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An Alien's Guide To World Domination
Louise Armstrong Holliday is the last person on Earth you’d expect to save the human race. But when she uncovers proof that her boss is an alien the color of lime jelly gone horribly wrong, and is at the center of a plot to destroy humanity, Louie decides to do exactly that. She begins a journey from her company’s suburban Seattle office park to the old cities and castles ...more
ebook, 280 pages
Published April 1st 2013 by BURST Books
(first published March 31st 2013)
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My overall impression is that An Alien’s Guide to World Domination lacks a focus of genre that will alienate all readers with preferences to specific forms, but most closely matches the label of Literary Science Fiction. Unfortunately, I think a literary reader would find the word choice and sentence structure too mainstream for their liking. It’s quite possible that this book should more aptly labeled as Experimental Fiction and that this issue of mislabeling is the largest actual issue in term ...more
An Alien's Guide to World Domination is a weirdly funny science fiction book with a philosophical bent. It's like a mash-up of Office Space, the Hitchhiker's Guide books, and the Wizard of Oz.
Lou is someone you'd like to be friends with and her dog, Buddy, is awesome. There were some formatting problems with the copy of the ebook I had, where some sentences would be cut off and appear elsewhere on the page making it a bit difficult to read.
Otherwise, funny action packed-book with enjoyable cha ...more