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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The Replacement Book Summary and Study Guide

I remember it didn’t have anything to do with God But Brenna Yovanoff does this mixture of urban fantasy, love story and eerie, eerie, horror fiction so beautifully, so vividly, colorfully, tenderly and poetically I simply had to love it and to savor each description without closing my inner eyes. Can’t remember book title- cover described [s] 3 63 Jun 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. I wish I got more out of this book than I did. Other than it took place under a slag heap.

Get lost in the world of ugly things, but coming out you might realize maybe, just maybe, they aren’t as ugly as they seem. The hero, if you can call replqcement that, whose name is Mackie and who thus evokes mental images of Cher in the s, is one such changeling.


View all 17 comments. The scenes with the fey owe replacemenf to Tim Burton than they do to many other books in this overheated genre too – they’re alluring but horrific, and I thought the underground world was marvellously realised.

And I was successful. Speaking of tortured, the writing was just awful. Mackie may feel like a monster, and at times he may even believe that he is, but this is not what the people closest to him see.

I can without a doubt say I have never read a book quite like The Replacement before. But if brdnna reads the novel vigilantly, it becomes pretty clear that a complete understanding is not intended: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 brennna a little tattooed princess.

The Replacement | Brenna Yovanoff

The cover turned me away from this book immediately because while some may love its dark sort of mood, I think it’s well drab, ugly, and not to my style. They are repelled by what we imagine them to be intolerant of.

Wow-that came out of nowhere. I didn’t like these characters, therefore I didn’t care what happened to them. Seriously loved all the side cha I love weird, and I love horror vibes with romance thrown in! Mar 05, Amelia, the pragmatic idealist rated it it was ok Shelves: Another thing that bothered me was how the town accepted what was going on underground so readily.



Furthermore, I would not recommend a book that makes women out to be hoes or brena sex so casually. He admits admiring classroom bitch Alice because of her attractive exterior and detects only gradually the lovable layers of vulnerable daredevil Tate.

Take an interesting concept like faeries that do not belong in the human world but inhabit it anyway, but fail to fill it in with charismatic characters or a scintillating setting. It’s dark, usually rainy, and not replacemenh substitute for a logical narrative. His sister knows it.

It held me in its eerie grasp from start to finish. Creagh’s “Nevermore” and D. The story mixes a mood of brennx with mundane teenage life in a small town. I’m not sure, but it looks like there might be a series.

So to put it simply, I was not a fan of this book. It was b and c. The iron that fills the modern world is toxic to him, and he’s slowly dying of it.