The Wicked Remain

The Wicked Remain

by Laura Pohl
The Wicked Remain

The Wicked Remain

by Laura Pohl


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The sequel to one of our former YA Monthly Picks, The Grimrose Girls, The Wicked Remain will delight anyone who loves fairy tale twists and dark academia as the fairy tale inspired deaths at the Grimrose School continue. While the four girls have discovered what the curse is, they still must figure out exactly how to break it and stop the deaths. Both empowering and haunting, this book is certain to draw readers in and leave them shook with the end of this duology.

At Grimrose Académie, the fairy-tale deaths continue. And unless the curse is broken, one of the girls could be next.

Nani, Yuki, Ella, and Rory have discovered the truth about the curse that's left a trail of dead bodies at Grimrose. But the four still know nothing of its origins, or how to stop the cycle of doomed fates.

And each girl harbors her own secret. One is learning why she was brought to the school. One struggles to keep her new and deadly power under control. One knows exactly how much time she has left.

And one, trying to escape her dark destiny, will come even closer to fulfilling it.

Can the girls change their own stories and break the curse? Or must one of them die to end it forever?

Perfect for fans of:

  • Cinderella is Dead and GRIMM
  • Dark Academia
  • Fairytale Retellings
  • LGBTQ Rep

Media Buzz for The Grimrose Girls:

  • Buzzfeed called it "a book definitely worth picking up"
  • One of Book Riot's Top New YA Paperbacks for Fall
  • A Buzzfeed Top LGBTQ+ YA Book to Devour
  • A Culturess Thrilling New YA Release
  • Featured on Tor as a new Young Adult SFF
  • A Barnes & Noble OUR MONTHLY PICK for November 2021!!

Praise for New York Times Bestseller The Grimrose Girls:

"Enthralling... Fans of empowering feminist fairy-tale retellings will love this." —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"Darkly haunting and achingly romantic." —Ashley Poston, national bestselling author of Geekerella 

"Sink your teeth into this story and let it carry you through the woods." —Roseanne A. Brown, New York Times bestselling author of A Song of Wraiths and Ruin

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781728228907
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 11/01/2022
Series: The Grimrose Girls , #2
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 64,785
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Laura Pohl is a Brazilian writer who lives in São Paulo. She likes writing messages in caps lock, quoting Hamilton, and obsessing about Star Wars. When not taking pictures of her dog, she can be found discussing alien conspiracy theories. She is the author of The Grimrose Girls and The Last 8 duology. Visit her online at

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