What an extraordinary tale. I loved every single description the author uses to enhance the setting and characters. As Scarlett traveled through Caraval, an annual magical competition, I could feel my enchanted self walking through the game with her. On the search to find her sister, Donatella, Scarlett works with Julian to solve the five clues provided to each participant of the competitive game. My personal favorite part of the book was watching Scarlett’s character and relationships develop, specifically that with Julian. Ultimately, with touches of romance and adventure, this fantastic book will capture your dreams and imaginations.