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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!"The perfect kind of story for our current era."—HypableFeatured in Vulture’s "11 Books to Read If You Already Miss Yellowjackets"!From the author of Burn Our Bodies Down, a feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears. This fresh debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you've read before.It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her.It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don't dare wander outside the school's fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything.But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence. And when she does, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, to their life at Raxter, than she could have ever thought true.And don't miss Rory Power's second novel, Burn Our Bodies Down!Praise for Wilder Girls:4 STARRED REVIEWS!"Take Annihilation, add a dash of Contagion, set it at an all-girls' academy, and you'll arrive at Rory Power's occasionally shocking and always gripping Wilder Girls."--Refinery29"This thrilling saga...is sure to be one of the season's most talked-about books, in any genre."--EW"Fresh and horrible and beautiful....readers will be consumed and altered by Wilder Girls."--NPR
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"Gothic, haunting, and so, so engaging. The plot was so unique and gory, yet I couldn’t put this book down. It’s a really fast and interesting read, with a beautiful cover to boot. The sense of danger never ceases throughout. You can feel the despair, the sickness, the pain. Despite this, the book still allows the audience a shimmer of hope. This book really highlights resilience yet also explores the depths of our emotions with such vivid descriptions. Very good read, I do recommend! "
"the beginning of the book was a little bit slow, but after it was super intriguing! don’t regret reading it :) "
"Idk how to write a review for this book??? Like it was so good in ways that I don't know how to describe??? The suspense, the gore, the fantastical uniqueness of this book was so intriguing. It's so creative and drags you into a world where you feel like you are there with the characters. 100/10. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤"