Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Monstrumologist


THE FINAL DESCENT by Rick Yancey
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A fizzling anticlimax. (Horror. 14 & up)"
The Monstrumologist quartet wraps up in a haphazard, patchworked finale. Read full book review >
THE ISLE OF BLOOD by Rick Yancey
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"He deftly blurs lines between science and the supernatural, and what results is a long, dark-night-of-the-soul journey for both Will Henry and Pellinore that is certain to turn the hearts and the stomachs of every reader who dares open its pages. (Horror. 14 & up)
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When an obscure, slimy, flesh-colored pouch is delivered to Pellinore Warthrop's door and renders the deliverer into a bloody, pulpy zombie-like mess, the Monstrumologist has but one course of action open to him. Read full book review >
CURSE OF THE WENDIGO by Rick Yancey
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 19, 2010

Book two of Yancey's excitingly complex Monstrumologist series follows the inquisitively uncertain 12-year-old hero Will Henry and his Monstrumologist caregiver as they pursue the Wendigo, an elusive, yellow-eyed monster that slices and eats the skin of its human prey before violently devouring the internal organs. Read full book review >

THE MONSTRUMOLOGIST by Rick Yancey
Released: Sept. 22, 2009

Herodotus, Shakespeare and other writers have noted the hulking, headless, cannibalistic creatures called Anthropophagi. Read full book review >