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Wilder Girls

Wilder Girls (Paperback)

By Power, Rory

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Visceral and devastating, Rory Power's debut its an extraordinary tale of survival and female friendship.

ISBN 9781529021288
Barcode 9781529021288
Published 9 July 2019 by Pan Macmillan
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781529021288
ISBN-10 1529021286
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Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Publication Date 9 July 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Power, Rory
Category Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Teenage Romance
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Thrillers
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 260g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Survival - Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction, Quarantine - Juvenile fiction, Diseases - Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools - Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 991169

Description of this Book

The Power meets We Were Liars in Rory Power's compelling, visceral and completely unputdownable YA debut about survival and the power of female friendships. Everyone loses something to the Tox; Hetty lost her eye, Reese has her bad hand, and Byatt just disappeared completely. It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put in quarantine. The Tox turned the students strange and savage, the teachers died off one by one. Cut off from the mainland, the girls don't dare wander past the school's fence where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure as the Tox takes; their bodies becoming sick and foreign, things bursting out of them, bits missing. But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her best friend, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie in the wilderness past the fence. As she digs deeper, she learns disturbing truths about her school and what else is living on Raxter Island. And that the cure might not be a cure at all . . .

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Wilder Girls is the bold, imaginative, emotionally wrenching horror novel of my dreams - one that celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph. -- Claire Legrand, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Furyborn</i>

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Author's Bio

Rory Power grew up in New England, where she lives and works as a crime fiction editor and story consultant for TV adaptation. She received a Masters in Prose Fiction from the University of East Anglia and thinks fondly of her time there, partially because she learned a lot but mostly because there were a ton of bunnies on campus. Wilder Girls is her debut novel.

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