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Review: The Night Circus

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

When I was at the BookExpo America publishing convention earlier this year, I kept bumping into the same fancifully attired young people. Dressed in elaborate blackandwhite costumes, they were handing out snacks advertising the forthcoming publication of Erin Morgenstern's THE NIGHT CIRCUS. I had never heard of the author, and when I learned that this was, in fact, her debut novel, I was even more ... Read full review

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User Review  - srsharms - LibraryThing

This book is like hot chocolate – deep and rich, with that hint of cinnamon to season it just right – a little too right, maybe. So it is most satisfying when sipped slowly, in small increments ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

I honestly have no idea what it is about this book that pulled me in, but as soon as I finished it, I literally started it over and read it again, beginning to end.. then did it again. People say they ... Read full review

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User Review  - shaunesay - LibraryThing

Dark, mysterious and lovely. Complicated, detailed, beautiful and sometimes sorrowful. Listening to this was a curious delight. This was my 100th read for the year. Read full review

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User Review  - ZaraD.Garcia-Alvarez - LibraryThing

The Night Circus is an intricate tale of creativity with a rich cast of characters who, with their specific gifts and talents help showcase the magical realism that moves throughout the book. It is ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenn88 - LibraryThing

No words I write are going to do this book justice. It’s a tale about a competition between two young magicians. They have been trained since childhood solely for this competition. Only one will be ... Read full review

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User Review  - mattries37315 - LibraryThing

A monochromatic festival of wonder and intrigue suddenly appears in your town and you can’t wait until the sun goes down to explore it. The Night Circus is a wondrous, fantastic journey into magic ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

Loved it! Absolutely loved it. I don't usually like books about magic or fantasy...a "magical realism" tag is enough to make me move on to another book. But this book tells such an enchanting story ... Read full review

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User Review  - byshieldmaiden - LibraryThing

Such high hopes for this book! I really, really wanted to like it but I made it 1/4 of the way through and nothing was really happening. Sure, people did things but the story itself wasn't pushing ... Read full review

great read

User Review  - Angela W. - Overstock.com

A really good book. Glad I purchased Read full review

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