Book Review: Wilderness Rim (Echo Falls Book 1) by Casondra Brewster

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Wilderness Rim (Echo Falls Book 1) by Casondra Brewster

A YA Fiction Novel published by Creative Word Lab (02/06/17)

Summary:

“But you have to realize that you don’t live in a vacuum. Everything you do will affect someone, or sometimes some thing.” (Kindle Locations 2840-2841).
CJ’s mother has been spending so much time at her café, that CJ feels ignored. She can’t find the time for their annual camping trip, but she can always find something for him to do at the café. Underappreciated, CJ decides to go camping by himself. His mother has, after all, taught him how to be independent, like herself. The wilderness isn’t just a fun camping experience when CJ has to use some of his survival skills to get by and he isn’t the only one out there. After stumbling upon a real live Bigfoot and some sketchy looking out of towners. It’ll be up to CJ to figure out what’s going on.

Keywords:

Sasquatch, Wilderness Rim, North Bend, Small Town, Locals, Friendly, Friends, Bigfoot, Wilderness, Camping, Survival, Skills, Family, Relationships, Illegal Operation

My Review:

I didn’t get into this book until halfway through and the real action had started. The mystery of Bigfoot was enough to keep me going, but it wasn’t until CJ left his house and went camping in the woods that the real intrigue of this story pulled me in.

I was super excited to read about Sasquatch and what an encounter with a Bigfoot might practically entail. This book delivered quite a bit of the hairy ape-like man and I’m ready to read on in this series and find out more about Bigfoot and how that will affect CJ’s life in the future.

I liked how realistic CJ was as a teenager and as a kid brought up by a good parent. He was polite and thoughtful, but also selfish and blunt. His survival more than 10 miles into the wilderness was fun to read about. I would have given up long before CJ. He isn’t afraid to be independent and that is so cool!

The cliffhanger at the end was well done and I can’t wait to find out what happens next.

This novel was published by Creative Word Lab on 02/06/2017 and is available on Amazon here.

TL;DR Star Rating: 3.75

Links for more information:

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Photos from the book launch party!

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