The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

The Monstrumologist

The Monstrumologist #1

Rick Yancey

434 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction fantasy horror young adult dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

These are the secrets I have kept. This is the trust I never betrayed. But he is dead now and has been for nearly ninety 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...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,763 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
adventurous 73%
mysterious 72%
tense 67%
emotional 22%
sad 18%
challenging 14%
reflective 9%
funny 4%
hopeful 3%
informative 3%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 22%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 69% | Character: 16% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 35% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 19%

Average rating

3.82

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