"Waiting On" Wednesday: The Night Circus

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Release Date: September 13, 2011
Publisher: Doubleday
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The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des RĂªves, and it is only open at night.

But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway—a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Despite themselves, however, Celia and Marco tumble headfirst into love—a deep, magical love that makes the lights flicker and the room grow warm whenever they so much as brush hands.

True love or not, the game must play out, and the fates of everyone involved, from the cast of extraordinary circus per­formers to the patrons, hang in the balance, suspended as precariously as the daring acrobats overhead.


  1. Great pick!

    I've already read a few positive reviews of this one.

  2. I've heard some good things about this book as well! It really does sound interesting. Can't wait to read it!

  3. Not long now until this is released! *excited* :D

  4. I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this one and I LOVED it! Enjoy!

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  5. I have heard nothing but good things about The Night Circus! I can't wait to read it! Great pick. :)
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  6. Me too, even though it sounds like a different read for me. There's too much good buzz to miss out!

  7. I'm looking forward to this one too!

  8. Sounds interesting! I hope you enjoy it when you get it! Check out my WOW


  9. This is a good pick. I'm really curious about this one. New follower :D

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