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The Changeling
The Changeling | Victor LaValle
The wildly imaginative story of one man s thrilling odyssey through an enchanted world to find his wife, who has disappeared after having seemingly committed an unforgivable act of violence, from the award-winning author of The Devil in Silver and Big Machine"
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EchoLogical
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Mehso-so

This was such a weird, disjointed book to me. I‘m giving it a so-so because I liked all the pieces, I just don‘t think they fit together the best way. Hopefully, that makes sense because I don‘t know how else to explain it.

2.5 Stars

The collage includes the rest of the books I read this month for my June book tic tac toe. My favorite reads were Truly Devious and With the FIre on High.

MusicallyMorgan Did you enjoy The Vanishing Stair as much as Truly Devious? I guess I read them too far apart, because I couldn‘t get into it! 3w
EchoLogical @MusicallyMorgan I thought it was okay but not nearly as good as Truly Devious and I'm not sure why I feel that way. 3w
EchoLogical @MusicallyMorgan I read them back to back and I still didn't love it. 3w
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scripturient
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Pickpick

What a weird but mesmerising story! This is a mix of parental anxieties and folklore, peppered with a bit of social criticism. It‘s a wild ride but I loved it. There is a detailed review on my blog (clickable link in bio).

Cathythoughts I liked this one too ♥️👍🏻 4w
BarbaraBB Still need to read this one. 4w
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kaysworld1
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@kathedron sorry I didn't post sooner been so busy at work the sun's brought all the alcoholics out.
Anyway thank you for the book and thank you for thinking of me 🌺🌼🌸🤗📚 #jbuk #justbecause

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juliaTF88
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Y‘all. Y‘ALL. This book. I‘m halfway through and it‘s so crazy. Do like western magic realism á là Neil Gaiman? Give this a read! I‘m halfway through and things just got CRAY!

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collegecatlady
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I really can‘t control myself when it comes to books on sale 🤭 #bookoutlet #bookoutlethaul #bookhaul

valeriegeary The Changeling is so good. Well worth spending a bit of money on! 3mo
collegecatlady @valeriegeary Very good to hear!! 3mo
Crystalblu Can any of us?! 😜 3mo
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BookwormAHN
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@whippoorwill815 Thank you so much Amy! I love everything. The coffee smells amazing and the coffee mug is fantastic. The journal and the socks are too cute. And I'm really looking forward to reading the books, nice choices 😸 #SciFiFantasySwap #SFFS
Thanks for hosting @Avanders

BethM Great mug and socks! 3mo
whippoorwill815 Yay I‘m so glad you like everything! I thought those socks were hilarious 😂I‘m glad the coffee still smells good, the guy at the post office even commented on it! I can‘t wait to open mine but I always have to wait until after work, but I will be looking forward to it!!! 3mo
Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽🧬🦄♥️ 3mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Haha those socks! 🤣🛸🐄 3mo
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Dasuse
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Odin with my current read

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flying_monkeys
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#WondrousWednesday @Eggs

1. #Quotsy #LitsyAtoZ #friYAYintro

2. When I resisted the 50% bargains at Book Depository.

3. “He waved Apollo forward, a menu under one arm, led him through the waiting room and past the other customers.” - The Changeling (tagged)

4. @Liatrek

Eggs Yayyyyy I'm proud of you-#2 😍 4mo
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Linsy
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Whoa. Just whoa. 😲 #24b4Monday

daniwithtea Right?! I think “whoa” might be the best way to describe that book. 5mo
Linsy @daniwithtea I‘m trying to have words, but there‘s just too much. I feel bowled over. 5mo
valeriegeary This book was nuts and I loved it! One of my favorites last year. 5mo
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Linsy @valeriegeary Nuts is right! Incredible and nuts and whoa. 5mo
kyraleseberg Oooh this is on my Kindle and I really need to get to it soon, especially now that I see you enjoyed it! 5mo
JSW It was so good!!! 5mo
Aimeesue Such a good book! 5mo
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DavidDiamond
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What starts off as a romantic love story slowly unravels into a nightmare fairy tale that speaks to the fears of parenthood and the secrets we hold. All is not what it seems in this captivating story!

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DavidDiamond
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Food for thought!

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daniwithtea
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Pickpick

Ignored all the stuff I was supposed to do for the last two hours in favor of finishing this gorgeous horror/fantasy. So good!!

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catherine2
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So far this is one of the most unpredictable books I‘ve ever read. I hope I can finish it today, I want to know how it ends!

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Angitron
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Pickpick

This book is a mixed bag. I found myself frustrated with a few threads that were left open, and some ideas that would have been fascinating if they were more fleshed out. I also didn‘t quite understand the purpose of a few plot points. But the writing is terrific and overall I enjoyed this one!

MrBook Great review! 6mo
Angitron @MrBook Thanks! 6mo
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Tonton
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Apollo Kagwa is a book dealer with traumatic dreams about his father who disappeared. Apollo has finally found happiness with Emma, a librarian. So happy to have a baby, then the tale twists into fantasy and horror as Emma becomes convinced the baby is a changeling. What would you do for your child? How far would you go to protect your family? What would you do for love? 😮

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vlwelser
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Brilliant. Dark and creepy like all of the best fairy tales. 💖📚

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vlwelser
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Indeed. 💖📚😍

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kathedron
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Mehso-so

Oh dear, @Cathythoughts I did so want to love this book but it just didn't work out. 😩 At first I struggled with the choppy rhythm of his sentences but once over that I had a problem with the pacing of the first half of the book. I liked it much more once the dark fairytale weirdness kicked off but then that got increasingly grim. Great theme about the morally and/or psychologically dubious things parental love can drive us to, though.

kathedron @Cathythoughts The book may not have been a pick but the fact that you thought of me and sent it to me was certainly a pick-me-up, for which many thanks! 😘 6mo
Cathythoughts Thanks Kate , that‘s so sweet about the “ pick-me-up” ... I hadn‘t read it either , so it was a shot in the dark for us both .... just thought it sounded interesting & it was a pick for me. Sure all we can do is try .... & I feel the more we get to know each other , the better sense we will have of what the other might like 👍🏻♥️ 😘 6mo
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kathedron
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Capitalism: ruining stories since the 1700s.
@Cathythoughts

Cathythoughts Yes ! I love that last bit in your quote “ a great fairy tale tells the truth.... 6mo
Weaponxgirl That is an awesome quote! 6mo
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Cathythoughts
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#Booked2019 #FairyTaleRetelling The Changeling by Victor Lavalle.

5✨Changeling never lost my attention , a story of the intricacies of love. As I entered the 2d half , the fairytale meaning in a modern city became clear to me. A brilliant blending of old & new , witches & mobile phones. A fairytale of modern NY & the hidden world of magic. So many layers to this tale of Apollo Kagwa & his family of origin & his present family .. Unputdownable

RachelO Sounds fantastic! 6mo
TrishB Great review Cathy ❤️ 6mo
Tanisha_A 👌 review! And, cute collage! 6mo
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Cinfhen Such a great endorsement ❤️‼️#stacked 😃 6mo
Cathythoughts @RachelO I really loved it ... 6mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB thankyou ! 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
Cathythoughts @Tanisha_A Thanks my friend ♥️ 6mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen thanks! & thankyou #booked2019 ...it has been sitting on my shelf ( not getting a second glance ) god only knows when I would have got to it .... & I‘m the richer for it 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
Cinfhen Yay!!!!! So happy that our little challenge inspired you xx 6mo
erzascarletbookgasm I wouldn‘t have pick this up on my own. Stacking and the cover is lovely! 6mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm I hope you love it whenever you may get there ♥️👍🏻 6mo
kathedron I'm about halfway through. I've had problems with the pacing but Apollo's just reached the island and now has my full attention (I think that's vague enough not to need a spoiler!) 6mo
Cathythoughts @kathedron no spoiler needed 👍🏻👍🏻 I hope the rest goes well for you ... will look forward to your thoughts ♥️👍🏻 6mo
Reggie Great review!!!👍🏽 6mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage What a review! I may stack it yet. 👏🏻👏🏻 6mo
batsy Gorgeous review 💜 6mo
Cathythoughts @Reggie thanks 👍🏻❤️❤️ 6mo
Cathythoughts @BarbaraTheBibliophage ahh , Thankyou ♥️👍🏻 6mo
Cathythoughts @batsy thanks! 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
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Cathythoughts
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I have finished tagged book for fairy tale #booked2019 , earlier than expected, v good ! ... not giving review yet because a fellow Litten is buddy- reading it too.
Meanwhile , I‘m striking out into town tomorrow morning early to purchase posted book ... DYING for a good old thriller .... can‘t wait 🤸‍♀️.... ✨✨✨

TrishB I have this one on my kindle! Glad it‘s good. 6mo
Cinfhen Really??? Maybe I should try your book, Cathy!! Im having trouble with my fairytale retelling 🙄 6mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @TrishB I think The Changeling is very readable ... very engaging !! 6mo
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Cathythoughts @cinfhen I‘m having trouble with my female detective ( it‘s only ok 🤷🏻‍♀️) I may have to send out an SOS 🆘 soon ....... 6mo
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen if you want something realistic (and great, imo) for fairytale retelling I would recommend this. I just don‘t remember, if you read short stories or not 🤷‍♀️ 6mo
TrishB Female detectives 6mo
TrishB M. J. Arlidge series, Kerry Wilkinson series, Harry Bingham series. (These are the authors not the detectives 😁) 6mo
Cinfhen Thanks @Kalalalatja I‘ve requested this one from the library 6mo
Cinfhen I‘m trying this one @Cathythoughts for female detective although it‘s not the first book in the series 😡I didn‘t know that when I bought it 6mo
Kalalalatja @Cinfhen I really liked that one, plus it is short, so it will be a fast read 👍 6mo
Cinfhen Yes @Kalalalatja that‘s a DEFINITE PLUS 6mo
batsy I've got my eye on the tagged book too, Cathy! Look forward to your thoughts on it. 6mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @TrishB I‘m off into town to buy a book ( or two) Thankyou for the recommendations 6mo
Cathythoughts @batsy I‘d highly recommend it 👍🏻♥️ 6mo
batsy That's great! The thriller in your picture also sounds good; I seem to have already stacked it 😁 6mo
Cathythoughts @Batsy I‘m about to start that thriller in my picture ( I may even use it for “ new to me author “ ) are you doing booked2019 ? (edited) 6mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen yes , I really want to read the Tana French series after @erzascarletbookgasm ‘s glowing review ♥️👍🏻 6mo
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Cathythoughts
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I‘m starting this one for #booked2019 Fairytale @kathedron .... I know we mentioned a buddy read .... so , just on the off chance you are in-between books & in the mood .... anyway I‘ll be awhile reading this..... if you want to join me ?!

kathedron Oh, lovely! I could probably make a start early next week. 😃 6mo
Cathythoughts @kathedron that‘s great ! Perfect .... I might start an audio of something else & keep reading this one ... I‘m about 30 pages in ... so far I really like it ... it‘s different... see you sometime nxt week 👍🏻😉 ( I‘m a very slow reader ... ) ♥️ 6mo
vivastory I love LaValle, I've had this since it was released, need to read it! 6mo
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Cathythoughts @kathedron hi Kate ! I‘m halfway now .... but won‘t get too much reading time in the next couple of days .... halfway , I‘m giving the first half 5 stars , he has totally got my attention 👍🏻♥️ (edited) 6mo
kathedron Hi Cathy! That's my lunch break sorted, then. 😊 I haven't started yet but intend to have a good reading session this evening, too. 6mo
Cathythoughts @kathedron Hi Kate , I actually finished The Changeling earlier than I thought I would... I really liked it .... I thought it very readable & great story .... i think I‘ll be reading more of this author.... I‘ll post up a rating soon. Hope all is well with you .... let me know what you think whenever you get there 😊♥️ 6mo
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cathysaid
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For many, I think this would be at least 4⭐️. But for me, it‘s 3⭐️. It‘s that pesky suspension of disbelief. I‘m just too literal. Much of this was interesting, engaging, and witty. But at least 1/4 of it is mystical, supernatural, and to me...disjointed. However, if you like sci-fi or fairy tale retelling, I think you will like this. Curses and familial fate are some of the themes that abound.

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Cathythoughts
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#Booked2019

1. Female detective, Night Rounds
2. Fairy Tale Retelling , The Changeling
3. Happy Place , Our Souls At Night , I think this will be a soulful novel ( ? ) & that is a happy place for me
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5. Irish author, Normal People , Sally Rooney
6. New to you author , Out , Natsuo Kirino

Questions: Does Our Souls At Night work for prompt ?
I need help with the Podcast book 😬🤷🏻‍♀️no clue how to approach this 🙏🏻please & thankyou

Cinfhen Souls at night definitely works!!! And I will share a link with podcast suggestions!! @BarbaraTheBibliophage & @4thhouseontheleft probably have ideas for you as well🤩Don‘t worry, we got you covered😘 8mo
TrishB Look like great choices! 8mo
Cinfhen Also any book recommended by @Liberty or @thereadingwomen would work as they host podcasts 8mo
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erzascarletbookgasm I like your choices, I so want to read 5 and 6. For podcasts, yes, @thereadingwomen . I personally like Modern Mrs Darcy (MMD) 🙂 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm Oh, and this certainly fit the prompt. Two persons find comfort and contentment in their golden years. 🧡🧡 8mo
RachelO Most podcasts have a webpage with show notes - you can browse through & see whether the books they're discussing are likely to be on your tbr. I'm an erratic podcast listener- but I tend to keep coming back to @readingenvy https://readingenvy.blogspot.com/ She often has littens as guests & there'll be a 'best reads of 2018' episode at some point, which is bound to have loads of recommendations 🤞 Good luck! 8mo
saresmoore I have to put in a plug for @ReadingEnvy podcast! Jenny has interviewed several Litsy folks and on each episode, Jenny and the reader give plenty of context for the books they recommend! Check out http://readingenvy.blogspot.com/p/podcast_16.html?m=1 for links to the episodes and corresponding books. 8mo
4thhouseontheleft I love your interpretation for happy place! There are lots of places you can look to for ideas for the podcast prompt: Ted Talks, Book podcasts, here is a link to some: https://electricliterature.com/17-literary-podcasts-to-ease-your-commute-b9a27d8... 8mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage I will tag you in the post I did earlier this week. There‘s a link with tons of book suggestions related to podcasts. 8mo
ReadingEnvy @RachelO @saresmoore thank you for recommending me ♥️♥️♥️ 8mo
saresmoore @RachelO I think we posted about @ReadingEnvy at the same time! 😅 8mo
RachelO @saresmoore 😊Great minds 😂 8mo
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen @RachelO @saresmoore @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage @ReadingEnvy thankyou all so much ... this is all so helpful 👍🏻👍🏻♥️ 8mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB thanks! Are you joining in ?! 8mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm thankyou! I‘m following @thereadingwomen as of now 👍🏻👍🏻. I‘m looking forward to Our Souls At Night ( thankyou! My friend) I could also have picked A Room of Ones Own 😉🤔. Spoilt for choice 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 8mo
TrishB Yes 👍🏻 posted mine yesterday ! 8mo
Cinfhen I‘m sorry!!! I meant to tag @ReadingEnvy too!!! Jenny is a vicarious reader 🙌🏻❤️and she recommended a such awesome books!!!! Glad u found some inspiration, Cathy!!!! 8mo
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Cathythoughts
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#Booked2019

1. Female detective, Night Rounds
2. Fairy Tale Retelling , The Changeling
3. Happy Place , Our Souls At Night , I think this will be a soulful novel ( ? ) & that is a happy place for me
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5. Irish author, Normal People , Sally Rooney
6. New to you author , Out , Natsuo Kirino

Questions: Does Our Souls At Night work for prompt ?
I need help with the Podcast book 😬🤷🏻‍♀️no clue how to approach this 🙏🏻

Mitch This has been talked about loads on SFFYeah Podcast. Does that count?? 8mo
Cathythoughts @Mitch sorry ! I‘m clueless... I also posted this twice ... do hopefully some of the experts will see your comment & get back to you 👍🏻 8mo
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mkittysabibliokitty
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5 Stars for the Changeling, 2 for the Ruins.. I hated it.. boring and Killer vines were not doing much for me.. 5 for Scythe.. and working on FNAF 4 The Fourth Closet 😻

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Ostaff1
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My turn came up at the library this morning! I put myself on the list solely on the awards it‘s won, so I know nothing about it.

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unabridgedchick
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Holy expletive, this book was intense!

A quarter of the way in, I told my wife this was American Gods by way of Laura Lippman, and now that I've finished, I stand by that description. This is a family mystery, a domestic thriller, a supernatural mindfuck. Perfect for Halloween and the creepy autumn days around it.

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Pricel101
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Great Halloween read🎃 loved this in audio! A modern take exploring parenthood in the age of social media 👹🙈 #trolls #magicalrealism #readbyauthor

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wtimblin
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W.O.W! What an amazing story. Loved this book. Kept me guessing all the way. Loved the mix of the old world and the new world. Got my hands on The Ballard of Black Tom next. If it's even half as good as this it will be amazing. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Emm0921
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Mehso-so

I enjoyed it up until the end - I do like sci-fi/fantasy I just feel like it was missing something. I think more than anything it freaked me out and reminded me that there are crazy psychos out there who stalk people on social media - I feel like I want to be like Ron Swanson and go off the grid! Lol! Other than that it was a decent modern day creepy novel - I will still consider checking out other novels by this author.

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GhostStories
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Mehso-so

I have conflicting feelings about this book. On the one hand I haven‘t read a book so readable and so unpredictable in awhile, and that was a joyful experience, on the other hand, I feel let down in some ways about the tidy ending. This isn‘t much of a review. Definitely a book I look forward to talking about with our book club.

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Myhusbandhatesreading
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Panpan

I‘m not sure how I feel about this book. I like sci fi, I like fantasy, but I‘m just not sure about this one. The beginning was really good but somewhere in the middle I found myself thinking wth?

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GhostStories
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Seven chapters in, reading aloud to @Howardsimmons each one has me with a lump in my throat. So tender and generous. I was not prepared!

Readergrrl I loved this book!! Still have to write my review of it.... sigh, time just flies!!! 10mo
GhostStories @Readergrrl Glad to hear you loved it! I hope this feeling I have lasts. I can‘t imagine it not! 10mo
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kathedron
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Thank you so much for the book, Cathy! 😘
You didn't know it but yesterday was my daughter's 21st birthday. It was nice that I had a present to open, too. 😊 The cover blurb has certainly got me intrigued! Maybe we could do a buddy read at some point down the line.
(I'm on the lemon and ginger tea this morning, after overdoing things a bit yesterday.)
@Cathythoughts

Cathythoughts Oh so glad you got this ! Happy Belated Birthday to your daughter. 🎂🎁.... yes I got us both a copy , I think it sounds interesting & yes maybe a buddy read down the road .... sounds like you had a great celebration.. sure we hav to overdo it every now & then 😁😉😘 10mo
Lcsmcat What a beautiful tea cup! 10mo
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Owlizabeth
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Wow, this book. Magical realism, fairy tale, horror story, love story, family drama - it‘s all of these in one well written package. It kept me guessing, surprised me and hit me in the feels more than once. I can‘t wait to read more Victor LaValle. 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

rohit-sawant So looking forward to this! 10mo
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Owlizabeth
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Every time I think I have this book figured out, it turns in to something else. I wish I could stay up and finish it tonight, but back to school has me beat. 😴😴😴

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ValChanelle
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Looking forward to kicking off my #SeptemberReads with #VictorLavalle‘s #The Changeling. I heard it has dark fairy tale vibes. Yes! #diversereads

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Owlizabeth
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I‘m at 29% of this book and I have no idea where it‘s headed but it is friggin fantastic so far. Thanks to @JSW for a glowing review that convinced me to check it out. I don‘t think I‘d have found this book otherwise and this is why I love Litsy. 💜📚💜

JSW You‘re welcome!!! It‘s so good! 11mo
valeriegeary Oh yeah this one is so nuts, but so good! I got really swept up in the fantastical elements, such a strange but well written story. 11mo
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Owlizabeth
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I have so many books to read and instead I‘m watching Ozark on Netflix. 🤷🏻‍♀️

RebL You gotta do you. And also, I‘m going to do the same. 11mo
Owlizabeth @RebL 👍🏼😂 11mo
Q84 I think we are all guilty of this! 11mo
Cailey_Mac I was 20 pages away from finishing a book, and instead I watched funny videos all night. Sometimes, you just have to!😂💀💀 11mo
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JSW
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A mystery, a horror story, a fable, a fairy tale, unputdownable, and one of the best damn books I‘ve read in 2018. Holy fucking shit, victor Lavalle can WRITE.

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JSW
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Holy hell!! Chapter 30 just changed everything!! 😳😳😱😱

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CaitlinR
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“Six stories high, with shoulders as wide as a bull. It was hideous and smelled of swamp rot. It growled and coughed. When it bumped the fir tree, pool Askeladden was almost thrown to his death” (p. 346)

LaValle is a master storeyteller. Part fairytale, part horror story, at it‘s heart THE CHANGELING reveals the pain of expectations, the myths told within families and the power of truth/love.

This novel is a “must read.”

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Slajaunie
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I finished this book last week but have not have time to post.

I enjoyed this story but it was a frustrating book. There were so many times I had questions and the main character should have asked them but he did not. I spent a great deal of time confused.

KGlibrarian I felt exactly the same way—it was missing something. 11mo
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razmanda
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I don‘t even know where to begin. This novel blends magical realism and horror with fairytale while telling a heartbreaking story of loss, family and identity. I am so glad I got to read this via my library‘s blind date book shelf - I don‘t know that I would have found it otherwise.

Tadams4 Such a compelling review! Thanks for sharing! 11mo
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Slajaunie
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Started this one. Sounds interesting!

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razmanda
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No, you have too many library books! LOOK AWAY.

LazyDays Wow. 11mo
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susanw
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I really liked this one. It was a page turner, it was creepy, it was suspenseful and it was twisty surprising. It covered a lot of ground, but at its heart it‘s a modern fairy tale. And a good one!

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I give this one a solid 3.5/5 🌟 I found some of the expressions of human compassion touching. I‘m glad I read it, it‘s a different one for me, the fiction/fantasy merge was well done.