A complex cast of suspicious characters, a relentless undercurrent of fear, sophisticated plot development, and the lyrical language Capetta uses to describe Zara’s and Eli’s passion for their work and for each other make this an exceptionally compelling read.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
What do you do when all your dreams come true? What happens if those dreams have a nightmarish edge? Capetta explores the consequences of soured dreams in her latest….this tale will appeal to older teen audiences and likely some adults who enjoy their thrillers steamy, with more than a dash of romance. A twisted tale of theater, conspiracy, and romance.
This novel has it all, from the ancient costume designer to the movie star lead to the disappointed chorus girl…classy, this is a theater tale and murder mystery for passionate readers.
—School Library Journal
With timeless, literary prose, Capetta spins a tale that is haunting indeed. Part love story and part mystery, this eerie offering studded with intriguing, secretive characters is beautiful and strange.
Creatively remixing tropes from the entire history of stage lore, Capetta crafts a contemporary Gothic melodrama…this is for theater geeks who will revel in all the over-the-top drama and dramatic references they love and imagine about life on the boards.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Capetta writes with an awareness that is smart and progressive…Echo After Echo is a diverse, confident romance that brings to life the powers of young love in a New York City theater.