Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
This final installment of the Peculiar Children series doesn't disappoint. Jacob Portman begins the story battling with a Hollowgast and discovers that there is more to his gift that being able to see them. In a moment of desperation, he learns that he can not only speak to the Hollow- but he can control it as well. This new power becomes his weapon as he and Emma embark on a journey to recover their kidnapped friends from the evil Caul. Their search for their Peculiar friends leads them to a slum called Devil's Acre, where all the nefarious Peculiars live. Devil's Acre is also the stronghold of the Wights. Jacob and Emma learn that there are plans in place for the Wights to find and conquer the mythical Library of Souls which would mean the end of balance and any chance of peace in Peculiardom. With new friends, new powers, and a newly discovered confidence, Jacob begins his most dangerous adventure yet. If the Wights cannot be stopped, every Peculiar soul is in danger of being stolen.
A thrilling conclusion to a uniquely imagined series. Ages 12+.