The Replacement Mackie is not one of us. Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, he comes from a world of tunnels and black murky water, a world of living . Mackie Doyle is a replacement – a fairy child left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago, to replace the baby when it was stolen away by. 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.
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So to put it simply, I was not a fan of this book. But with another baby apparently dead and blood and iron all over town, Mackie’s having a hard enough time staying upright, let re;lacement under the radar.
This is definitely worth the read. Apr 09, Dark Faerie Tales rated it it was ok. I’m guessing bremna were intentional, but I didn’t understand the point of them, except to make me really confused: I’m really not sure what I was expecting it to be, but I definitely wasn’t thinking it would be a lame high school drama mixed with painfully repkacement characters and even more painfully boring and lackluster writing.
I loved the setting I think the most in this book. Booklist, starred review A devastating look at familial love, sacrifice, btenna loneliness. This book was very disappointing. People are good and kind and the trials and tribulations of other places have traditionally been absent from Gentry. I thought he was deathly allergic to metal in any form. Gentry’s prosperity is maintaned by it, but its children pay the price.
But, well, it fell a bit flat. His friends know it – especially his best friend Roswell, the most loyal friend a person could ever have.
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It flows beautifully, and I always had a clear image of the characters, the town and the emotions behind it all. I’m not being unrealistic or a prude– I just find it to be completely unnecessary when it has nothing to do replacemrnt the plot or the characterization.
And I can’t forget about Emma, Tate, or the twins! It’s the great taboo, the unspoken pact: Joseph Delaney’s Last Apprentice series.
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Yavonoff does something really lovely with human connections in this book, with both romantic love and familial love, and to be really repetitive I loved that.
Well, I read this book five years ago, and I honestly cannot remember anything about it. The relationship between the town of Gentry and the underworld was shady and vague, so it was hard for me to understand the motivations behind the characters. I think IK would have to say that Mackie was my most favorite character, I love what he stood for and what he was willing to give up for the people he loved the most.
Feb 16, Misty rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess the cover is what attracted me to read this book in the first place, but honestly, great packaging and poor content does not equal a good book.
I woke up and did a. Dec 09, Candace Robinson rated it it was amazing.
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Lists with This Book. Ironically, Mackie loathes some of the adults for being weak and not standing up to the truth and just going along to get along, while he himself behaves in the same way. I stopped about halfway through because it was just so awful.
Replacemen, I found myself frustrated as the story progressed. But there wasn’t really anywhere to dive.
I feel SO cold while reading it even in Kuwait’s burning summer. Open Preview See a Problem? Mackie’s story, and the town of Gentry, is really dark and unflinching. This astonishing piece of luck is something best not talked about.
The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
Take an interesting concept like faeries that do not belong in the human world but inhabit it anyway, but Somewhere between a two and three on this one The esoteric world-building left a lot to be desired; leaving the reader with more questions than answers.
Didn’t matter, I still wanted to read it. Mackie is a beautiful character, he is so deep and intriguing. But I decided I was going to save it for Helluva Halloween, and that made me yoganoff and gave me something to look forward to.
Either way the story can stand on it’s own. The phone just kept buzzing.
I loved her like breathing. I also really liked Mackie’s sister Emma. Mackie is hypersensitive replaceemnt loud noises, like doors that close too fast– and yet he can go to heavy metal rock concerts with mosh pits and be just fine. One moment the male protagonist is cribbing about dying, the next he is checking out some girl, Bleeeeeh, I quit!
Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, he comes from a world of tunnels and black murky water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a little tattooed princess. View all 6 comments.
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