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The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children
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Kristina Linnéa Helena Walter, 18 april 2016
I don't know if I'm supposed to write in English or Swedish but what the heck! I loved the first book and I loved this one! Bokus really saved my life haha. Thank you so much! These two books are the greatest I've ever read and I can't wait to buy the third one!
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-I was blown away...Hollow City is fantastic.---USAToday.com -A worthy follow-up, and as addictive a read as the first.---Hypable -Hollow City mixes spooky vintage photos and action-packed storytelling to continue the story of Jacob Portman and his fellow -peculiars- as they travel through time to war-torn London.---Dan Kois, Slate -A perfect blend of creepiness and thoughtfulness.---PopMatters -A stunning achievement... Hollow City is even richer than Riggs's imaginative debut, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.---Boston Globe -What makes the series soar, however, is not the world-building, as intriguing as it is, but the heartfelt intensity of the emotions.---Virginian-Pilot -Ideal for fans of Neil Gaiman and Daniel Kraus, Hollow City blends fantasy and horror into a world that will engross readers and leave them eager for more.---Shelf Awareness for Readers -A tasty adventure for any reader with an appetite for the...peculiar.---Kirkus Reviews -New readers of the series will find this novel a treat...Fans of the first title will find this book a treasure. The only downside: waiting for the third installment to find out what happens to Jacob and his peculiar friends.---School Library Journal -Riggs has created a fresh and original world in these Peregrine novels, with likable, quirky characters and a very readable style.---Library Journal Xpress Review -Fans will be thrilled to know that the sequel to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is as hauntingly sinister as the first and is unequivocally worth the wait. It's a rare sequel that improves on the series' beginning... A must-read!- --RT Book Reviews -A great big jolt of fun.---LitReactor -Fans will be pleased with this second volume and downright delighted to know that a third in the series is in the offering.---BooklistPraise for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children -A tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel. The photographs and text work together brilliantly to create an unforgettable story.---John Green, New York Times best-selling author of Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns -Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.---CNN -Riggs deftly moves between fantasy and reality, prose and photography to create an enchanting and at times positively terrifying story.---Associated Press -I read all of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children books and I loved them.---Florence of Florence + The Machine -[A] thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs.---USA Today Pop Candy -With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel story line, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox. B+---Entertainment Weekly -Peculiar' doesn't even begin to cover it. Riggs' chilling, wondrous novel is already headed to the movies.---People -You'll love it if you want a good thriller for the summer. It's a mystery, and you'll race to solve it before Jacob figures it out for himself.---Seventeen -This peculiar parable is pure perfection.---Justine magazine -One of the coolest, creepiest YA books.---PopSugar -It's an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.---Publishers Weekly -An original work that defies categorization, this first novel should appeal to readers who like quirky fantasies. Riggs includes many vintage photographs that add a critical touch of the peculiar to his unusual tale.---Library Journal -Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children is a wonderfully original and inventive book with colorful characters, a mysterious tale woven together with threads of historical relevance, and incorporating unforgettable vintage photographs which bring the story to life.---Geeks of Doom -Brace yourself for the last 70 pages of relentless, squirm-in-your-chair action. I lo
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Ransom Riggs is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. He is also the author of Talking Pictures (Harper Collins, 2012) and The Sherlock Holmes Handbook (Quirk, 2008). He is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and lives in Los Angeles.