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Lovesick

(Ghostgirl #3)

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3.66  ·  Rating details ·  5,520 ratings  ·  246 reviews
Romance is dead.

Before she can rest in peace, Charlotte Usher must return to the tragic site of her death: high school. She still has one last assignment to complete, but no one explained what happens if you fall in love with your class project. Charlotte would die (again) for love. But when her ticket to the afterlife means having to face the dreaded, all-too-familiar pai
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Hardcover, 311 pages
Published July 12th 2010 by Little, Brown and Company (first published June 24th 2010)
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Thea Guanzon
Oct 16, 2011 rated it liked it
This is definitely what I'd like to call a "guilty pleasure" book. It's sweet, campy, cliched, fun and totally adorable. The artwork is gorgeous, and even though the writing style is flippant to the point of hollow, the various quotations and insights scattered between chapters inject a hit of surprising poignancy into the narrative. I love the Gothic-Lite concept; it's Mean Girls meets Edgar Allan Poe, and it's just so cute.

But, ngl, I'd have rated this book higher if I didn't loathe Scarlet so
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Carol
Jul 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I keep going 'awwww' with these books. We get to see Charlotte and the gang again, all going back to Hawthorn to help their 'assigned project' with personal matters. It would seem that Charlotte will never get rid of her High School at this rate, but I don't care. She gets assigned Damen, while her supposed boyfriend in the Other World gets assigned Scarlet. This was nice because you'd always expect Charlotte and Scarlet to be together, and it's nice seeing Charlotte being around Damen without b ...more
Rebeccapd96
Sep 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing

Ghostgirl Lovesick
Tonya Hurley
Fantasy



After Charlette’s “so called best friend” Maddy turns out to be an evil ghost who wants to be back in her life of popularity and fame everything must go back to normal. Charlette has to go back to “work” at a phone bank with all her Dead-Ed friends and help human teens with hard situations. Then Mr.Marvek has a project for Charlette’s friends they have to go to Hawthorwne High again to do a very important project. Getting living partners who don’t even kn
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Rose Moore
Jan 24, 2015 rated it did not like it
There are two more books in this series, however, I didn't buy them, and I can confidently say that I won't be reading them.

This third installment follows the same cast of characters in the lead up to prom, and like the first two, is full of issues. The characters and story are underdeveloped and over-simplified, with realizations and changes of heart being fully realized within an instant, rather than over a period of time.

There are a huge number of issues with the details as well; a high scho
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Kerra
Feb 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a really good book. I was skeptical at first though because I bought it for $3.97 at Wal-Mart, but it turned out to be a really good book. It was a little confusing at first, but then it got better. I loved the characters and in a strange way thought I could relate to all of them. Even though I am way past a high school love relationship, I felt as though I could relate to alot of what the characters were going through in my adult relationship. I also loved what the story was about and ...more
Eliza Brittni
Sep 10, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: any female (but i know boys who enjoyed this series)
Recommended to Eliza Brittni by: Myself <3 its my fav. series
I do not even know where to begin with this book! It completely blew my mind. It was even better then I expected it to be in all honesty. This is the third book in a very recent series by Tonya Hurley called “ghostgirl”. I have read the first and second one and the format for the book has not changed which makes me very ecstatic. The format is a hard cover book with sliver trimmed pages, contains a silhouette of Charlotte Usher on the cover, and in the beginning of every chapter. Another the th ...more
Eliora Vespera
Aug 05, 2010 rated it really liked it
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"We all fall down. They call it falling for someone for a reason. ...Either way, you will carry the reminder of it forever. Whether it leaves a tiny scar or a permanent injury, only the future can tell."

Tonya Hurley had successfully (again) written a philosophical love story that all we non Dead-Ed kids that we can relate with!

In Ghostgirl: Lovesick, Charlotte Usher finally gets a boyfriend in her Dead world; Electric Eric (who died when the lightning struck his
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Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Randstostipher "tallnlankyrn" Nguyen for TeensReadToo.com

Ghostgirl Charlotte is back, this time enjoying her new (after)life with a boyfriend on her arm and a task she has to complete.

She must go back to Hawthorne and help one of her ex-fellow classmates with their problem, before the prom. Of course, for Charlotte it already gets complicated when her boyfriend, Eric, gets assigned to her best friend, Scarlett, whose boyfriend, Damen, is assigned to Charlotte. Confusing? Yes!

Before t
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Niki Sorensen
Aug 11, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: first-reads

I won Ghostgirl: Lovesick on Goodreads Giveaway. I am so happy to say that Ghostgirl: Lovesick is SO MUCH FUN. First of all, it is number three in a series, which means I'm going to have to go out and buy the first two books. I want to find out how the series began.

The premise is something completey different than the usual Young Adult book. Tonya Hurley touches on a subject that all teenagers feel at one time or another; feeling invisible. However, she approaches the subject in a very unexpect
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Adrienne
Oct 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is definitely a book I won't have to think twice about curling up with on cold, rainy evenings. Aside from the relatable quotes that can be located at the start of every chapter, the romance is sweet and savvy; just the kind that'll automatically cheer you up when the blues come.

The first few chapters were boring but the rest of the book picked up pace and created an ending that was nothing short of magical. (It was cheesy and expected - well, except for Petula's adorable love story - but I
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Allison
Dec 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal
Of the three ghostgirl books, this has the most depth and character development. I'm amazed I got this far because I don't finish most of the series I start. It was so worth it though.

I never liked Charlotte but there were enough supporting characters to take up her spotlight that she had more of in the last two books. For me, this was about Scarlett, Eric, Damen, and their music. If the whole book was told from her POV, I would have taken a couple of months to finish this.

Petula and Tate, serio
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Jamie
Dec 13, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I can't wait to read this, the third book in the ghostgirl series!
Elizabeth Emily Browne
Memento Mori.
Some people live their lives as if each day will be their last. Some approach love the same way, in a desperate attempt to outrun the tiny changes or huge ones that are always looming on each of our horizons. But the sense of urgency that comes from wanting to experience life and love to the fullest can force decisions that are not always in your best interests or anyone else's, for that matter. In fact, sometimes facing the consequences of your choices can be even worse than deat
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Fallon
Well, I had my dose of teen drama with this one. It was fun to read, by the age of 16, and I still defend the fact of keeping the style of the series. I didn't read the next ones 'cause they were more an aggregate, but I glad I finished the main storyline. And I was very happy with the ending. I must highlight the "trailer" for the book, which I loved. If it were made into an animation movie, I would see it no doubt.

Bueno, con este terminé la saga, a los 16. Tuve un ataque de emoción con el tra
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Janet Sosnowski
Aug 14, 2014 rated it liked it
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Jodie Allen
Dec 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Refreshing. It's been years since I've read the second book in this series and I really enjoyed reading this after a long time.
Finally, I got to finish this series. When I first read it, I was so confused by how ridiculous some of the events were, but eventually I just laughed and had fun reading. It has a light touch to it and I really loved that.
The Grimm Reader
I always end up liking these books more than I initially thought I would when I first picked them up. They are cute, funny, and have a lot of heart. Probably not the most amazing series in the world, but they are a nice, happy read while you are waiting for the next book in that intense YA series you are reading.
Though the covers suggest that they are a middle grade novel, they are young adult. I would recommend them for a nice, peaceful read to anyone.
Cintia García Sánchez
Read it as a teen. Had all three books. Read them all. Liked them.( I was a teen). Gave them away cause I knew I would read them again. Recommend to TEENS. Praise Satan.
Pd. Cant really remember the plot of any of them, except the first one.
Alejandra Toledo
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
one of my favorite sagas!!! I didn't know there are more books after this!!! I need them!!!
Soy PattoO!
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Will your excrush ever cease to be, OH will you have to face again the infatuation and feel jealous of your current boyfriend?
Diana
Feb 16, 2019 rated it did not like it
The first chapter goes into too much detail about high school dissection of a cat. Can't get past it.
Emi Toot
Feb 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Took me several years to realize I actually skipped the second book by accident. But I still loved this book.
Marilou Go
Apr 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ghostgirl-series
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Atnea
Jan 19, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young readers
Update 08/28/2014

Rating 2.5/5 stars


If you'd like to read this review on my blog.

Lovesick is the third and final installment in the Ghostgirl trilogy. In it, Charlotte has finally found what seems like true love, but on the last day of her working at the station, they tell her some news that might not be so good. They have to go back.

Reading this book was kind...bleh. I must admit and give credit to the author, this book was hell of a lot better than the first two. I mean, a lot of the troubles I
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Elizabeth
Sep 02, 2012 rated it liked it
This is the third novel in the series and I hoped that I had read the other first two books before reading this one. However, the author made the plot pretty clear so I was able understand what was going on. The book is about Charlotte, Eric, who is Charlotte's boyfriend, and her other friends, Coco, Prue and Pam, going on a mission to change the lives of people in the living world. Charlotte and her gang are dead and in order for them to "move on" and leave Dead Ed, which is a place in the unde ...more
Book Sp(l)ot
Jan 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own, 2010-release, series
Synopsis: One (maybe?) last time in this third ghostgirl book, Charlotte and her friends are all back--both the living and the dead. After dying, meeting up in Dead Ed, and helping out by answering the calls, they have one more task. Sent back to Charlotte's old high school, the same one where she was all but invisible and met her death by choking on a gummi bear.

This time, though, Charlotte's there on a mission: each of the dead teens is assigned a living counterpart that they're supposed to he
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Robyn
Oct 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya, gothic, own, series, comdey, ghost
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Stacie (MagicOfBooks)
I will also do a video review here at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/magicofbooks

In " Lovesick," the final book in the "Ghostgirl" trilogy by Tonya Hurley, dead teen Charlotte Usher is given one last assignment: go back to the world of the living and help her first crush Damen and fix whatever problems he is having with his girlfriend Scarlet.

Book 3 in the series was pretty good. I think it dragged in a few places, but still, an overall good, appropriate ending to the series. I don't think t
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Allie Rae
Feb 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Hurley does not disappoint and delivers a third book good enough to rival the others in the series. The punk-lolita type writing was enjoyable and fun.

Ever since the coma Petula has been acting different. For reasons unknown, in the middle of the night , Petula decides to take a bunch of her clothes and give them to the homeless around Hawthorne.

Maddy comes back and takes over a girl name Darcy. Maddy in Darcy plots to knock Petula off the popularity totem pole. Maddy plants seeds of doubt in T
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Clau de
Jun 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Summary

In this third book of the series, Charlotte Usher is done with her training as a "new-dead" and after all her deeds helping Scarlet get her sister back in the last book, she's almost ready to go to the after-life. But, there is a twist. There's always a twist.

To finish their internship at the Crisis Center, the ghosts have to go back to the real world, to the living world, to help some teenagers make good choices for themselves.

Before going back to the real world, Charlotte is totally
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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 ind ...more

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