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Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power
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May 04, 2021 | ISBN 9780525645658

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Praise for Burn Our Bodies Down:

“Wow, this was amazing. Rory Power does it again! Burn Our Bodies Down is a masterpiece: an incredible and unnerving mystery that will creep up on you, twisty and labyrinthine, like the eerie cornfields of its setting.” —Holly Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder  

“With this bloodcurdling blend of agriculture, advanced genetics, and interpersonal turmoil, Rory Power reminds us that seemingly disparate things in life can come together in horrifying ways. I will keep a candle lit after this one.” —Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

Rory Power’s prose hits like a lightning strike in this deliriously creepy tale, the kind of slow-crawling horror that’ll keep your nightmares up at night.” —Melissa Albert, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood

★ Gritty and strange, this sophomore novel is utterly compelling.” —Booklist, starred review 

★ “Creates a vivid world with a gothic horror–like setting. . . . A riveting, often frightening read.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ ”Strong, suspenseful writing and pitch-perfect touches of horror.” —Shelf Awareness, starred review

A creepy mystery recommended for readers who enjoy character-driven stories with elements of horror.” —SLJ

Burn Our Bodies Down 
is a tightly woven tale . . . that will leave readers unsettled in the best way.” —BookPage

Praise for Wilder Girls:
“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 

“Everything about this thrilling, unnerving debut will make you want to immediately read it.” —Paste
★ “Power’s evocative, haunting, and occasionally gruesome debut will challenge readers to ignore its bewitching presence.” Booklist, starred review

★ “Part survival thriller, part post-apocalyptic romance, and part ecocritical feminist manifesto, a staggering gut punch of a book.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ An ode to empowering women and a testament to the strength of female bonds.” —Shelf Awareness, starred review

★ Electric prose, compelling relationships, and visceral horror illuminate Power’s incisive debut.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

Wilder Girls is so sharp and packs so much emotion in such wise ways. I’m convinced we’re about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star.” —Jeff VanderMeer, author of the New York Times bestseller Annihilation

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, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn

A nightmarish survival story that’s as much literary fiction as it is young adult. . . . I couldn’t look away.” —Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White, and Royal Blue



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