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    The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner -- Meet Gen, a clever, charming thief. Freed from the King of Sounis's prison to steal a mythical stone that could decide the fate of another kingdom. Politics & gods, stories & secrets - all play out in a Byzantine setting. Request it at eisenhowerlibrary... or by calling the Answers desk at 708.867.2299

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    • Capital Area District Libraries

      "The Thief" by Megan Turner, for teens/young adults, or if you just like that genre, is a story that includes the intrigiuing tale of a thief with plot twists and a sharp cunning of wits. Become a Megan Turner fan with other novels like "The Queen of Attolia", "The King of Attolia", and "Conspiracy of Kings".

    • Lynn Schallock

      Book 3: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner. First in the Queen's Thief Series, and one of my favorite books. This was my third time reading it.

    • Jessica Johnson

      Reading List: The Thief (The Queen's Thief, Book 1) by Megan Whalen Turner,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060824972/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WE4ltb184M8RZ0P0

    • Kathleen Wood

      The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner - took me a little bit to get into the story, but once I did, I couldn't put the series down.The series, in order: The Thief; The Queen of Attolia; The King of Attolia; A Conspiracy of Kings. Check out the review of the story on Booksmugglers (http://thebooksmugglers.com/2009/07/i-love-this-series-the-queens-thief-by-megan-whalen-turner.html)

    • Eva Szosz

      The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner~ followed by The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings

    • Clare Christe

      Megan Whelan Turner's The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia and The Conspiracy of Kings

    • Lynn Pauley

      The Thief -- and the others in the series "The Queen of Attolia", "The King of Attolia", and "A Conspiracy of Kings"

    • Sarah M. McConkie

      5. A fun YA choice. Worth reading, but not a favorite.

    • MySister'sBookshelf

      Mary’s Book Review: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

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