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23 Aug 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #4

Waiting on Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases to be excited about! (Created by Jill at Breaking the Spine)

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Published September 13th, 2011 by Doubleday
(This is GoodReads:)

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 Reves, 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.

Written in rich, seductive prose, this spell-casting novel is a feast for the senses and the heart.

(This is Alex:)
I really don't have much more to say about this book except - WOW! I cannot wait to get my hands on this one *grins* At least there's not much longer to wait!

6 comments:

Sash and Em said...

Nice! Sounds like The Hunger Games meet the Sorcerer's Apprentice! I haven't seen this one around. Good pick! New Follower!


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Alex said...

That's what I thought, too! Great to have you here ^.^

Mary (BookHounds) said...

I started this one over the weekend and it is worth waiting for! Excellent read.

Jessi said...

This book looks really interesting! I can't wait for the chance to read it--I think it will be great! :-)

Tia said...

I can't wait to read this book. I've heard great things about it. New follower!

Tia @ Falling For Books

Alex said...

Glad to know we won't be disappointed, Mary!!!
Welcome as well Jessie and Tia ^.^