The young adult novel was published on august 1, 2008 by little, brown and company, and hit the new york times bestseller list, chapter books, on september 14, 2008. Tonya hurley is an author, screenwriter, director, and producer, and the author of the blessed series for teens, and the young adult novel, ghostgirl, which was an instant new york times bestseller and has spawned two internationally bestselling sequels, been published in 22 foreign languages around the world, and optioned for film by matthew vaughan. Her plan is to get in with the superpopular petula and make a move towards her longtime crush, damen. A second fantastic book about charlotte usher the girl who was just dying to be popular. In this book we follow charlotte as she learns to cope with life after dead ed. She has worked in nearly every aspect of teen entertainment. Jan 01, 2008 i had really high hopes for tonya hurley s novel ghostgirl after seeing an advanced reading copy of the novel due out in august 2008 this despite the fact that the title is all lower case. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ghostgirl.
With an instrumental role in two hit tv series, writing and directing gigs in independent films, and creative control of video games and awardwinning web sites, tonya hurley is a whirling dervish of artistic output. Now i lay me down to sleep,i pray the lord my soul to keep. Her books are published in nearly 30 countries and in more than 20 languages. Precious blood book by tonya hurley, abbey watkins. Click to read more about ghostgirl by tonya hurley. Tonya hurley is the new york times bestselling author of the highly acclaimed. Would recommend to any ya lover or paranormal lover. After a lifetime of feeling invisible, charlotte usher decides to start the new school year with a new makeover and a more. Hurley attempts to flesh out their world in true rowlingesque form, with side plots aplenty and a kooky slew of offbeat minor characters with mixed results. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read.
Available on kindle ebook and can be read on any device with the free kindle. With a gothchic book design and a popular web site, ghostgirl definitely puts style and dark humor first, but its not without substance. Now i lay me down to sleep, i pray the lord my more. Charlotte has been given her first assignment after graduating from dead ed, the alternative high school for dead teens. But the first day of junior year, things dont go as planned.
Tonya hurley is an american writer and director in film, television, live performance, interactive media and the new york times bestselling author of the book series ghostgirl little, brown and company, 2008. This ebook novella continues the new york times bestselling ghostgirl series by tonya hurley. Each of hurleys two lead heroines perfectly mirrors the other. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ghostgirl xmas spirit.
Im loving it so far and cant wait to read the other boo. From the author of the new york times bestselling ghostgirl series, the start to a captivating and haunting teen trilogy about three girls who become entangled. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Plotlines raise the stakes, putting hurley s consistent wit to the service of classic themes about claiming identity. Lovesick book trailer, courtesy of tonya hurley and little, brown books for young readers. It is the story of high school senior charlotte usher, a misfit outsider whose desperation to. Tonya hurley, quote from ghostgirl you cant have it both ways. Taller and narrower than a mass market book, the novel immediately looks different. Aug 05, 2010 i really enjoyed ghostgirl by tonya hurley and was eager to read ghostgirl. Her first book ghostgirl was released in 2008 and instantly hit the new york times bestseller list. Ghostgirl ghostgirl, book 1 by tonya hurley fantastic fiction. Polished darkanddeadpan humor, its a natural fit with gen y, too.
The new school year would bring all these things closer to charlotte, she knew it, if only she changed herself a tad bit. Like the original ghost girl i read this book in nearly a day due to the fact i could barely put it down and stop myself from reading it. The first book in the series, simply titled ghostgirl, was published in 2008. Buy tonya hurley ebooks to read online or download in pdf or epub on your pc, tablet or mobile device. Tonya hurley is the author of the new york times bestselling series ghostgirl and the blessed trilogy. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ghostgirl saga ghostgirl 1. Aug 01, 2008 if you thought high school was a matter of life or death, wait till you see just how true that is.
It is the story of high school senior charlotte usher, a misfit outsider whose desperation to be popular lives on even after her sudden death. I found this book when i was in middle school, but i was never able to read it because the library decided to get rid of it. One of the best books ive ever read because it came with a surprise factor. I was so happy when i found it on amazon and was able to buy it. Sep 14, 2010 discover book depositorys huge selection of tonya hurley books online. In this satirical, yet heartfelt novel, hurley explores the invisibility we all feel at some times and the lengths well go to be seen. Homecoming ghostgirl, book 2 by tonya hurley book cover, description, publication history. Tonya hurley is an awardwinning writer and director, and now she adds new york times bestselling author to her long list of accomplishments. The series is about an ignored girl named charlotte usher whos starting her final year at hawthorne high. While the author has a builtin fan base from her ghostgirl web sites, highimpact design will ensure attention from casual browsers as well. After a lifetime of feeling invisible, charlotte usher decides to start the new school year with a new makeover and a more confident look. Interestingly, we have a few more character perspectives in this book than the first, following scarlett, petula and damen more extensively.
Tonya hurley author of ghostgirl goodreads share book. Being in love with someone who doesnt even know you exist isnt the worst thing in the world. Oct 02, 2012 ghostgirl xmas spirit ebook written by tonya hurley. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. Each chapter starts with a pithy paragraph about letting go, love, longing, regret heavy stuff. Ghostgirl ghostgirl, book 1 by tonya hurley book cover, description, publication history. New york times bestselling ghostgirl author, tonya hurley, has credits spanning all platforms of teen entertainment including. Homecoming by tonya hurley books hachette australia. Homecoming ghostgirl, book 2 by tonya hurley fantastic fiction. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Aug 01, 2008 ghostgirl ebook written by tonya hurley.1012 1548 166 832 1268 545 192 1445 1001 309 1295 1335 583 557 1135 674 1275 379 1237 1273 1072 128 1407 508 925 505 1242 1186 103 495 1214 166 1398 491