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Freaks and Shrieks

(Mostly Ghostly #7)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  121 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Max made a deal with Nicky and Tara, the two ghosts who live in his bedroom: If he helps them figure out how they turned into ghosts, they’ll help Max prove to his dad that he isn’t a worthless wimp.
Well, Max is about to make good on his promise. There’s a witness who saw what happened to the kids. A witness who may know the secret to bringing them back to life. The
ebook, 144 pages
Published December 18th 2008 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers (first published 2005)
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Erica Locke
Oct 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book made me laugh all the way through. I absolutely loved it. Now i need to find the other books of this series.
Conan Tigard
Nov 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
R.L. Stine is adored by children all over the world for his haunting tales. Freaks and Shrieks adds another chapter to the Mostly Ghostly series that young readers will love. I really enjoyed the antics of the two ghosts, as they played pranks on humans who cannot see them. Of course, there is a serious side to these ghosts in that they are both looking for their parents and for a way to be human again, since they never really died.

Max is the straightman in this trio as he just tries to survive
Sep 19, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In this book Tara and Nicky are ghosts who live in Max's bedroom and he is the only one who can see and hear them. Nicky and Tara didn't die, they mysterously turned into ghosts after one of their the evil ghosts, that their parents captured, got out and set the other evil ghosts free. The story talks about how Max deals with his best friends being ghosts and how desperatley Nicky and Tara want to come back to life. Will Nicky and Tara push max to the limit when the think that they've found ...more
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I didn't connect with the book because all the characters in the book are ghosts. Exept for one boy named Max he was very quiet which I am sometimes. The one ghost Tara was very wild she would go to Maxes school just to freak people out. But I'm not a girl. Over all I thought it was a great book.
Oct 16, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm really enjoying these books, even though I'm clearly way too old to be reading them. They're just so cute and fun, and perfect for getting in the Halloween mood.
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Robert Lawrence Stine known as R. L. Stine and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American novelist and writer, well known for targeting younger audiences. Stine, who is often called the Stephen King of children's literature, is the author of dozens of popular horror fiction novellas, including the books in the Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room and Fear Street series.

R. L. Stine

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