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A Peculiar Peril

(Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead #1)

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  1 rating  ·  5 reviews
A Peculiar Peril is a head-spinning epic about three friends on a quest to protect the world from a threat as unknowable as it is terrifying, from the Nebula Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author of Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer.

Jonathan Lambshead stands to inherit his deceased grandfather’s overstuffed mansion—a veritable cabinet of curiosities—once he and
ebook, 304 pages
Expected publication: July 7th 2020 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Dec 15, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr
Shelves: pretty-cover
there's a new cover in town and it's vying for Wilder Girls spot at #1

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Dec 19, 2019 added it
Shelves: arcs, dnf
I have been lucky enough to read over 200 arcs and this is the first time I’ve ever had to move it to the dnf pile. I work very hard to always finish a book because it’s been provided to read and review to help potential readers find their new favorites and I tried so hard to get through this and I just can’t any more.

“A Peculiar Peril” is a book that at times went well over my head with what it was trying to accomplish and others seemed so childlike in its language that I was never able to
P. S. Hoffman
Feb 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Hah, just kidding. Why does Goodreads allow you to rate anything before it's out?

...anyway... a new Jeff VanderMeer series? Weird Fic? Aleister Crowley?

Count. Me. In.
Margaret Schoen
This is a review of an ARC from Edelweiss.

This is a DNF for me. I have not read VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, but had heard great things, so I was excited for his YA debut. But oof. The tone here just feels all wrong? The writing is skewing very young - more middle grade - but the subject matter is very dark. And there's just a ton of stuff going on, none of which is explained, and I didn't care enough about any of the characters to stick with it and see if it all started to make sense.
The Artisan Geek
Dec 13, 2019 marked it as to-read
I love VanderMeer's work!! Can't wait to see him venture into YA! :D
Also super happy to see birds and plants on the cover!!

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NYT bestselling writer Jeff VanderMeer has been called “the weird Thoreau” by the New Yorker for his engagement with ecological issues. His most recent novel, the national bestseller Borne, received wide-spread critical acclaim and his prior novels include the Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance). Annihilation won the Nebula and Shirley Jackson Awards, has been ...more

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