Read a Magical New Scene From The Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a spellbinding novel of magic, danger, and romance set in a circus that is open only at night. Behind the scenes of Le Cirque des Rêves, two young magicians are fighting a fierce duel—and, despite themselves, tumbling headfirst into love.

But true love or not, the duel must play out, and the fates of everyone involved, from the cast of extraordinary circus per­formers to the patrons, hang in the balance. Click to read an excerpt from the book and to download our reading group guide.

In this magical new scene from the book, “Around and Around (and Around),” read about what it’s like to ride the carousel at Le Cirque des Rêves