Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs


This book was interesting. I was nervous about picking this up, I didn’t really know how the story and vintage pictures were going to work together, I wasn’t entirely certain how the plot was going to unfold but it wasn’t all that bad! It wasn’t what I was expecting, but that seems to be a recurring theme with books I read lately! There were flaws, of course, which I will expand on, but overall it was a pretty easy read. Easy to follow and a novel concept too!

I was expecting something a bit more creepy, I thought this book looked perfect for a spooky Halloween type read but it was not really all that creepy. It started out quite promisingly but veered off a bit. Also, I feel that it could have been so much more. It felt a little underbaked in parts, the plot could have been more developed and characters more fleshed out. Even Jacob seemed a little two-dimensional and the story was centred around him.

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