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Tag: mira grant

5 Star, Horror

Into the Drowning Deep

Into the Drowning Deep reminded me in many ways of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, but instead of dinosaurs, there are killer mermaids. It’s set in the very near future, enough to allow for some slight technological advances and a bit more damage to the environment….

Graphic Novel

Quickie Reviews

Chimera is the concluding part of Mira Grant’s Parasitology trilogy. You can read my full reviews of Parasite and Symbiont on the blog which will give you a better idea of what these books are about. A large part of this book is about family,…



Symbiont is the sequel to Parasite and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book. The sleepwalkers are rapidly taking over San Francisco, with the threat of quarantine looming. Now that Sal Mitchell has rescued her dogs, she can return to Dr Cale’s…

5 Star, Science Fiction


Sally Mitchell is the first person to be saved by their SymboGen implant; a genetically modified tapeworm that has changed medical treatment worldwide. After a near-fatal car crash, she was pronounced brain dead only to reawaken moments before the plug was pulled. Six years later,…

Science Fiction


It starts in the same way as Feed, with someone poking a zombie with a stick but soon departs in a different direction. If you haven’t read Feed yet, then this review will contain spoilers for the first book in the trilogy. The narration moves…

5 Star, Science Fiction


At first, Mira Grant’s zombie novel might seem an ironic choice for my Royal Wedding day reading, however it ended up somehow completely relevant. Not that Will and Kate’s big day was interrupted by the flesh-eating undead, more that if you’d popped onto Twitter this…