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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Audio) - Community Reviews back

by Ransom Riggs, Jesse Bernstein
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 months ago
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs.A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explore...
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it 2 months ago
Book: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Genre: Young Adult/Fiction/Supernatural Summary: A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an un...
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins
YA Fantasy - K.A. Wiggins rated it 3 months ago
Good use of simple language to tell a surprisingly creepy story. Use of found photographs elevates a solid mid-list title to something special.
TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it 6 months ago
Jacob’s grandfather use to spin some stories about his own World War Two childhood, some pretty strange ones…stories about the boy who could lift rocks with one hand and the girl who could fly. As he turns into a teenager, Jacob realises they couldn’t have been true. Could they?An entertaining read ...
danae
danae rated it 6 months ago
I had heard from at least three people that the synopsis did not accurately represent this book, so when I decided to read it because it was recommended to me by a student, I purposely did not re-read the synopsis as a reminder to what it was about. As it happens, I did enjoy Miss Peregrine's Home f...
XOX
XOX rated it 10 months ago
The story is not great, but entertaining enough. When I read this, it keep reminding me of the struggle point of view with Professor X and Magneto. This school is run by a mutant who could transform herself into a bird. The rest of mutant children have different powers. The storytelling is ok...
Write Before You Speak
Write Before You Speak rated it 11 months ago
A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows. (Ransom Riggs) A delightful book indeed, with elements of horror and fiction, this novel is definite...
 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it 12 months ago
Book Title: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Narration: Jesse Bernstein Series: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children #1 Genre: YA, Mystery, Fantasy Source: Audiobook (Library) ⇝Add to Goodreads⇜ ♪♫MY PICK FOR BOOK THEME SONG♫♪ ♫Unbreakable by ...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it 1 year ago
Around the Year Reading Challenge Item #49: A Book with a Great Opening LineThis book has intrigued me since it first came across my desk when I was a teen services librarian -- I remember my intern taking it home the day it was processed and reading it all in one night. But I put off reading it unt...
Welcome!
Welcome! rated it 1 year ago
The first half was a bore, but I did like the rest. Over-hyped imo, but okay. Now I get to watch the movie.
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