The next Adventures in Odyssey episode review from the AIO Update is of The Case of the Secret Room, Parts 1 & 2 from Album 2: The Wildest Summer Ever. In this episode the discovery of a secret room in Whit's End leads Mr. Whittaker to a baffling case of robbery and murder. You can read our full episode review below.
The fourth and final part of Candid KOnversations' interview with actor Zach Callison, the voice of Matthew Parker on Adventures in Odyssey, is now available for listening. In this lightning round episode Zach talks about his taste in food, frozen yogurt, movies, and dogs. He also talks about his favorite actors, his Freeline skates, the best part about acting, the Dallas live show, how AIO has impacted him and more. You can listen here.
In this episode of the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast we hear the 7th edition of the Averys, AIO's award show. Bob and Jesse take a podcasting class and learn the bizarre methods of predicting the winners of the Avery Awards. You can listen here.
Our next Adventures in Odyssey episode review is of Camp What-A-Nut, Parts 1 & 2 from Album 2: The Wildest Summer Ever. This episode features the character of Donny McCoy, who looks younger than his 10 years. He journals about his many adventures that happen at Camp What-A-Nut. Read our review below.
The third part of Candid KOnversations' interview with actor Zach Callison has been released. In this episode Zach talks about a being involved in a particularly crowded Adventures in Odyssey recording session, playing the character of Matthew Parker, how he found out about AIO, what his favorite kinds of episodes to record are and his experience working on the episode The Perfect Church with Jim Cummings and Georgia Dolenz. You can listen to the interview here.
We can now reveal to you the title and summary for the 14th book in the Imagination Station series. This next book will be called "Captured on the High Seas" and is the second installment of a three-book story arc about the American Revolution. It will be released for purchase in May 2014. Here is the summary:
British warships battle with American privateers in this high sea adventure. Cousins Patrick and Beth have landed on the Royal Louis in the middle of the Revolutionary War. Cannonballs fly and swords slash. They’re captured! Now they face even more dangers. Will their new friend James Forten be sold by the British into the West Indies slave trade? Or will they all be sentenced to the overcrowded prison ship floating near shore where scores of prisoners die from filth and disease? Patrick and Beth help plan a daring escape as they witness firsthand the deeds of brave heroes who fought to make America the land of the free.
Also, the cover of the third Imagination Station compilation book has been completed. This next book will contain Book 7: Secret of the Prince's Tomb, Book 8: Battle for Cannibal Island and Book 9: Escape to the Hiding Place. It will be released in stores in May 2014. Here's the summary: When they step into the Imagination Station, kids experience an unforgettable journey filled with action-packed adventure to inspire their imaginations. With each book, they’re whisked away with cousins Patrick and Beth to embark on a new journey around the world and back in time. This 3-pack book includes books 7-9.
More Adventures in Odyssey special collections are scheduled to come out next year. The summaries for Wooton's Whirled History, Volumes 1 & 2, have now been released. The first volume will be available for purchase in May 2014 and the second one comes out in August 2014. Each will contain two CDs and six episodes. You can read the volume summaries below and find out which episodes each set contains.
Wooton's Whirled History, Volume 1:
Wooton is blending up a mix of men of God who made history. From the journey of early church martyr Telemachus and the defiance of Valentine to the amazing prayer lives of George Mueller, William Tyndale, and Charles Finney, you will learn that standing for your faith no matter the circumstances takes amazing bravery. For more historical fun facts, visit Whitsend.org/Wooton.
Wooton’s Whirled History includes a compilation of previously released episodes with new introductions to each episode by Wooton. Also included is a discussion guide for parents and teachers to use as they talk through the choices made by these courageous men and women. Episodes include “Telemachus,” Part 1 and 2; “The Last ‘I Do’”; “Saint Patrick: A Heart Afire,” Part 1 and 2; and “When In Doubt . . . Pray!”
Wooton's Whirled History, Volume 2:
Wooton is at it again! This time, he’s creating a mix of stories about some of the beloved songs of the faith like “Jesus Loves Me” and “It Is Well with My Soul.” Plus, enjoy the retelling of the history of the famous Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. For more historical fun facts, visit Whitsend.org/Wooton.
Wooton’s Whirled History 2 is a compilation of previously released episodes with new introductions to each episode by Wooton. Also included will be a discussion guide for parents and teachers to use as they talk through the choices made by these courageous men and women. Episodes include “Amazing Grace,” “Something Significant,” “It Is Well,” and “The Jubilee Singers,” Part 1, 2, and 3.
In the November edition of the Social Shout Out, Brock and Evan focus on the missions aspect of the new Odyssey Adventure Club. This club will give members 12 exclusive Adventures in Odyssey episodes a year along with many other benefits. Don't forget to vote for the new name for the Social Shout Out and also send in your questions to Brock and Evan for future videos.
The next Adventures in Odyssey episode review from the AIO Update is of Kids' Radio from Album 2: The Wildest Summer Ever. In this episode Whit and the crew start a radio station in a back room of Whit's End. Of course, the station is run by kids, for kids! You can read our full episode review below.
Our 14th editorial is now available to read. You can find "A Prayer for Jimmy Barclay" at this link and then rate it out of 10. This most recent editorial deals with the trend of returning characters and the case for Jimmy Barclay returning to Adventures in Odyssey as a series regular. You can check out our other editorials here. And don't forget to visit our contact page to submit your own suggestions for future editorials. Your input is very helpful for the site.