Changeling (The Oddmire #1)



Changeling (The Oddmire #1) Magic is fading from the Wild Wood To renew it, goblins must perform an ancient ritual involving the rarest of their kind a newborn changeling But when the fateful night arrives to trade a human baby for a goblin one, something goes terribly wrong After laying the changeling in a human infant s crib, the goblin Kull is briefly distracted from his task By the time he turns back, the changeling has already perfectly mimicked the human child Too perfectly Kull cannot tell them apart Not knowing which to bring back, he leaves both babies behind.Tinn and Cole are raised as human twins, neither knowing what secrets may be buried deep inside one of them Then when they are twelve years old, a mysterious message arrives, calling the brothers to be heroes and protectors of magic The boys must leave behind their sleepy town of Endsborough and risk their lives in the Wild Wood, crossing the perilous Oddmire swamp and journeying through the Deep Dark to reach the goblin horde and discover who they truly are. Download Changeling (The Oddmire #1) by William Ritter – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Changeling (The Oddmire #1)
  • William Ritter
  • 19 November 2017
  • 1616208392

13 thoughts on “Changeling (The Oddmire #1)

  1. C.G. Drews says:

    I have such a weakness for faerie books and dark forests and just look at this It s here to give us both And it s written FOR THE CHILDREN I absolutely cannot wait till my nephew is old enough for this one because it was so good It managed to curl a sinister darkness into the most heartfelt and wholesome story of unconditional family love I didn t think it was too dark, but definitely had enough of a creepy vibe to snag those younger readers attentions who say they loooove to be scared I have such a weakness for faerie books and dark forests and just look at this It s here to give us both And it s written FOR THE CHILDREN I absolutely cannot wait till my nephew is old enough for this one because it was so good It managed to curl a sinister darkness into the most heartfelt and wholesome story of unconditional family love I didn t think it was too dark, but definitely had enough of a creepy vibe to snag those younger readers attentions who say they loooove to be scared So I wouldn t recommend for the very soft, smol children And the themes were just heartmeltingly lovely My favourite thing was how Tinn and Cole s mother knew one of them was a goblin, but she 100% loved and fought for them both It was such a loving hug to kids who might not have a traditional family, or be adopted, or not feel like they quite match their families that they deserve to be always always loved Also the amount of FIERCE MAMA BEARS quite literally in some cases was incredible.Plus Cole and Tin...

  2. destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries] says:

    Once upon a time, there was a child whom the goblins came to steal, and once upon a time, there was a child whom the goblins left behindI don t reach for middle grade fantasy terribly often because I tend to be picky, but when I do, I m looking for specific things a whimsical world I can escape in, a sense of humor that can make me smile or better yet, laugh out loud , and characters I can genuinely love and care for I cannot even begin to tell you how flawlessly William Ritter s ChOnce upon a time, there was a child whom the goblins came to steal, and once upon a time, there was a child whom the goblins left behindI don t reach for middle grade fantasy terribly often because I tend to be picky, but when I do, I m looking for specific things a whimsical world I can escape in, a sense of humor that can make me smile or better yet, laugh out loud , and characters I can genuinely love and care for I cannot even begin to tell you how flawlessly William Ritter s Changeling checks every last one of those boxes for me We re in the Wild Wood, he whispered Uncharted territory It s not uncharted We re twenty feet from where we hang out every day, and I am literally holding a chart Don t ...

  3. Melanie (TBR and Beyond) says:

    That morning she had wanted nothingthan a cup of tea, and now there were real goblins and sinister swamps and strange women who turned into bears and her boys were goneChangelings, goblins, creatures, fae That pretty much checks off everything that will sell a book instantly to me, so I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of this ARC.I was interested pretty early on in The Changeling because it was by Young Adult author William Ritter You may recognize the name, he wrote theThat morning she had wanted nothingthan a cup of tea, and now there were real goblins and sinister swamps and strange women who turned into bears and her boys were goneChangelings, goblins, creatures, fae That pretty much checks off everything that will sell a book instantly to me, so I was thrilled to get my hands on a copy of this ARC.I was interested pretty early on in The Changeling because it was by Young Adult author William Ritter You may recognize the name, he wrote the wonderful Jackaby series, so I had high hopes he could write a fantastical middle grade novel as well Though, where Jackaby was Historical Fiction and Supernatural, here the author dives fully into the fantasy realm and I couldn t be happier about it.We start off with a little sneaky goblin trying to save his kind by switching a changeling baby with a human baby it...

  4. Sherwood Smith says:

    It s interesting to me that during the Victorian period, children s literature was very frequently farviolent than literature for adults I m ignoring potboilers here While adult literature was full of manners, ladies and gentlemen, possibly a duel or two and let s not forget the casual racism, sexism, etc , children s literature was filled with dire preachments and warnings of just what happens to bad kids usually with graphic examples.I remember one book given to me for my daughter o It s interesting to me that during the Victorian period, children s literature was very frequently farviolent than literature for adults I m ignoring potboilers here While adult literature was full of manners, ladies and gentlemen, possibly a duel or two and let s not forget the casual racism, sexism, etc , children s literature was filled with dire preachments and warnings of just what happens to bad kids usually with graphic examples.I remember one book given to me for my daughter of six over thirty years ago The grandmother, who was born in the 1880s, passed on to me a book she said she remembered fondly, and that it was go...

  5. rachel ❀ says:

    i would sell what remains of my soul for this

  6. Mandy says:

    Original Review William Ritter doingmagical characters In middle grade Hello, 2019, you have been made Now if only Jackaby and a Yeti hat would pop in and life would forever be complete.Disclaimer I received this ARC courtesy of Algonquin Young Readers I am grateful for the opportunity to review an ARC for my readers, but this will not influence my final rating All opinions expressed in this review are my own and based solely on the book The moment I saw that William Ritter was Original Review William Ritter doingmagical characters In middle grade Hello, 2019, you have been made Now if only Jackaby and a Yeti hat would pop in and life would forever be complete.Disclaimer I received this ARC courtesy of Algonquin Young Readers I am grateful for the opportunity to review an ARC for my readers, but this will not influence my final rating All opinions expressed in this review are my own and based solely on the book The moment I saw that William Ritter was writing a new book, I knew that I had to get it Ritter wrote the Jackaby series, and if you haven t read it yet, I totally recommend getting it on your TBR It s a quirky little series that brings together Sherlock, the supernatural world, and empowering females in a unique way that still gets me every time This...

  7. Stephanie says:

    Note One At just 95 pages in about a third of the way through I had to pop in here to say firmly Annie Burton might just be my favorite mom in MG fiction and my personal hero This is just a little snippet from when she comes face to face with the goblin who left a changeling in her house years ago and had to run away before he could steal the human baby he d come for, leaving two identical boys in her home Your changeling Annie rounded on him Yours They are my boys The changeli Note One At just 95 pages in about a third of the way through I had to pop in here to say firmly Annie Burton might just be my favorite mom in MG fiction and my personal hero This is just a little snippet from when she comes face to face with the goblin who left a changeling in her house years ago and had to run away before he could steal the human baby he d come for, leaving two identical boys in her home Your changeling Annie rounded on him Yours They are my boys The changelin isn a Have you sung any lullabies in the past thirteen years she demanded Helped anyone with the...

  8. Rae says:

    Thank you to the publisher for giving me the opportunity to read this as an ARC and to also participate in the Blog Tour.Check out my blog tour post here ve all heard of different stories based off of changelings left behind in place of a stolen human child, but never before have I read one where the goblin messes up so royally and leaves behind both the changeling and the human This story was so unique and yet also felt like a tale of old that I ve he Thank you to the publisher for giving me the opportunity to read this as an ARC and to also participate in the Blog Tour.Check out my blog tour post here ve all heard of different stories based off of changelings left behind in place of a stolen human child, but never before have I read one where the goblin messes up so royally and leaves behind both the changeling and the human This story was so unique and yet also felt like a tale of old that I ve heard and find comfort in the familiar words But then again it was like nothing I ve read before in the characters were all so very original and the setting was pretty dark and eerie for a middle grade novel I tend to really enjoy the dark and twisted tales though because through those you really can see the true grit of the characters as they discover who they are in the midst of the trials they are put through and what they can accomplish w...

  9. Melissa Chung says:

    I want to thank NetGalley and Brittani at Algonquin for sending me this eARC for an honest review.When I was contacted about reading William Ritter s, one of my fave YA authors , new book series, I got super excited When I was asked if I would like to join the book tour, I jumped at the chance.Willam Ritter is the author of the Jackaby series, a paranormal detective with his assistant Abigail Rook So think of Sherlock, but for the supernatural.This book, Changeling or The Oddmire series is a I want to thank NetGalley and Brittani at Algonquin for sending me this eARC for an honest review.When I was contacted about reading William Ritter s, one of my fave YA authors , new book series, I got super excited When I was asked if I would like to join the book tour, I jumped at the chance.Willam Ritter is the author of the Jackaby series, a paranormal detective with his assistant Abigail Rook So think of Sherlock, but for the supernatural.This book, Changeling or The Oddmire series is a middle grade series, about a goblin named Kull who really just wants to save the Wild Wood and the Goblin Horde The Wild Wood is losing it s magic and it s inhabitants are leaving The Witch of the Wood can only do so much and a dark power called the Thing, is eating everything in it s path Against Chief Nudd the king of the Goblins, Kull whisks the new changeling to the human side in order to steal a human baby Ho...

  10. Toya says:

    There s something about Changelings that always piques my interest The idea of goblins swapping human infants for these creepy little terrors than can wreak havoc upon the parents, and sometimes leave them for dead, is utterly chilling.When I first read the synopsis of Changeling The Oddmire 1, I was immediately drawn to the idea of changelings in a middle grade setting I just want to clarify, don t understand middle grade horror because it is still equaling as chilling However, this is no There s something about Changelings that always piques my interest The idea of goblins swapping human infants for these creepy little terrors than can wreak havoc upon the parents, and sometimes leave them for dead, is utterly chilling.When I first read the synopsis of Changeling The Oddmire 1, I was immediately drawn to the idea of changelings in a middle grade setting I just want to clarify, don t understand middle grade horror because it is still equaling as chilling However, this is not your ordinary changeling story When Kull attempts is in the process of swapping infants, he is interrupted when Annie the mother hears his racket and immediately goes to the nursery when her newborn son is fastly asleep To her surprise, Annie is no longer a mother of one healthy boy She is now a mother to identical twin boys.As Tinn and Cole grow older, the townsfol...

  11. Deanna (Deanna Reads Books) says:

    This review was originally posted on my review blog Deanna Reads Books Changeling is the first book in William Ritter s new middle grade series Although, having finished the first book, I felt like the story is pretty complete so I m curious how the sequel will continue the story The book is a fantasy story steeped in folklore of the dark wood, goblins and fairies It s the classic changeling switcheroo story, but the Goblin making the switch messes up and the real boy and the changeling end u This review was originally posted on my review blog Deanna Reads Books Changeling is the first book in William Ritter s new middle grade series Although, having finished the first book, I felt like the story is pretty complete so I m curious how the sequel will continue the story The book is a fantasy story steeped in folklore of the dark wood, goblins and fairies It s the classic changeling switcheroo story, but the Goblin making the switch messes up and the real boy and the changeling end up being raised together Let s give it up for Annie, because that mother was a fierce protector I loved that no matter what both boys were her boys This book deals a lot with a mother s love and the i...

  12. Mary Catelli says:

    It s listed The Oddmire book 1, but it s a standalone story It briefly recounts how the magical world and the human worlds got separated, and the wall between them broken, and how a Thing got out.Then to the main story The goblin Kull brings a changeling, despite orders, so he can take a human baby Then, having put the changeling in the cradle, he s prevented from snatching the human baby, and the changeling changed so well that he can t tell which one is which.Neither can the humans, down to It s listed The Oddmire book 1, but it s a standalone story It briefly recounts how the magical world and the human worlds got separated, and the wall between them broken, and how a Thing got out.Then to the main story The goblin Kull brings a changeling, despite orders, so he can take a human baby Then, having put the changeling in the cradle, he s prevented from snatching the human baby, and the changeling changed so well that he can t tell which one is which.Neither can the humans, down to the baby s mother So, they decide the goblin won t be able to hide its nature too long, and wait Except that boys are mischievous too When the twins are about to turn thirteen, Kull writes them a letter he can t speak to them by law and tells them the changeling has to come to the forest, or both the changeling and all the other goblins will die No human must come So, of course, Cole and Tinn go, leaving a note for their mother It involves the last tale of whe...

  13. Evangeline says:

    On a scale from one to pomegranate This book is definitely pomegranate The Jackaby series holds such a special place in my heart that when I heard Ritter was writing a new series set in the same world, I was ecstatic I really need to reread The Map now so I can catch all the references to the goblins, but the little things connecting it to the world of Jackaby were one of my favorite parts of the book That being said though, this book stands on its own Ritter paints a vividly magical pictur On a scale from one to pomegranate This book is definitely pomegranate The Jackaby series holds such a special place in my heart that when I heard Ritter was writing a new series set in the same world, I was ecstatic I really need to reread The Map now so I can catch all the references to the goblins, but the little things connecting it to the world of Jackaby were one of my favorite parts of the book That being said though, this book stands on its own Ritter paints a vividly magical picture as we follow Tinn and Cole on their adventures through the Wild Wood and the Oddmire.The characters were all very well developed, I immediat...

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