when I picked this book up; after all, marriage isn’t a part of my personal life nor have I any interest in Tori Spelling, her husband or his ex.

Then why did I pick it up, you might wonder? Well, it was the promise that... ...more
By Kyla (Seattle, WA) · ★★★☆☆ · May 03, 2011
No, this is not a hint about my personal life. How this book ended up in my hands:
Ken Kostick died last week, a Canadian media personality. MJE did a little remembrance of him in an obit and I suddenly remembered their cooking show which I watched on Canadian TV. Then the name rang a bell. Hmm, i... ...more
By Patricia (Ashburn, VA) · ★★★☆☆ · January 23, 2011
So far so good. I guess I was in the mood for a little juicy gossip regarding her ex husband and his new wife Tory Spelling. There are some tidbits, but not as much as I thought there would be. It is a very good book regarding how to cope going through divorce. How to protect your assets, money a... ...more
By Alona (Brooklyn, NY) · ★★★☆☆ · May 15, 2014
There are some interesting insights in this book. However, I thought there would be more information as far as what took place between her, Dean and Tori. It has some helpful advice for women that are going through a divorce, but does not delve so much into practical matters. ...more
By Dana (Durham, NC) · ★☆☆☆☆ · April 06, 2011
This review, copied from Paperback Swap, sums up my thoughts perfectly. Well stated! I want my 2 hours back!

The dust jacket promises a "tell-all" and an "inside look at one of today's most sensational breakups" but the book delivers virtually nothing on the subject. Written in a bitterly-laughing... ...more