‘Birthmarked’ by Caragh O’Brien shows importance of family

Silvana Bautista, Web Co-Editor

Outside the wall, women are typically willing to give their newborn babies up to the government in the hopes that their child will live a better life. This is true in most cases.

However, when a disease begins to kill off many of the citizens within the walls, the government arrests Jasper and Bonnie Stone in the hopes of finding answers.

The Birthmarked series by Caragh O’Brien which focuses on Gaia Stone’s experiences to find the reason behind her parents’ arrest.

This series has three books total: “Birthmarked”, “Prized” and “Promised.” The series is sure to make you think about the importance of family and help you realize that not all stories end in happily ever afters.