I dare you to open Alicia Delory's 'Something is Better than Nothing' and then try to put it down. This is a page-turning narrative that exposes physical and emotional shrapnel, relayed with un inching and poetic honesty. Through her woven re ection on loving a veteran and mourning the loss of her father, Delory attains a rare and sharp beauty, laced with humor and hard-won wisdom. - SONYA HUBER, AUTHOR OF PAIN WOMAN TAKES YOUR KEYS This stunning memoir relates a rarely heard account of a wife surviving her army husband's return from Afghanistan with severe PTSD. Their story of perseverance, anger, violence, and a yearning for understanding, are interspersed with gripping scenes from Delory's difficult childhood. Told with searing frankness, dark humor, and penetrating insight, here is a riveting true story of how #erce honesty and enduring love can heal immeasurable challenges. - EUGENIA KIM, AUTHOR OF THE KINSHIP OF SECRETS Alicia Delory bleeds through the page in this stunning, emotional memoir. She does so effortlessly, without seeking pity or needing to apologize. What she creates is a blunt, honest, and at times heart-wrenching look at millennial marriage. -- REUBEN TIHI HAYSLETT, AUTHOR OF DARK CORNERS, BEST OF 2019 ======
About the Author
Alicia Delory is a freelance writer, editor, and content strategist, as well as a TEDx speaker. She is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and Fairfield University, where she received her MFA in Creative Writing. She lives in Savannah, GA with her husband and daughter.