Magic for Liars

Magic for Liars

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When a gruesome murder is discovered at The Osthorne Academy of Young Mages, where her estranged twin sister teaches Theoretical Magic, reluctant detective Ivy Gamble is pulled into the world of untold power and dangerous secrets. She will have to find a murderer and reclaim her sister - without losing herself.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 138 x 217 x 30mm | 401g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250174619
  • 9781250174611
  • 12,393

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Praise for Magic for Liars

"There's something for almost all readers here....Gailey shows us that humans are humans, even when they are magic, and they are still flawed, damaged, and oh-so-interesting" --Booklist (starred review)

"Clever and fast-paced...a wonderfully quirky mystery filled with inviting characters and gripping surprise twists." --Publishers Weekly

"A poignant and bittersweet family tragedy disguised as a mystery but with a magic all its own." --Kirkus

"Full of suspense and magic, with a protagonist as sharp and tart as a lemon, Sarah Gailey has written an unmissable debut." --Adrienne Celt, author of Invitation to a Bonfire

"I loved Sarah Gailey's Magic for broke my heart, and I longed for the world of this story anyway." --Kat Howard, author of An Unkindness of Magicians

"Weird and wonderful...Sarah Gailey is a writer to watch." --Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath
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About Sarah Gailey

Hugo Award-winner Sarah Gailey is an internationally published writer of fiction and nonfiction. Their nonfiction has been published by Mashable and The Boston Globe, and they are a regular contributor for Tor and the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog. Their most recent fiction credits include Fireside Fiction, Tor and Uncanny Magazine. Their debut novella, River of Teeth, was published in 2017 via Tor and was a 2018 Hugo and Nebula Award finalist.
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Rating details

6,573 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 19% (1,225)
4 42% (2,767)
3 30% (1,976)
2 7% (489)
1 2% (116)
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