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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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bookshelves: dnf, romance, magic, young-adult, historical, fantasy

DNF @ 15%

This might be my most controversial review on Goodreads. I'm really sorry, I really wanted to like this, I did, I really did, but I just couldn't. No matter how far I pushed myself, I felt like I was swimming in maple syrup. I normally love descriptive books with beautiful, flowery prose, but this was too much for me. Maybe I'll try again one day, but today is not that day.

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Reading Progress

November 29, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
November 29, 2015 – Shelved
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: romance
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: magic
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: young-adult
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: historical
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: fantasy
December 10, 2016 – Shelved as: dnf

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Jane Don't feel bad! Honestly, when I read this, I thought it felt like Twilight but at a goth circus.


message 2: by Sasha (new)

Sasha I like your review. It is very interesting.


Rachel Loved this book, but I can understand its not for everyone 😊


Ashley Rickel I'm with you. I tried 3 separate times to read it because all of the great reviews. DNF every time.


message 5: by Tib (new) - added it

Tib I've been trying to read it again and every time I look at the percentage, I'm always surprised at how slow I'm reading it. It feels like I should be almost done with the book after listening to the audio for six days on 1.5/2x, but I'm only at 35%. I don't think I can do it anymore


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