A Caraval Novel

Book - 2018
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Having made a deal with a criminal to save her sister Scarlett from a disastrous arranged marriage, Tella must win Caraval and uncover Legend's identity, or risk losing everything, including her life.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2018
Edition: First edition, first international edition
ISBN: 9781250095312
Branch Call Number: YA Garbe
Characteristics: 451 pages


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Oct 22, 2018

'Legendary' is quite different from its predecessor 'Caraval'. It's from Tella's perspective, which means the romance factor is upped and the passionate kisses are also numerous. Tella's narrative is a bit impulsive and silly, and she's less nice than her sister Scarlett. The plot is predictable and overwritten, and there are a few surprising editing errors. Tella does things so stupid that I'm screaming at the book for her to stop. Annnnnndd…

Dante is a jerk.
Jacks is a jerk.
Can't there be a main boy character who isn't a jerk?

However, despite its flaws, this sequel is magical and engaging and interesting (I liked the idea of the Fates trapped in the cards), and I was rooting for Tella at the end. I really loved 'Caraval'. But 'Legendary' carves a path that isn't quite so… Legendary, you could say (see what I did there??)

Aug 21, 2018

This was a book that I could barley put down! personally I liked this book better than the first and all my friends thought the same thing. Though you would have to read the first book to get the story about the second book. I could barley put down this book! I think its a book that 13 year olds and older should read.
Great book!

Aug 07, 2018

Woah. I've been blindsided.
I wasn't sure about starting this book, I loved Caraval so much and reading from Scarlett's perspective that reading from Tella's view didn't appeal to me. I had a bit of an airhead vibe from her in the first book and expected this book to continue reflecting that, but I did what everyone does with Tella- I underestimated her. She was much stronger, reckless and determined than I thought she was going to be. And the magic of Caraval, though definitely changed and not quite so eye-catching, was still present. I gotta say, I'm loving how these books are stringing me along and making me second guess everything. The ending of this book left me panicking before gasping in relief that a third one will be made. The story is just amazingly brought to life and I'm so excited to see where it leads next.

Jul 24, 2018

It was even better than Caraval, because it was more complicated.

kirstd31 Jul 05, 2018

I loved this book. I can't wait to read the next one. It is a fun read that you can't put down.

LoganLib_Kirra Jun 06, 2018

Legendary brings the readers back to the dangerous and dramatic world of Caraval with Tella and Scarlett following the competition to a new city. To find out the truth about their mother Tella must attend Caraval to expose the identity of the mysterious and powerful Caraval Master, Legend. The mixture of the game in a luxurious setting teamed with a dangerous prince and the all-powerful Fates combined to make a book that was compelling and addictive. The sequel is just brilliant and it really shines with a mysterious plot and talented storytelling. There wasn’t a dull moment and I was glued to the book from start to finish because I needed to know how it ended. Although, when it did end I was insanely sad because the book ended in such a good spot and I just wanted to know more! It will definitely be a long wait for me until the third book but I'm sure it will be worth it.

MelifluousView Jun 04, 2018

After reading Caraval, I didn't think I was going to love this book because I loved Scarlett and not Tella. But Tella turned out to be more complex and fun than I had guessed. I flew through the book and was intrigued by the turns it took. I previously thought this was a duology, but thankfully, there is a 3rd book coming. I can't wait to read it!

OPL_KrisC Apr 25, 2018

Once again, I absolutely love this cover and think the cover alone will get teens to pick this up. This is the 2nd book in the Caraval series and it does not disappoint. There are lots of twists and turns and it will definitely keep you guessing.

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Oct 22, 2018

Gwen904 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

OPL_KrisC Apr 25, 2018

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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