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Viral Website Started for Mira Grant's Next Book: 'Parasite'

Viral Website Started for Mira Grant's Next Book: 'Parasite'

Minor side effects have been reported: fatigue, feelings of displacement, anxiety and aggression, and in extreme cases a loss of consciousness and death.



Source: Reading Realms

Orbit has set up a viral (no pun intended, ok, maybe a little) website and twitter to promote the new book from Mira Grant (or Seanan McGuire if you prefer), due October 29th.  I don't see any way to embed the video, so head over to symbogen.net to check out the first trailer and sign up on the mailing list for the book.


 

A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease.

We owe our good health to a humble parasite - a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the tapeworm protects us from illness, boosts our immune system - even secretes designer drugs. It's been successful beyond the scientists' wildest dreams. Now, years on, almost every human being has a SymboGen tapeworm living within them.  

But these parasites are getting restless. They want their own lives...

 

 





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About the Author - Jeremy Shane


Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.

 


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