- Publisher: RAZORBILL
- Format: Paperback | 343 pages
- Dimensions: 138mm x 210mm x 22mm | 358g
- Publication date: 6 September 2011
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 1595143815
- ISBN 13: 9781595143815
- Sales rank: 63,463
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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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.
By Samantha Painter 11 Jan 2012
An incredibly clever idea which approaches the idea of 'another world' which exists among our own from a refreshing and interesting perspective. While technically one of the 'others' the protagonist Mackie demonstrates that you are not defined by your heritage, rather your actions. A great read for those who like things with a darker tone which is easy and engaging.