Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Teaser Tuesday (22): Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Teaser Tuesday: Miss Peregrine's Home for Pecular Children
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
·Grab your current read 
Open to a random page 
Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page 
Be careful not to include any spoilers so as not to ruin the book for others.

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publication Date: June 7, 2011
Publisher: Quirk
Genre: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal
Description from Goodreads:
A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. Fiction is based on real black and white photographs. The death of grandfather Abe sends sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and explores abandoned bedrooms and hallways. The children may still live.


       " "They're coming for me, understand? I don't know how they found me after all these years, but they did. What am I supposed to fight them with, the goddamned butter knife?" " (page 22)

I'm reading this one for Just a Lil LOST in a Great Book read-a-long and so far it's creepy and interesting!

What're you reading this (where I am SNOWY!) Tuesday? Leave me a link so I can check it out!

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  1. I really liked this book, and I hear there's a sequel over it. I love the eeriness of this book. It reminds me of Alice in Wonderland meets XMEN. lol


  2. Just the cover of this book creeps me out! lol


  3. Creepy cover, and great teaser. Totally frightened for whoever that is and I wonder what is after him.

  4. Have heard a lot about this one, but have not yet picked it up. Hope you enjoy(ed) it! Thanks for visiting.

  5. This is one of my all time favorite reads. The pics throughout are fantastic. I can't wait for the next book.

  6. Great teaser! I've heard Miss Peregrine's is a wonderful book. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Love your teaser choice for this one! I enjoyed this book too--very different than my usual reads. Here is the link to my review if interested: http://ourstack.blogspot.com/2012/03/miss-peregrines-home-for-peculiar.html

    Thanks for stopping by.


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