Books Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Hardcover, 352 pages, Quirk Books, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenAuthorRansom Riggs Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering that the children once kept there — including his own grandfather — may have been dangerous, and may be still alive. Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Summer Books 2012 Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.