The Haunting of Sunshine Girl

The Sunshine Girl Series

  • A New York Times bestsellerThe Haunting of Sunshine Girl,in active development for television by The Weinstein Company, a hit paranomal YA series based on the wildly popular YouTube channel about an "adorkable" teenager living in a haunted house. Shortly after… Read More

  • Now in paperback, the highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Haunting of Sunshine Girl ("A 21st century, iPhone-enabled 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'" -- The Daily Beast), in which ghost-hunter Sunshine Griffith discovers her own paranormal abilities… Read More

  • The final installment of the New York Times bestselling Haunting of Sunshine Girl trilogy (based on the hit YouTube channel, and in development for television) about a girl who can communicate with ghosts. Is Sunshine Griffith who she thinks she… Read More

Paige McKenzie

About the Author

Paige McKenzie is a millennial hyphenate: a New York Times bestselling author, YouTuber, actor, influencer, creator, artist, and producer. Her first book series, the Haunting of Sunshine Girl, was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a month. Paige is constantly creating. Her Etsy shop, the Homebody Guild, is full of her art and designs, and she is always updating it with new creations. Paige also interacts daily with her Sunshiners across a variety of media including YouTube (where she has over half a million subscribers), Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Paige is a founding member of Coat Tale Productions, with three projects in active development. Paige lives in Portland, Oregon, with the love of her life, a seven-pound Chihuahua named Pongo. She invites you to follow her on Twitter @hauntedsunshine.

Nancy Ohlin was born in Tokyo and moved to the United States when she was nine. She has written, ghostwritten, or collaborated on over one hundred fiction and nonfiction books for children, teens, and adults, including her YA novels Consent, Beauty, and Always, Forever (Simon & Schuster). Most recently, she collaborated with Paige on The Sacrifice of Sunshine Girl (Hachette Books), Quvenzhané Wallis on the Shai and Emmie chapter book series (Simon & Schuster), and Chloe Lukasiak on her memoir Girl on Pointe: Chloe’s Guide to Taking on the World (Bloomsbury). She invites you to follow her online at and on Twitter (@nancyohlin).

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  • The Haunting of Sunshine Girl is a brisk and breezy novel that calls to mind a 21st-century, iPhone-enabled Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
    — The Daily Beast

  • The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie is based on the YouTube web series phenomena and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to school and community library YA fiction collections”
    — Midwest Book Review

  • “Read if you dare!”
    — Seventeen Magazine

  • “I was on the edge of my seat from the very first page.”
    — R.L. Stine, #1 bestselling author of Goosebumps

  • “For Harry Potter and Twilight Fans, get ready for The Haunting of Sunshine Girl.”
    — Yahoo

  • “Suspenseful, exciting and endlessly entertaining.”
    — Kirkus Reviews

  • “Existing fans won’t be the only ones eager for more of this strong but vulnerable heroine just awakening to her potential.”
    — Booklist

  • “Enthralling! Sunshine Girl is a winner for fans of teen horror!”
    — Anya Allyn, author of The Dark Carousel series

  • “By the end of the first chapter, I turned on all the lights in the house.”
    — Wes Craven, filmmaker and creator of Scream

  • “A creepy debut.”
    — School Library Journal

  • “The plot moves along smoothly and rapidly, and the writing is graceful and wonderfully polished.”
    — Time Magazine

  • “Pick this up!”
    — USA Today