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Laini Taylor

Five Books That Feature Lost, Missing, and Forgotten Gods

I’m a sucker for stories in which gods are real and meddle in the lives of humans, for better or worse. (I was beside myself in the latest Megan Whalen Turner book, The Return of the Thief, when a lightning bolt answered Eugenides’ wrath and smote a certain enemy in his campaign tent.) Thinking about gods, and casting my eyes about me for books I’ve recently loved, it struck me that a good number of them involved lost, missing, and forgotten gods, and I seized on this theme because it’s also a vague but major hint about my own secret book that I’ve been writing for the past two years! All of these are recent favorites, and most happen to be pretty new, or else newly available in the US and UK.

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Series: Five Books About…

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