Little Thieves by Margaret Owen

Little Thieves

Margaret Owen

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2021


A scrappy maid must outsmart both palace nobles and Low Gods in a new YA fantasy by Margaret Owen, author of the Merciful Crow series. The little thief steals gold, but the great one steals kingdoms; And only one goes to the gallows… Vanja ...
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adventurous 100%
funny 86%
emotional 66%
dark 40%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 26%
challenging 13%
hopeful 13%
reflective 13%
sad 13%


medium 53%
fast 40%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 69% | Character: 23% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

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