Now I lay me down to sleep;
I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
And if I should die before I awake,
I pray the popular attend my wake.
is a book series written by Tonya Hurley. The first book in the series, simply titled ghostgirl
, was published in 2008. It was followed by two sequels, ghostgirl: Homecoming
and ghostgirl: Lovesick
The series is about an ignored girl named Charlotte Usher who's starting her final year at Hawthorne High. Trying to get noticed by her peers, especially by her crush Damen Dylan
, Charlotte starts this year off on the other foot. While trying to be Damen's lab partner in Physics class, Charlotte accidentally chokes on a gummy bear and dies. After dying, she is required to attend an alternative high school for dead kids called Dead Ed. She later finds out that no one is able to see her. But, she's used to the feeling of rejection. That is, until she finds out her idol's sister Scarlet is the only living person who can see her
. While using the Possession incantation
she learned, Charlotte begins to use Scarlet as a way to communicate with Damen, but Damen thinks he's talking to Scarlet and he falls in love with her. But, Charlotte's classmates noticing what she's doing and it begins to take its toll on the class.
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