Book Review & Giveaway ~ Taken by Brock Eastman



Author: Brock Eastman
Softbound;  315 pages
ISBN: 978-1-59638-245-9
Retail Price: $12.99

I had the opportunity to review Taken which is a very unique fictional book by Brock Eastman. Brock also worked on projects like Adventures in Odyssey and Imagination Station – what is one thing these two have in common? Focus on the Family…need I say more? Hopefully not, but I will just in case you don’t know – Focus on the Family, in my opinion, is AWESOME! I have trusted them FOR YEARS…and this book didn’t let me down either.

This book is hard to explain – it catches you quickly in the beginning and holds your attention through out…these are good things. However I did have a little bit of difficulty following along at a few different spots – but as long as I kept reading, things fell back together. It is geared toward teens so the main characters are all teenish in age. I guess my main thought is that I have never read anything like this book before, ever. It definitely was NOT a book where I could guess any part of what was going to happen next. *grin*

Overall I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to others. The only downfall of this book was that you will HAVE to get book two as there is no closure in book one.

This book is one of several upcoming in The Quest for Truth series. The second book, Risk, should be out in May!

And now…the giveaway! I have been blessed with TWO copies of this book to giveaway to TWO of my readers! Enter below…

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book for free in exchange for my review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.



8 thoughts on “Book Review & Giveaway ~ Taken by Brock Eastman

  1. Diane Melendez January 31, 2012 at 7:03 pm Reply

    I like the fact that the author seems to have provided an interesting and engaging story leaving room for another book to look forward to.


  2. corey February 1, 2012 at 7:38 pm Reply

    I also like that it is recommended by Focus on the Family. We really enjoy their monthly magazines. We have purchased through them as well – supports the cause.


  3. Diana Hatch February 13, 2012 at 8:54 am Reply

    Love that it looks like a book to follow – love reading books in a series


  4. Nancy February 13, 2012 at 9:42 am Reply

    I learned that he has run some contests on his site and he likes Tim Tams.


  5. deanna February 13, 2012 at 11:15 am Reply

    I like the cover art


  6. rochelle johnson February 14, 2012 at 8:11 am Reply

    i like the looks of his books. they draw you in


  7. Wendi February 14, 2012 at 6:12 pm Reply

    his next book will be called Risk


  8. Dede February 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm Reply

    Knowing that the book is from an employee at FOTF gives me a sense of comfort. I won’t have to worry that my daughter might see the book cover & ask me something I don’t want to answer.


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