Amanda Jane Kehoe is in for the ride of her life. A survivor of trauma, Amanda enters Uriah's Otherworld and discovers an angelic barker who writes Psalms, a nine foot grasshopper who doubles as a writer and a boyfriend who hears animals talking to him. Three teens befriend one another at St. Finnian's Psychiatric Hospital, living in a place known to all the children as "The Circus." Will they outsmart Larry Hale or be stuck in the Tunnel of Love for all eternity? Carosella is a skirmish between alternate realities versus delusion, psychic ability versus hallucination, and medicine versus miracle. The question posed is: "Are you extraordinary because you are a freak or a freak because you are extraordinary? "