He has remained single and has no children. This was just right! Overall, this book wrenched a 4 star rating out of me. Is Jules brave enough to help Lily?
The focus on helping a friend — and the knowledge that, by doing so, she may lose her — is lovely and bittersweet. The Girl in the Locked Room has just enough creepiness to it without going overboard.
You can help by adding to it. Funny and bubbly"  while Publishers Weekly claims "Barnholdt provides steady suspense and approaches dark topics with a refreshing dose of levity". It is written as a young adult novel but is rich and creepy enough for any adult to enjoy as well.
The things she says to Torey, whether obscure or shockingly clear, amount to a series of clues in a real-life detective story tinged with fear and fantasy. The most terrifying fear of all is sometimes the one that is most realistic.
I enjoyed this book. January 1, Rachel Marie This is definitely not a scary ghost story. Lyra is a determined and cool girl, except when her best friend is distressed. Very touching and well-written, this book will grab you and not let you go until you finish. It reached the best seller list in five countries.
To make matters worse, things with Brandon are not going that well as a potential love interest enters the scene at school just as Kendall is behaving increasingly erratic, and Ellie is increasingly suspicious that Kendall is hiding something.
Torey still is not certain what really happened to Jadie. Maybe it was the crows perched in a line on the roof, maybe it was the utter desolation of the scene, but the word foreboding came to mind, along with haunted, misery, and sorrow.
The creepy factor is just right for reading alone at night with the lights out, covers pulled over your head with a flashlight to see the pages. I also was glad of the happy ending and the strong family life. She made a friend for life.
Personally, this was my first time reading one of her books. I was left thinking what was the point of writing this? I recommend reading the first book first, though.
He is continually running into Kendall at awkward moments when she is helping Daniella. Mary Downing Hahn is the mastermind of scary stories for kids in elementary school and up even adults!
January 1, Tracy M This book was so good! What more could I ask? The ending was also well done and left you satisfied that things worked out for everyone. Twitter - laurieevans27Goodreads - Laurie Purser - https: I got quite angry at her parents for their treatment of Jules, but they both obviously love her, and they are not abusive in the slightest.
Not scary enough for fans of Wait Till Helen Comes. So I found this one more interesting than the first one. Even though Jules is scared me too she still needs to find her way up to the third floor. January 1, Crowinator This was a very gentle ghost story, not a scary one, perfect for young readers who want to explore the paranormal a little but need a safe story.
Kirkus Reviewsfor example, claims "Barnholdt keeps the narrative light and her characters chirpy. Mary Downing Hahn writes an eerie yet gentle and loving tale of their unlikely friendship that changes the course of both of their lives.
Kendall could not take it anymore! Recurring characters[ edit ] Kendall Williams—The protagonist of the series, Kendall is a year-old who sees and talks to ghosts. It has great characters with greater personalities, a twist after Lyra moves on, and a cliff hanger ending.
She used to see a witch every night in her bedroom — in what is easily the creepiest ghostly encounter in the novel — before her family mercifully moved out of that haunted house and into a slightly less haunted one. The Girl in the Locked Room is a beautiful, eerie story about bravery, selflessness, and righting the wrongs of the past.
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A tween girl becomes a reluctant medium in this start to a hilariously haunting series. Kendall Williams sees dead people.
Not only can she see them/5(13). Darkly funny book is full of Goth-chic style. Read Common Sense Media's Ghostgirl review, age rating, and parents guide.
Read Book Review: The Girl in the Locked Room by Mary Downing Hahn. Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl.
GHOST GIRL was Torey’s first book to upset publishers and to be returned for re-writing. They disliked the unclear ending.
They disliked the unclear ending. As it is a true story and not fiction, Torey found it difficult to come up with a more suitable ending.Download