Saturday, June 19, 2010

Book Review: The Monstrumologist

Title: The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
Author: Rick Yancey
Genre: YA Science Fiction/Fantasy
Category: Horror
Rating: A+

140-Character Summary: Orphan Will Henry is an apprentice to Dr. Warthrop, monstrumologist, and they're on the hunt for flesh-eating monsters: Anthropophagi.

First 140 Characters: "The director of facilities was a small man with ruddy cheeks and dark, deep-set eyes, his prominent forehead framed by an explosion of..."

140-Character Review: More gore than horror, but I can "see" the monsters in my mind's eye. Growing relationship between Will/Warthrop is great. Huge vocabulary!

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