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Reading a Thousand Lives

I'm a goodreads refugee. I read horror, classics, literary, science fiction, YA, weird, regency romances, historical fiction, history, science, fantasy and random bits and pieces of every genre, it seems like. I don't do as much reading and reviewing as I used to, but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things.

Currently reading

Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood
A Dance with Dragons
George R.R. Martin
Deep Blue
Jennifer Donnelly
Crystal Fire
Jordan Dane
Fireblood
Trisha Wolfe
Mistress to the Crown
Isolde Martyn
The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy
The Illicit Love of a Courtesan
Jane Lark
Lost in a Royal Kiss
Vanessa Kelly
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern How could I pass this up, it being a Nanowrimo novel and everything? It's hard to come by published nano books, not to mention​ successful​ nanowrimos, so I was psyched.I was not disappointed. This book was brilliant, the descriptions were beautiful, especially that of the circus--I applaud all the originality and brilliance that was poured into the design of Le Cirque des Rêves.The romance between Celia and Marco was scorching, just the level I want my romance at. Morgenstern did not disappoint at any angle of this book. It's nothing I thought it would be, nothing I hoped it would be, but it is so, so much more.However, I doubt you'll like it if action is the primary thing you look for in novels. This would not be an action movie and I'm not sorry for it. It's a prime example of what literary fiction should be. I eagerly await another book by the lovely Erin Morgenstern.