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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It’s dark, usually rainy, and not a substitute for a logical narrative. Yovanfof their love for their replacement son sincere? Brenna Yavonoff guest post Character Connection: One moment the male protagonist is cribbing about dying, the next he is checking out some girl, Bleeeeeh, I quit! For reasons to be explained. And they shouldn’t miss the fabulous Cold Tom by Sally Prue.

Their feelings were up and down, t If I had to come up with one word for this book, it would be disjointed.

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I was so confused as well wondering what I should consider them as. A replacement that has to keep that a secret at all cost, but that can’t last for long can it?

On the former, the writing is lovely. Brenna Yovanoff created wonderfully spooky and unsettling monsters.

Then I did rellacement. But I decided I was going to save it for Helluva Halloween, and that made me happy and gave me something to look forward to. The entire book was extremely vague.

The Replacement

You can tell the secrets are being buried, but no matter how replacemenr the people try, the secrets bubble up to the surface again. The esoteric world-building left a lot to be desired; leaving the reader with more questions than answers. Sounds cool, the cover looks cool, the story is rather lame.

There’s just this level of thought and insight, this depth that I wasn’t expecting, but that heightened the whole experience for me.

The walls were paneled in dark, polished wood, with an intricately tiled floor and carved baseboards. But just be aware when you pick it up that it is very edgy. I’ve rushed out to buy all of Brenna’s books, I’m definitely a fan for life. This book is very good, Brenna. You know, one that I actually care about. I vacillated over whether I even liked Mackie Doyle. If only the book itself had as much finesse as that single sentence. I have two moans – neither are about the novel, but both are about the book.


Besides that, Mackie was unremarkable, maybe even unlikable. Best scene in story: So, if I’m reading along and something clearly makes no logical sense based on what the author has already laid out, it drives me right up the wall. 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.

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

It is not that the book was ‘scary’ but it was pretty creepy. This book just seemed to lag on and on and almost became a DNF for me. I did not connect to Mackie, the main character, on any level, and I couldn’t comprehend his actions.