Waiting on Wednesday – Caraval by Stephanie Garber
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.
My “Waiting On” Wednesday selection for this week:
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Publication Date: January 31, 2017
“A spellbinding tale of sisterhood, love, and betrayal.”
―Sabaa Tahir, New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes
How far would you go to save your sister?
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. 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.
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I’m excited about this one because some of the advanced reviews compare it to Erin Morganstern’s The Night Circus, which is one of my favorite books! I think I’ve applied for every ARC giveaway on the internet in hopes of winning so I don’t have to wait until January to read Caraval, haha. 🙂
I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday?
Gosh yes, I am so desperate to read this now because I love The Night Circus-esque books and it has dashing pirates and yes please!
Here’s my pick for the week 🙂
Here is a link to my blogoversary giveaway as well!
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Right?! And January is sooo far away!
I loved The Night Circus, too! Adding this one to my TBR!
Angela recently posted…“Waiting on” Wednesday: The House Between Tides
Yay for The Night Circus! Hope we both love this one just as much 🙂
Awesome choice!!!! I’ve got Caraval as my choice this week too. I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy. Have a great week.
Cool! Hope we both love it once we finally get it in our hands. January feels like a lifetime away, haha 🙂