“Ferryl Shayde” by Vance Huxley

“Ferryl Shayde” is another one of those new YA stories that would benefit from an article I wrote in Indies Unlimited last year called, “A Novel is Not a Video Game.” Because it isn’t. They have many of the same elements, but the key factor is that readers of books do not go through the same […]

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“Hunt of the Fallen” by R. A. Zaugg

“The Hunt of the Fallen” starts out as a standard Young Adult Fantasy: a bucolic scene, rather simple young people in a slightly contrived love triangle, a touch of nightmare in the background: the usual setup. However, once the hero leaves the tribe and starts his quest the plot tangles, characters have more complex motivation and the […]

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