The Hollow Boy

The Hollow Boy

eBook - 2015
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As a massive outbreak of supernatural Visitors baffles Scotland Yard and causes protests throughout London, Lockwood & Co. continue to demonstrate their effectiveness in exterminating spirits. Anthony Lockwood is dashing, George insightful, and Lucy dynamic, while the skull in the jar utters sardonic advice from the sidelines. There is a new spirit of openness in the team now that Lockwood has shared some of his childhood secrets, and Lucy is feeling more and more as if her true home is at Portland Row. It comes as a great shock, then, when Lockwood and George introduce her to an annoyingly perky and hyper-efficient new assistant, Holly Munro. Meanwhile, there are reports of many new hauntings, including a house where bloody footprints are appearing, and a department store full of strange sounds and shadowy figures. But ghosts seem to be the least of Lockwood & Co.'s concerns when assassins attack during a carnival in the center of the city. Can the team get past their personal issues to save the day on all fronts, or will bad feelings attract yet more trouble? Danger abounds, tensions escalate, and new loyalties form in this third delightfully terrifying adventure in the critically acclaimed Lockwood & Co. series.
Publisher: [United States] : Disney Book Group : Made available through hoopla, 2015
ISBN: 9781484722541
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Call Number: eBook


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Jan 31, 2020

I enjoy the way this series keeps building on what’s come before. By now I feel as though Lockwood, Lucy, and George are my old friends! The Hollow Boy starts out with Lockwood & Co. struggling with small-time jobs while a big one is raging in the background. For me, it felt as though too much time was wasted before Lockwood & Co. were finally able to jump into the meat of the story. Once the jump was made, however, spine-tingling terror was nicely balanced with comments that had me snorting with amusement. There are struggles aplenty as Lucy's Talent has expanded to where she is able to communicate with ghosts and not just the snarky skull in the jar. I don't want to post any spoilers but I can say "Holy smokes! That ending!!!"

Nov 25, 2019

One of my favorite reads, would recommend 10/10

kirstd31 Jan 24, 2017

A fun creepy read. I love the skull. He is so funny.

Jul 21, 2016

We are reading book two right now (The Whispering Skull), and this is next up on our list. My 10yo LOVES this series and this author. Can't get enough!

Dec 29, 2015

Great book as always! And now just gotta wait till next year...

Dec 14, 2015

Amazing, as usual. I literally live for this series, and the cliffhanger... I need the next book ASAP. Where are you when I need you, Stroud!?

Dec 04, 2015

This book was amazing. The ending ........ why is the next book not out?!

Nov 07, 2015

Another great installment in the Lockwood and Co. series. The skull is just as sarcastic and funny as always, as is George. Lucy's power to speak with ghosts grows and puts the whole team in danger on several cases. More about Lockwood's past is revealed and the team faces the scariest visitor yet. Stroud continues to bring great adventure, witty characters, and creepiness to this series.


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Jun 15, 2019

red_ant_6562 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Aug 02, 2017

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Jun 21, 2019

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Murder and eerieness


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