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
Buy from one of these Booksellers:
Amazon.com | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon DE | Amazon FR | Amazon IT | Bol.com
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

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

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

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

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.

Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.