Book Recommendations

Isabella Benson (she/her), Columnist

Caraval by Stephane Garber is a thrilling novel about what two girls will do to escape their lives and dive into a fantasy.


Scarlett Dragna and her sister Tella are trapped on a small island ruled by their cruel and powerful father. Desperate to escape Scarlett’s arranged marriage and their father, the sisters run away to participate in a special event that could change their world; Caraval, where the game is more than just a performance. When Tella becomes the prize, Scarlett must win the game-Or risk losing her sister forever.


If you like puzzles, wicked games, and a hint of magic, this is a good read for you.