The Replacement

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Penguin, Sep 21, 2010 - Young Adult Fiction - 368 pages
Mackie Doyle is The Replacement - left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. He has been raised among us. But he is not one of us. Now, he must face the dark creatures of the slag heaps from which he came and find his rightful place - in our world or theirs.

"Unsettling villains and intriguing moral ambivalence make this effort shockingly original and . . .breathtaking." - Booklist, starred review

"Even after finishing the book, readers will be left with the eerie sensation that . . . the true darkness has yet to abate." - BCCB, starred review

"Well-developed characters, a fascinating Fairy Court, an exciting story line, wicked cover art . . .this book has the makings of a success." - Publishers Weekly

"A fast-paced, dark delicacy." - Kirkus Reviews
 

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What can I say about this book? I have this habit about getting really excited about these kinds of books (fae) and going out and buying them even though I know deep down that they’re just not my cup ... Read full review

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I really liked this book. I love fantasy and the supernatural and this fit into my book collection nicely. It's a popular idea, of children being snatched out of bed at night and replaced with a ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE BLOOD
CHAPTER THREE HEARTBEAT
CHAPTER SIX FRIDAYS AT STARLIGHT
CHAPTER NINE ALL THAT GLITTERS
CHAPTER ELEVEN HUMAN LOVE
CHAPTER FOURTEEN CRASHING
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Brenna Yovanoff is one third of the Merry Sisters of Fate along with Maggie Stiefvater and Tessa Gratton, whose flash fiction can be found at www.merryfates.com. She lives in Denver, Colorado. The Replacement is her first novel.

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