Book Reviews

The Starless Sea, by Erin Morgenstern

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Eight long years have passed since The Night Circus burst into the literary scene with a shower of black confetti and red rose petal, bewitching it’s readers with gorgeous prose and an imaginative world that made you never wish to leave.

Now author Erin Morgenstern is back with The Starless Sea, a story about stories, a book the intertwines myth and folk tales with modern story telling. The first four chapters alone create a paradox of story and time, providing a mystery so curious that our hero Zachary Ezra Rawlins is compelled to give chase down the rabbit hole, and what he finds is a world of faded gold, dazzling ghosts, and stories. Stories upon stories upon stories; men lost in time, girls who are rabbits, owls who are kings, pirates who are metaphors…

But also not…

“Strange, isn’t it? To love a book. When the words on the pages become so precious that they feel like part of your own history because they are.”

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: My Autumn TBR List

Oh man! Another list of books that I most likely will not get a chance to read because I’m still wading through my summer TBR. *looks back at list* Ahahah, yeah. I’m currently reading Murder on the Rockport Limited and don’t have any of these other books lined up to read (with one exception). But that won’t stop me from adding more books to my list! Nothing stops me from setting goals well beyond my reach!

Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl.

 

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