The Revelry (Hardcover)

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Description


For fans of Laini Taylor, E. Lockhart, and Holly Black, the chilling story of a girl who goes to a once-a-year-party in the woods... and then must piece together the fantastical things that happened to her after she wakes up with no memory of the night before.

Once a year in the woods outside Ember Grove, the Revelry occurs. Everyone knows what it is -- an exclusive, mysterious party in the woods at the school year's end. But nobody really knows what happens there. Because once you attend the Revelry, you are sworn to secrecy... forever.

Bitsy Clark knows better than to break the rules around the Revelry. But her best friend, Amy, isn't waiting for an invitation. As the night comes closer, her plan is clear -- she and Bitsy are going to sneak their way in.

Bitsy can remember being nervous about this. She can remember going to the woods. But after that: Nothing. She doesn't know what happened to her. All she knows is that her life starts to unravel, while Amy's good fortune grows stronger.

Has Bitsy been cursed?

And if so, will she be able to discover enough secrets of the Revelry in order to free herself?

About the Author


Katherine Webber is originally from California but currently lives in London. She has also lived and worked in Hong Kong, Maui, and Atlanta. She loves an adventure, whether it is found in a book or in real life. Travel, books, and eating out are her favorite indulgences. Her debut YA novel Wing Jones/The Heartbeats of Wing Jones is published by Walker Books in the UK and Penguin Random House/Delacorte in the US. Katherine also writes the young fiction series Sam Wu Is Not Afraid as Katie Tsang with her husband, Kevin Tsang.

Praise For…


Praise for the UK edition of The Revelry:

"A short, sharp punch of a book that has the feel of a long lost fairy tale. Dangerous, mysterious and wonderfully unsettling, The Revelry is a powerful exploration of the angst and beauty of female friendship." -- Krystal Sutherland, NYT Bestselling Author of House of Hollow

"Webber weaves a haunting tale of a hungry wood, a legendary party, and longings sharpened like sticks by dark enchantment. But the book’s true heart is the seesawing bond between two best friends connected by love and history, whose lives are divided into Before and After following their attendance at that shadowy annual revel. You'll read it with your heart in your throat." -- Melissa Albert, NYT Bestselling Author of The Hazel Wood

"A highly compulsive, witchy thriller taking an astute look at the complexities of female friendship." -- The Bookseller



Product Details
ISBN: 9781338828528
ISBN-10: 1338828525
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English