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Book Spotlight: Library Of Souls (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Book 3)
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Library of Souls
The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle Edition
Written by Ransom Riggs
Quirk Books
Original Release Date: September 22, 2015
Paperback Release Date: April 11, 2017

The end of Hollow City, the 2nd book, left our peculiar children (well teenagers), Jacob and Emma, on the brink of death. Jacob, in particular, had a hollow tentacle wrapped around his neck. A calm soon surrounded him and he was able to say a command in hollow-tongue, which was immediately obeyed. The moment Jacob realizes that his gift is not just to sense or see hollows, but to control them, is where Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs begins.

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‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ Loop Day Videos
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Happy Loop Day!

If you’re a fan of Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, then you know that today, September 3, is Loop Day.

To celebrate, 20th Century FOX has released a new clip from their upcoming big-screen adaptation of the Ransom Riggs book, directed by Tim Burton, that explains the concept of a “loop” day.

Watch the movie clip and a Happy Loop Day video (with music), and also check out the “looping” character gifs here below.

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Inside Look At Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

One of the most anticipated page-to-screen film swoops in September. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, the first in a trilogy (so far) by Ransom Riggs, is readying to fascinate and freak out children and adults alike. Directed appropriately by Tim Burton (it’s like Riggs wrote this just for him), the film stars Eva Green as Miss Peregrine, Asa Butterfield as Jacob, and Samuel Jackson as a new character, Barron, the Peculiars will arrive this Fall.

Can’t wait for Miss Peregrine? Check out the inside look video here below.

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‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ Trailer: Tim Burton’s ‘X-Men’ With Kids
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20th Century Fox has dropped a new trailer for Tim Burton‘s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The film stars Eva Green as a foster mother to children with very peculiar powers, and protects them from those who seek to exploit it. She takes an interest in a young boy (Asa Butterfield), whom she believes will be their protector. Check out the trailer below.

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Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015: Books and eBooks
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Holiday Book Gift Guide 2015

As we always say, nothing brings joy like giving and receiving a good book, and this year, there’s plenty of selections to choose from for fans of properties like Star Wars, Game Of Thrones, Star Trek, and Doctor Who, and authors like Clive Barker, Joe Hill, George R.R. Martin, and Stephen King.

Check out here below our Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2015 for Books and eBooks for our favorite holiday gift picks for this year for the reader in your life.

Also, note, as of this posting, Amazon has a sale of 30% off on one book purchased in your order — use promo code HOLIDAY30 at checkout (restrictions apply).

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All Hallow’s Read: Halloween 2015 Book Recommendations
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All Hallow's Read

Fall is in full swing and Halloween is only days away. It’s a great time of year to curl up on the couch with a good book, the scarier and spookier the better!

This year, I teamed up with my gal pal and book-loving counterpart here at GoD, Olympus Athens, to bring you some reading recommendations for this year’s All Hallow’s Read. We have titles from Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro, Adam Mansbach, and many more.

See below for our All Hallow’s Read: Halloween 2015 Book Recommendations…

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Book Review: Library Of Souls: The Third Novel Of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children
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Library of Souls
The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle Edition
Written by Ransom Riggs
Quirk Books
Release Date: September 22nd, 2015

When we last left peculiar children (well teenagers), Jacob and Emma, in Hollow City, they were on the brink of death. Jacob, in particular, had a hollow tentacle wrapped around his neck. When all of a sudden, a calm surrounded him and he was able to speak command in hollow-tongue. And the hollow obeyed. Wth?!?!

And that’s where Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs begins – the moment Jacob realizes that his gift is not just to sense or see hollows, but to control them.

The review continues below, but also check out the book tour dates and Ransom Riggs video below.

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Book Review: Hollow City: The Second Novel Of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children
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Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle Edition
Written by Ransom Riggs
Quirk Books
Original Release date: January 14, 2014
Paperback Release Date: February 24, 2015
Cover Price: $10.99

It’s time to get peculiar again! Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is set for a paperback release on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Quirk Books is known for their “peculiar” works and GoD loves to read them. From the first Miss Peregrine and The Last Policeman to the mash-up of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to How to Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity, Princesses Behaving Badly, and The Geek’s Guide To Dating, and many more in between, Quirk Books always delivers.

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Samuel L. Jackson Joins Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’
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Avengers: Age of Ultron star Samuel L. Jackson is in talks with Fox to join the cast of Tim Burton‘s big-screen adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, according to Variety.

There’s no mention yet on which character Jackson will play in the story, based on the 2011 Ransom Riggs book of the same name published by Quirk Books. If negotiations go well, the 66-year-old actor will star alongside Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game) and Eva Green (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, 300: Rise of an Empire) in the film.

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Asa Butterfield May Star In Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’
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Director Tim Burton has found the actor he wants to play the character Jacob Portman in his upcoming adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. No official offer has been made yet but reports are that Burton wants Asa Butterfield to take on the role.

In the book, Jacob Portman is a 16-year-old boy who seeks to find the truth about his grandfather’s past after he’s murdered, and finds himself at a home where children with special abilities live and are watched over by their guardian Miss Peregrine (who will be played by Eva Green in the movie). While there he learns of monsters known as the “hollows,” which only he can see, leaving him to protect the peculiar children.

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