In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Pick a Plot book 1 You Are A Cat
by Sherwin Tjia
Published by Conundrum Press
240p, b&w, softcover, 4.25"x7"
"You are Holden Catfield. But your family calls you Holden. You’re a cat, and you just woke up spooned behind the knees of Julie, the daughter of the family you live with. It’s a brand new caturday! What are you going to do? If you decide to go back to bed, turn to page 17. Or, you might go eat on page 6. Venture outside and visit your girlfriend on page 8, or head further downtown to page 35. The choice is yours! But beware, being a cat isn’t all napping in sunbeams and curling up on laps. There are funny noises emanating from an upstairs room, a tomcat in the alley who doesn’t like to be crossed, and a strange man on the corner who is always giving you free samples of catnip.
Inspired by the gamebook fad of the late 80s