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Anya has immigrated to the United States and has worked hard to assimilate into the American culture. She has eliminated her Russian accent and adopted American mannerisms.
Everything changes on the day she falls into a hole and meets a ghost. This "benign" ghost seems to be a great supporter and advisor. Anya's ghost looks nerdy and unassuming. However, this new friend finds ways to help Anya out of schoolwork and skipping out on classes. Anya's ghost even starts to help Anya find a way to get together with her huge crush, who never seems to notice her. With the ghost's help, however, Anya soon gets his attention!
Vera Brosgol is an illustrator for Laika, Inc. She works on storyboards for feature animation. Neil Gaiman has called Anya's Ghost (find on Link+) "a masterpiece." This is a novel for those who love graphic novels and young adult literature.