Barnholdt, Lauren Girl Meets Ghost: The Harder the Fall
229 pp. Simon/Aladdin ISBN 978-1-4424-4247-6 $15.99
(3) Twelve-year-old Kendall, a medium who helps ghosts cross over, becomes close to the family of recently deceased teen Lyra, at the expense of her own relationships. In this sequel, Barnholdt more successfully connects the different plot lines involving Kendall and develops the characters more fully. Tween readers will appreciate Kendall's rambling tangents in colloquialisms and her references to pop culture.