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Shelf Control #10- Hollow City

Shelf Control is  a weekly meme, hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies, where we post about the books we want to read…and already own!

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23164983Title: Hollow City (Miss Peregrines Peculiar Children #2)

Author: Ransom Riggs

Published: 2015

Pages: 416

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it “an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.”

This second novel begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises.

Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages.

 

How I got it:

My neighbor was throwing it out!!!! So I swooped in an saved it!

When I got it:

June of this year I think

Why I want to read it:

I adored Miss Peregrines Home for Pecuilar Children! So the sequel is a no brainer! I also adore that he is engaged to one of my other favorite authors, Tahereh Mafi!! They need to write a book together!

Jackie

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