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Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
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bookshelves: contemporary-fantasy, fantasy, magic, mystery-crime-thriller, noir, novel

3.5 stars. I adore Sarah Gailey, and loved American Hippo. While I enjoyed reading Magic for Liars, it didn't surprise me very much. I think the magic-school setting overtook the L.A. noir elements, so it didn't feel like the true genre mash-up I was looking for. I will say, the ending is depressing af, and that nailed the noir mood.

I recommend Magic for Liars to those who like character-driven detective stories, magic school settings, sibling relationships, and adult-coming-of-age stories.

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Reading Progress

June 25, 2019 – Started Reading
June 25, 2019 – Shelved
June 25, 2019 –
page 74
June 26, 2019 –
page 258
June 27, 2019 – Finished Reading
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: contemporary-fantasy
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: fantasy
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: magic
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: mystery-crime-thriller
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: noir
June 28, 2019 – Shelved as: novel

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