Tonya Hurley




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Tonya Hurley

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Tonya Hurley is a New York Times and international bestselling author of the ghostgirl series (Little, Brown) and The Blessed trilogy (Simon & Schuster). Her books are published in nearly 30 countries and in more than 20 languages. Ms. Hurley has a worked in virtually every aspect of teen entertainment: creating, writing, and producing two hit TV series; writing and directing several acclaimed independent films, music videos and videogames. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, an active member of the Writer's Guild of America, a member of the Horror Writers Association Her first novel, ghostgirl was an instant bestseller and received starred reviews from the literary publications Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, VOYA and School Librar ...more

Average rating: 3.41 · 29,694 ratings · 2,297 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Ghostgirl (Ghostgirl, #1)

3.29 avg rating — 14,691 ratings — published 2008 — 39 editions
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Homecoming (Ghostgirl, #2)

3.47 avg rating — 6,869 ratings — published 2009 — 37 editions
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Lovesick (Ghostgirl, #3)

3.70 avg rating — 4,595 ratings — published 2010 — 25 editions
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The Blessed (The Blessed, #1)

3.05 avg rating — 1,880 ratings — published 2012 — 14 editions
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Xmas Spirit (Ghostgirl, #3.5)

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Día de muertos (Ghostgirl, ...

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Passionaries (The Blessed, #2)

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Hallowed (The Blessed, #3)

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Diario de Ghostgirl

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“Being in love with someone who doesn't even know you exist isn't the worst thing in the world. In fact, it's quite the oppostie. Almost like passing in a term paper that you know sucked, but having that period of time where you haven't gotten your grade back yet -- that kind of exhale where you haven't been rejected, although you pretty much know how it's going to turn out.”
Tonya Hurley, Ghostgirl

“If you expect nothing, you can never be disappointed.”
Tonya Hurley, Homecoming

“You can't have it both ways. Love is too powerful to hide for very long. Deny it and suffer the consequences. Acknowledge it and suffer the consequences. Revealing it can either be shameful or it can be liberating. It is for others to decide which it will be.”
Tonya Hurley, Ghostgirl
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“Because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. Yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, an afternoon that is so deeply a part of your being that you can't even conceive of your life without it? Perhaps four, five times more, perhaps not even that. How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps 20. And yet it all seems limitless.”
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“The soul is the weariest part of the body.”
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Arantxa OMG, i'm finished with Día de Muertos, and i totally love it! Thank you for that amazing book, i'm from Mexico and i'm begging you... Write another! xD


Carl Mikael Please add me on fb!!

https://www.facebook.com/Mike.cello.y...

I love all your books, and yesterday I owned The Blessed :D

Hope you had a very happy christmas day and have a happy new year day, greetings from Mexico! :)


Carl Mikael Hello Mrs. Hurley, can you be my friend in facebook, please?

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Thank you so much :D


Carl Mikael Thank you Tonya for Ghostgirl, it's my favorite book, the best I had read in my life, now I want for Xmas spirit and The blessed, tahnk you again, and keep writing! :D


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Tonya Hurley I hope you like it, Jessica!

Jessica wrote: "Thanks for excepting my friend request....and again I'm super excited that I won the giveaway contest and received an advanced copy of The Blessed. I just received it today,and I can't wait to read..."


Jessica Thanks for excepting my friend request....and again I'm super excited that I won the giveaway contest and received an advanced copy of The Blessed. I just received it today,and I can't wait to read it. I will rate and write a review as soon as I finish it.....again thanks so much :) P.S.I've never won a giveaway before so I still can't believe I actually won Yay!!


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