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THE NIGHT CIRCUS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Self-assured, entertaining debut novel that blends genres and crosses continents in quest of magic.The world's not big enough for two wizards, as Tolkien taught us—even if that world is the shiny, modern one of the late 19th century, with its streetcars and electric lights and newfangled horseless carriages. Yet, as first-time novelist Morgenstern imagines it, two wizards there are, if likely ... Read full review

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  - klburnside - LibraryThing

I was completely enchanted by the first three quarters of this novel. The vivid descriptions made me feel as though I could see, hear, and taste everything in the book. I loved the world the author ... Read full review

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User Review  - wkeblejr - LibraryThing

I read this book with a couple of coworkers that wanted to start a book club of sorts and we chose this book as our maiden voyage. Do I regret the journey? No. Do I desire a mulligan? Maybe. I'm a ... Read full review

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User Review  - NPJacobsen - LibraryThing

I thouroghly enjoyed this book. A wager is made between Hector Bowen and Alexander, known as Mr. A.H. It boils down to nature vs. nurture. From asides in the book, this was not the first wager of this ... Read full review

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User Review  - vickimarie2002 - LibraryThing

This book is amazing!! Read full review

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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

I was enchanted. This is a wonderful, magical story about magic and love. I highly recommend it. Read full review

Review: The Night Circus

User Review  - Gina Wade mcdonald - Goodreads

I read this book against all inner instincts telling me not too, because it was different A's had a 4 star rating. I really wanted it to be great, concept was so promising, but it was oh so dull and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cassie Shannon - Goodreads

This was a 5 star book for me, despite the fact that I had several issues throughout reading most of the book. The timeline confused the crap out of me in the beginning, which may be because I was ... Read full review

Review: The Night Circus

User Review  - Tadiana ♕Part-Time Dictator♕ - Goodreads

I thought this was lovely and entrancing: like a Victorian-era Cirque du Soleil decided to do a circus where spectators wander from tent to tent--except that some of the performers are truly magical ... Read full review

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All reviews - 781
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