Magic for Liars




      Magic for Liars
Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in this fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey Ivy Gamble has never wanted to be magic She is perfectly happy with her life she has an almost sustainable career as a private investigator, and an empty apartment, and a slight drinking problem It s a great life and she doesn t wish she was like her estranged sister, the magically gifted professor Tabitha.But when Ivy is hired to investigate the gruesome murder of a faculty member at Tabitha s private academy, the stalwart detective starts to lose herself in the case, the life she could have had, and the answer to the mystery that seems just out of her reach. New Download [ Magic for Liars ] author [ Sarah Gailey ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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      Magic for Liars
 By Sarah Gailey IBN : 1250174619 Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Magic for Liars
  • Sarah Gailey
  • English
  • 21 August 2019
  • 1250174619

10 thoughts on “ Magic for Liars

  1. Chaima ✨ شيماء says:

    Ivy Gamble is not magic.She will not be whisked away to train in a magician s school where she will have all the glory her teeth can snatch She is not the Chosen One, standing over her peers like a towering peak all the possibilities of life, death, and magic spinning in her head Instead, she will end up dragging her hopes behind her like a chastised child dragging her stuffed bear thumping up the stairs Her life will settle into a humdrum rhythm, and some forty years later, she will be Ivy Gamble is not magic.She will not be whisked away to train in a magician s school where she will have all the glory her teeth can snatch She is not the Chosen One, standing over her peers like a towering peak all the possibilities of life, death, and magic spinning in her head Instead, she will end up dragging her hopes behind her like a chastised child dragging her stuffed bear thumping up the stairs Her life will settle into a humdrum rhythm, and some forty years later, she will be scraping a meager existence as a private investigator, anchored by the comforting weight of predictability ordinary and scathingly unmagical.Ivy had expended so much passion on this impossible dream, only to stand helpless as...

  2. Emily (Books with Emily Fox) says:

    2.75 Murder mystery in a magical school Sounds right up my alley Sadly I ended up being a bit bored The story simply wasn t very memorable.

  3. Elise (TheBookishActress) says:

    i absolutely loved this review to come The Magicians meets Tana French so hey I haven t actually read either but both sound like My Shit TM so yeah this needs to release and be in my hands immediately please serve w morally black characters

  4. The Captain says:

    Ahoy there me mateys I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review So here be me honest musings .I was excited to read this full length novel from the author who brought us hippo cowboys This is a murder mystery set in a magical school Ivy is a professional PI that spends her time investigating cheaters and such She has always been upset that her twin sister got the magic and glory and she got the grit and mundane But this murder mystery could be the step Ahoy there me mateys I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review So here be me honest musings .I was excited to read this full length novel from the author who brought us hippo cowboys This is a murder mystery set in a magical school Ivy is a professional PI that spends her time investigating cheaters and such She has always been upset that her twin sister got the magic and glory and she got the grit and mundane But this murder mystery could be the step that takes her to the next level Unfortunately this was a book that had problems and ended up being highly unsatisfactory.The positive things that made me finish the book were I loved the hippo books so much for their characters and world building that I gave the author the benefit of the doubt It had a very nice set up I was highly engaged by the premise I expected the overall journey to be ...

  5. Meredith B. (readingwithmere) says:

    4 stars It might take a little while to get there, but I ll tell you everything, and I ll tell you the truth As best I can I used to lie, but when I tell you the story, you ll understand why I had to lie You ll understand that I didn t have a choice I just wanted to do my job. This was a fun read for me 1 I got to read something that s completely out of my comfort zone sci fi and fantasy with a bit of mystery 2 I got to buddy read this with my husband Ivy is a detective but right now 4 stars It might take a little while to get there, but I ll tell you everything, and I ll tell you the truth As best I can I used to lie, but when I tell you the story, you ll understand why I had to lie You ll understand that I didn t have a choice I just wanted to do my job. This was a fun read for me 1 I got to read something that s complete...

  6. Christina - Traveling Sister says:

    2, how did a Veronica Mars Harry Potter mash up end up flopping so hard stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe and a Read Ivy and Tabitha Gamble are twins They share parents, DNA, a home and a childhood full of beautiful, loving and happy memories What they don t share, is magic Tabitha Tabby , Ivy s twin sister is gifted with powers beyond either of their imaginations and upon their inception Tabby is whisked away to a modern day Hogwarts and eventually begins teaching Theoretical 2, how did a Veronica Mars Harry Potter mash up end up flopping so hard stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe and a Read Ivy and Tabitha Gamble are twins They share parents, DNA, a home and a childhood full of beautiful, loving and happy memories What they don t share, is magic Tabitha Tabby , Ivy s twin sister is gifted with powers beyond either of their imaginations and upon their inception Tabby is whisked away to a modern day Hogwarts and eventually begins teaching ...

  7. Celeste says:

    The cover and synopsis and title of the novel were all immediately intriguing to me Magic for Liars is a murder mystery on a magical high school campus, told from the perspective of the nonmagical private eye who finds herself on the case You can see why I was intrigued, right Noir novels can be very hit or miss, but this one was definitely a hit It was everything I was hoping for, andthan I was expect...

  8. Lisa Wolf says:

    Magic For Liars may be set at a school of magic, but we re on notice from the very first page that this is not THAT kind of school Now they were all downstairs at the welcome back dinner, an all staff all students meal that marked the end of the first week of classes They d joke there about house elves and pumpkin juice or at least the freshmen would By the time they were sophos, that vein of humor was worn beyond use.After a bloody murder at Osthorne Academy for Young Mages located in Magic For Liars may be set at a school of magic, but we re on notice from the very first page that this is not THAT kind of school Now they were all downstairs at the welcome back dinner, an all staff all students meal that marked the end of the first week of classes They d joke there about house elves and pumpkin juice or at least the freshmen would By the time they were sophos, that vein of humor was worn beyond use.After a bloody murder at Osthorne Academy for Young Mages located in the vicinity of Sunol, California less than an hour s drive from San Francisco or Oakland , private investigator Ivy Gamble is called in to help solve the case Magical authorities have deemed...

  9. Bee says:

    Magic for Liarsisn t what I expected it to be I had impressions from other early readers that it would be along the lines of a murder mystery in Hogwarts, which turned out to be less than accurate Instead,Magic for Liarsis about the lies we tell ourselves, and each other It is about the disastrous things that result from these lies, no matter how well meaning they were, or how innocent they seemed.It begins with the gruesome death of a staff member at The Osthorne Academy for Young Mages Magic for Liars isn t what I expected it to be I had impressions from other early readers that it would be along the lines of a murder mystery in Hogwarts, which turned out to be less than accurate Instead, Magic for Liars is about the lies we tell ourselves, and each other It is about the disastrous things that result from these lies, no matter how well meaning they were, or how innocent they seemed It begins with the gruesome death of a staff member at The Osthorne Academy for Young Mages After an investigation by the authorities concludes the death a suicide, the heads of the Academy are unsatisfied Enter Ivy Gamble, PI Ivy isn t like her sister she isn t magic and she doesn t want to be Though she spends most of her days followi...

  10. unknown says:

    Books that are billed as like The Magicians are never like The Magicians in the right ways for me, but this is both like The Magicians in that magic is actually kind of weird and gross and real way, and it s a compelling whodunnit besides The solution was perhaps a tad obvious, but the emotional weight with which the mystery is treated it is deeply rooted in the characters past traumas and dysfunctions and insecurities made that matter less The narrative voice is arresting, and the noir Books that are billed as like The Magicians are never like The Magicians in the right ways for me, but this is both like The Magicians in that magic is actually kind of weird and gross and real way, and it s a compelling whodunnit besides ...

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