The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman
Summary: While a mysterious man kills his family, a small toddler climbs out of his crib and escapes the murderer. The little boy wanders into a ancient graveyard where he is discovered and adopted by a community of ghosts to keep him safe from the assassin. Growing up in the graveyard, "Nobody" (Bod for short) has a series of unique, thrilling adventures while the murderer still attempts to find and destroy him.
Thoughts: It took me a while to get into this book as it was quite different from what I expected. Once I did get into it, I really enjoyed the intriguing plot and unique characters.