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

by Ransom Riggs
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 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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.
SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews
SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews rated it 2 years 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 explor...
So many books, such little time.
So many books, such little time. rated it 2 years ago
'Millard was kneeling in the water, dazed, blood running down his torso. For the first time I could see the true shape of his body, painted red. Emma took him by the arm. "Millard! Are you all right? Say something!" "I must apologise," he said. "It seems I've gone and gotten myself shot." Jaco...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it 2 years ago
I was delighted with this book for the first 120 pages. The cynically weary teenaged voice of the narrator was perfect and I was sticking post-it notes all over the place to mark passages that struck a chord with me. Characters and settings sprang to life. But this was sadly brief. Once the real act...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 2 years ago
As a child, Jacob loved hearing the stories his grandfather shared with him. As he got older, he no longer believed them to be true. Until something happens and Jacob is the only witness.This started out so slow. I didn't like Jacob and had an issue connecting to him. At the beginning, he came acros...
christina's book corner
christina's book corner rated it 2 years ago
3.5 out of 5August 22- September 16 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...
Hol
Hol rated it 2 years ago
I’d heard so much about this novel that I had to give it a try and decided to read it for my YA horror square. I’m glad I did because it was a lot of fun. At the beginning Jacob is working for his families business. He’s trying to get fired because he’s so underwhelmed, but can seemingly be the wo...
Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it 2 years ago
I finished this on Thursday, but hadn't had a chance to do the write up! I feel like this book was a little bit of a missed opportunity. I liked it fine, but I wasn't overwhelmed by it. It felt a bit like the author worked so hard to fit the quirky photographs into the book, that he ended up negle...
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