This was enjoyable. Many people code it as young adult, maybe because of the fairly simple plot, but I'm pretty sure the protagonist was an adult. I usually don't code something YA unless the main characters are teenagers. But it doesn't matter, it was a fun read.
Unlike some readers I didn't think the ending was unacceptably foreshadowed, even though I was looking for it.
Still, the best reason to read this book is so you can read the next one, [b:The Queen of Attolia|40158|The Queen of Attolia (The Queen's Thief, #2)|Megan Whalen Turner|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1293505506s/40158.jpg|1124161].