Written by Jill Osborne, the reader is quickly drawn into the story of Riley Mae and her cohorts in this continuing adventure in the "Good News Shoes" series in the Faithgirls collection. It's in interesting to watch Riley Mae continue to mature in her faith and to be part of the action as they gain further clues into the mysteries that surround the attacks on Faith and Flip. Will they ever find their brother Eric and find out what is going on with him?
My son was quite interested to find out what was going to happen. He laughed at the numerous pranks that Flip could pull and was full of questions about why Riley Mae's mom didn't want her to run in the race with Faith and why Riley Mae would be nervous about going to her youth group. He was glad at the end of the book about Sunday's announcement.
As he is only nine there was things he didn't quite understand in the book, but for the most part he loved the mystery and growth and kept giving me possible other scenarios that perhaps Riley might have to face and how he thought he might face them if he were in Riley Mae's shoes. "But why do they like orange so much mom? They should like black and green.. that's a better colour don't you think mom"?
Overall: it's a good book to read with good faith aspects. It is good to see Riley Mae maturing into her faith and making it real. Showing how it can be a scary thing to do, but yet how it's a good thing to do as well.
Received: Riley Mae and the Sole Fire Safari
Format: Softcover trade paperback
Author: Jill Osborne
Series: The Good New Shoes
Price: $9-10 dollars depending if kindle or paperback via Amazon.ca
Reviewed for: BookLookBloggers.