Welcome to the tyrannical city of Jewel, where impatience is a sin and boldness is a crime. Goldie Roth has lived in Jewel all her life. Like every child in the city, she wears a silver guardchain and is forced to obey the dreaded Blessed Guardians. She has never done anything by herself and won’t be allowed out on the streets unchained until Separation Day. When Separation Day is canceled, Goldie, who has always been both impatient and bold, runs away, risking not only her own life but also the lives of those she has left behind. In the chaos that follows, she is lured to the mysterious Museum of Dunt, where she meets the boy Toadspit and discovers terrible secrets. Only the cunning mind of a thief can understand the museum’s strange, shifting rooms. Fortunately, Goldie has a talent for thieving. Which is just as well, because the leader of the Blessed Guardians has his own plans for the museum—plans that threaten the lives of everyone Goldie loves. And it will take a daring thief to stop him. . . . Museum of Thieves is a thrilling tale of destiny and danger, and of a courageous girl who has never been allowed to grow up—until now.
Stuff to Watch Out For~ in terms of sexuality, there’s nothing. The character’s invovled aren’t written to be aware of that sort of stuff, and nothing happens- there isn’t even really a connection or sparks between the two characters. In terms of violence, there are several characters that are shot, killed, and mistreated (malnurished, yelled at, locked in chains, etc). Other miscellanius things, um… I think there is ~one~ swear word in the whole book, and then it’s not a really bad one, just a simple one. Basically, it’s a clean, awesome book that has a GREAT twisty turny plot! I can’t wait to read Book Two!