Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Movie is finally coming!

I was so excited when reading the books thinking on how they could adapt it into a movie and I had to say I sighed happily when I heard Tim Burton is going to be doing it.

Here’s the trailer!

‘Air – it’s my peculiarity. If I show you the rest you have to promise not to run away.’

Book Reviews

Miss Peregrine’s Children Trilogy

MissPPeculiarChildrenMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – by Ransom Riggs
When he was young, Jacob revered his grandfather, whose adventures with monsters in other countries enthralled him, especially as they were much more exciting than his own ordinary life in Florida. As he grew, however, Jacob sided with the rest of his family, calling his grandfather a paranoid, crazy old man and resenting him for telling lies. But when a gruesome tragedy devastates the family, Jacob takes a chance on his grandfather’s unbelievable stories to search for the truth and journeys to an island off the coast of Wales. Only what remains of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, where his grandfather grew up, can help Jacob uncover his grandfather’s story and help him begin his own.

I picked up the book because one of my favorite authors, John Green (Looking for Alaska), recommended it, and I wasn’t disappointed. Ransom Riggs interweaves antique pictures of beyond peculiar occurrences and people with the story, providing original visuals for the reader in a way that enhances the reading experience. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a fun, fast, and refreshing read, especially given the current overflow of dystopian novels (though I do love a good dystopian novel). It’s strange and different but still holds on to a bit of sweetness. It’s the perfect blend.

Book Reviews

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children – Book 3 – Library of Souls

I have been waiting for this book to be delivered ever since I finished (that is to be translated “devoured”) Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar children and its second volume Hollow city.  Released in September 22nd 2015, the book had the fresh feel of a new print combined with the tantalizing hints of an epic ending to the trilogy that so captured me.


The end of Hollow City left the peculiar children in a very precarious spot, and that’s just where Library of Souls begins. Jacob has just discovered he has a powerful new ability, and he and Emma, a hot-tempered peculiar with fire at her fingertips, must rescue their friends from a heavily-guarded fortress. But to get there they’ll have to survive Devil’s Acre, a wretched, Victorian-era slum populated by murderers, thieves, and the peculiar criminals who live there in exile. It’s the thickest of the three books, and is filled with more characters, more world-building, and more action than the other novels combined.  – RANSOM RIGGS

Book Reviews

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children

book-review-miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar-children-by-ransom-riggs.w654I have just finished reading this beautiful story from new American writer Ransom Riggs. I was even more excited to find out that Tim Burton is going to make a movie out of it which will be released in 2016.
This is one unforgettable novel, peppered with old vintage photographs of “peculiar” children. Ones that are invisible, can float in air, can manipulate greenery and also the story of a world caught in a loop in time.

The story centers around a 16 year old who is his grandad’s favourite relative. Abe has showered his grandson with tales of monsters and special children ever since he was little but as he grew older, he became quieter and only upon his tragic death does His grandson finds him mauled and sliced and sees a creature in the forest that had tentacles coming out of his mouth.

“We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.”