If We Had Known by Elise Juska

If We Had Known

A literary tour de force from the acclaimed author of The Blessings-a riveting new novel about one of the most urgent crises of our time.One August afternoon, as single mother Maggie Daley prepares to send her only child off to college, their world is shattered by news of a mass shooting at the local mall in rural Maine. As reports and updates about the tragedy begin to roll in, Maggie, an English professor, is further stunned to learn that the g...

Details If We Had Known

TitleIf We Had Known
Release DateApr 17th, 2018
PublisherGrand Central Publishing
GenreFiction, Adult Fiction, Thriller

Reviews If We Had Known

  • Briar's Reviews
    "If We Had Known" was a unique read that gave me chills.With all the shootings that have been happening, well...everywhere, I was honestly surprised I hadn't seen millions upon millions of books trying to hone in on the public interest. When I initially picked this book up, I was under the impression this book might try to do just that, but it was surprisingly and beautifully respectful.I did enjoy this book. I think it was an interesting ride al...
  • Michael Berquist
    “If We Had Known” by Elise Juska is one of the most thematically innovative I have read. The title refers not only to the characters pondering how they could have stopped a school shooting if they had known the shooter’s intentions but also refers to how a wife could have fixed her marriage and how a woman could have given friendship to a woman in need if she had known she needed it. The plot of a university professor trying to understand t...