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Justine Larbalestier

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Justine Larbalestier

Justine Larbalestier

Books by Justine Larbalestier

by Justine Larbalestier - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Seventeen-year-old Aussie Che Taylor loves his younger sister, Rosa. But he’s also certain that she’s a psychopath --- clinically, threateningly, dangerously. Recently Rosa has been making trouble, hurting things. Che is the only one who knows; he’s the only one his sister trusts. Rosa is smart, talented, pretty, and very good at hiding what she is and the manipulation she’s capable of.

by Justine Larbalestier - Fiction, Historical Thriller, Paranormal, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction
Sydney’s deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, 1932. Gloriana Nelson and Mr. Davidson, two ruthless mob bosses, have reached a fragile peace --- one maintained by “razor men.” Kelpie, orphaned and homeless, is blessed (and cursed) with the ability to see Razorhurst’s many ghosts. They tell her secrets the living can’t know about the cracks already forming in the mobs’ truce. 
 
Then Kelpie meets Dymphna Campbell, a legendary beauty and prized moll of Gloriana Nelson. She’s earned the nickname “Angel of Death” because none of her beaus has ever survived knowing her. Unbeknownst to Kelpie, Dymphna can see ghosts, too, and she knows that Gloriana’s hold is crumbling one henchman at a time. As loyalties shift and betrayal threatens the two girls at every turn, Dymphna is determined not only to survive, but to rise to the top with Kelpie at her side.
by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan - Fantasy

Just because Mel lives in a city founded by vampires doesn't mean she knows any personally. Until the day a vampire shows up at her high school and Mel's best friend, Cathy, starts falling for him. On top of trying to help Cathy, Mel is investigating the disappearance of another friend. Soon, she finds herself hip-deep in an adventure that is equal parts hilarious and touching.

Edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier - Anthology, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror

Through short stories by many bestselling teen authors, this anthology --- edited by Holly Black (Team Unicorn) and Justine Larbalestier (Team Zombie) --- makes arguments extolling the strengths of both unicorns and zombies to determine the age old question: Which is better?