I broke my own rule and bought a book with the word “chronicles” on the cover. Normally, this means that I’m in for a mediocre book with a cliff-hanger ending. With The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu it meant I was in for an exciting romp through Greek mythology with an extremely satisfying plot.
I highly recommend The Shadow Thieves. There’s some points where the pacing is a bit slow, but Anne Ursu’s voice and style keep you interested. This is a very worthwhile, casual read.
Once upon a time, there was a boy named Ian who bought a book with “chronicles” on the cover and didn’t get burned…
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