Celia Bowen is a girl with unusual abilities. She is a magician, or as her father prefers to call it, an enchanter. She is not the only one with these abilities. Most people have to learn though, she is a natural. Her father and another man set up challenges in which two magical opponents face off over years and years of time in a specific venue. Celia becomes apart of one of these challenges and must defeat Marco Alisdair in the setting of a circus.
The Night Circus takes place in Cirque Des Rêves, or the circus of dreams. This particular circus only runs at night. This circus is so large and vast that even some of the circus performers don't even know all of it's attributes! Each act has its own tent with a few people performing outside. It is a traveling circus in the late 1800s.
I loved it so much! In fact The Night Circus is now officially my favorite book, which I don't say lightly... It is written really well. Erin Morgenstern puts life to a mystical circus that makes the reader aspire to experience it in real life. Honestly, I want to LIVE in this book! I recommend it for anyone, literally. It is a romance, fantasy, historical fiction, it even has a little bit of a mystery in it.