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Violet is a prophet and a liar, influencing the royal court with her cleverly phrased—and not always true—divinations . . .

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“A rare YA fantasy with a difficult, prickly and nigh-on unlikeable heroine, Violet Made of Thorns feels like a breath of fresh air from its first pages.” — Paste Magazine

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Gina Chen writes stories about heroines, antiheroines, and the kind of cleverness that brings trouble in its wake. Read more...

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