My review of a YA book for #RBRT
Today’s team review is from Judith, she blogs at https://judithbarrowblog.com/
Judith has been reading Resthaven by Erik Therme
Rest Haven is quite short and I finished it in one session. I haven’t read YA fiction before and it’s not really my thing so I’m trying to be fair.
Erik Therme’s writing style flows well and is easy to read. But the story is light on both descriptions of setting and of characters. As a reader, I much prefer descriptions to give me a sense of place and I like to, to some degree, to be able to picture a character.
The book is an interesting one of mystery and suspense, with various themes on peer pressures, friendship, life struggles, cruelty and death.
However it’s a slow starter; the plot only takes shape well into the book; perhaps not so much a plot as a series of action scenes with many…
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