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Secondhand Bookshelf

So, as this year has been fairly stressful already, I decided to treat myself to another bookish box the Secondhand Bookshelf. It was quite expensive (around £45) but Giv, who runs it, sources the products from small, ethical businesses so I feel like the price is justified! What I loved straight away was that, as… Continue reading Secondhand Bookshelf

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January Book Box Club

So this year I'm trying to save money and keep thinking about cancelling my subscription to Book Box Club but then they announce their themes and I just can't bring myself to! I look forward to their boxes every month. They just do too good a job! The theme for January was At the Masquerade… Continue reading January Book Box Club

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September Book Box Club

Unboxing time! The theme of Book Box Club’s September box was Once Upon A Story and featured so many great items and the most gorgeous book cover! Featured Read: D a Tale of Two Worlds by Michel Faber This book looks and sounds amazing! The letter D is disappearing from the English language and Dhikilo… Continue reading September Book Box Club

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July Book Box Club Unboxing

The theme for July’s box was Magical Talents! I love any magical themes so I was excited to get this. The book featured was Splinters of Scarlet by Emily Bain Murphy. I haven’t read this yet but it has been all over bookstagram and seems to have a lot of love. Set in 19th Century Denmark,… Continue reading July Book Box Club Unboxing

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Spearcraft Lord Of The Rings Unboxing

Through bookstagram, you suddenly become aware of all these small companies offering amazing bookish subscriptions. One of these is Spearcraft. Unfortunately, I would never subscribe to the monthly box just because I can’t afford it (damn my rubbish wage!) However, when I saw that they were offering a one off Lord of the Rings box… Continue reading Spearcraft Lord Of The Rings Unboxing

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May Book Box Club Unboxing

I was looking forward to this box all month as the theme was Dangers and Dragons! Anything fantasy related I love. The featured book was Burn by Patrick Ness. I’d seen this around bookstagram so was happy to receive it in this box. The blurb says On a family farm in1950s America, Sarah discovers her… Continue reading May Book Box Club Unboxing

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Book Box Club March Unboxing

The theme of this box was Mythical Monsters which may possibly be my favourite theme, although May’s sounds pretty awesome! Being a fan of all things fantasy, I love anything featuring dragons, mermaids, krakens, unicorns etc. The featured book is Hold back The Tide by Melinda Salisbury. The blurb for this one is: Alva is… Continue reading Book Box Club March Unboxing