le cirque de reves

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YA LIT MEME: Six Places.

↳  THE NIGHT CIRCUS ; Le Cirque Des Rêves. [5/6]

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

Having just finished The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, I felt inspired to make a playlist dedicated to Erin Morgenstern’s beautiful work.

And to pay proper tribute to the book in the form of music, I have tried to find songs with melodies and lyrics that really embodies the ‘feel’ of the book. I hope you guys listen to each song and really think of Le Cirque Des Reves when you hear they lyrics and melodies.

Please feel free to add songs below.

- Tris

1) The Circus

* Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss*

Strange things are happening everyday
I hear the music up above my head
Though the sight of my heart has left me again
I hear music up above

2) Isobel

* Trampled Rose - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss*

I know that rose,
Like I know my name
The one I gave my love,
It was the same
Now I find it in the street,
A trampled rose

3) Bailey

*Nature Boy - AURORA*

There was a boy
A very strange enchanted boy
They say he wandered very far, very far
Over land and sea
A little shy and sad of eye
But very wise was he

4) The Murray Twins

* Cemeteries of London - Coldplay*

At night they would go walking ‘til the breaking of the day,
The morning is for sleeping…
Through the dark streets they go searching to seek God in their own way,

5) Marco and Celia

*Carousel - Melanie Martinez*

And it’s all fun and games,
‘Til somebody falls in love,
But you’ve already bought a ticket,
And there’s no turning back now

* Shark - Oh Wonder*

Are you gonna be my love?
Are you gonna be mine?
I feel it falling from the skies above
Are you gonna be mine?
My wave, my shark, my demon in the dark
The blue tide pulling me under
Or are you my soul, my heart, pull everything apart?

*Promise - Ben Howard*

Who am I, darling to you?
Who am I?
Gonna tell you stories of mine
Who am I?

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  You think, as you walk away from Le Cirque des Rêves and into the creeping dawn, that you felt more awake within the confines of the circus.

                          You are no longer quite certain which side of the fence is the D R E A M.

izzytheheartbreaker​ said: alsoo for the edit thing I have a quote if you want one “we lead strange lives changing our dreams around from place to place” orrrr “you’re in the right place at the right time and you care enough to what needs to be done sometimes that’s enough” both are from the night circus bc it’s Bae

Never Ending List of Favorite Books

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

“You think, as you walk away from Le Cirque des Rêves and into the creeping dawn, that you felt more awake within the confines of the circus.
You are no longer quite certain which side of the fence is the dream.”

#Ampersandmarch17 Book Photo Challenge:

Day 3: Inception.

I wasn’t really sure what to post for this prompt since I just thought of that movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio 😂😂😂 But in relation to that, I suddenly remembered The Night Circus and how lovely and mind blowing some of Le Cirque des Reves’ attractions are! My favorites are The Ice Garden and The Cloud Maze. Love this book so much! 😊❤️📚

TheBookNymph Book Recs: 1/? The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called “Le Cirque des Reves,” and it is only open at night.

Favorite Books: The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern

“Someone needs to tell those tales. When the battles are fought and won and lost, when the pirates find their treasures and the dragons eat their foes for breakfast with a nice cup of Lapsang souchong, someone needs to tell their bits of overlapping narrative. There’s magic in that. It’s in the listener, and for each and every ear it will be different, and it will affect them in ways they can never predict. From the mundane to the profound. You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone’s soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows what they might do because of it.”

fitzsimmons the night circus au

jemma simmons is a daughter of famous magician. leopold fitz is a student of said magician’s great enemy. when a bet takes place, jemma and fitz have to fight against each other in a competition where only one of them can stay sane. when they fall in love, it all becomes even more complicated.

oh, le cirque de reves is truly a magical place

So I just finished one of the many, MANY books that I have sectioned off to be read. It’s one of the more recent ones I got for Christmas.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

I had asked for it because it seemed to hold all the elements I enjoy in books (I honestly didn’t look too much into it) magic, elegance, night, and mystery. I was a bit hesitant because of the promised romance between two the characters on the back cover. Romance tends to ruin books. But I was not disappointed, I’ll be reading this book again just for the descriptions of the circus itself. They were delicious and sex for my imagination.

I’ll probably reread it by the end of the week for that purpose. I just want to curl up and sink into the pages to sit and breath in the settings and acts of Le Cirque de Reves without worrying about the plot or holding my breath in anticipation to a twist.

I’m actually starting to miss reading about the tents and the acts, the escape was much needed and wonderful.

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Cause I’m a butt and rather decorate than do my drafts…

This is what Hokulani’s little room looks like in the le cirque des reves thread I’m doing with The Raven King.

It isn’t so much a bedroom as it is a little… antechamber type of room that she was given. This is where the magic happens. Magic as in where she makes her little concoctions to sell to the public. The more complicated ones that take time, that is; easier potions and powders she makes in front of the costumers. 

As always, some of the photos have captions.

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Goodreads Summary:

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called “Le Cirque des Reves,” and it is only open at night.

But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway–a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Despite themselves, however, Celia and Marco tumble headfirst into love - a deep, magical love that makes the lights flicker and the room grow warm whenever they so much as brush hands.

True love or not, the game must play out, and the fates of everyone involved, from the cast of extraordinary circus per-formers to the patrons, hang in the balance, suspended as precariously as the daring acrobats overhead.

For fans of:

  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fantasy

bookishmadness says:  

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern because it’s just so freakin beautiful!!! from cover to cover, you are just falling in love!

manticorerider

says: 

I loved this book because of the fantasy aspects, the historical setting, and the beautiful writing style.

August Fizzle Recs: Wanderlust

Hello, fellow booknerds!

For our second month of Fizzle Recs, a monthly feature where we recommend our favorite books based on a theme of our choosing, we decided to go with wanderlust, and here are some that are perfect for soothing the traveling bug in all of us. 

  • Almera: Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins. The concluding novel to the Anna and the French Kiss series. Although it’s not necessary to read the previous two before this, it is definitely a more enjoyable experience if you do and the cameos are the best. Anyway, I really loved Isla’s story while it wasn’t a favourite for some. It features that cute romance like the previous installments and some amazing trips to New York City, Paris and Barcelona.
  • Eri:  Heist Society by Ally Carter. Ally Carter is my all time favorite author, and this book is adorably charming, centered on a teen thief and her crew, a group of other teens, as they tackle on a heist no one has ever done. It’s fun and takes you on a whirlwind of a trip from New York to England to Italy. 
  • Jae: The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski. Besides having an absolutely gorgeous cover, this book is both moving and sweet. A wonderful road trip romance between two strangers. This is an unforgettable read that will have you smiling, laughing, blushing and crying.
  • Jessi: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. Probably my all time favorite book, and while Theodore and Violet’s hometown didn’t exactly make me want to travel, the cute little places they visited together made me want to get out there and see what this world has to offer. (Note: Please be aware that this book will break your heart and is not nearly as cute as the rest of the Fizzlereads girls’ recs)
  • Katie: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. This book is filled with magic, mystery, a cast of interesting characters. Laini Taylor has such a great imagination with her stories that makes you want to slip into her mind and see what else is inside. The majority of this book takes place in Prague, and the beautiful descriptions of this old European city will make you itching to walk down the cobblestone streets yourself.
  • Laura: Hothouse Flower by Krista and Becca Ritchie. One of my favorite books which takes place on a road trip. It’s a book about family, love, friendship and wilderness.
  • Lisa: The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith. Travel, road trips and sending postcards along the way.
  • Nazeefa: Snow Likes Ashes by Sara Raasch. I know that picking a fantasy world is technically cheating but I felt the wanderlust awake within me as I read this book. The author has created such a vivid and imaginative world and as the characters journey through it, you ache to be in it yourself. 
  • Siiri: In Honor by Jessi Kirby. This book is fairly short and so perfect to end the summer with what with a fun road trip where the main charater Honor lets go of ghosts of past, grief and learns to enjoy life’s small, wonderful moments. Such an inspiring journey that made me want to go on a road trip straight away.
  • Silvana: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.  Travel the world with a magical circus. Look inside the tents and find out for yourself if this your typical circus or… if it’s completely new to your eyes. Get ready to get enchanted by Le Cirque de Reves. 
  • Sue:  The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall. There’s a popular saying that if you wear good shoes, they’ll take you to wonderful places. I believe beautiful books could also offer you the same experience. The Conspiracy of Us would whisk you away from Paris to Istanbul. Selling points: Prada, masquerade ball, lollipop, and some really good kissing. 

We hope you’re all enjoying the last vestiges of summer vacation and happy reading!

Love,
Fizzle Reads family