Bridges are for Burning is a novel that explores the dynamics of female friendship and the decisions made by women navigating their lives.
The story revolves around childhood friends, Gigi and Alana, and Fifi- Gigi’s sister, Fifi. Marries at a young age to a very wealthy man and we see how she navigates this marriage.
On the night before Valentine’s Day, Gigi decides to put herself out there and look for a temporary connection and intimacy. Little does she know that this decision will have a profound impact on her life.
The novel takes off with a strong start, and I found myself eagerly turning pages to uncover the consequences of Gigi’s decision on Valentine’s Day.
The plot felt familiar yet intriguing, making it relatable and easy to follow.
The author’s writing style was impressive, with a keen ability to capture the essence of the story with her words.
However, at times, the use of complex sentences and words felt unnecessary. As a debut novel, it is clear that there is room for growth and development in the author’s future works, which I look forward to reading.
Overall, “Bridges are for Burning” is a compelling novel that sheds light on the complexities of life and relationships. Definitely recommend it for a light read.