Between Here and April

by Deborah Copaken Kogan | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1565125622 Global Overview for this book
Registered by kerbam1421 of Halethorpe, Maryland USA on 5/25/2010
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by kerbam1421 from Halethorpe, Maryland USA on Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Different cover. Book club book.

When a deep-rooted memory suddenly surfaces, Elizabeth Burns becomes obsessed with the long-ago disappearance of her childhood friend April Cassidy. Driven to investigate, Elizabeth discovers a thirty-five-year-old newspaper article revealing the details that had been hidden from her as a child: April's mother, Adele, drove with her two young daughters deep into the woods where she killed first them and then herself.

Elizabeth, now a mother herself, tracks down everyone—Adele Cassidy's neighbor, her psychiatrist, her sister—who might give her the insight necessary to understand how a mother could commit such a monstrous crime.

Elizabeth's investigation leads her back to herself: her compromised marriage, her demanding children, her increasing self-doubt, her desire for more out of her own life, and finally to a fearsome reckoning with what it means to be a mother and wife.

Journal Entry 2 by kerbam1421 at Halethorpe, Maryland USA on Thursday, June 03, 2010
I really enjoyed this book, although in the middle I was wondering why the author had chosen to include some parts and then the ending came really fast. I wanted more. But I enjoyed it and I know it will be a great discussion next week at my book club meeting. :)

Journal Entry 3 by kerbam1421 at Halethorpe, Maryland USA on Monday, December 06, 2010

Released 9 yrs ago (12/4/2010 UTC) at Halethorpe, Maryland USA


Sent off as part of the 1st Sentences VBB - Enjoy!

Journal Entry 4 by winglauraloo29wing at Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Looks like a good book. Thank you!

Journal Entry 5 by winglauraloo29wing at Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Saturday, July 08, 2017
I tried to read this. It was intriguing to me because I had a childhood friend who "disappeared" as well (although not tragically). I had blocked it out and it had affected how I dealt with a couple of aspects of my life. So I was interested in this one.

I am not a fan of the writing style, where a statement is made and then two or three paragraphs are dedicated as to why that statement was made (explanation of a past event, etc.) and then we jump back into the action. I get lost. Reread too much.

I will search for a new home for this book.

Journal Entry 6 by winglauraloo29wing at Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Monday, June 04, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (6/6/2018 UTC) at Edmonton, Alberta Canada


Sending to JerrilynnL as a RABCK. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 7 by JerrilynnL at Denver, Colorado USA on Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Arrived safely from Lauraloo29. Thank you!! Looking forward to reading and passing on.

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