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Official Review: Fyra by Sunny Nicolette

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Fyra" by Sunny Nicolette.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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What would life be like 175 years from now with an evil entity threatening to rule the world? Sunny Nicolette has her version of a possible answer to that question in her young adult fantasy novel, Fyra: Welcome to the Mutiny.

Reed Stryker, a 19-year-old, whose mother and father are both gone from his life, finds himself in a terrible situation. His Uncle Boris treats Reed and his brother Boone worse than animals. Having to make ends meet and not inheriting their father’s land make Reed very angry. He has a truck accident, ends up in a coma, and wakes up to the future in another body. Everything seems to be tied to a special object that gives mental and physical powers. The evil Draconics have some of its power but want all of it to control the world.

The people who are brave enough to fight against the Draconics have formed a group called “The Mutiny.” Reed starts his new journey by going to The Mutiny’s training center and becoming part of a team called “Fyra.” There, Reed learns more about his special powers, and for the first time in a long time feels accepted and part of something good. Reed tries to accept his new life and makes new relationships.

There was not anything that I did not like about the book. However, there was one episode where it was not clear on which characters were fighting and who had died. This could cause a little confusion for the readers.

The description of the future life Reed woke up to was very creative and unexpected. The author wrote in such a way as for readers to be able to clearly visualize the environment, situations, and people. Another strength of the book was that the characters were developed very well. Even though there were many characters in the story, it was easy to keep track of them all. I best liked the descriptions of each of the six Fyra team members. Each member had a unique personality, a specific power, and a fighting weapon. This showed that teamwork would be needed to fight the Draconics. Though Reed had some weaknesses, I liked Reed’s loyalty, integrity, and sense of duty.

There is a lot of mystery and intrigue to this story. Through Reed’s experiences in this new life, will he come to know who he is and be able to develop a good self-image, after years of abuse from his uncle? How will Reed get control of his anger and fight for good? Will evil overcome him? What powers will he discover? Will he find his true love?

I rate Fyra: Welcome to the Mutiny by Sunny Nicolette 3 out of 4 stars. One star was deducted because of the more than ten errors found. The plenty of action and a good story plot with well-developed characters deserve no less than a three-star rating. However, the book would deserve a four-star rating if it would undergo editing and the grammar and spelling errors were corrected. The book ended in such a way as to make me want to read the second book, which is coming soon.

This young adult science fiction book would interest not only teenagers but also adults, as there is a lot of action and adventure. There are some romance elements, but they are very clean and decent. I would not recommend this book to young children because of the complex plot, many characters, fighting, killing, and reincarnation.

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This seems to be a complicated plot. Does it develop the relationship between Reed and his uncle before launching into the future? Thank you for your review!
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I love looking at the future through someone else's eyes. I enjoy seeing how they envision it. This one sounds right up my alley, as I enjoy young adult books as well. I might have to look more into this one and see what becomes of Reed. Thanks for a great review.
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I like the flash to the future that you described and I also like the idea of the team. It sounds like the author did a great job developing each of the members of the team and I'd like to read about how they work together and use their strengths to fight the enemy. Despite the errors, I think this would be a book I'd enjoy reading! Thanks for the review!

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This sounds like a really fun adventure, though I am curious about what happens to Reed's brother, Boone. I will have to keep an eye out for this book.

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I do like a good science fiction book and this sounds interesting. I have to wonder what caused the time jump and why.
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Letora wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 10:21
This seems to be a complicated plot. Does it develop the relationship between Reed and his uncle before launching into the future? Thank you for your review!
Yes, Reed's life with his uncle on the farm is described very well. Thanks for your comment.

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I hope the evil Draconics can be defeated in the classic good vs evil battle. Thanks for your wonderful review.

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This is intriguing! I'm wondering if Reed ever goes back? Does he ever get to see Boone again? I'm curious to whether these events are resolved by the end. Maybe there will be a sequel! Interesting review. Thanks.

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Oh wow, sounds like a good read. I did not expect that twist, I wonder his it would affect the villain, his uncle. Also, nice review.

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This sounds like a book I could enjoy. I wasn't a big fan of sci-fi books, but then I read Scott Westerfield's Ugly series and found it's something I could get behind. There's nothing like a well-written novel, is there? I hope I get to read this one. Great review.

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I’m really curious about this now! How does he somehow get to the future? What else happens to his brother and uncle? Great review.
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Good review! It sounds very interesting from what you’ve described, and I’m a sucker for time travel and action books.

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The book seems extremely intersting and I cant wait to read it. Big part of my decision is thanks to your descriptive review of it. Thanks for the great work!

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This sounds like a really fun read. I am curious about whether Reed ever goes back and what happens to his brother, Boone. I will keep an eye out for this book. Thank you for the great review 😊.
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