Search Results: "Caragh M. O'Brien"


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BIRTHMARKED by Caragh M. O’Brien
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"In the end, Gaia must flee to fight another day in the sequels; most readers will contentedly follow. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
A gated community on the banks of a dried-up Great Lake. Read full book review >

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THE KEEP OF AGES  by Caragh M. O'Brien
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Imperfect but still psychologically and philosophically rich. (Science fiction. 12-adult)"
In the conclusion to the Vault of Dreamers trilogy, Rosie has her final showdown with the villainous Berg and the dream-mining operations. Read full book review >

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THE RULE OF MIRRORS by Caragh M. O'Brien
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"A middle volume that's elevated with its explorations of identity. (Science fantasy. 12 & up)"
After The Vault of Dreamers (2014), Rosie's split consciousness struggles to evade her old enemies and unravel the conspiracy.Read full book review >

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PROMISED by Caragh M. O'Brien
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Less polished and more potentially troubling for close readers, but those who have read the first two will want to see Gaia succeed against the odds once again. (Dystopian romance. 12-16)"
Gaia's back at the walls of the Enclave, and this time she means business. Read full book review >

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THE VAULT OF DREAMERS by Caragh M. O'Brien
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"A fast, satisfying psychological thriller. (Thriller. 12 & up)"
Strange things are afoot at an elite school for artistic geniuses that is also the setting for a reality television show. Read full book review >

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PRIZED by Caragh M. O'Brien
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Faintly feminist soft science fiction for preteens and teens. (Dystopia. 12-16)"
Once again, spunky teen-midwife Gaia takes down a dystopia. Read full book review >

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THREE BOOKS ABOUT GAME SHOWS
by Leila Roy

While the multiple sexual harassment lawsuits make him a somewhat problematic figure now, Bob Barker was a hugely iconic figure in my childhood. I was really only allowed to watch daytime television when I was home sick from school, so I associate him—and The Price is Right—with lying on the couch with the flu. A weird treat for a ...


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The Meaning(s) of Life by M
NON-FICTION
Released: April 19, 2014

"A highly relatable, accessible popular-science book."
A sharp, highly scientific book about the intersection of evolutionary biology and the meaning of life. Read full book review >

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JOHN NEWMAN
by Rhett Morgan

In 1992, John Newman prepared to celebrate finishing his Ph.D., securing a book deal with Warner Books for the release of his dissertation, JFK and Vietnam, and having worked directly with Oliver Stone as consultant on the film JFK. But a brief call from the National Security Agency put all of that in jeopardy. Newman was warned that his ...


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