As my main character, Alexis, says, "I don't know who I am, so how can I even try to be who I am, much less someone I'm not?"
Alexis has been a loner ever since her best friend moved away. Sure, she has her little sister, but Kasey's acting sort of weird these daystotally obsessed with her doll collection.
BAD GIRLS DON'T DIE is a ghost story, but it's also a story about a girl with nobody to turn to when a vengeful spirit threatens the people she loves. Just when Alexis is about to lose hope, help turns up from a very unexpected sourceone that makes her question everything she thought she knew about the people around her...
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"Fans of classic young adult ghost stories should welcome this solid offering."
"The spooky story has all the right elements to keep pages turning and lights switched on."
-The Horn Book
"Strong characterization will draw readers in...both primary and secondary characters are unique and satisfyingly complex."
"The book begins with promising spooky menace, and ghost-story aficionados will recognize the delicious classic tropes of the vengeful dead and old tragedies revenged upon descendents...this may suffice to give haunt fans an enjoyable frisson."
-The Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books
"With just enough violence, suspense, and romance to keep readers turning the pages, this is a promising debut for a new young author and will be a popular addition to any YA collection."