Crystal Magic

By Madeline Freeman,

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Book description

Krissa Barnette has a secret.

When she’s upset, she can hear what other people are thinking. And when she’s overwhelmed, things explode.

A move to Clearwater, Michigan, gives her the chance to reinvent herself, but a fresh start is further away than she realizes. Her abilities magnify—making her a target…

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1 author picked Crystal Magic as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I only recently found this series and am so glad I did. In book one (of seven total) Krissa has suffered incredible losses and is grappling with potential magical powers while struggling to fit in at a new school in a new town. While many of the details are similar to other coming-of-age/accepting your power stories, the quality of the writing, realistic teenage reactions & dialogue, fast-paced plotting, and serious (didn’t-see-that-coming) twists make this an excellent and satisfying series. 

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