Ghostgirl: Homecoming
ghostgirl: Homecoming
Ghostgirl: Homecoming
Tonya Hurley
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Heaven couldn't be a phone bank, could it?Charlotte Usher discovers that the afterlife isn't quite what she pictured when she's forced to intern at a hotline for troubled teens. Before she can officially cross over, she'll have to be a source of guidance for one such teen. The problem is she doesn't have much advice to offer since dying hasn't exactly boosted her confidence level. But when Hawthorne High's leading, love-to-hate cheerleader Petula and her gothic little sis' Scarlet find themselves suddenly resting-in-peace in comas, Charlotte's opportunity to save them will prove to be the risk of a lifetime-for all of them.Praise for ghostgirl:* Polished dark-and-deadpan humor, it's a natural fit with Gen Y, too." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)* "[Tonya] beats out witty teen-speak like a punk-band drummer, keeping the narrative fast-paced and fun yet thought-provokingly heartwarming. Goofy, ghastly, intelligent, electrifying." --Kirkus (starred review)*"Tim Burton and Edgar Allan Poe devotees will die for this fantastic, phantasmal read." --School Library Journal (starred review)* "Readers with a taste for black humor and satire will feast on Hurley's crisp, wise dialogue. Anticipate a well deserved cult following." --VOYA (starred review)

Book Details


  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Charlotte's world is turned upside down by a simple gummy bear in the first book of this series, ghostgirl. She dies and enters the afterlife where she is forced to work at a hotline for troubled teens. Charlotte's old friend, Scarlet, desperately needs her help because her big sister, Petula, is gravely ill. Charlotte's friend, Maddy, in the neighboring cubical intercepts the call from Scarlet. She has to find another way to get to Charlotte. So she enters the afterlife world herself to find Charlotte. When she finds her, they go on a search for Petula's holding room.

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Charlotte Usher thought the afterlife would be a bit more& well not like this! An internship at a hotline for troubled teens? BORING! Especially because her phone is the only phone in the entire building that isnt ringing off the hook - it isnt even ringing at all. Her friends are now too busy for her and she just feels forgotten. But all that changes when her best (live) friend, Scarlet, and Scarlets older diva sister, Petula, are in need of help. Her help. Charlottes chance to help could save, or kill, them all.

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