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On Mira Grant's "Parasite" (Parasitology #1)

On my list of Most Terrifying Things are such horrors as abused apostrophes and Rush Limbaugh’s hypnotic, bigoted radio voice, but right up there near the top are also zombies and parasites. 982 more words

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Are You A Slave To Your Inner Parasite?

You would think that you’re in total control of your thoughts and behaviours, but for some, this is not always the case..

These pretty pathetic looking purple things to the left are parasitic individuals known as… 1,070 more words

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Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Parasite by Mira Grant (read: Seanan McGuire) is up this year for the Hugo Awards (Get it here). It’s McGuire’s sixth Hugo nomination, and, I’m just going to say that if she doesn’t get it, I’ll be pretty disappointed (though Wheel of Time is a brute force in this game and Ancillary Justice has been winning all of the awards). 340 more words

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Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Series: (Parasitology #1)
Published by: Orbit
ISBN: 0316218952
ISBN 13: 9780316218955
Published: October 2013
Pages: 504
Format reviewed: eVersion from NetGalley
Site: Author Site
Goodreads: 449 more words

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Book Review — Parasite (Parasitology #1) by Mira Grant

Parasite by Mira Grant

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Say one thing about Mira Grant, say that she can write for a modern audience. 318 more words

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2014 Hugo Nominee Readthrough: Mira Grant's Parasite

Warning: Minor spoilers ahead.

First Time/Reread: First Time
Acquired: Library

Other Nominees:
Ann Leckie: Ancillary Justice
Charles Stross: Neptune’s Brood
Larry Correia: Warbound, Book III of the Grimnoir Chronicles… 442 more words

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Parasite, by Mira Grant

Parasite, by Mira Grant
Parasitology Book 1
Publisher: Orbit
ASIN: B00AFGKSDS
512 pages, Kindle Edition
Published October 2013
Source: NetGalley

Parasite is fairly good mixture of science fiction and horror, but falters in believability and trying to make everything in genre fiction into a ‘series’. 488 more words

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