Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley


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A satirical yet heartfelt exploration of the invisibility we all feel at times and the lengths we will go to be seen. This book is a real style accessory for teenage girls with its classy pink and black package and pink detail inside. There’s even a website dedicated to Ghostgirl at


Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley

Charlotte Usher has always felt invisible at school. But now she has a plan to break into the popular crowd and nothing is going to stop her. Not even death. It's the first day of the rest of Charlotte's life. She isn't going to be invisible anymore. And she's not going to stop at just getting noticed, she's determined that she'll be envied! Much to Charlotte's surprise her plan actually seems to be working: Petula, the most popular girl at school has finally acknowledged her existence and her lab partner for the rest of the term is none other than Damen Dylan, school heart-throb and object of Charlotte's desire. It's only a matter of time before she's accepted into their elite circle...that is until, in her excitement, Charlotte chokes to death on a gummy bear. So, ok, it's the first day of the rest of Charlotte's death - why should that change her plans?

About the Author

Tonya Hurley

Tonya Hurley is a critically-acclaimed writer/director whose credits span film, television, live performance and interactive media. Her career is marked by a unique ability to blend her commercial and underground sensibilities into accessible, but edgy projects.

Hurley began her career after earning a degree in Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was an active member of the Pittsburgh Filmmakers - shooting several experimental films on Super 8. She then moved to NYC and became a publicist for such artists as John Lydon, Paul Westerberg, Depeche Mode, The Cure, Erasure, Prince, Morrissey, George Michael, John Cale and Bush.

Tonya's most recent creation is ghostgirl, a character which she began developing via her Webby Award-nominated website and her AOL RED exclusive site Hurley has recently completed the first ghostgirl novel, which will be published by Little,

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336 pages


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Publication date

3rd September 2009




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