Teens

REVIEW OF SPEAK NO EVIL BY MARY HAMILTON
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 by Patti Shene

In her second book in the Rustic Knoll Bible Camp series, author Mary Hamilton takes us into the heart and soul of fifteen year old Taylor Dixon, the young man who gave main character Brady McCaul such a bad time in book one.

Taylor arrives at camp with his own set of problems, the major one in the form of younger sister Marissa, who accompanies him on this summer’s adventure. Even though he finds his niche assisting a staff member with his classic car restoration project, Taylor feels responsible to keep Marissa out of trouble, which proves to be no small feat.    

The characters test their skills in athletic competition, search their hearts during worship, and deal with budding friendships and sometimes difficult peer relationships against the backdrop of a camp setting familiar to readers young and old.

Miss Hamilton has again succeeded in crafting a story that entertains with enough action and real life scenarios to appeal to teens while delivering life lessons that reflect the word of God without preaching.

I strongly recommend this book to young teens who enjoy stories that deal with peer and family relationship issues they may be facing themselves, played out in an outdoor setting.

My review of the first book in the series, Hear No Evil, can be found here.


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