Parasitology: Series Review

Series Title: Parasitology
Books: Parasite (1), Symbiont (2), Chimera (3)
Author: Mira Grant
Genre(s): Sci-fi, Horror
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Parasite Description:

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…and will do anything to get them.

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Review

Not to be dramatic or anything, but Mira Grant’s first novel, Feed, literally changed my life.

Seriously, though, Feed was brilliant. The Newsflesh series was probably the first sci-fi series that I fell in love with and it definitely sparked my fondness for all things zombie related.

Needless to say, Parasitology had a lot to live up to in my mind.

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