Monday, November 5, 2012
Book Review: The Rainbow Promise
From the Back Cover: Is what Vanessa saying really true? Is there really a treasure hidden at Glacier National Park?
Young author Becky Dan takes readers through a maze of discoveries and adventures to reveal the true meaning of a Christian life. In The Rainbow Promise, two young, adventurous teenage girls learn more about God through an unexpected treasure quest. Megan finds it hard to believe Vanessa's treasure claim, but how can she make Vanessa understand that the treasure is just a childish dream when she is so intent on finding it? Will they be able to find the treasure without any concrete clues? Is the treasure just a story or something existent? As they search for answers, 16-year-old Megan and 15-year-old Vanessa learn how to bring everything to God in prayer and rely on His promises. They learn the value of faith, forgiveness and teamwork. Through The Rainbow Promise, readers learn that God's Word is far more valuable than treasures.
One Sunday I went to my shelf of to-read book looking for a quick, light read. The Rainbow Promise not only fit the bill, but had a very inviting cover. So, I sat down on the window seat in our living room and read this delightful story.
This book was well written, and engaging, especially for younger readers. Although not a thriller, or hard core mystery, those who enjoy books like Mandie, and the Boxcar Children will like this style.
The faith elements in this book are strong and a couple of times got close to being too overwhelming, but they didn’t. Becky, has a way with characters quoting scriptures that doesn’t make it feel out of place like so many authors do. I look forward to her next book.
I recommend this book for younger readers (although adults might enjoy it as well), those looking for a light read, and those who enjoy faith building stories. You can by it today on Amazon!
I received this book from the author in exchange for my honest review. I was under no obligation to write a positive review. The opinions in this review are entirely my own.