The Changeling Sea by Patricia A. McKillip
The Changeling Sea

Patricia A. McKillip

The Changeling Sea

Patricia A. McKillip

137 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Since the day her father's fishing boat returned without him, Peri and her mother have mourned his loss. Her mother sinks into a deep depression and spends her days gazing out at the sea. Unable to control her anger and sadness any longer, Peri us...

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Community Reviews Summary of 466 reviews


mysterious 81%
emotional 72%
hopeful 45%
adventurous 40%
reflective 36%
lighthearted 22%
funny 18%
relaxing 13%
inspiring 9%
sad 9%
tense 4%


medium 56%
slow 30%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 36%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 21%

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