Monday, November 7, 2016

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs (72)

September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom. Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.


  • Series: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (Book 2)
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Quirk Books; Reprint edition (February 24, 2015)
  • ISBN: 9781594747359


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My review for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children



Ransom Riggs grew up in Florida but now makes his home in the land of peculiar children -- Los Angeles. He was raised on a steady diet of ghost stories and British comedy, which probably explains the novels he writes. There's a nonzero chance he's in your house right now, watching you from underneath the bed. (Go ahead and check. We'll wait.) If not, you can find him on Twitter @ransomriggs.








REVIEW:
Peculiar, indeed.
It was also so much more too. Like excitement, adrenaline pumping scenes, and a little fear. Oh, how I liked this story. And more than the first book.
This book picks up exactly where Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children left off. Which is a good thing. You are left wondering what happened to them and did they succeed in helping Miss Peregrine. Well, you stop wondering in this one. You get so many more answers than you had questions, but in a good way.
I liked this one so much I am reading Library of Souls as soon as I can. Seriously. 
Then I will watch the film.
If you haven't read this series, make sure to start on Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. You will get kinda lost if you start on Hollow City. But be sure to read it soon. Probably the most original series I have ever read, and I even have the hubby reading it too.
One of a kind reading you can't miss out on!

5/5



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5 comments:

  1. They have such delightfully, creepy covers! Glad this one was good.

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  2. I liked the third one a lot, and especially enjoyed the new character "Sharon" the ferryman - lol. Hope you like the third, too!
    Rebecca @ The Portsmouth Review
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  3. I have got to read both books. Especially as the first movie is made and I'm sure they are probably already working on the next one!

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  4. I have books #1 & 2 but haven't read them yet.

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  5. I'm Glad your enjoying the series I still need to get to it.
    Tori @ In Tori Lex

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