The Forest of Stars by Heather Kassner is a dazzling, mysterious tale of magic, friendship and mystique. When Louisa LaRoche stumbles upon The Carnival Beneath the Stars in the search for her long lost father, she can only yet imagine what mysteries lie beneath the circus tent. After an odd accident involving shadows and a performer plummeting to the ground, Louisa is given a role in the circus and her magical abilities to walk on air gift her the name of “Starlark.” But soon after she is given the new part, more peculiar events occur and the threads of Louisa's story begin to unravel, exposing many secrets in the shadows. Louisa must find a way to patch the missing holes of this tale and with the help of her friends, track down the evasive thief who is stealing the magic encircling the performers and the Carnival Beneath the Stars. I really enjoyed this book and would absolutely recommend it!