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 Flipboard Email NPR stories about M. R. Carey Summer Reader Poll 2018: Horror Click If You Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories August 16, 2018 In honor of Frankenstein's 200th birthday, this year's summer reader poll is all about horror — from classics like Mary Shelley's monster to new favorites, we've got something to scare everyone. Review 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. Review 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.