Books M. R. Carey Books by M. R. Carey M. R. Carey has written books about: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about M. R. Carey Book Reviews Actions Can Have Horrifying Consequences In 'The Boy On The Bridge' May 6, 2017 M.R. Carey follows up his zombie apocalypse thriller The Girl With All The Gifts with a standalone story set in the same world, also featuring an unusual child and a crew of determined scientists. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews 'Girl With All The Gifts' Is A Thriller With (Sharp, Scary) Teeth June 11, 2014 Ten-year-old Melanie, the star of M.R. Carey's new novel, doesn't know why she needs armed guards and restraints. But readers will find out soon enough, in this grotesque yet grimly hopeful thriller.