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Caraval by Stephanie Garber
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did not like it
bookshelves: fantasy, young-adult-fiction, dnf

DNF at 35%

I waited years to give this series a try and, honestly, it turned out the way I thought it would. With a DNF. Now, I think the premise of the story is very interesting. However, I wasn't a fan of how it was carried out. I could see the pointless love triangle (or rectangle, tbh) when I was way more interested in the sisterly relationship that was there. It just felt like there was so much lost in translation. What was in Garber's head was good, but it didn't turn out on paper like I would have liked it to. So, I'm leaving this series as is. Not one I'll feel sad I'm missing out on.
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Reading Progress

May 10, 2019 – Started Reading
May 10, 2019 – Shelved
May 10, 2019 – Shelved as: fantasy
May 10, 2019 – Shelved as: young-adult-fiction
May 10, 2019 –
page 136
33.42% "So far, it's okay? I'm not wowed. The characters lack depth. It's very contrived and obvious."
May 10, 2019 –
35.0% "Yeah, I just don't see myself finishing it. Seconds after I did my status update, there was the obvious hint of a love triangle and I'm not here for that."
May 10, 2019 – Shelved as: dnf
May 10, 2019 – Finished Reading

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