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Birthmarked - Caragh M. O'Brien
Birthmarked
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IN THE ENCLAVE, YOUR SCARS SET YOU APART, and the newly born will change the future.Sixteen-year-old Gaia Stone and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she serves, Gaia must question whether the... show more
IN THE ENCLAVE, YOUR SCARS SET YOU APART, and the newly born will change the future.Sixteen-year-old Gaia Stone and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she serves, Gaia must question whether the Enclave deserves such loyalty. A stunning adventure brought to life by a memorable heroine, this dystopian debut will have readers racing all the way to the dramatic finish.
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9781596435698 (1596435690)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 361
Edition language: English
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Mike Mullin, Author
Mike Mullin, Author rated it
4.5
I particularly loved the worldbuilding in this novel. The dystopian setting is completely plausible, in contrast to many of the current crop of young adult dystopian novels.
Chelsea Russell's Blog
Chelsea Russell's Blog rated it
3.0 Birthmarked
Interesting dystopian concept. I felt as though some parts were a bit stagnant, but overall not too badly written. There were a couple copy-editing errors sprinkled throughout. I guess my biggest complaint is the need to stretch what could have been a good stand alone book into a series. Unfortunate...
My Blogtastiic reviews
My Blogtastiic reviews rated it
5.0
This review has been x posted at The Book TwinsFrom the moment I opened the very first page, I was hooked.We're taken right into Gaia's world of being a young midwife, following in her mother's footsteps. At sixteen, Gaia knows just about everything there is to know about delivering a child, but wh...
the NerdHerd Reads
the NerdHerd Reads rated it
4.0 Birthmarked {by Caragh M. O'Brien}
This review also appears on the NerdHerd Reads This was an interesting book. Gaia, sixteen and with one side of her face burned, is in training to be a midwife like her mother. The first three babies born from each midwife are "advanced" inside the wall, to the Enclave, where they become the child...
Claire loves to read!
Claire loves to read! rated it
4.0 Birthmarked (Birthmarked Trilogy)
I really enjoyed this book, despite it being not my usual type of read. I found the style of writing pleasing and the story flowed well. The story was full of endearing characters and was thought provoking.I'll be reading the next book in the series to find out more.
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