Claire Hopley: ‘The French Girl’ book review

THE FRENCH GIRL By Lexie Elliott Berkley, $26, 304 pages By Claire Hopley The eponymous French girl of Lexie Elliott’s novel is called Severine. “Slim and lithe in a tiny black bikini, her walnut brown skin impossibly smooth,” she shows up at the French vacation house where Kate Channing and five friends, all newly graduated from…