I did not expect to cry, but this book brought out the tears - in a good way!
This review first appeared on MuggleNet.com's Book Trolley. The Window, by Amelia Brunskill, is the story of a girl named Jess whose twin, Anna, died tragically by falling out of her bedroom window in the middle of the night. Jess knew that she and Anna had drifted apart – they weren’t in any of the same classes, … Continue reading ARC Review: The Window by Amelia Brunskill
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