Here is the summary of the book:
A Kingdom at War . . .
Elora, the young princess of the Dark Faeries, plans to overthrow her tyrannical mother, the Dark Queen, and bring equality to faeriekind. All she has to do is convince her mother’s loathed enemy, the Bright Queen, to join her cause. But the Bright Queen demands an offering first: a human boy who is a “young leader of men.”
A Dark Princess In Disguise . . .
To steal a mortal, Elora must become a mortal—at least, by all appearances. And infiltrating a high school is surprisingly easy. When Elora meets Taylor, the seventeen-year-old who’s plotting to overthrow a ruthless bully, she thinks she’s found her offering . . . until she starts to fall in love.
Faeries, magic, danger and romance, Chelsea Pitcher's new Faeries Revolutions book 1, The Last Changeling, is the newest entry in the Faery category and visibly very different from others of the kind we may have come across and quite unique in its makeup. A fantastic and intriguing new YA series and sporting a vibrant plot just like its cover.
Elora and Taylor were clearly the focus to the story. With a much more mature feel and insta-love as well as, at the time gradually developing romance. The Last Changeling tells the story of a burgeoning revolution taking place at the Unseelie Court led by the Princess Elora who has decided to take matters into her hands and wants equality for both the Seelie and Unseelie courts.
But the Seelie Queen wants something in return, if she is to help. A human boy who is a 'young leader of men'. Thus, Elora in disguise goes to the mortal world to her quest and meets generous, caring and mature Taylor. She sees that even the humans have their problems. And she is not one to keep quiet about things and lets bullies go skoot free.
Taylor was just simply wonderful. He has been dealt a heavy hand by fate. His brother's death, neglect from his parents and the bullies at school but despite all this he is kind and generous. He makes a gamble meeting Elora and it turns out the best for him.
Their connection is instantaneous. Many would be turned down by such. Me too sometime but here it works wonders. The resulting development is slow and steady and I enjoyed every sleeping and waking moments Elora & Taylor spent together. Almost sensual if you believe. But it worked wonders not only for Taylor but also for Elora too.
Slow at first but picks up speed soon, The Last Changeling proved to be an enchanting read. never a dull moment neither a stop, the action seems to continue on and on. I wanted to read more about the courts instead of what we get at the end but i am hopeful the sequel will rectify that and the thriller and chills courtesy of Pitcher's eloquent penmanship is more than enough to keep us sated. This is a unique new tale and I hope you all will enjoy it as I did.
"A thrilling and unique new YA series by Chelsea Pitcher"