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Cleaner of Bones by Meg Kassel
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“I’m not the hero of any story. Not the villain, either. I’m the one that cleans the bones after the battle is over. I’m just the scavenger.”

Cleaner of the Bones is a novella set at the same time as Black Bird of the Gallows, but instead of Angie’s perspective, we get Reece’s. This is a few scenes from the first book and it tells them from Reece’s perspective. I really enjoyed this and that is probably because like I mentioned in my Black Bird of the Gallows review, I really wanted some chapters told in his perspective.

We get to see what Reece was thinking and we learned a little more about his first life and how he died. I would love to see a prequel novel about his previous life.

If you don’t care to read from his perspective, you will probably see this as unnecessary, but I greatly appreciated it.

I also want to mention that Goodreads labels this as a prequel, it is absolutely NOT a prequel. I do not recommend reading this before the first book. This will spoil so much from the first one. Read this after you have read Black Bird of the Gallows. It also kind of introduces you to the main character in the next book, Keeper of the Bees.
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Reading Progress

October 19, 2018 – Shelved
October 19, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
October 21, 2018 – Started Reading
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: books-i-read-in-2018
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: fantasy
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: ya-fantasy
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: young-adult
October 21, 2018 – Finished Reading
October 28, 2018 – Shelved as: 4-stars
October 28, 2018 – Shelved as: 2018-releases
January 23, 2019 – Shelved as: novella
May 15, 2019 – Shelved as: series

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