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ISBN13: 9780345510976
ISBN10: 0345510976
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Death is what happens while you're busy making other plans.

Coming home from a Hawaiian vacation with her best girlfriends, Lucy Fisher is stunned to find everything she owns tossed out on her front lawn, the locks changed, and her fiance's phone disconnected — plus she's just lost her job. With her world spinning wildly out of her control, Lucy decides to make a new start and moves upstate to live with her sister and nephew.

But then things take an even more dramatic turn: A fatal encounter with public transportation lands Lucy not in the hereafter but in the nearly hereafter. She's back in school, learning the parameters of spooking and how to become a successful spirit in order to complete a ghostly assignment. If Lucy succeeds, she's guaranteed a spot in the next level of the afterlife — but until then, she's stuck as a ghost in the last place she would ever want to be.

Trying to avoid being trapped on earth for all eternity, Lucy crosses the line between life and death and back again when she returns home. Navigating the perilous channels of the paranormal, she's determined to find out why her life crumbled and why, despite her ghastly death, no one seems to have noticed she's gone. But urgency on the spectral plane — in the departed person of her feisty grandmother, who is risking both their eternal lives — requires attention, and Lucy realizes that you get only one chance to be spectacular in death.


"Spooky Little Girl is surprisingly enjoyable, a delightful story." Washington Times


When Lucy Fisher returns home from vacation, she's shocked to see how much her life has changed: her fiance has left her, her boss has fired her, and she's dead. To make things worse, she's going back to school — ghost school.

About the Author

Laurie Notaro was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She packed her bags for Eugene, Oregon, once she realized that since she was past thirty, her mother could no longer report her as a teenage runaway. She is the author of The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club, Autobiography of a Fat Bride, I Love Everybody, We Thought You'd Be Prettier, and An Idiot Girl's Christmas.

She is currently at work on a plan B (to take effect when her book contract runs out,) which consists of options with minimum dander of office politics, including selling hot dogs at Costco, selling hot dogs from a street cart, selling hot dogs at high school football games, or being the "Stop" sign holder for road construction crews. She avoids raccoons both day and night and fully expects to be run out of her new hometown once this book is published. At press time, she is still married, her cat is still alive, and she has an adorably disobedient dog named Maeby, who wears sweaters and loves chicken strips. (Clearly, Notaro has no children.)

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Margareto, July 20, 2010 (view all comments by Margareto)
This is a great book! I literally could not put it down until I was done reading it. I laughed, I cried, a good time was had by all! This is the second book I've read by Laurie Notaro (the first was The Idiot Girl's Action Adventure Club) and she may just turn in to my new favorite author. Now I have to run out and get the rest of her books!
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Susan Jacobson, July 9, 2010 (view all comments by Susan Jacobson)
This is a fun book!!! I loved it. I will be looking for more from this author.
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Karen Iliff, May 22, 2010 (view all comments by Karen Iliff)
Another awesome book from Laurie Notaro -- I loved the story, loved the characters. Lucy Fisher comes home from one last girls only vacation before her wedding only to find all of her belongings on the lawn of the house she shared with her fiance. From there her life, and her death, take on quite a journey. Loved "ghost school". If Laurie Notaro comes to your city for a reading, you MUST go see her.
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Notaro, Laurie
Villard Books
Fantasy - Paranormal
General Fiction
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8.64x4.52x.65 in. .49 lbs.

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