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Riley Mae and the Ready Eddy Rapids by Jill Osborne - Review

The following post contains some advertisement. If you’re gonna run for your life, you gotta wear the right shoes. Life is rapidly changing for pre-teen spokesperson Riley Mae. After escaping near disaster at the top of Half Dome in Yosemite, Riley, her family, and her Swiftriver co-workers fly to a secret hideout in Northwest Montana. But when the plane's malfunction leads to a rough landing, Riley wants nothing more than to return to friends, church and home. Then she meets Sunday, a ten-year-old boy from Kenya who wrestles fish, battles bears, and tackles leukemia. While her rigorous raft training for the marketing campaign brings a few bumps and bruises, Riley now feels up for the challenge.

My Amish Boyfriend by Melody Carlson - Review

Blessed with this book in exchange for my honest opinion. Sixteen-year-old Shannon McNamara Plans to get three things this summer -- a driver's license, a job, and a tattoo -- until a move to rural Ohio and a handsome Amish boy make her think twice.  Teen favorite Melody Carlson brings fans another sweet story of worlds and families colliding, exploring themes important to teen girls through and engaging tale.

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn by Lori Benton - Review

I received this book from the author in exchange for reviewing. Western North Carolina, 1787 To escape a threatening stepfather and an unwanted marriage, Tamsen Littlejohn enlists the aid of Jesse Bird, a frontiersman she barely knows, to spirit her away from Morganton, North Carolina, west beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains. Trouble pursues, as the two men intent on seeing her recovered prove relentless in their hunt. Trouble awaits in the form

Dead Man's Switch by Sigmund Brouwer -Review

The following post contains some advertisement. When a teen boy receives a written warning from his friend - he is terrified - his friend died weeks ago!  He knows danger is ahead when he realizes his friend's dead man's switch computer program has been activated. Unsure who to trust, he sets out alone to try to unravel a dark conspiracy. Soon, the seeker becomes the sought. Is there any hope for escape? Is there anyone he can trust?