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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!