Magic's Child by Justine Larbalestier
(Magic Or Madness)

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In the third installment in the Magic or Madness trilogy, the people Reason Cansino loves most are all in danger. Reason’s mother, Sarafina, has disappeared from the mental hospital in Sydney with Reason’s evil grandfather, Jason Blake. Jay-Tee, the closest thing Reason has to a best friend, has used all of her magic and faces death at any moment. Only Reason can find the answers within her family’s magic to save everyone who matters most to her.

Magic’s Child is a satisfying and thrilling conclusion to a breakout trilogy that launched to multiple starred reviews and earned spots on the 2006 BBYA final list, as well as the Locus 2005 Recommended Reading List.

 

About Justine Larbalestier

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Justine Larbalestier is the author of Liar, How to Ditch Your Fairy, and the Magic or Madness trilogy, as well as the coeditor with Holly Black of Zombies vs. Unicorns. She and her husband, author Scott Westerfeld, divide their time between Sydney, Australia, and New York City.
 
Published March 22, 2007 by Razorbill. 304 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sequel to Magic or Madness (2005), this second in a proposed trilogy continues the story of 15-year-old Reason, an Australian girl who has spent much of her life running away from the magic that dominates her family.

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When Reason’s mother goes insane, mathematically gifted Reason is taken in by her wicked grandmother, who believes herself to be a witch and eats babies in pursuit of her imaginary magic.

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In this sizzling conclusion to a mordant fantasy trilogy, magic is more curse than blessing for 15-year-old Reason.

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