Review: Caraval

Auteur: Stephanie Garber
Pagina’s: 402
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Publicatie: Hoddor & Stoughton, januari 2017
ISBN: 9781473629141

Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or a performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find to magic in this world . . . 

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.
(Beschrijving Goodreads)

goodreads button

Read More

Event: Dark Societies Caraval

Maandag was het dan eindelijk tijd voor de Dark Societies avond met Stephanie Garber en Katherine Webber. Ik won Caraval tijdens YALC, maar het heeft een hele tijd geduurd voor ik eraan begon. In Nederland kennen we Caraval als Het Zwarte Hart. Fun fact, het boek was in Nederland maanden eerder uit dan in de rest van de wereld. Ik was super excited voor deze avond.

Read More