Magic or Madness (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 16, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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For fifteen years, Reason Cansino has lived on the run. Together with her mother, Sarafina, she has moved from one place to another in the Australian countryside, desperate not to be found by Reason’s grandmother Esmeralda, a dangerous woman who believes in magic. But the moment Reason walks through Esmeralda’s back door and finds herselfon a New York City street, she’s confronted by an unavoidable truth—magic is real.


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Fun and interesting and easy to read. - Goodreads
I just didn't find Reason's portrayal realistic. - Goodreads
Nice plot, and kept me interested. - Goodreads
The ending picked up pretty good though. - Goodreads
First, Reason is a fantastic, dynamic female character. - Goodreads
Dude!" It has none of Liar's insight or dimension. - Goodreads

Review: Magic or Madness (Magic or Madness #1)

User Review  - Christiana Sherrill - Goodreads

Mostly liked this book. Initially wasn't too fond of Jay-Tee, the third narrator, but she grew on me. And it was fun comparing NYC and Sydney. Not as good as Team Human, but still interesting. Read full review

Review: Magic or Madness (Magic or Madness #1)

User Review  - Scott Williams - Goodreads

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About the author (2006)

Justine Larbalestier lives in Sydney, Australia, and New York City.

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