Flick the Wick Unboxing: A Maas Love Story

So I found Flick the Wick and found out they were doing a Sarah J Maas box with stuff from both ACOTAR and TOG and me being the SJM trash I am I had to buy it and I loved this box!

It came with a bunch of really great items inspired by Sarah’s series.

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This artwork is beautiful!

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And here are the two prints that were included in the box. The first is by Monolimeart and I’ll leave her instagram page here for you to check her out because her work is amazing! Link here: Monolimeart

And the next artist is by morgana0anagrom on tumblr. I’ll leave her link as well here! Her work is stunning and I think you should give her a follow and a look! They’re amazing! Link: Morgana0Anagrom

 

So this next designer designed both this beautiful pin and also the bookmark! It’s dreamyandco on Etsy! I love their work and I always get excited when I see that their items are included in boxes! I’ll leave the link here for you here so check here for their page!

Link: Dreamyandco
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Isn’t this bookmark stunning?! It’s double sided!

And we also got this pillowcase by EvieSeo included as well and I’m happy it was! I love this quote and love that it was there. I can’t wait to add it to my collection of Evie’s pillowcases! I’ll leave her society6 page for you to check out. I know I rave about her a lot but she is amazing!! Like so amazing!

Link: EvieSeo

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So Flick the Wick included this heading tea based on Chaol and Yrene! I’m really excited to try it out! I mean I want to keep it locked up and displayed but I also really want to try it out so I’ll try it out anyways hehehehe.

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And my heart broke when I got this beautiful roller perfume bottle. It is just amazing and smells so good! I have it with me in my make up bag because I want to smell like this at all times. And the feels killed me because Sam….the baby Sam….ahhhh!

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Isn’t this so beautiful?! The loves of my life in candle form is stunning! The label is really pretty! And it smells great! I hope there is a larger sized option because I want to buy that one and burn it and save this little one for display because it’s so cute. *Cries* my loves.

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And then we have these amazing couple candles because feels! I adore this so much! And of course these are going on display! They smell good and I want to burn them all but also they’re precious and need to be shown to the world.

Obvs my favorite is Rowaelin because I’m trash for them.

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Here is the spoiler card for you to check out!

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And that was my unboxing of this amazing box! I love it so much!!! I will definitely be buying bookish candles from them in the future because they have really amazing options!

I mean moms mad at me for buying more but I can’t help myself. Don’t judge me…

But let me know your thoughts as I would love to know what you think! What company do you like buying candles from??

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Throne of Glass- One Time Box

Hello! I’m here with an unboxing of the One Time Throne of Glass box from The Bookish Box! I currently subscribe to their boxes, but currently I am only getting their shirts monthly rather than the whole box. But they do One Time Boxes and I was lucky enough to be able to purchase the Thorne of Glass box. I purchased a while back the ACOTAR box and loved it so I’m happy to be able to have both!

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So an item I’m really happy to receive is another Book Beau! I have quite a few of these and I honestly use them all…so I can always use more for my collection! I love this color and the design is cute! Plus the quote is from my favorite out of the series because Heir of Fire broke me…

Definitely check Book Beau out though! Shop link here: Book Beau

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I’m really happy about this tumbler, because I had to throw all my others away since I used them so much. I’m trying not to use this one that much because I want to keep it for as long as I can but I do want to use it every once in a while. It’s so pretty!

It was created by Bookworm Boutique and I’ll leave their shop link for you here: Bookworm Boutique

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So I think this is the item I am most excited for! It’s an enamel pin from Ink and Wonder and I love it so much! I love their items and I shop from them often so I was over the moon when this item was included! I also got a pin from their most recent box and it was ACOTAR themed (the pin/not the box).

I’m so happy to add this to my collection! It looks beautiful on my pin board!

Shop link: Ink and Wonder

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So the next item is this really great candle that’s based on the character Manon! It was created by Whiskey Diamond Co off Etsy. It smells so good and while I like to keep my candles from my favorite fandoms unused I really want to burn this since it smells fantastic!

Shop link: Whiskey Diamond Co

We also have this Eilde print by Gabrielle Bujdoso and I love her art work and gah it’s so beautiful! I got distracted while typing this because I went to look for her site page to link so you can check her out and I was distracted for almost an hour because her work is so amazing.

CHECK HER OUT PLS…She’s amazing!

Link: DeviantArt Page

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Lastly is the shirt they always include! And it’s beautiful! I love it and I’ve worn it a few times already and I can’t even. One of my favorite quotes by Sarah! It’s amazing!!!!! Love their shirts! It was created by the Bookish Shop!

Shop link here: The Bookish Shop

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Spoiler card for you to check out!

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And that is my unboxing for you all! Hope you enjoyed it and let me know your thoughts as I would love to know!

February Book Haul

Hey everyone! I am here with my Book Haul for the month of February!

I’m very proud of myself because I only got 8 books! And 4 of them were from subscription boxes!

So here are the books that I got this month!

First is Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia! I have another of her contemporary books and I haven’t read it but I really want to. Really badly! So I think in March I will binge both of them!

Summary: Her heart has to break before it can open.

When star soccer player Peyton Rios receives an offer from her first-choice college, senior year starts off exactly as planned. But when Peyton uncovers her boyfriend’s dark secret, she confronts him—and finds herself falling down a flight of stairs. Peyton’s knee—and maybe her dream of going pro—is shattered. Everyone is talking: Was she pushed, or did she fall? Peyton knows the truth, even if no one believes her.

He has to let someone in before it’s too late.

With her future on the line, Peyton goes to stay with her uncle in a small Tennessee town to focus on her recovery. Dating is the last thing on her mind—until she meets sweet, sexy Owen Law.

But Peyton doesn’t trust her heart, especially when she senses that Owen is hiding something. When their secrets are finally exposed, Peyton has to decide if love is worth fighting for.

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And here’s another book where I have one and then bought another but haven’t read either of them. Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz. I have Something in Between by this author so I think that I will be reading both of them next month as well.

Summary: Constantly in the spotlight thanks to her politician father’s rising star, Olivia Blakely feels the pressure to be perfect. As the youngest girl in her class, she tries hard to keep up and to seem mature to the older boy she’s crushing on, even as she catches his eye. But the need to look good on camera and at school soon grows into an all-consuming struggle with bulimia. 

As Liv works toward her goal of gaining early admission to art school, including taking part in an upcoming student show, her life spirals out of control. Swept up in demands to do more than she’s ready for, to always look perfect and to succeed, Liv doesn’t know who she is anymore. It will take nearly losing her best friend and even her life for Liv to learn that loving herself is far more important than earning the world’s approval.

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I also bought A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole. I have been eying this book for a few months already so I’mm shocked I haven’t bought it already but I’m glad I finally was able to purchase it. This cover is really pretty so I hope the story captures me!

Summary: Octavia has only ever had one goal: to follow in the footsteps of her parents and become a prestigious whitecoat, one of the scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv. The secrets of the jungle’s exotic plants and animals are protected fiercely in the labs by the Council of N’Terra, so when the rules suddenly change, allowing students inside, Octavia should be overjoyed.

But something isn’t right. The newly elected leader of the Council has some extremist views about the way he believes N’Terra should be run, and he’s influencing others to follow him. When Octavia witnesses one of the Faloii—the indigenous people of Faloiv—attacked in front of her in the dark of night, she knows the Council is hiding something. They are living in separate worlds on a shared planet, and their fragile peace may soon turn into an all-out war.

With the help of Rondo, a quiet boy in class with a skill for hacking, and her inquisitive best friend, Alma, Octavia is set on a collision course to discover the secrets behind the history she’s been taught, the science she’s lived by, and the truth about her family.

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And here’s another book with a really pretty cover! The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross! It’s amazing and I can’t wait to read it! I’ve heard really good things about it so I really want to start it soon!

Summary: When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron.

Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her for such a life. While some are born with an innate talent for one of the five passions—art, music, dramatics, wit, and knowledge—Brienna struggled to find hers until she belatedly chose to study knowledge. However, despite all her preparations, Brienna’s greatest fear comes true—the solstice does not go according to plan and she is left without a patron.

Months later, her life takes an unexpected turn when a disgraced lord offers her patronage. Suspicious of his intent, and with no other choices, she accepts. But there is much more to his story, and Brienna soon discovers that he has sought her out for his own vengeful gain. For there is a dangerous plot being planned to overthrow the king of Maevana—the archrival kingdom of Valenia—and restore the rightful queen, and her magic, to the northern throne. And others are involved—some closer to Brienna than she realizes.

With war brewing between the two lands, Brienna must choose whose side she will remain loyal to—passion or blood. Because a queen is destined to rise and lead the battle to reclaim the crown. The ultimate decision Brienna must determine is: Who will be that queen?

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And this one I’ve also heard really great things about so I want to be able to read it asap as well! I like the idea of using time as money and it sounds super interesting! I just want to read it right away. I think it will be on my next TBR!

Summary: In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries.

No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. A decade ago, she and her father were servants at Everless, the Gerlings’ palatial estate, until a fateful accident forced them to flee in the dead of night. When Jules discovers that her father is dying, she knows that she must return to Everless to earn more time for him before she loses him forever.

But going back to Everless brings more danger—and temptation—than Jules could have ever imagined. Soon she’s caught in a tangle of violent secrets and finds her heart torn between two people she thought she’d never see again. Her decisions have the power to change her fate—and the fate of time itself.

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And I got another book you might have seen in an unboxing but I won’t say which one. But The Hazel Wood I’ve already read but wasn’t a huge fan of it. I will continue the series but will be hesitant on it but I think it is something that I want to venture further into it.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: her mother is stolen away―by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother’s stories are set. Alice’s only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.”

Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother’s tales began―and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.

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And then these are the two books that I got in my Book of the Month for February.

The first book I got was a previous book and it’s Into the Water by Paula Hawkins. I wasn’t interested in Girl on the Train and I wasn’t sure if I’d be interested in this book; but I want to read this one. This one sounds really good!

Summary: In the last days before her death, Nel called her sister. Jules didn’t pick up the phone, ignoring her plea for help.

Now Nel is dead. They say she jumped. And Jules has been dragged back to the one place she hoped she had escaped for good, to care for the teenage girl her sister left behind.

But Jules is afraid. So afraid. Of her long-buried memories, of the old Mill House, of knowing that Nel would never have jumped.

And most of all she’s afraid of the water, and the place they call the Drowning Pool . .

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And this one I haven’t heard anything about but it sounds really good and I really want to check it out! It will hopefully be amazing! Plus this cover looks interesting!

Summary: Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming–until one of them mysteriously disappears. . . .

Vermont, 2014. As much as she’s tried, journalist Fiona Sheridan cannot stop revisiting the events surrounding her older sister’s death. Twenty years ago, her body was found lying in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And though her sister’s boyfriend was tried and convicted of murder, Fiona can’t shake the suspicion that something was never right about the case.

When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it. But a shocking discovery during the renovations will link the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past–and a voice that won’t be silenced. . . .

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And that is my little haul for February! I’ve been trying to get books from the library on audiobook form and such so that I can save money and also get through my TBR. I’m getting really good at it but I still cave and such but hopefully March will be better!

Let me know below what books you got in February! I’d love to know! Which book should I get to first?!

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The Bookish Box Unboxing: February

So here is my February Bookish Box Unboxing for you! This box was okay but not my favorite!

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The first item we got is this wand keychain, which I think I’ve gotten from a different box but in necklace form. I think. I cant remember right now. This was created by The Bookish Shop.

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We also have the monthly doodle that’s included now in the boxes. And then we have the calendar print created by Hey Atlas. It’s definitely going on the little calendar easel I got in the previous box.

Hey Atlas Creative: Hey Atlas

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We have the Harry Potter art prints created by Gabriella Bujdoso, who is an amazing artist. I’m leaving her link here for you to check out: Gabriella Bujdoso

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I think my favorite item in this box was this Home Sweet Home Night Court enamel pin!! I am slowly starting to collect some pins for my collection at home and I want to get as many Sarah J Maas pins as I can and this one is a beautiful design to add to my collection! It’s from Ink and Wonder Designs which I’ll leave linked here: Ink and Wonder

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So I’m a bit upset. I saw that the box was coming with a Lord of the Rings item which as you know if you know me, is my favorite trilogy ever, and favorite book trilogy of all time. So I changed my subscription so I could go from just the shirt to the whole box, and this is what comes. A luggage tag. I wouldn’t be too mad if it was well made. It’s just like a papery material luggage tag. I don’t even think it would last one flight on my luggage honestly.

I mean the design is really cool, but it’s so cheaply made.

I’m just a bundle of disappointment.

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But it was kind of made up for with this ACOWAR shirt by Sarah J Maas. I love this quote and this design! It’s stunning! I wore it today and it was very comfortable and I am so happy to add it to my collection of shirts from them!

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We got the bath bomb from Pure Poetry Cosmetics and it’s from the Percy Jackson series. I’ve been slowly using my bath bombs I’ve been getting from my boxes so I hope I can get to this one soon! It looks really pretty!

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And here we have the book for this month! It’s The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross! I have another copy of this book but I am happy to add this to my collection. And it also came with a signed book plate and a letter as well.

Summary: When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron.

Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her for such a life. While some are born with an innate talent for one of the five passions—art, music, dramatics, wit, and knowledge—Brienna struggled to find hers until she belatedly chose to study knowledge. However, despite all her preparations, Brienna’s greatest fear comes true—the solstice does not go according to plan and she is left without a patron.

Months later, her life takes an unexpected turn when a disgraced lord offers her patronage. Suspicious of his intent, and with no other choices, she accepts. But there is much more to his story, and Brienna soon discovers that he has sought her out for his own vengeful gain. For there is a dangerous plot being planned to overthrow the king of Maevana—the archrival kingdom of Valenia—and restore the rightful queen, and her magic, to the northern throne. And others are involved—some closer to Brienna than she realizes.

With war brewing between the two lands, Brienna must choose whose side she will remain loyal to—passion or blood. Because a queen is destined to rise and lead the battle to reclaim the crown. The ultimate decision Brienna must determine is: Who will be that queen?

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Here is the spoiler card for you to look at!

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And that is my unboxing for this month. Got some good items and some okay items. The next few ones are just going to be shirts because I just dont want to buy the whole box right now. I’d rather spend it on a box that I really want rather than one I’m neutral on.

Let me know your thoughts below and I’ll see you in my next unboxing!

Owlcrate Unboxing: February

I loved this box! It’s definitely one of my favorite boxes so far since I’ve signed up! I really loved the items and it was just so great! It was just filled with everything I could have ever wanted in a box!

The theme is Hidden Worlds and the book in this box is one I have read, and while I wasn’t a big fan of it I do love this addition!

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And the first item in this amazing box is this Through the Wardrobe candle from Books on Candles! The theme was from The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe! I’m honestly not sure how to navigate this website but I will leave the link below for you to check out. It smells so good so I can wait to burn this candle.

Link: Vivlyo

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And here is the pin for this monthly box which is really pretty! Adding this to my pin collection!

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And here is this really cute key necklace created by the team from Owlcrate, and it was inspired by the key in Coraline. It’s so pretty, and also this bag is super cute as well! I mean it’s purple! I can’t wait to wear it, it looks so beautiful!

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And here is the cute Alice in Wonderland sticker from Naomi Lord. Her work is beautiful and I love it! I checked out her shop on Etsy, and I love her other work. She does a lot of different fandoms and its great! I am excited to have this sticker in my collection, it’s beautiful!

Link: Noami Lord Art

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This is for sure one of my favorite items in this box, because I love getting pouches. But this time we got a beautiful leather pouch! I normally get cloth pouches with beautiful designs, and this one was a surprise because it was really great quality with a beautiful design as well! I can’t wait to find something to use this for! I have so many ideas with what I could use this for and I’m so ready for it! The design is for Risa Rodil from Redbubble, and of course I really like her designs so I highly suggest you check it out.

Link: Redbubble

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And my favorite item is this bookish wall tapestry from Evie Designs! It’s amazing! I can’t wait to hang it up. I want to find a spot in my house and make that my reading corner so that I could have a nice quiet corner to really spend time to myself. I just need to find it and make room for it. I have a bunch of stuff from Evie’s pages on Society6 and Redbubble, so I highly suggest that you check her work out!

Link: Society6

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And the book for the month is The Hazel Wood! By Melissa Albert. I’ve already read this book, I got an ARC for review so I finished it and sadly it was only a 3 star for me. But I love the cover! And below you can see the Owlcrate edition which is green! And since I didn’t have a finished copy of the book this will be my nice finished copy! So pretty!

We also got stickers and a letter from the author which are in the picture below.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: her mother is stolen away―by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother’s stories are set. Alice’s only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.”

Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother’s tales began―and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.

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Here is the full green cover that is exclusive to Owlcrate!

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The book is also signed by the author! And there’s a note that it’s an exclusive edition! I’m so happy!

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And this is the newsletter that we get in the boxes now with interviews and such! I like that they included this now because I think it’s so cool!

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As usual here’s the spoiler card for you!

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And that is my Owlcrate Unboxing for February! I’m sorry this is a bit late but I like to keep it for later so that people who haven’t gotten their boxes yet can be surprised still! But I really like this box! I’m very happy!

Let me know your thoughts, and also what your favorite item is because I would really like to know!

January Book Haul

Hey all! I haven’t done a TBR post in a long time but I decided to do it for last month and at the end of this month I’ll have February’s!

So I’m making a huge effort to not buy books for a few months. My goal is to read as many of my books at home as I can and then after I finish school for the semester buy a whole bunch of books that I’ve been wanting as a present to myself.

This month I bought a few books mainly with a gift card I received as a late Christmas present. So that’s what this book is about basically.

Before I get into that I did get four copies of The Cruel Prince. I got the Barnes and Nobles Edition, regular edition, Owlcrate cover, and the paperback copy from the YA Chronicles box.

And let’s begin what books I got recently from Barnes and Nobles!

The first book I got was Bossman by Vi Keeland! I have heard so many good things about her work and I couldn’t help but buy it! I want to read all her books and I have a few books of hers and I think in the next few months I’ll be reading it! I hope!

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Summary: The first time I met Chase Parker, I didn’t exactly make a good impression.

I was hiding in the bathroom hallway of a restaurant, leaving a message for my best friend to save me from my awful date.

He overheard and told me I was a bitch, then proceeded to offer me some dating advice.

So I told him to mind his own damn business—his own tall, gorgeous, full-of-himself damn business—and went back to my miserable date.

When he walked by my table, he smirked, and I watched his arrogant, sexy ass walk back to his date.

I couldn’t help but sneak hidden glances at the condescending jerk on the other side of the room. Of course, he caught me on more than one occasion, and winked.

When the gorgeous stranger and his equally hot date suddenly appeared at our table, I thought he was going to rat me out.

But instead, he pretended we knew each other and joined us—telling elaborate, embarrassing stories about our fake childhood.

My date suddenly went from boring to bizarrely exciting.

When it was over and we parted ways, I thought about him more than I would ever admit, even though I knew I’d never see him again.

I mean, what were the chances I’d run into him again in a city with eight million people?
Then again…

What were the chances a month later he’d wind up being my new sexy boss?

Up next is Dear Bridget I Want You by Penelope Ward and Vi Keeland! I love this cover! It’s so sexy! I’m dyingggg! I can’t wait to read this one as well! It sounds like it’s going to be amazing!

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Summary:  Dear Bridget,
I’m writing this letter because it’s highly doubtful I’ll ever garner the courage to say this to your face.
So, here goes.
We’re totally wrong for each other. You’re the proper single mum with a good head on your shoulders. I’m just the carefree British doctor passing through town and temporarily living in your converted garage until I head back to England.
But here’s the thing… for some bloody reason, I can’t stop thinking about you in very inappropriate ways.
I want you.
The only reason I’m even admitting all of this to you right now is because I don’t believe it’s one-sided. I notice your eyes when you look at me, too. And as crass as I appear when we’re joking around about sex, my attraction to you is not a joke.
So, what’s the purpose of this note? I guess it’s a reminder that we’re adults, that sex is healthy and natural, and that you can find me just through the door past the kitchen. More specifically, it’s to let you know that I’m leaving said door cracked open from now on in case you’d like to visit me in the middle of the night sometime.
No questions asked.
Think about it.
Or don’t.
Whatever you choose.
It’s doubtful I’ll even end up sliding this letter under your door anyway.
–Simon

And I also got Sex, Not Love by Vi Keeland. I think this haul is mainly Vi Keeland books. Or it feels like it I guess! This one sounds too cute and I really want to read this so it might be the first one I read! I’ll keep you updated about it!

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Summary: My relationship with Hunter Delucia started backwards.

We met at a wedding—him sitting on the groom’s side, me sitting on the bride’s. Stealing glances at each other throughout the night, there was no denying an intense, mutual attraction.

I caught the bouquet; he caught the garter. Hunter held me tightly while we danced and suggested we explore the chemistry sparking between us. His blunt, dirty mouth should’ve turned me off. But for some crazy reason, it had the opposite effect on me.

We ended up back in my hotel room. The next morning, I headed home to New York leaving him behind in California with the wrong number.

I thought about him often, but after my last relationship, I’d sworn off of charming, cocky, gorgeous-as-sin men. A year later, Hunter and I met again at the birth of our friends’ baby. Our attraction hadn’t dulled one bit. After a whirlwind trip, he demanded a real phone number this time. So I left him with my mother’s—she could scare away any man with her talks of babies and marriage—and flew back home.

I’d thought it was funny, until the following week when he rang the bell at Mom’s house for Sunday night dinner. The crazy, gorgeous man had won over my mother and taken an eight-week assignment in my city. He proposed we spend that time screwing each other out of our systems.

Eight weeks of mind-blowing sex with no strings attached? What did I have to lose?

Nothing, I thought.
It’s just sex, not love.
But you know what they say about the best laid plans…

I also got Lucian Divine and I’m excited! It’s a guardian angel book and I’m so here for it! I never have read one like this besides Angelfall but I want to read a romance centered guardian angel novel! I’m here for it and I can’t wait to tell you what I think!

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Summary: “My guardian angel is a drunk.”

Evelyn Casey’s life is at a standstill. She’s in her mid-twenties, struggling with the dating scene in San Francisco. Nothing seems to be working out, and she’s starting to think that she’ll live out her days in her crummy apartment with her overbearing roommate, Brooklyn. It’s absurd, but sometimes Evey longs for a guardian angel to show up and save the day.

And then he does. Seriously. His name is Lucian and he’s a guardian angel, been on the job for two thousand years. His sudden presence in her life is both good—he’s brilliant, witty, and warm—and bad—he’s brilliant, witty, warm, and hot as —-. But as perfect as Lucian seems, he’s got problems of his own. He’s taken up drinking and he’s brazenly inserted himself into Evey’s life, going against the greatest cosmic law ever created.

For Evey, the rules are simple: You are not allowed to hook up with your guardian angel. But sometimes fulfilling your destiny requires a leap of faith, a confrontation with God.

Yes, God as in God.

Second to last book is Kiam by Tijan! I recently read Cole by Tijan and I loved it! So I bought this and one other book by her. But yeah this one sounds like it’ll break my heart but I’m so ready for it!

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Summary: Dark. Mysterious. Gorgeous.
Loved by all the girls.
Respected by all the guys.
…that was Kian Maston.

As the heir to a billion dollar empire, his future was promising until the day he saved my life. Everything changed for both of us, and there was one more word that could be used to describe him—dangerous.

The nation fell in love with him while falling in hate with me. He was sent to prison, and as far as they were concerned, it was my fault. I was forced to go into hiding until today.

Kian’s being released from prison, and he should go back to being the golden boy he always was supposed to be. I should remain in hiding, living my life as normal as could be.

That’s what we should do…

And lastly I bought Hate to Love You by Tijan! I’m excited to start it because I heard it’s really good! I can’t wait! As mentioned before, I loved Cole and I want to read more of her work and I can’t wait to see what else she has in store! It’s a college romance and I’m here for it!

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Summary: Rule #1: No hot guys.
It might sound ridiculous. I get it. It kind of is, but college was supposed to be my sanctuary. It was my place to start over. The rumors, the whispers, and the jealousy I endured through high school would all be gone.
No one would know me at college.

Rule #2: No drama.
I’d major in pre-law. I’d make a few loyal friends. Everything would be easy breezy. No one was going to use me or hurt me. I wouldn’t let them.

Rule #3: New year. New place. New me.
Right?
Wrong.
And all because of Shay Coleman.

Football captain and quarterback, he was the big guy on campus. The cocky guy in my political science class with a smirk. I hated him on sight . . .

. . . and he was about to break all my rules.

And before I forget I got Zenith by Sasha and Lindsey! I have heard really mixed things about this book and I want to read it and see how I like it, but I also don’t want to read it because of all the bad things I heard about it. I guess we’ll see if I end up reading it in the future…I still don’t know…

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Summary: Most know Androma Racella as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she’s just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.

But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder’s all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi’s past.

Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a ruthless ruler waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time to exact revenge for the destruction of her people. The pieces of her deadly plan are about to fall into place, unleashing a plot that will tear Mirabel in two.

Andi and her crew embark on a dangerous, soul-testing journey that could restore order to their shipor just as easily start a war that will devour worlds. As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, and Mirabel hangs in the balance, the only certainty is that in a galaxy run on lies and illusion, no one can be trusted. 

And those are all that I got this month to add to my library! I really tried to lower my spending and I think I did a good job so far! I’ll keep you updated and see how that goes till May!

Let me know what you got last month as I would love to know! Are you also on a ban like me???

YA Chronicles Unboxing: January

Hello! I’m finally here with my YA Chronicles Unboxing from January! I loved this box and I can’t wait to show you what I got!

The theme of course was Faeries Abound and it’s obvious what the book is but still! I’m going to show you anyways!

Plus look at this bookmark and the character on front of it! I love ittttt! It’s so great!

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And the first thing I got The Night Court bath dust by Tilly and Her Books (link here: Tilly and Her Books ) which looks amazing! I want to use them but I also want to save them because this looks so pretty!! It smells amazing though….I like it a lot!

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And here is this really amazing smelling perfume from the Seelie Court by Woodland Wytchery! I love perfume even though it gives me a headache but still! Website link here: Woodland Wytchery and I highly recommend you check them out!

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And I also got this Penguin Teen super proof that was included in this box! I read some of the excerpts and I thought it was cool to have this included in this box! Plus it has purple pages which I like so much!

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And since they have a ACOTAR item they had to include a TOG item and it’s a ring with the Galathynius family crest on it and I think it’s so beautiful! It’s somewhere in my room right now since I recently wore it…and my room is a mess so of course I can’t find it since it’s probably buried under my clothes…but still I love wearing it so I plan to wear it as often as I can! Website link: Lilac Fox Designs

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And they included this cute fairie door that we can color in which I plan on working on soon! It’s so cute!!!!

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And of course the book was The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. I plan on making this one my loved copy since it’s a paperback and same as my other hardcover so I plan on marking my favorite quotes and such! I really think I’m going to love this so I can’t wait to dive into it!

Summary: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

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And here’s the spoiler card for you to look at!

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And that is my little unboxing for January! Sorry it’s so late but anyways! I hope you enjoyed it! Let me know your thoughts and what item pictured above is your favorite! Mine is the bath dust!

The Bookish Box: January

Hello! I’m here to talk about my January Bookish Box! I know I said that I was planning on cutting down on it but I wanted to get the full box for February but I rechanged by Subscription too early so I also ended up paying for the full version of January. So once February is shipped I was change it back to just the shirt!

Anyways here is my unboxing for January!

The theme for January was Galactic Adventures so it has some space themed items. I thought I knew what the book for this month would be but I apparently didn’t because I was surprised.

I got this magnet with the theme of Firefly and it was designed by the Bookish Shop for this box. I haven’t seen Firefly before but it might be something I’m interested in so we’ll have to see what I think. This magnet is really pretty!

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The next items is this bookmark for Star Wars, this Zenith print, and the monthly doodle. I want to color this in so I think I will! It’s so pretty!

And this bag is so stunning! It’s a cute tote bag to add to my collection because I love them, but also this is from Evie Seo who is one of my favorite artists! I always love her work! This design is based on the Lunar Chronicles.

Here’s the link to her Society6 account: Society6

And this is the shirt that was included! It’s a Star Wars shirt which is awesome! I love Star Wars so much! I’m going to wear this all the time! It’s amazing! It was designed by the Bookish Shop.

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We also got this really cute Calendar kit. It has two months included and you set it up like an art easel. January was designed by Stella’s Bookish Art, and February was designed by Hey Atlas Creative.

Stella: Society6

Hey Atlas: Hey Atlas Creative

And here is this stunning necklace! I’m not sure who designed it or anything but it’s so stunning and I really plan to wear it all the time! It just looks amazing!

And the book this month is Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings. I have heard many mixed things about this book. Mainly bad things about it. So I’m really going to go in this with not that great expectations so I hope they break them and make me really like this book.

Summary: Most know Androma Racella as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she’s just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.

But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder’s all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi’s past.

Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a ruthless ruler waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time to exact revenge for the destruction of her people. The pieces of her deadly plan are about to fall into place, unleashing a plot that will tear Mirabel in two.

Andi and her crew embark on a dangerous, soul-testing journey that could restore order to their shipor just as easily start a war that will devour worlds. As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, and Mirabel hangs in the balance, the only certainty is that in a galaxy run on lies and illusion, no one can be trusted.

And here is the spoiler card for this month incase you’re interested in it!

And those are the items that I got for this month’s box! I hope you enjoyed this and let me know your thoughts and what item you like the most! I would love love LOVE to know!

Owlcrate Unboxing: January

Hi! I’m here today to share with you my unboxing for Owlcrate’s January box! I love Owlcrate and I always enjoy their boxes whenever I receive them! They include so many amazing things! And now they’re doing exclusive covers and I’m so in love!

The theme for the box is Fearsome Fairy Tales!

The first item I’ll be mentioning is this Rapunzel bracelet from the store Authored Adornments on Etsy! I have a few items of hers from a few other boxes so I’m happy to add this to my collection!

Shop link: Authored Adornments

And here is the themed button they always include in their boxes! I like this one! It’s so dark!

I then got this wax burner to burn the wax melts that were included in the box as well. This was designed exclusively by Owlcrate! This is so beautiful! I love it so much! I have other melts that I plan on using on this too! So glad I got this!

I also got this pillow case! It’s stunning! I love it! It’s a theme based on Sleeping Beauty. The design was created by Stella’s Bookish Arts so of course I was super excited that I got another of her items to my collection!

Society6 link: Stella Bookish Arts

And here are the wax melts that were included in the box. They’re Hansel and Greta melts that smell like gingerbread! I’m excited to burn these! They smell so good! They are created by Spireside Candles.

Spireside Candles: Spireside Candles

Here’s the exclusive art print for this month! It’s Little Red Riding Hood! It’s super cute and really well done. It’s done by Anne Lambelet, who I think you really need to check into! Her work is amazing!

Website: Anne Lambelet Illustration

And here is the book! It’s the Cruel Prince! I’m so excited too e this because the book has a super exclusive cover created for Owlcrate! It’s amazing I can’t wait to read this book! It’s so stunning!

Here’s the stunning cover under the Summary!

Summary: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

Here’s the letter and the sticker that came with the book!

Lastly here is the spoiler card for you incase you want to take a look!

And there is my unboxing! I loved it a lot and I can’t wait to dive right into the book soon! I’ll let you know my thoughts!

Book of the Month Unboxing: January

Hello! Here is my Book of the Month book for January! For those that don’t know, you get to pick your book for each month and they’re adult books! Each month you can pick one book, and add another book for a discounted price!

This month I just got one book and I’m here to talk about it!

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So the book I got this month is The Woman in the Window by A J Finn and it seems like everyone is raving about this book! I have heard really amazing things about this and I can’t wait to read it soon! I really do plan to get to it asap!

Summary: Anna Fox lives alone, a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times–and spying on her neighbors.

Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, and their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.

What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.

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Here is the cute little design under the dust jacket! I always like seeing these, I think they’re super creative to do that for each month!

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Here is the link for the website incase you are interested in starting a subscription for Book of the Month! I highly recommend you do! I love them!

Link; BOTM