Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore - Fu

Title: The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore

Author: Kim Fu

Genre: Fiction, YA Fiction
3/5- Good. Read it, have a good time and move on. Or not.

Book Source: Library

Recommended if you like: YA Fiction, Women's fiction


What Its About:  
A small group of young girls - Nita, Andee, Isabel, Dina, and Siobhan - set off for an overnight canoeing trip with their veteran guide. The guide opts to change the camping destination at the last minute, despite the dangers of doing so. Sadly, she passes away that evening while the girls sleep in their tents. The girls are left facing the most difficult and terrifying experience of their young lives. Stranded on an unknown island alone, they must find help or save themselves and in turn grow up quickly.

An exploration of how the event affects the girls’ actions and alliances during the trip, as well as how the experience shapes the rest of their lives via interspersed chapters of the girls, now women, experiences later in life.

The Bottom Line: 

I didn't love this story. Nor did I hate it. It was well written, entertaining. But it did not leave me with a wow-factor ending. Rather, it was more like a strong, but quiet whisper. Worth the read.