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Minor Side Effects

2.4 of 5 stars 2.40  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
ReGenera is the hot new anti-aging treatment that's taking the world by storm. Unfortunately for its users, there are some side effects the company failed to mention.

Minor Side Effects is a new take on the zombie story that takes the old-school conventions in a different direction that will have you reading and re-reading the list of ingredients on every beauty product you
218 pages
Published (first published April 25th 2013)
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❂ Sam [Nerdophiles]
I read through this on the original Livejournal page so I'm not sure if it's entirely reflective of the final copy (though from what I understand it is). The style and progression of the "book" is very reflective of the format that was used to publish it online originally. It's done in snippets - which were each individual Livejournal posts - and as a consequence it's not entirely cohesive. It's disjointed temporally and narratively, switching back constantly from flashbacks to the present and v ...more
2 1/2 stars rounded up to 3 because that's how rounding works.

There were several enjoyable aspects to the book for me: I enjoyed the flashbacks in most of the chapters that keyed into the current narrative - it felt very "Pulp Fiction" and kept me on my feet. I also liked the fact that our zombie brethren were not "meat lockers" or "shamblers" or "droolers" or some other such overused zombie movie cliche. They were "ReGenerants", of course!

2 1/2 stars is really due to the lack of bloody zombie
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