by Stephanie Garber
Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister Tella live with their powerful and cruel father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Caraval’s mastermind organizer kidnaps Tella and whoever finds her first is the winner.