Bee Buzz!

Here's what some people have to say about the book:

The thing I like most about Thelma Bee is the way she views the world. Whether she's planting exotic flowers or chasing ghosts through the kitchen, she sees things as a (proudly) smart, young scientist and as a hopeful, starry-eyed dreamer. Hypothesis: she'll steal lots of hearts.

  Natalie Lloyd, author of A Snicker of Magic and The Problem of Children

Thelma Bee is the girl I always wanted to be friends with in school: a smart, funny, chatty little scientist who'd be endlessly entertaining even if she weren't developing supernatural powers. Likewise, THELMA BEE is a smart, fun, and inventive adventure down a fantastical rabbit-hole. Thelma's world is brimming with wit, colorful characters, and unexpected thrills. (And magic, of course.)

  Neil Reynolds, writer for The Vampire Diaries (CW)

It's so smart, and every twist and turn is totally unexpected! Erin's writing is visual, smart, and full of imagination. Her characters are so fleshed out and real, I could see each of them. I also didn't realize it would be such an adventure; it starts innocent enough and then wham, bam, thank you, you're hooked! This is a book for all ages. I would seriously recommend this to anyone and everyone. Also, I hope there is a sequel and, dare I say, A MOVIE?

  Alexandra Fox, Emmy-nominated writer for Odd Squad (PBS) and writer for The Stinky and Dirty Show

I want to hand copies of Thelma Bee to every middle schooler in town. Thoroughly original, but with little echoes of everything from Stars Hollow to Ghostbusters to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, it's sure to leave everybody as it left me: looking for the next page.

  David Mogolov, writer, comedian, and parenting advice columnist at The Boston Globe

Starring a charming and quirky budding scientist and featuring an exciting can't-put-it-down plot, The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee had me cheering all the way through!

  Sarah Beth Durst, author of The Girl Who Could Not Dream and Vessel

This is that rare and wonderful book that will delight middle-grade readers and grown-up parents alike (don't tell the kids that, though.) Funny, smart, fascinating, clever, with a wonderful, glowing heart and a strong GIRL in the lead. I can't wait to read more books by Erin Petti for many years to come.

  Sara Benincasa, comedian and author of DC Trip and Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom

In Thelma Bee, author Erin Petti brings the reader on an exciting paranormal adventure full of surprises. Her quirky characters add life to this ghostly story and draw us in. It's a fun read that quickly becomes a can't-put-down page-turner.

  Ellen Prager, author of the Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians series