I admit I wasn’t sure what to think when I first received my copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The grey, eerie cover photo is strangely haunting, and it was only after a few moments of staring into the small girl’s dark hollow eyes that I noticed her feet aren’t planted on solid ground at all!
As a somewhat seasoned reviewer, my instincts made me pause: “So, it’s going to be one of those books is it…” Generally, I’d say I’m pretty good when it comes to things like this. Add to the eerie cover the author’s slightly peculiar name – Ransom Riggs – and I will be honest with you here readers, I really didn’t expect too much from this book at all.
Oh how wrong I was. Continue reading