September 20, 2009

On My Chair

This is where I post the books that I borrow from the library, buy, or I receive via mail in the last week.

Rick Yancey

These are the secrets I have kept. This is the trust I never betrayed.

But he is dead now and has been for more than forty years, the one who gave me his trust, the one for whom I kept these secrets.

The one who saved me...and the one who cursed me.

So begins the journal of Will Henry, orphaned assistant to Dr. Pellinore Warthrop, a man with a most unusual specialty: monstrumology, the study of monsters. In his time with the doctor, Will has met many a mysterious late-night visitor, and seen things he never imagined were real. But when a grave robber comes calling in the middle of the night with a gruesome find, he brings with him their most deadly case yet.

Critically acclaimed author Rick Yancey has written a gothic tour de force that explores the darkest heart of man and monster and asks the question: When does a man become the very thing he hunts?

I saw this book at work and had to borrow it. It just sounds really cool and seems like the perfect book to get me in the mood for Halloween! It even fits perfect with the book challenge I am participating in. I am going to start it as soon as I finish all my blog postings! Enjoy the trailer as an extra tease!

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  1. Take it from me. It IS really cool - R. Yancey

  2. I really like the sound of this book. I'm definitely adding it to my list. Enjoy reading it.

  3. Rick- I think I can say that was the coolest comment to hit my blog so far (not that I don't appreciate everyone else's wonderful comments). Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Rebecca- I'm really enjoying the book so far. I would honestly be up all night reading it if I didn't have all this textbook reading to do.