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The Sad Ghost Club by Lize Meddings

by Sophie Green

The Sad Ghost Club, by Lize Meddings

Ever felt anxious or alone? Like you don't belong anywhere? Like you're almost invisible? Find your kindred spirits at The Sad Ghost Club. This is the story of one of those days - a day so bad you can barely get out of bed, when it's a struggle to leave the house, and when you do, you wish you hadn't.

But even the worst of days can surprise you. When one sad ghost, alone at a crowded party, spies another sad ghost across the room, they decide to leave together. What happens next changes everything. Because that night they start The Sad Ghost Club - a secret society for the anxious and alone, a club for people who think they don't belong.

Calyx Allerton-Bullard, Reading Well Project Assistant says:

The Sad Ghost Club is a charming story about a character called Sam, or SQ, who we only see dressed as a ghost, working up the courage to attend a party despite their debilitating anxiety. When they meet another ‘sad ghost’, their world turns just a little bit right-way up when they realise that they’re not the only one who’s scared of the rest of the world.

If you’ve ever felt alone, or like the one person in a room who isn’t the same, this book is a great reminder that you have kindred spirits out there; and maybe you can meet more of them in the Sad Ghost Club.

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