Bridge 108 (by Anne Charnock, ARC)

4 out of 5 Stars 

Cut to the Chase

Bridge 108 is a dystopian drama that expertly tells the story of teenaged refugee as seen through multiple perspectives. Bridge 108 had several things going for it: the plot was interesting, and there was a full cast of characters, which helped keep the story feeling lively. And there are also some interesting twists (some of which I wish had been better fleshed out). I was mostly captivated from start to end, though the beginning felt like it could have been slightly condensed while the ending felt a little rushed. Though I particularly enjoyed the different characters’ perspectives and the central issues of immigration and trafficking, there were times when the plot meandered. This is an interesting read, about a world which feels like a believable near future.

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