I think I’d been looking for it all my life
The Syracuse Public Library is forming a new Teen Book Club during summer reading. Join the group and read June's pick, "Wilder Girls" by Rory Power.
The first five teens who sign up to join the Teen Book Club will receive free paperbacks of "Wilder Girls," a thrilling tale that blends survival with elements from the horror genre. SPL will also have copies from other libraries available for check out. Or teens can use the Libby app to access digital copies of the novel.
The Teen Book Club will meet from 4-5 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month, with June's meeting slated for June 22. If you're interested in join the club, sign up at the main desk upstairs. For more information about our other summer reading offerings, click here.
"Wilder Girls" Synopsis
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.
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