Lily is Furious.
She can't believe she has to move again after her mom's break-up with the latest boyfriend. Now they're broke and they'll have to spend the winter in Uncle Wes's creepy summerhouse in Cape May, New Jersey.
And the place is crawling with ghosts.
From the spiteful teenager who mistakes Lily for her high school nemesis to the restless spirit of her eccentric Un...more
”I just didn’t think it would be this cold,” says Arden, Lily’s dreamily named and dreamily natured mother.
“You never think it will be this cold,” responds Lily. Or this bad or this hard or this long.
Lily and her mother have moved a dozen or so times in the past decade, shuffling along somewhere new each time one of serial monogamist Arden’s relationships don’t work out. Arden, all but lost to her family, desperately seeks to have m...more
By Laura Ruby
HarperCollins Publishers Inc. 2003
Lily’s ghost is by Laura Ruby, it’s fiction. Lily is very confused about her family’s past, because her mom doesn’t like to talk about her family. Ever since Lily moved into her uncle’s old house, strange things have been happening to her.
Lily is a quiet dull girl who moves a lot with her mom. The house she is currently living in is her uncle’s. She spends a lot of time at home alone because she is homeschooled. One day Lily...more
I read the book Lily's Ghosts by Laura Ruby. Lily's Ghosts is a story about a girl named Lilly who moves to her Uncle Wes's house with her mother. Along the way Lily meets a knew friend named after running in to him on the sidewalk. One day when Vaz was over at Lily's house they feltbreezes noises when they were the only ones in the house, they ran outside and Vaz was shure there were ghosts. I thought this book was okay, they could have been a little more descritive in some place....more
Book indicates it is for 10 and up, even though it is n...more
Reading this book with my daughter, she was a little more creeped out than I . . . but not much. This is good YA literature, which crosses over with both juvenile AND more sophisticated humor to appeal to adult readers as well. It’s also reflective of the human condition, where a very grown-up-for-her-age character named Lily, 13, has been abandoned by her father and faces a gypsy lifestyle with her free-spirited mother, Arden. Lily and Arden move into their newest hom...more