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Between Here and April

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Between Here and April

Between Here and April

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Deborah Copaken Kogan
publisher:
Algonquin Books
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Fiction

We gave it a B

Elizabeth Burns, the narrator of Deborah Copaken Kogan’s uneven, engrossing novel, Between Here and April, finds herself wondering about the disappearance of a first-grade friend. But a creepy childhood mystery balloons into a larger, messier novel about sexual violence, the ”work-life balance,” and Elizabeth’s marital woes. Kogan overreaches here, but watching her do so can be pretty interesting. B