Justine Larbalestier

Justine Larbalestier

Justine Larbalestier is an Australian young-adult fiction author. She is best known for the Magic or Madness trilogy: Magic or Madness, Magic Lessons and Magic's Child. She also wrote one adult non-fiction book, the Hugo-nominated The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction (Best Related Book, 2003), and edited another, Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century.

Larbalestier was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. She now alternates living between Sydney and New York City.

In 2001, Justine married fellow author Scott Westerfeld. They met in New York while she was researching her PhD thesis though they have differing stories on how they met.


Justine Larbalestier's official website.

Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee February 20, 2011
Book Covers
Magic or Madness (Magic or Madness trilogy #1)
Magic Lessons (Magic or Madness trilogy #2)
Magic's Child (Magic or Madness trilogy #3)
How to Ditch Your Fairy
Love Is Hell
Team Human
My Sister Rosa

Speculative Fiction Novels (6)

2014 | fantasy, horror, young adult

2012 | fantasy, young adult

2008 | fantasy, young adult
(Magic or Madness trilogy #3)
2007 | fantasy, young adult
(Magic or Madness trilogy #2)
2006 | fantasy, young adult
(Magic or Madness trilogy #1)
2005 | fantasy, young adult

Comics and Anthology (1)

2008 | fantasy, anthology

Others non-spefi books (1)

2016 | thriller, young adult