The Academy by J.T. Payne & Ryan Mix

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The Academy
  written by J.T. Payne & Ryan Mix
  Christian Fiction, 272 Pages
  Paperback, e-Book
  May 2015
  $9.95 - $14.99

Publisher's Synopsis:
In his senior year at a prestigious Christian Academy, Sylas Ernst has grown up safely surrounded by the faith his entire life. But on a chance photography assignment, he notices something peculiar.

What begins as pure curiosity, quickly unravels to expose a web of twisted, dark hypocrisy that turns his whimsical high school year into a perilous struggle, testing his cunning, faith and even his life.

Ryan Mix and J.T. Payne have been best friends for nearly 20 years where they met at, interestingly enough, a Christian Academy. After they graduated high school, they both went on to attend the same Christian college where they collaborated on several short films which began their writing partnership.  Visit them online at academythebook.com - you have to watch the video that describes the book perfectly!

My Thoughts
I was curious to see how this book would go.  I've read many Christian fiction novels and was both impressed and let down.  I'm glad I was not let down with this one.  It was not preachy, which can be a turn off in fiction.  I knew something good had to happen because things occur at a Christian school, and there was the word hypocrisy in the synopsis.  Sylas gets kicked out of his home by his father, while still in high school.  His best friend dies and he moves away.  He asks many questions and wonders where God is...  I Rated This Book:  4/5 Stars ****



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4 comments

  1. According to the review, the book is not preachy which is good.

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  2. IT JUST SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD BOOK TO READ

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  4. Interesting concept. Anxious to read.

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