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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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Aug 22, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: 2011, teens, magical-realism
Read in August, 2011

What is this? Fantasy? Sci-Fi? Historical fiction? Horror?
I think it has a touch of all of it. It is still haunting me, after taking a full week to read it (kept putting it down, but wanting to finish it), and now has been several days since I did finish it. I "enjoyed" the last third better than the rest - I guess I'm not used to reading about the monsters that I cannot see. The time shifts were unsettling to me, but well done.
What audience is this written for? I doubt I will give it to my middle school kids, although one or two may appreciate it later.

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