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Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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Jan 27, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction, adventure
Read in March, 2012

bizarre is good in escapist fiction!

this story is an unapologetic adventure in the unreal. i found it in the young adults section of my public library and i suppose i see the draw for teens, but readers of all ages could enjoy this book. while the story bore no resemblance to that of The Chess Garden, i did find myself thinking the two were cast in similar molds. Think neverending story without the glitter (book, not movie).

well written and inventive. an excellent page turner.
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