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The Thief (The Queen’s Thief) by Megan Whalen Turner

Synopsis (from Goodreads): The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects a youth called Gen from the king’s prison. He … Continue reading

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Insta-love and insta-lust in three classical myths

instalove: when someone you’ve just met thinks that you are their soul mate and they want to spend the rest of their lives with you and have kids with you.  Prepare yourself – there will be monsters. If you are at … Continue reading

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