Waiting on Wednesday (54): Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Posted January 25, 2017 by Jamie in Features, Waiting on Wednesday // 0 Comments

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Welcome to Waiting on Wednesday as hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week we will be highlighting an upcoming novel that we are excited about. We will include links to add it to your Goodreads “To Be Read” shelf and where to pre-order it! As well, we will link to our review if we have been lucky enough to read an advanced copy of the book. Today’s featured book is…CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber!

Waiting on Wednesday (54): Caraval by Stephanie GarberCaraval by Stephanie Garber
Published by Flatiron Books on January 31st 2017
ISBN: 1250095255
Pages: 401
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Welcome, welcome to Caraval―Stephanie Garber’s sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the dangerous intrigue of a legendary game.

Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over.

But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner.

Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nevertheless becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with the other players in the game. And whether Caraval is real or not, she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over, a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.

Why We’re Waiting On It

There is so much magic in the land of CARAVAL and Stephanie Garber has created a mystical place that everyone will enjoy and love. With romance and intrigue for everyone, CARAVAL is sure to be a hit. We will be reviewing this one on Friday so make sure you check back to see our thoughts on CARAVAL!

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