Today’s free ebook on the NOOK Blog is Black Hole Sun.62526322 When your book is picked for this giveaway, they ask you to recommend another book that readers might enjoy.  My recommendation is one of my all-time favorite novels, Megan Whalen Turner’s The Queen of Attolia, which may well be the best second novel in a series ever written. Turner’s debut, The Thief, took a Newbery Honor, but  The Queen of Attolia is even better. Here’s the recommendation I wrote for the book:

Megan Whalen Turner’s debut novel, The Thief, is a Newbery Honor-winning masterpiece of beguiling plotting and sleight-of-hand narration. It would have been very difficult for a writer to top that success, but Turner did it with the second book in the Queen’s Thief series, The Queen of Attolia. A perfect balance of character, setting, prose, and plot twists that make a Rubik’s Cube look like a preschooler’s jigsaw puzzle, The Queen of Attolia reunites the Thief, Eugenides, and his archrival, the cunning and ambitious Queen, who would love nothing more than to get her hands on the man who stole everything from her. But as the adage goes, be careful what you wish for . . .Read more…

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