A review by kerrygibbons
Caraval, by Stephanie Garber

adventurous dark mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


Beyond the fact that I don’t particularly like mysteries, I found this overall to be a surprisingly mediocre book. The action is jumped into almost alarmingly quickly and somehow it didn’t feel like the characters (or the reader) were ready for it. Just when I would get into one part of the story, it would change dramatically. The epilogue was enough to make me nearly give it 2 stars, but that’s VERY difficult to earn from me. 

CW: suicide

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