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Young Adult Fiction 8009
Trolls, but not in the way that you think...
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
When you think of trolls, you think of huge, green, warty disgusting things. Switched reveals a new truth about trolls: They, in fact, are not ugly, and they are a very cultured people.

Switched is about a changeling called Wendy. When she was six, her mum tried to kill her. At sixteen (all YA books seem to take place at sixteen, don't they?), she is tracked down by a gorgeous tracker called Finn, who tells her that she really is one of the Trylle (or trolls), and asks her to join them in their own community. Understandably, she doesn't want to leave her family, so Finn bides his time, for a while, anyway. Then she gets attacked by a rival clan of trolls, and so Finn kidnaps her and takes her to her new home, where she discovers she's a princess.

And then, being a princess, she's got to learn everything about being one, and then there are all these dilemmas about attempts on her life and her love life because she's not allowed to be with Finn because she's a princess and he's just a lowly tracker.

This is definitely a must-read!!!
Good Points
- Very interesting unique take on trolls
- Unique characters
- Engaging story
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