This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar... show more
This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises. Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages.
Publish date: 2014-01-14
Publisher: Quirk Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (#2)
More often than not, I struggle to like the second book of a trilogy and Hollow City is no exception. To me, the second book feels like all the boring bits between the excitement of discovery and the thrill of the finale stretched out to 'make do' as a book. In other words, book two is all existen...
Another solid entry; simple but imaginative writing with a clear and sometimes surprising progression. Good twists at the end. Fast read with a fun hook. Finding it less creepy than the first book, more fun and engaging. Definitely taking a different course from the movie as well.
This was a pretty faced paced book. I read through it a lot quicker than the first book but I liked the first one better. This one didn't have the dry humor of the first. I missed that. I usually only read realistic fiction (mostly mysteries) so this story is a stretch for me. The hollows sound ...
Generally, I think I liked this one just slightly less than the first. The only things I have to mention are a couple of complaints. [spoiler] First, they were told Miss Peregrine had 2 days before she was stuck as a bird, so why did Jacob keep saying she had 3?Second, They were so dumb sometimes in...
Hollow City Review Star review: 4 Pages:352 Publisher: Quirk Books This was a total love, hate kind of book for me it could be because I was reading it at a bad time in my life but I just felt that it dragged on a little it would speed up and I would be totally hooked for about 2 chapters and t...