A Map of Days Book Û 480 pages â Ransom riggs

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A Map of Days Book Û 480 pages â Ransom riggs â The #1 bestselling series returns with a thrilling new story arc set in AmericaVintage photographs reveal the never before seen world of peculiar America with a stunning addition—full color imagesHaving defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world JRe higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom a world with few ymbrynes or rules that none of them understand New wonders and dangers await in this brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine’s peculiar children Their story is again illustrated throughout by haunting vintage photographs but with a striking addition for this all new multi era American adventure full col My reaction when thanks to Tahereh Mafi tweeting about it I knew this book existed and all I could say was I AM DECEASEDThe fourth book in Riggs' signature series plays out a bit like Iron Gold for me in that it's long and a little bit on the slow side sometimes but it does a great job of expanding the world as built in the original trilogy too Though Riggs doesn't do the four POV route like Pierce Brown did once again Jacob's our sole POV character But since he's about as new to the expanded peculiar world and especially peculiar America as the rest of us it's to be expected that he remains our main windowPeculiar America didn't get any exploration in the original trilogy and now that we're getting a glimpse of it at last it's not hard to see why Not unlike America in real life it's an enormous place but unfortunately still suffers from a certain Wild West lawlessness too Sharp sectarian divisions among America's peculiardom also reflect the bitterness of the political landscape especially today It's not unusual of course for Riggs to draw on history to shape his story After all the very premise going back to Book 1 is rooted in a nightmarish metaphor for the Holocaust turning out to be the actual monsters all along Now that we're on US soil in several times and places Riggs doesn't waste much time putting both peculiar and non peculiar America on blast for a long ugly history of racism and colonialism and subjugation of anyone remotely different On a positive front though we get a very diverse and international cast of characters even if most of them are minor at best but at least this book is nowhere near as predominantly white as the previous three or the movie for that matterIt's a heavy book hard to digest at times but Riggs does keep things light a lot of the time too Jacob and Emma's relationship for instance Early on in the book Emma ribs Jacob a bit for his lack of love experience he's barely been kissed and is a virgin which is par for the course given that he's always been kind of a loner than ever in this book I code him as a fellow autistic dude Jacob in his internal monologue talks about how much he knows he shouldn't internalize his virginity as a failure and yet he can't help himself But at least Emma knows the right thing to say to him complimenting him for being careful with his heartI won't spoil anything about the developments in the plot or subplots except to say that not unlike the very first book and to a lesser extent the second there's a particularly diabolical weapons grade cliffhangerAs the peculiar world grows everything explodes and we're all guaranteed to never see anything about any of our faves the same way again A Map of Days is Ransom Riggs' most timely novel yet and I'll be eagerly awaiting the fifth book in the series though remembering the long gaps between books in the original trilogy it'll be an unbearable wait

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The #1 bestselling series returns with a thrilling new story arc set in AmericaVintage photographs reveal the never before seen world of peculiar America with a stunning addition full color imagesHaving defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world Jacob Portman is back where his story began in Florida Except now Miss Peregrine Emma and their peculiar friends are with him and doing their best to blend in Wow have I been living under a rock this all time I had no idea this existed

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A Map of DaysBut carefree days of beach visits and normalling lessons are soon interrupted by a discovery a subterranean bunker that belonged to Jacob’s grandfather AbeClues to Abe’s double life as a peculiar operative start to emerge secrets long hidden in plain sight And Jacob begins to learn about the dangerous legacy he has inherited truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine’s time loopNow the stakes a The slight difference in the color of this book compared to the original trilogy is making me seriously uncomfortable