Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs is the third (and possibly final) novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children. It follows 2011’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, which Alternative Magazine Online described as “an utterly compelling and truly unforgettable book” and 2014’s Hollow City, which proved to be “a more than worthy follow-up.” Picking up right where the previous book’s cliffhanger ending left off, Library of Souls begins with Jacob and Emma barely alive, their friends kidnapped by the evil weights and Miss Peregrine still in mortal danger… can Jacob’s newly discovered powers be harnessed in time to save them?
By Marty Mulrooney
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a New York Times best-selling novel written by Ransom Riggs that offers a stunning mixture of gripping fantasy fiction and memorising vintage photography. When sixteen-year-old Jacob witnesses the death of his beloved grandfather at the hands of an unspeakable – yet very real – monster, nobody believes him. His unwavering search for the truth will lead him to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he will discover the crumbling ruins of an abandoned orphanage. Yet the answers he seeks lie far in the past – the third of September 1940 to be exact – with the mysterious Miss Peregrine and her very peculiar children…