Veronica Roth, bestselling author of the Divergent series and the brand-new, adult-oriented fantasy Chosen Ones, joins Craig and Ryan to discuss her pick for the Author’s Shelf podcast series. Veronica had the guys read Dark Lord of Derkholm, a 1998 fantasy parody by Diana Wynne Jones. The trio has a good time picking apart a few of the key characters and themes of the book, and Veronica enlightens the group on the personal connection between Jones and Tolkien.

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  1. Arahant Member

    @andrewmiller, have you ever read this one? Sounds like your style.

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    • May 26, 2020, at 11:53 AM PDT
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  2. Arahant Member

    Young Adult sections and books have been around for a very long time. Many of Heinlein’s books were his “juveniles.”

    Can one mention Chosen One stories without mentioning Michael Moorcock?

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    • May 26, 2020, at 12:27 PM PDT
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