Monthly Archives: January 2012

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Quirk Books
348 pp.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has a lot in common with one of those writing exercises where you take a picture and write a story about it. In this case, we have a novel based on a number of old photographs involving trick photography. The story spun from the photographs is one of temporal shenanigans, people with mysterious magical abilities and tentacle monsters. Continue reading


Filed under anomaly/nexus, book, fantasy, Ransom Riggs, Review: Book, young adult