From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidde
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Debbie.Seres shared a tip "This is one of the best fantasy books I have ever read. Just as brilliant as night circus."
RachelJoy shared a tip "Such an intriguing read so far! Immerses you in a world of endless stories."
scott_knoblach shared a tip "This author is amazing"
cassie_anderson shared a tip "The most beautifully written and intricately woven story I have ever read. Absolutely stunning."
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kaeding_skelton shared a tip "Unlike anything I’ve ever read, entirely captivating"
jordan_dalton_3534 shared a tip "Definitely one of my all time favorites!"
sarah_dinicola shared a tip "Just a really beautifully written story about the magic of storytelling."
andrea_turner shared a tip "An amazing book. Sad that it's over. I want more."
lizzie_smith_8887 shared a tip "Loved it! Such a good read! I loved the way all the different tales wove in and out of each other to a fantastic ending."
chemicalchica shared a tip "Take time with this one. Its pretty dense and needs to be read slowly."
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Snowpeach shared a tip "Be prepared to get lost in a story, within a story within a magical world filled with endless fairytales. Great book."
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deborah_armstrong shared a tip "Also, I don't recommend...couldn't finish..."
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kierstin_unshelved shared a tip "I’ve already read this one! Unfortunately, I LOVED her writing style but hated how she seemed to write in circles."
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mimochi shared a tip "my current favorite book! so whimsical and descriptive, with great representation"
natalie_shaw_940 shared a tip "Although not as captivating as The Night Circus, in my opinion, this is still a very fun read with unique world building."
lauren_romanch shared a tip "Very well written. All the wonder and magic of a fantasy genre without feeling childish. A beautiful story."
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ceridwen_alexander shared a tip "A story about stories, told within a story. Orgasmic."
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rhonda_cusack shared a tip "Favorite book! A book within a book within a book."
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erin_vandeven shared a tip "Great book for vacation or a long flight"
carmen_mcleod shared a tip "Loved her first novel, this one a had a lot going on. Too many stories within stories. Beautifully written."
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megan_tomkiel shared a tip "Fantastical journey"
sarah_guynup shared a tip "Very interesting read"
crystal_johnston_4147 shared a tip "Not as good as the night circus but still a good read"
ella_boyd_brocker shared a tip "A bit distracted, a little juvenile in the style of storytelling, but some lovely imagery."
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kait_kat shared a tip "Stories within stories!"
ellie_wilde shared a tip "One of my favorite books of all time. So magical and beautiful. Havent felt this deep in a world in a long time"
kristina_noyes shared a tip "So many stories inside this story."
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