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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

I just ordered this...

Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Boxed Set - Ransom Riggs

I've eyed Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children since it first started taking off, but I had the impression it was aimed more for middle school age, and I don't have kids so it was never a priority.


But I just found out Ransom Riggs grew up in my hometown - my tiny hometown where my family goes back far enough to be called pioneers.  He's 10 years younger than I am so I never met him, but he went to school where I would have gone had my parents not shipped me out to private school; the school where several of my nephews currently attend.


I thought all this was cool - very cool (did I mention small town?), but then discovered the first chapter of the first book is set in the same town.




and because the third book is called Library of Lost Souls, I just buckled and bought the whole set.


I rarely get homesick, but this did it for me.  My little town is growing up!  *sniffle*


Also - I'm feeling confident at least one of these books is going to fit a Bingo square.  ;-)