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James Schannep

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One February day, when Hephaestus was hitting on The Muses, they began a playful argument: Is it possible for a mortal man to be *too* creative? What would happen to his primitive brain if it were to suddenly overflow with ideas? Zeus, never one to leave an argument to the fate of mere words, sent a lightning bolt to earth where it struck upon a hapless young man--your author, James Schannep.

Thus Click Your Poison books were created as a repository to store the overabundant brain fruit. Each of Schannep's books split into three unique storylines and contain over 50 possible endings. But the fate of each book; nay, of mankind, rests with YOU, dear reader. For it is your choices that will shape the story in these books.

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Infected (Click Your Poison...

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MURDERED: Can YOU Solve the...

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Banter Snatch – What Do “Gamebook” Authors Say About Netflix’s Bandersnatch?

Two interactive fiction writers walk into a bar… So, how many people called you about Bandersnatch? Deb: More than sent me those weird New Year’s Facebook messenger memes! James: With the cats? Deb: Yeah, the creepy cats. People were messaging and even emailing saying, “Black Mirror have done a You Say Which Way! You’ll love it.” James: Same. … Continue reading Banter Snatch – What Do “Gamebook... Read more of this blog post »
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“So you see, I already have everything I want. And what do you get the man who has everything? Why, you get on your knees.”
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“They may be the water, but you are the boulder that guides their path, and in return they too, shape you.”
James Schannep, PATHOGENS: Who Will Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

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• Though it may be tempting, don't just vote for a book you have already read and want us to discuss, unless you remember it extremely well and really will come back to discuss it with us.
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The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker
2014, 355 pages, AR 4.27
$2.99 Kindle (no print)

The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker
 
  3 votes, 30.0%

Animal Farm by George Orwell
1946, 152 pages, AR 3.79
Free on Kindle, cheap paperback

Animal Farm by George Orwell
 
  3 votes, 30.0%

Pawn by Ernie Lindsey
2014, 236 pages, AR 4.26
$3.99 Kindle, $10.76 paperback

Pawn (Warchild, #1) by Ernie Lindsey
 
  2 votes, 20.0%

Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
1907, 296 pages, AR 3.99
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Lord of the World (Dodo Press) by Robert Hugh Benson
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

Infected by James Schannep
2012, 352 pages*, AR 3.78
$3.99 Kindle, $11.69 paperback
*This is a choose-your-own-adventure.

Infected (Click Your Poison, #1) by James Schannep
 
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The Man Who Sold His Son by Mark Wilson
2014, 268 pages, AR 4.58
$2.99 Kindle, $9.45 paperback

The Man Who Sold His Son by Mark Wilson
 
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The Heretic by Lucas Bale
2014, 192 pages, AR 4.65
$3.99 Kindle, $10.34 paperback

The Heretic (Beyond the Wall, #1) by Lucas Bale
 
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message 2: by James

James Schannep Chad wrote: "James, thank you for accepting my friend request. I've downloaded INFECTED, looking forward to reading it. Wishing you all the best in the new year!"

Thanks, Chad! All my best to you as well. Good luck... and remember, always aim for the head!


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James Schannep Happy book release day! The newest Click Your Poison Book, MURDERED, is finally here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

3 Unique Storylines. Over 50 Possible Endings. Just one question... Could YOU Solve a Murder?

MURDERED is a mystery novel unlike any other -- YOU are the main character. Follow clues, interrogate suspects, and piece together the puzzle before the killer gets away! It's up to you to solve the case in this action-packed, dark and humorous thriller. Each link represents a choice, and the story evolves based on your decisions.

I hope you check it out: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00H3T9TAI


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