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ghostgirl: homecoming


*SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet read the fantastical ghostgirl, and don't want to know how the first one ends (and really, why would you want to ruin the awesome experience of reading the book?), please don't read the review for the sequel. If anything, trust me and just go and buy them both.*

Tonya Hurley's ghostgirl: homecoming has Charlotte Usher in the next level of the afterlife. Yet again, however, she finds it sorely lacking in pearly gates. But her newly matured understanding, which she gained by the end of ghostgirl, helps her deal with the fact that she and her classmates are now interns.

That's right. Interns. Interns at a call center. A call center that helps teens who need guidance.
Yeah, not exactly what she was expecting.

But, apparently, there are more levels to immortality than you'd guess. Plus, with her new roommate Maddy the only fellow deceased sticking around to talk to her, she can't help but wonder if maybe "graduating" wasn't all it seemed cracked up to be.

Meanwhile, among the living, Scarlet finds herself becoming more insecure than she's comfortable with since Damen's been at college and seemingly more and more distant. And he still hasn't said the three small words she wants to hear. But things get a lot worse for her and her sister Petula before many chapters fly by.

And they DO fly by. If you thought Charlotte found her happy ending at the end of ghostgirl, be happy it's not true, because this sequel is just as good, if not BETTER!!!

What does ghostgirl: homecoming bring to the table? A whole new level of the afterlife, complete with jobs and apartments (kinda prison issue) and creepy forests. There are more mysterious characters, the return of the characters we love, just as much humor, and every ounce of sweet-without-being-nauseous moments as the first novel.

And, again, I applaud whoever comes up with these awesome covers. Love it. Just as cool as the book itself. How often does that happen?
I don't want to give away too much, so I'll just say this: Go out and read the sequel on July 1st. By the end, you'll be hoping that there are a lot more volumes to come.

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