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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Despite being a relative newcomer to the magical world of fantasy, Ransom Riggs makes a darn good introduction.  The first in the “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” series begins with Jacob Portman, a rather uninterested and uncommitted average teenager in Florida who is, well, bored.  He’s bored of his life as it is and… View more

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

It seems you can’t turn a corner without running into a post-apocalyptic teen dystopia but I read “The Maze Runner” nonetheless and really did enjoy the story.  It features a young teen boy, Thomas, who awakes inside a rising elevator.  When it opens, he discovers he is trapped in a new and unfamiliar world surrounded… View more

Doll Bones by Holly Black

A coworker of mine was very enthusiastic about Holly Black’s work thus far, specifically mentioning “Doll Bones” so I popped over to Overdrive and checked out the audio version read by Nick Podehl. The story, if anything, is about imagination.  Zach, Poppy, and Alice are in middle school now and everyone around them is getting… View more