Monday, July 9, 2012

The Quest for Truth: Risk

"Oliver! Oliver!...
Come in, Oliver!"
Bookworm's Ranking - 4.5 Worms

Storyline - Oliver, Tiffany, Mason, and Austin finally make it to their new destination. Using the clues they have, they explore the planet, finding strange messages they have to interpret and find a forgotten city. But things don't go smoothly. The become separated, each encountering different adventures, some almost costing them their lives. The danger mounts when the Ubel arrive. Will the Wikks get back the parents? Will they find the next clue of finding Ursprung? Will the be able to avoid capture?

Author - Brock Eastman

Publisher - P & R Publishers

Age Group - 10 and up

Content - *May Contain Spoilers* The kids fight on occasion and one is disobedient. They care about each other but, as the adventure goes on, the care and respect becomes deeper. Each Wikk does what they can to look out for one another and try to protect each other.
Personal Opinion - When I reviewed book 1, Taken, I said this series had a lot of promise and that it could be exciting in the future books. Book 2, Risk, did not disappoint in any of those regards, even going to the points of excelling. I felt I got to know the Wikk kids more and the quest was fast paced and danger filled, the action beginning quickly and lasting through the whole book. The Christian element was also coming out more. Loved it. Just saw some telling, a technical element in storytelling, errors while reading but I didn't mind them much. This is my favorite book so far of the series and can't wait to read book 3, Unleash, coming out later this year. Wish I could have it now.
Buy - Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Publisher, Author (signed copy option)

Links - Learn more about the books and author here.

Special Notes - Book 1, Taken, Review
                         Book 3, Unleash, Out in October 2012
                         Books 4-5, Out in 2013

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1 comment:

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