Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's #2)
|Series:||Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Ser.|
September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them--but she's trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom.
A worthy follow-up, and as addictive a read as the first. "Hypable" ..."Hollow City"mixes spooky vintage photos and action-packed storytelling to continue the story of Jacob Portman and his fellow peculiars as they travel through time to war-torn London. Dan Kois, "Slate" ...a tasty adventure for any reader with an appetite for the peculiar. "Kirkus Reviews" Riggs has created a fresh and original world in these Peregrine novels, with likable, quirky characters and a very readable style. "Library Journal "Xpress Review ...fans will be thrilled to know that the sequel to"Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children"is as hauntingly sinister as the first and is unequivocally worth the wait. It s a rare sequel that improves on the series beginning.."."A must-read! -RT Book Reviews"
Ransom Riggs is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. He is also the author of Talking Pictures (Harper Collins, 2012) and The Sherlock Holmes Handbook (Quirk, 2008). He is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and lives in Los Angeles.