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(Review) The Winter Sister

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The Winter Sister by Megan Collins  Publication Date: February 5th, 2019 Pages: 320 (hardcover) Genre: Mystery/Thriller  My Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars
Goodreads Synopsis:
In the present day, Sylvie returns home to care for her estranged mother, Annie, as she undergoes treatment for cancer. Prone to unexplained “Dark Days” even before Persephone’s death, Annie’s once-close bond with Sylvie dissolved in the weeks after their loss, making for an uncomfortable reunion all these years later. Worse, Persephone’s former boyfriend, Ben, is now a nurse at the cancer center where Annie is being treated. Sylvie’s always believed Ben was responsible for the murder—but she carries her own guilt about that night, guilt that traps her in the past while the world goes on around her.

As she navigates the complicated relationship with her mother, Sylvie begins to uncover the secrets that fill their house—and what really happened the night Persephone died. As it turns out, the truth really will set you free, o…

(Review) Hero at the Fall

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Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton Publication Date: March 6th, 2018 Pages: 463 (hardcover) Genre: Young Adult Fantasy My Goodreads Rating: 4 Stars
Goodreads Synopsis: When gunslinging Amani Al'Hiza escaped her dead-end town, she never imagined she'd join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn't have a choice. Armed with only her revolver, her wits, and her untameable Demdji powers, Amani must rally her skeleton crew of rebels for a rescue mission through the unforgiving desert to a place that, according to maps, doesn't exist. As she watches those she loves most lay their lives on the line against ghouls and enemy soldiers, Amani questions whether she can be the leader they need or if she is leading them all to their deaths.

My Review: 
It's been a hot minute since I've actually had time to sit down and read a book, let alone write a review for one. I&#…