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3.89  ·  Rating Details ·  63 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Once upon a time there lived a sweet little dolly. Her porcelain like face was so smooth, just like a baby. Her mouth even had a tiny hole so she could eat and breathe. But her one beaded glass eye gleamed with mischief and evil. She had waited a long time in the attic for someone to set her free...

Once upon a time there lived a sweet little girl. The only place she was ha
Paperback, 4th, 303 pages
Published September 1st 1986 by Zebra (first published 1983)
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Michael Laney
Jan 13, 2012 Michael Laney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another one of Jensen's best books, involving an attic full of posessed toys. There's not a great deal of action or a high body count, but the level of suspense makes this one a hard one to put down as it's built on menace.
Aug 23, 2014 Addy rated it really liked it
Another great read from what I remember. Nothing like dolls coming to life to scare the ever living sh** out of you!
Oct 20, 2014 Leah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rating: 3.5 of 5

MaMa was exactly what I thought (and hoped) it'd be: terrifying. An old attic plus old demonic toys equals one of my top two worst nightmares! I was more than a little miffed with Elsea, the mother who was so absorbed in her own grief she neglected her children, and I was shocked by what happened with Tommy. Overall, an entertaining pageturner for a cold, rainy October night.

Below is the actual blurb on the back cover of ISBN 0-8217-2950-0 (not sure why GR has what's currently li
Jan 21, 2015 Kimberly rated it it was amazing
I love anything by Ruby Jean Jensen. This book was even autographed. Though the author has passed away, her legacy of being the Queen of horror novels lives on! Mostly her books are about dolls or toys coming back to life or evil and strange children doing ugly things. Loved this book and all the others.
Feb 25, 2010 Shannon rated it liked it
My rating is based on what I remember.... I read this back in early high school. I remember that I really liked the book but I would really love to re-read it. My sister had my copy from back then! I was so excited when I saw it! :)
Debb Thomas
Mar 01, 2013 Debb Thomas rated it it was amazing
Another great story by Ruby Jean Jensen.
Makes me look at the old toys that are laying around the house.
I enjoyed it immensely.
Started off creepy, but ended up being stupid in the end. What a disappoinment! I love books about freaky ass dolls. :(
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Ruby Jean Jensen was born and raised in southwest Missouri. Most of her life has been spent in Missouri or nearby in northwest Arkansas, where she currently makes her home. In addition to writing, Ruby has always been an animal lover, and spends most of her time now caring for her pets. Ruby began her writing career in the 1970's by writing Gothic romance novels with a strong paranormal story ...more
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