Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday

The Replacement by Breanna Yovanoff

Out September 16 from Razorbill

And via Goodreads, here's the summary: Mackie Doyle seems like everyone else in the perfect little town of Gentry, but he is living with a fatal secret - he is a Replacement, left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. Now the creatures under the hill want him back, and Mackie must decide where he really belongs and what he really wants.

A month ago, Mackie might have told them to buzz off. But now, with a budding relationship with tough, wounded, beautiful Tate, Mackie has too much to lose. Will love finally make him worthy of the human world?

I still need to either reread or finish The Stolen Child(it's really bad-me, not the book- but I read it years ago when it first came out and I think I read it from the library and maybe didn't have time to finish it? But I might also have the wrong book because I swear I read it from a library in the town I used to live in and if it came out in 2006, then I lived here, so...) Whichever changeling book I'm thinking about got me really interested in the subject and then The Waters & the Wild got me more interested so I love the idea of this longer length (352 pages-and hopefully not 15 pt font) YA take on the topic.

And with a cover completely befitting of a blockbuster horror movie, how could it be better? (Well maybe it could be coming out sooner, or I could have a ARC but other than that, I don't know.) Oooh, there looks to be going to be a book two-that's pretty awesome (and yay passive sentence!

Amazon link-ola & the author's site

(it's a teaser trailer--just quotes really-and the cover's creepy image. But Maggie Stiefvater's quote's great)


  1. I LOVE the cover of this one! Razorbill has had some great cover art for their 2010 lineup, which is always great!

    I reallly want to read Block's changeling novel as well! I always love her books!

  2. love the creepiness of the cover and description. thanks for the mention.

  3. @Sara
    I'm going to have to check out some more of their upcoming books because the ones I've seen are great!

    I've only read a few of her books, but liked Waters & The Wild.

    @vvb32 reads
    It's definitely an amazing that would for sure get me to pick it up at the store :)

    Thanks for commenting!


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