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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is the first book in the series. It is a mysterious paranormal fantasy, with a hint of time travel, for young adults. It was published on June 7th 2011 by Quirk and I won a hardbound copy from one of Sporadic Reads‘ giveaways. I read this from …

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Insurgent

Book Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent is the sequel to the action-packed, dystopian Divergent. War is upon them and there’s a conflict between factions. Four and Tris seek refuge in other factions in hopes of gaining allies to defeat the Dauntless. As they run for their lives, they uncover secrets and piece together information about their community’s origin. WARNING: Possible …

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Divergent

Book Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

In a futuristic world where society is divided into 5 virtue-based factions — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent), Beatrice Prior must choose between her family and embracing who she is. During the competitive initiation, she has a hard time determining who her real friends are …

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The Bad Beginning

Book Review: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

A popular children’s book, A Series of Unfortunate Events is about the orphaned Baudelaire children who seem to have the worst luck in the world. They are gifted/talented children, but they often encounter unusual and challenging situations. Their story is not for the faint of heart. The dangerous situations they find themselves in is not something you would …

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