O Magazine's Fall Reading List

This fall brings dark (and delicious) books, from a stunning new mystery that explores the persistence of the past, to a postapocalyptic novel that wonders what happens to those left behind.
The Night Circus

The Night Circus

528 pages; Anchor
The newest in a list of popular historical circus novels centers on two gifted young magicians who go from being rivals to lovers, despite the disapproval of their controlling mentors.
— Karen Holt