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GIVEAWAY: The Monstrumologist and The Curse of the Wendigo


THE MONSTRUMOLOGIST
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 me.

So starts the diary of Will Henry, orphan and assistant to a doctor with a most unusual specialty: monster hunting. In the short time he has lived with the doctor, Will has grown accustomed to his late night callers and dangerous business. But when one visitor comes with the body of a young girl and the monster that was eating her, Will's world is about to change forever. The doctor has discovered a baby Anthropophagus—a headless monster that feeds through a mouth in its chest—and it signals a growing number of Anthropophagi. Now, Will and the doctor must face the horror threatening to overtake and consume our world before it is too late. Wanna read the first chapterFind it here

THE CURSE OF THE WENDIGO
While attempting to disprove that Homo vampiris, the vampire, could exist, Dr. Warthrop is asked by his former fiancĂ© to rescue her husband from the Wendigo, a creature that starves even as it gorges itself on human flesh, which has snatched him in the Canadian wilderness. Although Warthrop also considers the Wendigo to be fictitious, he relents and rescues her husband from death and starvation, and then sees the man transform into a Wendigo. Can the doctor and Will Henry hunt down the ultimate predator, who, like the legendary vampire, is neither living nor dead, whose hunger for human flesh is never satisfied? This second book in The Monstrumologist series explores the line between myth and reality, love and hate, genius and madness.  Wanna read the first chapter?  Find it here.

To learn more about The Monstrumologist - check out the website.  

About the author:
Rick Yancey is the author of The Monstrumologist series (Book #1 of which won the Michael L. Printz Honor Award in 2010) as well as the critically acclaimed series Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp. He has also written several novels for adults including The Highly Effective Detective and A Burning in Homeland. He earned a BA in English from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and worked as a field officer for the Internal Revenue Service before turning to writing full time in 2004. Rick lives in Florida with his wife Sandy, three sons, two dogs and one lizard. Visit him at http://www.rickyancey.com for more info.


GIVEAWAY: I have 2 sets of both books up for grabs.

As always, leave a comment for one entry. If you'd like extra entries just say so in your comment or separate comments (extra entries for followers, Twitter, sidebars, All About {n} button, Facebook, etc.) Make sure to leave an e-mail address, especially if you are leaving comment under Anonymous.

Rules: This contest is open to US and Canada only.  Winners will be drawn Sunday, December 5.

49 comments:

Caitlin said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway!!

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Tina said...

So I would really like to win these....:D

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Ryan G said...

What a great giveaway! I would love to throw my hat into the ring for this one.

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GMR said...

Ooh...perfect contest for me to enter as I've been meaning to pick up this series...thanks for the chance!

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.Ambur. said...

Both of these books look fantastic! Thanks for the chance to win them :D

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Mrs. DeRaps said...

I'd love to win these books!

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Missie said...

Let's get lucky!

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debbie said...

I would love to read these books. I am a gfc follower.+1
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Ruthie said...

They sound great. Please enter me, thanks.
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Tore said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me in contest. I would love to read both books. Tore923@aol.com

Mandi said...

Please enter me in!
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sablelexi said...

Great Giveaway

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Orchid said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I've been wanting to read this series for awhile. ^_^

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Thanks for the giveaway!

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Jessica said...

Sounds fantastic. I'd love to read them.

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Aik said...

I'd love to enter!

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Jessy said...

The Monstrumologist was a great story! I hope The Curse of Wendigo is as gruesomely good!

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Crystal said...

Please enter me.

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bunkercomplex said...

I'd love to win this book!

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karenk said...

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Mike said...

I'd love to win these.
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Charleydog said...

I love the covers of these books - so "Edgar Allan Poe" stylish.

Please enter my name in the giveaway for the book. Thanks!

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Marcie said...

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Liz said...

These look great! Thanks for the giveaway!

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Rhonda said...

These books look interesting and a canadian author as well . I would like to read them

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please sign me up!
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J-9 said...

Hello,
These books sound fantastic and I have never heard of them before which is even more fantastic. I just discovered your site but I am now a follower (+1) and I've added your button to my Blog (+1)

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I hope I win, lol :)

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Erin said...

Great giveaway. Please count me in! :)
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Anonymous said...

Gruesome and horribly addictive, this series is not for the easily grossed-out. Although this book is sold in the teen section of most bookstores, adults will love it. The language throughout most of the book demands a thinking person so it's not really for those that hate to think (yes, I get a few of those in my school library).

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Onge said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!! Sounds like great books. I'm a follower.
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librarypat said...

These sound different. I have heard of Mr. Yancey's books but have not read any of them. I have been sampling paranormals lately, so these would fit right in.
Thanks for the giveaway.

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My name is Patricia said...

Great Giveaway! Enter Please!!

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the Moorhouse's said...

sound very interesting, would love to win

Lexie said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!
Here goes . . .
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J-9 said...

Thanks for the giveaway!!!

I'm a follower, plus I have your button on my blog roll (+2)

These books look fantastic, hope I win, lol.

Cheers!!!

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