I’ve been driving a lot lately for both work and personal travel. So it was time for another audio book. I came across The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and it sounded interesting. I’m not sure why, but I find it much easier to follow some audio books over others. Part of it may be the timeline in the story – if the story does not progress completely sequentially, it’s a little harder to follow in audio format. I also cannot follow audio books with very complicated plots or too many characters.
This one was slightly hard to listen to only because it jumped a little in between story lines. The whole plot surrounds a magic traveling circus that is only open at night. I know, it sounds kind of lame but the whole conception behind the circus is explained – which is a fantastical and exciting explanation. The plot progresses by following different sets of characters involved in the circus. All the characters are very interesting and unique. As usual, I don’t want to give too much away, but this book was enjoyable. There is magic, illusion, love, and competition. A nice escape from the real world.