Happy Monday lovelies! Today I want to tell you about a brand new middle grade fantasy series that sounds so good! I love anything relating to goblins and changelings, so when I heard about The Oddmire, I knew it was a book I needed to pick up and share with everyone!
Check out all the info below as well as a link to the prologue, so you can get a little sneak peek!
Title: The Oddmire Book One: Changeling
Author: William Ritter
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
Publication Date: July 16, 2019
Synopsis: 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.
William Ritter is an Oregon author and educator. He is the proud father of the two bravest boys
in the Wild Wood, and husband to the indomitable Queen of the Deep Dark.The Oddmireis Ritter’s
first series for middle-grade readers. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling,
award-winning Jackaby series for young adult readers. Visit him online at
rwillritter.wordpress.com and find him on Twitter: @Willothewords.
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