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The Peculiars

McQuerry, Maureen, 1955- (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Eighteen-year-old Lena Mattacascar sets out for Scree, a weird place inhabited by Peculiars, seeking the father who left when she was young, but on the way she meets young librarian Jimson Quiggley and handsome marshall Thomas Saltre, who complicate her plans.
Authors: McQuerry, Maureen, 1955-
Statement of Responsibility: Maureen Doyle McQuerry
Title: The Peculiars
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2012
Characteristics: 359 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lena Mattacascar sets out for Scree, a weird place inhabited by Peculiars, seeking the father who left when she was young, but on the way she meets young librarian Jimson Quiggley and handsome marshall Thomas Saltre, who complicate her plans.
Subject Headings: Identity Fiction Abnormalities, Human Fiction Goblins Fiction
Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Topical Term: Identity
Abnormalities, Human
Goblins
LCCN: 2012000844
ISBN: 9781419701788
1419701789
Branch Call Number: FIC M
Research Call Number: JFD 13-1485
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Sep 19, 2014
  • Juanitav rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

The cover art and the fantastic reviews on the book cover had me expecting more. At best, it's a reasonably entertaining read but not a page turner. I found the characters and plot could use some more depth, and the gothic steam-punk description/setting somehow "peculiarly" lacking (haha, I'm so funny...).

Aug 05, 2014
  • 21221011862254 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really loved this book! Lena is sweet and selfless and her friends are great, I really can't explain much about it- but it's definitely worth the read- I read The Peculiars at the same time as reading the Infernal Devices series and I found them oddly similar, both are great reads though! You'll find yourself caught up in this tale of mystery, adventure, and a bit of light romance! :) Enjoy!

Jan 05, 2013
  • izzyb14 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

I just could not get into this story at all. The characters were not very interesting (especially the main character, I wish she had more of a personality) and I wasn't a huge fan of the writing style, so the plot (though semi-interesting) didn't hold my attention.

this book was great i just could not put it down

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Aug 09, 2014
  • 21221011862254 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

21221011862254 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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