Megan Whalen Turner

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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.

Average rating: 4.09 · 163,977 ratings · 17,484 reviews · 15 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Thief (The Queen's Thie...

3.88 avg rating — 62,076 ratings — published 1996 — 42 editions
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The Queen of Attolia (The Q...

4.19 avg rating — 34,977 ratings — published 2000 — 33 editions
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The King of Attolia (The Qu...

4.37 avg rating — 31,909 ratings — published 2006 — 29 editions
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A Conspiracy of Kings (The ...

4.10 avg rating — 20,088 ratings — published 2010 — 22 editions
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Thick as Thieves (The Queen...

4.18 avg rating — 8,369 ratings — published 2017 — 12 editions
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Thief! (The Queen's Thief, ...

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3.81 avg rating — 1,295 ratings — published 2000
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Instead of Three Wishes

3.79 avg rating — 1,051 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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Return of the Thief (The Qu...

4.36 avg rating — 166 ratings — expected publication 2020 — 8 editions
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World of the Queen's Thief ...

4.56 avg rating — 149 ratings2 editions
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Knife Dance (The Queen’s Th...

4.02 avg rating — 87 ratings
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“Sometimes, if you want to change a man's mind, you have to change the mind of the man next to him first.”
Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia

“Are you badly hurt?"
"Hideously," said the king, without sounding injured at all. "I am disemboweled. My insides may in an instant become my outsides as I stand here before you.”
Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia

“No 'Glory shall be your reward' for me. Oh, no, for me, it is, 'Stop whining' and 'Go to bed'.”
Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia

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