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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

For more creepy stories and creative storytelling…

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson for a perfectly formed and utterly chilling story of family secrets. 

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness for the story a boy who is visited by a monster every night told in words and haunting illustrations.

In the Shadow of the Blackbirds by Cat Winters for another book that uses unsettling photos to tell a historical ghost story. 

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly for a very dark fairy tale.

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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Want more enchanting adventures in magical lands? Try these…

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster for a quirkily beautiful modern children’s fairy tale

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll for the classic whimsical story of a girl displaced to a magic land

The 13 ½ Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers for a truly unique story of magic and adventure

The Book of Lost Things by John Connelly for a darker adult fairy tale

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

If you want more intricate, literary fantasy, try these next…

Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake for an elaborate and bizarre gothic epic

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly for a dark fairy tale

The Magicians by Lev Grossman for a melancholy urban fantasy

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor for superb YA world building

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