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The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone August 19, 2013

Filed under: Book Reviews,Monday Musings — Melissa Finnegan @ 3:40 pm
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This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
The Lost Medallion

B&H Kids; Mti edition (June 1, 2013)

Bill Muir and Alex Kendrick


Bill Muir is a popular speaker, an international award winning film maker and a sought-after consultant.

Having completed his new novels The Lost Medallion and A Hidden Treasure, Bill has turned his creativity to his new Children’s novel, Howdy Neighbors.

When Bill isn’t writing a novel, he’s busy directing and producing movies. He recently spent four months in Thailand filming, The Lost Medallion: the adventures of Billy Stone. The movie will be in theaters this fall. When he isn’t working on movies, he’s having fun with his family working their farm.

Alex Kendrick is associate pastor of movie outreach for Sherwood Baptist Church. He is also an actor, writer, and director whose film credits include Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous. He and his wife, Christina, have six children.


Archaeologist Dr. Michael Stone looked for the lost medallion his entire life, and now his son Billy has taken up the search. Amazingly, the medallion ends up in Billy’s hands and a spontaneous wish in a precarious situation takes Billy and his best friend Allie, back 200 years to what they realize is a very different Aumakua Island.

When Billy and his friends are not jumping off waterfalls, avoiding animal traps, crossing the ocean, sneaking through caves or escaping a prison they’re facing their nemesis Cobra, who wants nothing more than for them all to disappear.

With no other way to get home, and the well being of the entire island resting on his shoulders, Billy must discover the key to reclaiming the medallion and its tremendous power. One way or another, this adventure will change Billy, and life on the island, forever.

Best-selling author and film director Alex Kendrick (The Love Dare, Courageous) and Youth for Christ veteran Bill Muir bring us this exciting novelization of The Lost Medallion movie.

If you would like to read the first chapter of The Lost Medallion, go HERE.

My thoughts:

This book is a great read for your tween. I think boys and girls alike would enjoy this book full of adventure, tension and brave kids.

I have not seen the movie but now I would like to. The neat thing about this book is that there are QR codes throughout so the reader can scan it on their phone and then watch that clip from the movie. Very cool.

The book does a great job of showing where true strength lies, and who give us strength and courage. What a challenge for todays tweens as they are trying desperately to find themselves in a world that is telling them they have to be a certain way to fit in. I don’t know about you but I really don’t want my daughter to fit in with the world, I want her to shine with the love of Jesus and this book subtly shows kids that is what really matters.

If you have a tween I highly recommend this book. Read it with them so you can discuss what is happening and how they can apply it to their lives.

Grab a copy at your local book store, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or

A copy of this book was given to me by the publisher through the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance in exchange for an honest review.