Welcome to the INCARNATE Theater Treasure Hunt!
This week, 48 bloggers are celebrating the release of INCARNATE by Jodi Meadows by participating in a treasure hunt with clues, activities, and lots of prizes including signed books and handknit fingerless mitts. You've reached a CLUE blog, which means somewhere on this page is a clue to finding the hidden page and grand prize entry form on Jodi's website. Follow 26 clues to get there!
For more information on the INCARNATE Theater Treasure Hunt, check out Jodi's post.
Traditional vs. Modern Masquerade Balls
Traditional history of masquerade balls:
|Venetian masquerade ball|
Traditionally, masquerade balls were a feature of Carnival in Italy. Masquerades were often used to celebrate marriages and involved a large amount of formal, costumed dancing. Venetian masquerade balls were elaborate celebrations held for the upper class and sometimes the king and his men would dress up in costume and put on an act for guests. By the end of the 16th century, the use of masks began to decline, ultimately removing them from most masquerade balls.
|Masquerades in London at the Haymarket Opera House|
When masquerade balls finally travelled to America they became more of a fun party game than a formal event. Guests were encouraged to dress in elaborate costumes and wear masks, only so they could all attempt to figure out who was who.
Modern masquerade balls:
|Labyrinth of Jareth|
Masquerade balls have also inspired some of the crazier parties on television shows such as Gossip Girl and Vampire Diaries.
|Masquerade masks from Gossip Girl|
My clue for the password is...
Third word: r
Remember, there are no spaces in this password!
Make sure you check out the next posts in the treasure hunt!
Is It Hot In Here Or Is It This Book?
YA Books Central
Letters Inside Out
On to my personal giveaway...
I absolutely loved INCARNATE so I'm giving YOU the chance to win a copy! You'll also win some signed INCARNATE swag that Jodi so generously provided.
- US ONLY
- Must be 13 or older to enter
- Fill out the Rafflecopter form
- Winner will get a copy of INCARNATE (ordered by me from Amazon) and signed swag!
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