...punctuated by secrets from the past, paranormal happenings, diverse and devoted friends, and a fiery finale. ... An inventive debut ghost story starring a contemporary girl with ancient powers."
School Library Journal05/01/2016
...imaginative and fresh...VERDICT Those looking for a chilling but quick read should enjoy this one, as will reluctant readers."
Children ages eight to twelve will be thrilled with an engaging story that is full of twists and surprises."
Silver Petticoat Review
A fast, engaging read, this book should entertain and charm readers everywhere. The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee is a clever, imaginative book with wonderful characters that has the real potential to become a huge hit. ...Young women should really relate to this magical book and be swept up into its enchanted, albeit slightly frightening, world... If you love Coraline, Matilda, Harry Potter, The Secret Circle, or Ghostbusters, then this is the book for you."
An Unconventional Librarian
...a great addition to your middle grade reader's library."
Middle Grade Mafioso
If you like spooky stuff—interspersed with some great laughs—this is a book for you!"
A spunky budding scientist faces the paranormal in this endearing new middle grade adventure in the vein of Nancy Drew and the Goosebumps series. Young readers with a taste for adventure and magic will find a new hero to adore in The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee by Erin Petti."