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September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them—but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound friends journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. There, they hope to find a cure for their beloved headmistress, Miss Peregrine. But in this war-torn city, hideous surprises lurk around every corner. And before Jacob can deliver the peculiar children to safety, he must make an important decision about his love for Emma Bloom. Like its predecessor, this second novel in the Peculiar Children series blends thrilling fantasy with vintage photography to create a one-of-a-kind reading experience.

“A stunning achievement . . Hollow City is even richer than Riggs’s imaginative debut, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”—Boston Globe

Bonus features:
• Sneak preview of the third Peculiar Children novel
• Exclusive Q&A with Ransom Riggs
• Never-before-seen peculiar photography

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Hollow City
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Hollow City
August 16th, 2015
I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!!! It had all the things a book of its sort should have. It was like reading a movie script. I felt as though I were in the movie theatre. 5+ Stars!!
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Fantastic
August 3rd, 2015
Wonderfully written, the whole storey will keep you entranced from start to finish. I can not wait to read the next one
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Hollow City
May 3rd, 2015
I enjoyed the second book in this series better than the first. The peculiars have a thrilling adventure!
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Peculiar, just like the first book
April 25th, 2015
A very nice follow up to the first book, but the pictures are less spooky, and the story lost some of its initial charm and novelty. There is clearly a third book coming up.
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Sequel worth of the first novel
January 5th, 2015
I had high hopes for this novel because Miss Peregrine was the author's debut and there's a chance it was a dud. To my delight, the sequel Hollow City was incredibly gripping and thrust the story forward introducing even more fascinating characters and plot twists. Can't wait for the next one!
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Constant Reader
January 1st, 2015
Very peculiar... Just keeps you hanging on to the very end. Certainly leaves you wondering. Anxious for the next....
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WHY THIS IS THE GREATEST BOOK EVER
December 9th, 2014
I loved this book beaause i am in to books with magic and time traveling and i liked all the powers and photos those were very good ideas!
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Creepy but stale
November 13th, 2014
While I enjoyed the novelty of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Hollow City didn't have the same charm for me. It seemed like it was trying too hard to fit the story to the pictures, which dampened the appeal for me. And with Jacob and the Peculiars on the run for most of this book, it felt like there were too many characters in his troupe- most were underused and it felt like Riggs was creating reasons to leave them behind; this kind of slowed down the novel. As in the previous book, Jacob was a pretty bland protagonist (oh no, another bland rich white boy who finds out he has special powers! Yawn). Otherwise, I enjoyed the story and the conceit of Jacob's world - Riggs is great at world building, but kinds of loses it when it comes to characterization.
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Spooky!
November 7th, 2014
Spooky but nonetheless a fun read, and not just for kids but for adults as well. It would be helpful to read the first book though.
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I need the next book NOW
October 2nd, 2014
These books are excellent which leads to my only complaint: they're too short.
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Great ending
September 29th, 2014
The book started off good. Then the slow parts the middle but the last two chapters kept me on my toes. Pretty good book. I can't wait for the next installment!!
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Entertaining from front to end!
September 16th, 2014
Love this book! Well written and keeps you wanting more.
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Hollow City
August 17th, 2014
Can't wait for book 3
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Hollow City--Ransom Riggs
August 12th, 2014
Loved it. The twists and turns kept me hanging on every page wanting more. Cant wait for the 3rd book
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Hollow city
August 3rd, 2014
Odd yet enjoyable adventure. Photos are amusing and a clever addition to story!
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Woah there
July 22nd, 2014
This book is so suspenseful! Gahhhh
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Ranson riggs
July 19th, 2014
Any idea when the next book is going to come out, wish they would give us a hint
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Amazing
April 11th, 2014
This book was just as good as the first one, I absolutely loved it!
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Hollow city
April 8th, 2014
Twisting, turning & a peculiar joy. Love this book
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Wow.
March 9th, 2014
At times this book felt as though it was twisting just so a particular photograph could be justifiably entered into the book, but it is quite a peculiar tale...
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