Tag Archive: Florida

Mar 19

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs This YA fantasy shares many characteristics with other YA fantasies, but the thing that sets it apart are the unusual photographs that illustrate the novel, such as the one on the cover. You can’t really talk about this novel without talking about the photographs. The black …

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Sep 10

Book Review: The Orchid Thief

The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean The adage “never judge a book by its movie” is true in the case of Susan Orlean’s THE ORCHID THIEF. This book has nothing to do with screenwriting, Nicholas Cage, identical twins, or drug use. It has everything to do with orchids, …

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