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My Friends Are Dead People by Tony Ortiz

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In a secret world that coexists with our human one, a selected few among the dead are given a second chance at life. But there's a catch. They must become hideous monsters that can only live one day each year - the scariest one of them all.

Whether by fate or chance, thirteen-year-old Jesse and his friend Katie are taken into this haunted community by two magical gravediggers to participate in a brutal game where monsters battle each other for glory. As the game comes to its violent end, a dangerous entity emerges from the darkness, one so evil it was denied entrance into Hell. When it starts annihilating an endangered Halloween species, Jesse and Katie are caught in the middle and have to survive the deadliest war in the history of both worlds
(info from Goodreads.com)


I barely noticed the story was over 300 pages. It seemed to fly by pretty fast. The intensity of the story grows with each chapter, and your not exactly sure what is going to happen, even at the end.
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