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

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I am the type of person who will put down a book if it doesn't grab my attention within the first five pages or so, even when it comes to adult novels. The reason for this is that I just don't want to waste my time, or money, on something that isn't any good. And, yes, I'm one of those that has to own their copy. I've just now started borrowing books from the library, especially when it is a book that I am unsure of.
The young adult novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is a novel that I put off buying and reading for the longest time just because I wasn't sure if I was going to like it. I tried reading the first couple of pages while I was at my local Barnes & Noble store, and it just didn't grab my attention, even though the synopsis sounded intriguing.
So, I saw that my local library branch had the electronic book version and electronic audio version available for downloading on my tablet.  (I have three different vers…