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Megan Whalen Turner is the author of short stories and novels for children, teenagers and adults. She has won the LA Times Book Award for Young Adult LIterature, a Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor and a Newbery Honor. She won the Mythopoeic Award and was shortlisted twice for the Andre Norton Award.
10 books on the list
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"Return of the Thief": The thrilling conclusion to the Queen's Thief series written by Megan Whalen Turner. Follow Eugenides, a charismatic and cunning thief, as he navigates a perilous future as high king of Attolia, Eddis & Sounis. Rich with political machinations, divine intervention, and battles lost and won, this story is perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Patrick Rothfuss, and Sarah J. Maas.
A cunning Thief of Eddis rises to the throne of Attolia through scheming and theft. But when he becomes trapped in his own web and pulls a naive young guard into the political maelstrom, his true character is revealed. Faced with contempt, the new king shows his true strength, proving that the corrupt court is no match for his wit and ingenuity.
This thrilling book centers around revenge – the Queen of Attolia seeks to restore her reputation and secure her power after being outwitted by the Thief of Eddis. She will do whatever it takes, even risking her country, to execute the perfect revenge. But Eugenides is a master thief and can steal anything, including a queen and peace. In the end, both the Queen and the Thief will pay a high price for their actions.
Escape, ambition, and survival dominate the plot of this gripping historical fantasy. Kamet, a slave with a mind for business, has everything to lose when he's forced to flee for his life. Pursued through treacherous landscapes by enemies and pursued by the ghosts of his past, Kamet must rely on newfound friendships and his own wit to survive. As the fate of kingdoms hangs in the balance, Kamet's journey becomes a thrilling race towards a bittersweet victory.
Follow Sophos, the heir to the throne of Sounis, as he strategizes and prepares for the worst should his father's villa ever come under attack. But nothing could prepare him for the day when armed men capture him and make him disappear without a trace. Meanwhile, Eugenides and the Queen of Eddis search tirelessly for their friend, but time is running out. Sophos begins his own adventure, drawing on his memories of those he loves as he sets out to change their lives forever.
Step into the world of the Queen's Thief and follow the captivating journey of Eugenides the thief, as he navigates political machinations and dangerous journeys in a world of power, passion, and deception. This collection includes the first five novels in the series, along with bonus content such as maps, short stories, and a Q&A with the author. Perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Patrick Rothfuss, and George R. R. Martin!
Discover a celebration of wonderful writing with Firebirds. This anthology brings together sixteen original stories from today's most beloved writers of fantasy and science fiction. From best-seller lists worldwide, these award-winning authors such as Lloyd Alexander and Patricia A. McKillip each tell their unique stories that will entertain, provoke, amuse, and resonate with readers long after the last page has turned.
Discover a stunning collection of nearly four dozen magical and haunting tales in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link and Gavin Grant bring together the best short stories and poetry in the genre, ranging from fairy tales to gothic horror, magical realism to dark Grand Guignol-style stories. With invaluable overviews of the year in fantasy and horror, as well as sections on comics, anime and manga, and film and television, this is an indispensable reference and the best reading available in the genre. Featuring acclaimed stories from Terry Bisson, Karen Traviss, and more.
A skilled thief is selected for a dangerous journey to attain an ancient treasure for the king's scholar. Along the way, they share tales of old gods and goddesses as they face difficult challenges.
"Magical adventures in unexpected places!" This captivating collection of witty and sparkling fantasy stories takes readers on journeys through small–town New Hampshire, prehistoric Sweden, and encounters with elves and leprechauns. From the Newbery Honor author of The Thief, this book is a must-read for anyone seeking magical escapades. Ages 10+.