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The Night Circus
The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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 Rves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underwaya 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 lovea 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. Written in rich, seductive prose, this spell-casting novel is a feast for the senses and the heart.
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Bookworm.Babe.on.a.Budget
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This book was a beautifully written sorry. It's more about about magic than about circuses as we know then today. I enjoyed listening to the audiobook but I think I would've preferred to read it because the words are transformative and when listening you have to pay close attention it may miss something vital. It took me 6 days to finish listening entirely but it was worth it.

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CaitZ
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I spent the week re-listening to this while doing stuff around the house and obsessing over a new app. It's one of my favorite books and Jim Dale's narration is incredible.

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Bookworm.Babe.on.a.Budget
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I'm loving this so far! So interesting and engaging! I'm invested in Marco and Amelia. So excited to see how it turns out!

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CoffeeNBooks
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#GratefulHarvest This is one of my favorite books that #BeginsWithN!
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Oh I love this book!! 3w
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Shamzi
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On this Diwali, starting this book. I hope the book is as gorgeous as the cover!!

HAPPY DIWALI EVERYONE!!!

BookwormM Happy Diwali I loved the book 3w
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GidgetsTreasures75
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11-3-21: My 110th finished book of 2021! Le Cirque des Rêves only opens at night. Behind the black and white tents there is a competition occurring between Celia and Marco, who have been training since childhood. This was a lovely book full of memorable characters and lots of fun magic. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ???#️⃣1️⃣1️⃣0️⃣

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Bookworm.Babe.on.a.Budget
The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern

Could someone explain #bookspinbingo to me? I'm very curious and I have a ton of November reads it from the library and on my cloud Library so. I'd love to know more about this!

#bookspinbingo #help

LibrarianRyan Ello, the nice thing about Bookspin and bingo is that you can make of it what you want. If you don't want to try for a bingo, then done and just try for the bookspin title. Not sure what books you want to read because you are an extream mood reader? That is okay too. If you look at my list, I almost never list exact copies that are not for bookclub, but more areas or ways I want to read. I can do this, because I can make it my own, & so can u 3w
TheAromaofBooks Hey there!!! I host the BookSpin challenge. @hissingpotatoes linked to my masterpost, but basically the challenge is to choose 20 books you've been meaning to read (or, like @LibrarianRyan pointed out, you can also choose categories, like “nonfiction“ or “library book“ or whatever) & post them as a list. On the 2nd of the month I draw out 2 numbers (BookSpin & DoubleSpin). Throughout the month, everyone tries to read those numbers from their ⬇ 3w
TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) lists. The bingo part is I shuffle all the numbers into a bingo card, and everyone reads the books that match the numbers to score a bingo for that month. November's posts are really close to the top of my feed so you should be able to find them - the challenge may make more sense if you see it in action!! Feel free to let me know if you have any questions!!! 3w
Bookworm.Babe.on.a.Budget Thank you so much, I think after seeing the cards I have a better understanding! So much literary fun! I love it!! 3w
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katy4peas
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Wow! Thank you @Karisa for the lovely artwork on my #ans book! It is lovely and matches the rest of the cover and endpapers as well. It feels like the book came that way! 😍 The ticket bookmark is really cool too. I‘m getting vibes of Something Wicked This Way Comes and the carnival and am excited to read this one with your artwork and notes. 😊 Thank you for the dark chocolate too! Happy Halloween! 💕🎃

@LibrarianRyan

LibrarianRyan lovely. and her black edges came out way better than mine 4w
Karisa Such a good book! Glad you liked the decorations and hope you like the book plot wise too! 💗 4w
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Bibliotekate
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A lovely book.

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Michellesibs
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Cecil is never good enough for her father, she is controlled and binded to a competition with an unknown opponent. The rules are not communicated, the goal is unclear. The competition will last a lifetime unless Cecil finds a way out.

On a journey of self discovery she starts to understand that what looks like magic as a child, is manipulation as an adult. That dreams can turn into nightmares.

IuliaC Loved this one! 1mo
ladym30 Love this book!!❤️ 1mo
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Blackink_WhitePaper
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“The circus arrives without warning”

#Firstlinefridays #bookspin #scarathlon2021 #TeamHendrix

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haileybean
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I‘m late to this party, but I‘m loving this audiobook. I‘m trying to get a start on crafting Christmas gifts y‘know… while listening to very fall atmospheric books 🤣 #audiocrafting #audiobook #audiobooking

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Linsy
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A book on my shelf that I really need to get to! I'm very behind the times. #carnival #scarathlon

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TheSpineView
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Linsy Still on my tbr! 🖤❤🤍 1mo
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Nich
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"People see what they wish to see. And in most cases, what they are told that they see."

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Scochrane26
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I‘ve been wanting to re-read this book but just saw that the audiobook is read by Jim Dale! Will have to do audio version. Erin Morgenstern posted this on IG.

Enchanted_Bibliophile Now I want to re-listen it as well 🤩 2mo
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ChaoticMissAdventures
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Linsy Oooh, I love that cover!!! 🖤❤🤍 1mo
ChaoticMissAdventures @Linsy it is the ARC. Every time I pick it up I realize I have never actually read the corrected published version. 😬 1mo
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TheSpineView
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Linsy 🖤❤🤍 1mo
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Catsandbooks
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✨IN LOVE✨ with my Night Circus box from Illumicrate ❤️🖤🤍 I'm planning to do a reread by the end of the year!

Jari-chan So amazing! 🤩 2mo
Soubhiville Wow! 🤩 2mo
peanutnine 😳😳😍😍 gorgeous 2mo
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LaurelChandler
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This beauty is a gem. It would always held a special place in my heart. If you haven't read it yet I highly recommend it!

#NightCircus10 #bookdealalert

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Jaimelire
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I was intrigued at the beginning of the book, got a little bored in the middle but liked the ending. So overall I give it a pick because it was unique and magical, but I honestly did not enjoy this one as much as I thought I would from reading all the favourable reviews.
My son has been playing with the filters on the iPad….I kinda like this one he took of me!

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Beachgirl
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Just finished my last book now starting #thestarlesssea … sounds good and it‘s been on my list for a long time TBR … let the reading begin #weekendreading #newbook #erinmorgenstern

emz711 It's amazing. Better than night circus I think 3mo
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451Degrees
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Been in a bit of an audio slump lately. Decided to try this one read by the amazing Jim Dale! We‘ll see how it goes…

PurpleyPumpkin Oooh, Jim Dale! Love him! Enjoy. 😉 3mo
LitStephanie The preface reminds me of Something Wicked This Way Comes. 3mo
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Cazxxx
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Gracelovesreading
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Had a change recently and read some magical realism and enjoyed it!
"The Future is never set in stone."

IuliaC I enjoyed this one 👍 4mo
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AlisBookNookCorner
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🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 https://suspensebookreviews.home.blog/2021/08/02/the-night-circus-by-erin-morgen...

This was my second attempt at reading this book, I am SO HAPPY I came back to it! I loved it! There was not a battle as much as there was a game, so I would take the summary lightly. It read like a fairy-tale for adults and I was utterly captivated by the circus and beautiful descriptions. Very much a setting/plot-based novel.

mcctrish LOVE LOVE LOVE this book and I‘m so happy you could go back to it ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
rubyslippersreads One of my very favorites! ❤️🖤🎪 4mo
IuliaC Lovely book ❤ 4mo
AlisBookNookCorner I was so thrown off by the synapse the first time, I went into it believing the story would be something completely different. A friend of mine suggested I read it as a fairy tale, best advice! Once I did it all came together to become such a wonderful book. 4mo
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EatSleepRead
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Mehso-so

Audiobook pick:
I really wanted to love this one, but overall I was just very meh about it. The narrator was great at least.

SamAnne Same. 4mo
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aa_guer2021
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👋🏻 Still here, still reading. Amid the 📦. 🙃🎉 A magical moving circus 🎪 full of black and white tents, a competition and a love story, all rolled into one. Intrigue and romance, adventure and interesting storytelling. And yet, amid all of this, although interesting, I wasn‘t 💯% there. 🤔 And I used to love the fantasy genre… 🤷🏻‍♀️ Still, glad I gave it a shot. #recentlyread #nospoilers #bookspin @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks This is one I enjoyed better the second time I read it - I liked the story better when I knew where it was headed! 4mo
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LoverOfLearning
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I'm so glad my thoughts on this book met my expectations!

I had such a fun time reading this! I felt like I was at this gorgeous black and white themed circus and away from reality. It was a wonderful experience.

The slow buildup of suspense in this novel was key and I absolutely loved Baileys character like he was my little brother!!

Definitely sad the book ended... still. I finished it a month ago.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ would love to reread

magyklyXdelish This is the one book that makes me jealous of first time readers. It was such a magical experience, truly. 5mo
LoverOfLearning @magyklyXdelish yes! Ugh the opening chapter was exquisite 5mo
peanutnine I loved this book! Such beautiful writing 😍 If you haven't yet, check out her second novel. It's just as magical and I loved it even more, which is saying something lol 5mo
LoverOfLearning @peanutnine definitely on my TBR!! looks like another fantastic book 5mo
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Rashi_Ink
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Mehso-so

4.5 stars!
The writing style and the aesthetic was exquisite! Loved the book but contrary to what the blurb states the competition wasn't really explained and neither very engaging. Overall, this is more of a story about the characters.

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BookishBelle
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Kitty was not super happy about having her picture taken this morning. I was super happy to have read this book though! It was very well written and plotted out. My only qualm was that the story wasn‘t in chronological order. I kept having to look back and figure out if this happened before that which pulled me out of the story some. Otherwise though, really really good.

Ahw06 Awww I have a black kitty too! 5mo
BookishBelle @Ahw06 Yay! Aren‘t they the best?! 5mo
Ahw06 @BookishBelle they really are 🥰🐈‍⬛ 5mo
ReadingOver50 Wonderful book 5mo
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GypsyKat
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I had to share this new mug in my shop. 🖤

https://etsy.me/2Sr6rkQ

ladym30 Love it!❤️ 6mo
OriginalCyn620 Love it! Need it! 🖤 6mo
mom2bugnbee Oooooo. One of my all-time fave books! 6mo
kspenmoll Fantastic!!! 6mo
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Readswithcoffee
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A circus that is open only at night...a fierce magical competition where the competitors don‘t know the rules. It felt a bit like a mashup of Harry Potter & Hunger Games. Hmmm... I never would have read this book, but the audiobook is narrated by Jim Dale. Mr. Dale is AMAZING. I enjoyed this much more than I ever expected. Definitely a niche read/listen. If you like magic, this one‘s for you.

Johanna414 One if my favorite audiobooks ever! 6mo
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Kgaudiuso
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I loved this book! Such a fantasy derived story that I usually shy away from, it left me wanting a prequel, a sequel, a movie and anything else! The author‘s descriptive characters and interesting plot was perfect for a weekend of drinking tea and curling up on the couch with a blanket and my pup. Just ordered the next book, and I‘m excited to see if it lives up to this one!

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rwmg
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Two duelling magicians each pits a chosen student against the other's student with the Night Circus as the arena for the game to play out.

Wonderfully atmospheric storytelling, pulling the reader along easily to the point that even the occasional anachronism really doesn't matter. All the stars.

Reggie I loved this book. It was the first book I had read in a long time over 10 years ago and it kinda reminded me of why I read. 6mo
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Tera66
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This was a predicted 5 star read for me. It has everything I love in a book, magic, romance and kind of a gothic vibe. And I did enjoy it, but the first half was hard for me to really get into. Second half was much more enjoyable.⭐⭐⭐ I did read that it is being adapted into a movie. If they do it right it should be a stunning film visually.
#Bookspinbingo #bookspin #backlist
@TheAromaofBooks
You were right about it being rambly.

TheAromaofBooks This is one of those books that I actually enjoyed more the second time I read it. Knowing where the story was headed meant that when I read it again, the first half was more engaging. 6mo
Tera66 @TheAromaofBooks Im not usually a re reader, but this one may be worth the reread. Its a great story. 6mo
TheAromaofBooks The other thing I did for my reread was actually get an overview of the tarot deck, since I'm not super familiar with the elements of it. (I actually made a Word document of Maggie Stiefvater's explanations on Instagram haha) It added a lot of depth to the story since there are multiple instances where something is revealed about a character via a certain card. 6mo
Tera66 @TheAromaofBooks I love that, I'm a spreadsheet girl myself. 😊 6mo
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“There is magic in that. It‘s in the listener, and for each and every ear it will be different, and it will affect them in ways they can never predict. From the mundane to the profound. You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone‘s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it, because of your words. (...)
There are many kinds of magic, after all.”

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rwmg
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#sunlightwellness

A present from my sister. I've read the first 40-odd pages and it's looking good

Soubhiville I love her writing! 6mo
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LoverOfLearning
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She is still unsure who her opponent is, but whatever move has just been made, it has rattled her.

She feels the entirety of the circus radiating around her, as though a net has been thrown over it, trapping everything within the iron fence, fluttering like a butterfly.

She wonders how she is supposed to retaliate."

Ohh, this is getting so interesting! I love it. ?✨?

perfectsinner Loved this book. The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Patricia O'Neill is a great read also 6mo
Catsandbooks Just checking in to see if you have sent your #sliceofsummerswap package yet? We have a little over a week until the open date 🍉 5mo
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LoverOfLearning
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Okay but the onening chapter is exquisite. I was not expecting this level of mastery and as the chapter title says "anticipation".

I was personally invited into the Circus of Dreams.

This is going to be a wonderful and magical book. I can't wait.

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LoverOfLearning
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Gorgeous title page. Can't wait to read this one!! I am in desperate need of a lighter read then the typical crime and thriller books I read.

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LoverOfLearning
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Finally got this gorgeous book in the mail! Got it free with an Amazon giftcard! Go me!

I'm so excited to read this one!

Suet624 Yay! 7mo
Scochrane26 Love Night Circus. I want to reread it soon. 7mo
LoverOfLearning Yeah I will definitely be rereading this one in the future! 5mo
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WormForWords
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Stick with this book! It can be a little bit confusing, you jump around in time and to many characters, but it is SO worth it if you stick it out, it will all make sense and tie together! Don‘t go into this expecting a romance or love story either. This is a fantastical, magical adventure that just happens to include love. I finished it last night and I am immediately beginning it again!

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ThePageantHam
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There is something extra magical about reading this at dusk surrounded by fireflies ✨

CogsOfEncouragement That‘s awesome. Great story. 7mo
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Cheshirecat913
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I painted another brick like a book cover. I am pretty amused by it. I am putting them around a tree in a sitting area we made out front.

hannah-leeloo I love this idea. Looks great 7mo
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AlisBookNookCorner
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Unpopular Opinion: Did not live up to the hype. It was all extreme detail of setting with underdeveloped, flat characters. I felt new characters were introduced every chapter. I found myself confused and bored. The storyline was not consistent. Nice writing with great detail, but that's all this was. Did not match the synapse on back ... Extremely disappointed.

SamAnne I agree. I DNFd 7mo
AlisBookNookCorner I'm glad I'm not the only one! I felt I was the only one who didn't like it. 7mo
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LoverOfLearning
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The newest books added to by TBR!

What have you read? I really really want to read The Night Circus first I think.

sblbooks I've read Revolution and really enjoyed it. 7mo
vlwelser Revolution is one of my all time favorites. 7mo
CBee Just finished Night Circus and LOVED it ♥️ 7mo
Lesanne I loved The Night Circus 😊 7mo
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CBee
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I don‘t even have the words to describe this book..... but I LOVED it. ♥️♥️♥️

booksellerofyourdiscontent I have heard lovely things about this book! I didn‘t finish it for a book club, but I feel like it needs another go. 7mo
CBee @booksellerofyourdiscontent yes! I definitely recommend giving it another try 👏🏻👏🏻 7mo
Bette It really was so good. 👍😊 7mo
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CBee @Bette 😊😊😊 7mo
BlueMoonJ Glad to see@you liked it! 7mo
BlueMoonJ @booksellerofyourdiscontent I would definitely retry! I got lost the first few chapters with all the people and timelines and almost gave up. but when it clicked I couldn‘t stop. I have also heard from several people that first read people say eh it was good, but second read they get all the nuances and realize they loved it LOL 7mo
CBee @BlueMoonJ felt the exact same way 👏🏻👏🏻 7mo
booksellerofyourdiscontent @CBee @BlueMoonJ *pulls Barnes and Noble gift card out of nowhere* Well, this means I have an errand for today!!!📚📚📚📚📚 7mo
CBee @booksellerofyourdiscontent so jealous 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 7mo
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