Thursday Quotables: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

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Welcome back to Thursday Quotables! This weekly feature is the place to highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during your reading each week.  Whether it’s something funny, startling, gut-wrenching, or just really beautifully written, Thursday Quotables is where my favorite lines of the week will be, and you’re invited to join in!

NEW! Thursday Quotables is now using a Linky tool! Be sure to add your link if you have a Thursday Quotables post to share.

Miss Peregrine

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
(published 2011)

I read this book back in 2011, and now I’m listening to the audiobook to get reacquainted with the story before reading books 2 and 3. The first-person narrative is working really well via audio, even though I miss all the odd pictures!

I had just come to accept that my life would be ordinary when extraordinary things began to happen. The first of these came as a terrible shock and, like anything that changes you forever, split my life into halves: Before and After.

What lines made you laugh, cry, or gasp this week? Do tell!

If you’d like to participate in Thursday Quotables, it’s really simple:

  • Write a Thursday Quotables post on your blog. Try to pick something from whatever you’re reading now. And please be sure to include a link back to Bookshelf Fantasies in your post (http://www.bookshelffantasies.com), if you’d be so kind!
  • Click on the linky button (look for the cute froggie face) below to add your link.
  • After you link up, I’d love it if you’d leave a comment about my quote for this week.
  • Be sure to visit other linked blogs to view their Thursday Quotables, and have fun!

2 thoughts on “Thursday Quotables: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

    • Oh, very cool! Thanks for sharing the video. The movie of this book is coming out this year as well. The book is so odd, but I really enjoyed it the first time around and I’m glad to be rereading it!

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