Sunday, January 29, 2012
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
By Ransom Riggs, 352 pages
Jacob's life is turned upside down when his grandfather is suddenly and disturbingly killed in the woods. The aftermath of the tragedy sends him on a quest to Wales to figure out what truth, if any, is behind his grandfather's old stories and photographs. What he discovers in the abandoned ruins of a bombed out children's home is more than he could have ever imagined. The vintage photographs of "peculiar children" add special intrigue to the story. This is for anyone curious about mystery blended with the paranormal.