Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Waiting on Wednesday #139: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. It spotlights books that have not yet been released, but ones that you should pre-order today! This week's book that I am anxiously awaiting is:

by Stephanie Garber


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 participate 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 fin Tella before the five nights of the game are over, or a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.


Why I Can't Wait

I have seen this book around so much lately and it sounds so interesting. I really cannot wait to find out myself what Caraval is all about!

Expected publication date: January 31st 2016


1 comment:

  1. I am also SO excited for Caraval!! It looks absolutely amazing! Hope we both enjoy, thanks for sharing!
    Here's my WoW


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