Books Mira Grant Books by Mira Grant Mira Grant has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Mira Grant Book Reviews Medical Magic Leads To Terror In 'Parasite' October 30, 2013 In Mira Grant's Parasite, genetically engineered tapeworms are a magic cure-all and a terrible danger. Sure, they keep their hosts healthy — but as it turns out, that's not all they do. Reviewer Genevieve Valentine says Parasite has interesting things to say about medical ethics, but reads too much like groundwork for a series. Critics' Lists: Summer 2012 Summer's Best Sci-Fi: Planets, Politics, Apocalypse June 19, 2012 These five books will suck you into strange worlds, but leave you full of questions about our own. These page turners have pleasingly complicated political and social subtexts, morphing space battles into philosophical debates and zombie hordes into political satire.