Holy Crap, The Girl With All The Gifts Will Blow Your MindCharlie Jane Anders7/01/14 6:07pm5315EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkSome books feature powerful characterization and heart-stopping emotional journeys. Others have great world-building in the service of a thundering great adventure. Still others have clever scientific ideas. But it's rare to find a book like M.R. Carey's The Girl With All The Gifts, which aces all of the above.