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Library of Souls
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Library of Souls
Miss Peregrine Series, Book 3
The New York Times #1 best-selling series. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench.

Like its predecessors, Library of Souls blends thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.

A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom.

The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he's diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress. Accompanying Jacob on his journey are Emma Bloom, a girl with fire at her fingertips, and Addison MacHenry, a dog with a nose for sniffing out lost children.

They'll travel from modern-day London to the labyrinthine alleys of Devil's Acre, the most wretched slum in all of Victorian England. It's a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.
The New York Times #1 best-selling series. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench.

Like its predecessors, Library of Souls blends thrilling fantasy with never-before-published vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.

A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom.

The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful new ability, and soon he's diving through history to rescue his peculiar companions from a heavily guarded fortress. Accompanying Jacob on his journey are Emma Bloom, a girl with fire at her fingertips, and Addison MacHenry, a dog with a nose for sniffing out lost children.

They'll travel from modern-day London to the labyrinthine alleys of Devil's Acre, the most wretched slum in all of Victorian England. It's a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.
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About the Author-
  • Ransom Riggs is the author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Quirk, 2011), a New York Times best seller with more than 5 million copies sold, as well as its best-selling sequels Hollow City (Quirk, 2013) and Library of Souls (Quirk, 2015). He lives in Santa Monica, CA, with his wife.
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  • DOGO Books katone - Warning ahead is spoilers for book 2! Isn't it horrible when you're left standing with only two friends up against a monster that they cannot see? Well that's how Ransom Riggs left us in Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar children:Hollow city. I just finished the third installment of the miss Peregrine's trilogy and it was better than the other two I have to say! This book by Ransom Riggs is called Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children:Library of souls. This story wraps up the whole series greatly! The setting takes place back in what we know of in the book as a London train station and makes its way through London to a place where the weights hide out and introduces us to new places and new characters greatly! The protagonist Jacob,Emma,and Addison are right where we left off,trying to escape a hollow one of the many antagonists. They try to save their friends from the wights hands not knowing what's been happening to them and trying to destroy the whole wight empire at its base,that's a lot of pressure for two kids and a talking dog! When Jacob and Emma and Addison attempt to cross and save their friends they run into a couple problems, which if you read you will find out what they are. I really loved this book and it's ending to it's a really. If recommend if you've read the other two books or would like to start!
  • School Library Journal

    October 1, 2015

    Gr 8 Up-A thrilling and satisfying installment in Riggs's "Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children" series. The book picks up where Hollow City (Quirk, 2014) left off without missing a beat, catapulting the children on a dark chase through London and various time loops in a final confrontation against the evil wights and the monstrous hollowgasts. In Hollow City, the children were trying to save Miss Peregrine. In Library of Souls, the fate of all Peculiardom is at stake. As in the previous books, the characters, their relationships, and their special abilities help to inform the world-building, and the detailed descriptions set the tone, which covers the spectrum from humorous to suspenseful to downright terrifying. An old adage states that a picture is worth a thousand words, and, as in the previous books, found photographs continue to illustrate the unique cast of characters and fantastical settings. The photos collected by Riggs are a highlight, adding a believable confirmation to the spectacular narrative. Readers new to the series should start with the first book, and interest in the titles will only grow, as Tim Burton's film adaptation is scheduled for March 2016. VERDICT This YA series has strong crossover appeal; this latest volume is a must-purchase where fans have embraced the first two.-Billy Parrott, New York Public Library

    Copyright 2015 School Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.

  • Annalyse, Justine Magazine "Oh, my birds, I love this book! I'm obsessed with Ransom Riggs' wildly creative world packed with heroic, heartwarming characters, supper baddies, and incredible settings like Devil's Acre and the Library of Souls."
  • Nikki, Justine Magazine "I was blown away by the way the haunting photographs were woven so seamlessly into the incredible plot. And Library of Souls has simply the most perfect ending."
  • Paste magazine "The challenge Riggs faces in Library of Souls is to match the remarkably high standard set by the first two books in the series, either the mind-bending bafflements of the first book or the edge-of-your-seat action of the second. Riggs succeeds, delivering a thrilling conclusion to Jacob's trilogy."
  • Booklist "Fans will easily lose themselves in this most peculiar tale of all."
  • School Library Journal "Thrilling and satisfying."
  • Children's Bookwatch "Enthralling."
  • Geeks of Doom "I enjoyed reading this book so much, the cliched, 'I couldn't put it down,' doesn't suffice."
  • RT Book Review, 4 1/2 out of 5 stars "Readers are sure to leap right in after the cliffhanger ending of Hollow City, and they won't be disappointed."
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