Book Rave

Cryptic and worth it.

I’m only 1/3 of the way in, if that, and: I love it. I judged a book by its cover and my decision is utterly paying off. I’ve read W.G. Sebald. So instead of my brows flying up in consternation/skepticism upon realizing that Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children comes with photographs (and other “found” treasures), I know such a combination can absolutely work. And: I recommend this book—despite not having (yet) read the last page. It’s also the perfect read for taking one’s mind off of a yellow jacket’s brutal sting.

Seriously—the reader is in masterful hands and this first novel is going in the “future collection” for my 3 1/2 year old, alongside CS Lewis, Tolkien, Aiken, Pullman, DiTerlizzi, Zilpha Kealtey Snyder (all hail), DuPrau, Birdsall, L’Engle, Rowling.

PS. Her feet are not touching the ground…

About PB Rippey

Writer, wife, mother, grateful. Fiction, memoir, poetry, kidlit (MG), member SCBWI.
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1 Response to Book Rave

  1. I came across your posts only becaause you had come across one of mine. Is this how the system works?
    Quote:( I can’t think of a 2nd line): Good looks do not a person make

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