Bookish Features

December Young Adult Subscription Box Spoilers

FairyLoot
Defying the Odds

About the box:

This theme is all about characters that have to fight against overwhelming odds – whether it’s to save the world or to protect a loved one! You can expect items inspired by Throne of GlassThe Wrath & The DawnRed RisingThe Priory of the Orange TreeSkyward and Game of Thrones.

We’re also very thrilled to reveal that this box will contain TWO BOOKS!

Our featured book of the month is set in a world where magic is outlawed, and eight criminals are sent on a mission to kill an ancient evil. This edition will have an EXCLUSIVE COVERARTWORK ON THE REVERSE OF THE DUST JACKETEMBOSSING and will be SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

The second book is an ADVANCED READING COPY of an exciting March 2020 release that will have an EXCLUSIVE COVER and will come with a SIGNED BOOKPLATE.

We are aiming to ship the December boxes as early as possible, but please note that we cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas.

My Guess:

Eight Will Fall

From Goodreads:

In a land where magic is outlawed, eight criminals led by seventeen-year-old Larkin are sent on a mission to kill an ancient evil that plagues their kingdom. Descending into an underground realm full of unspeakable horrors, Larkin and her party must use their forbidden magic to survive what lies in wait, teeth sharp and jaws deadly.

As she fights for her life, Larkin finds a light in Amias, a fellow outlaw with a notorious past. Soon Larkin and Amias realize their fates are entwined. The eight of them were chosen for a reason.

But as the dangers multiply and her band of felons are picked off one by one, Larkin must confront a terrible truth: They were never meant to return.

Sarah Harian crafts a thrilling, high-octane fantasy adventure that explores the often-thin line between light and darkness, good and evil.


LitJoy Crate
Lost in Austen
October Theme: Fallen Angel

About the Box:

This December, LitJoy is time-traveling back to an age of regency! Didn’t you hear? A new eligible bachelor is in town and we are going to his holiday ball! Celebrate the holidays in everything Austen: from our December Young Adult book, to never-before-included items, everything this month is of upmost quality and beauty. Not a single ribbon will be out of place and all dancers will have partners. Corsets and snooty aunts are definitely not invited! This will be an amiable month indeed!

About the Book

What do petticoats & propriety, mystery & men, romance & regency all have in common? Our December book, that’s what! In a riotous race against time, December’s book protagonist must balance suitors, secure a husband to ensure her family does not fall destitute, and prevent herself from falling victim to one of the mysterious accidents that just keep happening! Of course, her collection of books is still her most amiable companions. This book is practically dripping in all things Austen and the perfect holiday read!

LitJoy Crate Book Customizations

  • Signed by the author
  • Tip-in artwork in the book
  • Reversible Dust Jacket with artwork
  • Author Letter & art print separate from the book

About the Items

Every item in our December crate is inspired by books, characters, and moments written by Jane Austen! You’ll be happy to find

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Emma
  • Persuasion
  • Northanger Abbey
  • Mansfield Park
  • Sense and Sensibility

December’s Crate is available three ways:

  1. The Full Crate (with book + items)
  2. The Book-Only (with book, no items)
  3. The Item-Only (with items, no book)

The December Lost in Austen Crate ships between December 10th and 15th

We ship internationally.

My Guess:

Dangerous Allianc

From Goodreads:

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Jane Austen in this witty, winking historical romance with a dash of mystery!

Lady Victoria Aston has everything she could want: an older sister happily wed, the future of her family estate secure, and ample opportunity to while her time away in the fields around her home.

But now Vicky must marry—or find herself and her family destitute. Armed only with the wisdom she has gained from her beloved novels by Jane Austen, she enters society’s treacherous season.

Sadly, Miss Austen has little to say about Vicky’s exact circumstances: whether the roguish Mr. Carmichael is indeed a scoundrel, if her former best friend, Tom Sherborne, is out for her dowry or for her heart, or even how to fend off the attentions of the foppish Mr. Silby, he of the unfortunate fashion sensibility.

Most unfortunately of all, Vicky’s books are silent on the topic of the mysterious accidents cropping up around her…ones that could prevent her from surviving until her wedding day.


OwlCrate
Tales of Trickery

About the Box:

We’re very excited to be announcing our upcoming December theme early! With the holiday season right around the corner we thought it may help to know both of the November and December themes in advance.

🎭 The theme for December is TALES OF TRICKERY!!
🎭 Our December box is inspired by stories where things are not what they seem. It’s a light hearted and fun box all about characters with tricks up their sleeves, and plot twists that kept you guessing!
🎭 Our book pick for December is a twisted tale inspired by King Arthur. It features an unreliable main character, a dark forest, people in disguise and more. This beloved author has made the story entirely their own and had us guessing until the final page!
🎭 We are including a beautiful exclusive edition, which will have an EXCLUSIVE COVER and EXCLUSIVE FOIL DESIGN on the hardcover! The book will also be SIGNED by the author!
🎭 You will find goodies inspired by Caraval, Sorcery of Thorns, Sky in the Deep, and Grace and Fury (all of which are past OwlCrate books with epic twists and turns!). There will also be a few really cool bookish items that aren’t based off of fandoms.
🎭 Already subscribed to OwlCrate? Your December box will be reserved for you – no need to sign up again. Just make sure your payment info is up to date and your subscription is active, so that you have a successful renewal on December 1st!
🎭 We hope you’re as excited as we are for the December theme. We’re ending the year with a bang and we can’t wait to ship these boxes out!
🎭 graphic by @heyatlascreative

My Guess:

The Guinevere Deception

From Goodreads:

From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot.

There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl.

Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic clawing at the kingdom’s borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution–send in Guinevere to be Arthur’s wife . . . and his protector from those who want to see the young king’s idyllic city fail. The catch? Guinevere’s real name–and her true identity–is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot.

To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old–including Arthur’s own family–demand things continue as they have been, and the new–those drawn by the dream of Camelot–fight for a better way to live. And always, in the green hearts of forests and the black depths of lakes, magic lies in wait to reclaim the land. Arthur’s knights believe they are strong enough to face any threat, but Guinevere knows it will take more than swords to keep Camelot free.

Deadly jousts, duplicitous knights, and forbidden romances are nothing compared to the greatest threat of all: the girl with the long black hair, riding on horseback through the dark woods toward Arthur. Because when your whole existence is a lie, how can you trust even yourself?

*THE FIRST BOOK IN THE CAMELOT RISING TRILOGY*


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Bookish Features

November Young Adult Subscription Box Spoilers

FairyLoot
Magical Folk

About the box:

We’re so excited to reveal the theme for November and it is…
MAGICAL FOLK

This theme is inspired by folk that have some sort of magical powers − fae, sorcerers, wizards! We had the best time working on all of the items for this box and cannot wait for you to see them − there are going to be SEVEN in total, so it’s jam-packed! You can expect the items in this box to be inspired by Spin The DawnHarry PotterStrange The DreamerAngefall, fae in general and more!

We are thrilled to reveal that this box will have VOLUME II of the collectible Secret Book designed by @noverantale (we think it might be even more stunning than the last one, which we didn’t know was possible!). It will also include our next reading journal, which has now been changed to a year-long one! It features artwork by the incredibly talented @monolimeart.

Our featured book of the month is a story about sisters that need to fight to the death in a North African-inspired fantasy world. We loved this book and it is filled with magical folk! The edition we are featuring will have SPRAYED EDGES, an EXCLUSIVE COVER and will be SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

My Guess:

A River of Royal Blood

From Goodreads:

An enthralling debut perfect for fans of Children of Blood and Bone set in a North African-inspired fantasy world where two sisters must fight to the death to win the crown.

Sixteen-year-old Eva is a princess, born with the magick of marrow and blood–a dark and terrible magick that hasn’t been seen for generations in the vibrant but fractured country of Myre. Its last known practitioner was Queen Raina, who toppled the native khimaer royalty and massacred thousands, including her own sister, eight generations ago, thus beginning the Rival Heir tradition. Living in Raina’s long and dark shadow, Eva must now face her older sister, Isa, in a battle to the death if she hopes to ascend to the Ivory Throne–because in the Queendom of Myre only the strongest, most ruthless rulers survive.

When Eva is attacked by an assassin just weeks before the battle with her sister, she discovers there is more to the attempt on her life than meets the eye–and it isn’t just her sister who wants to see her dead. As tensions escalate, Eva is forced to turn to a fey instructor of mythic proportions and a mysterious and handsome khimaer prince for help in growing her magick into something to fear. Because despite the love she still has for her sister, Eva will have to choose: Isa’s death or her own.

A River of Royal Blood is an enthralling debut set in a lush North African inspired fantasy world that subtly but powerfully challenges our notions of power, history, and identity.


LitJoy Crate
Forbidden Forest

October Theme: Fallen Angel

About the Box:

We invite you to follow the trail of spiders into the place most magical and forbidden! Travel where unicorns reside. Seek challenges, scents, friends, and secrets through the forest paths. This November, a forbidden forest is growing out of your LitJoy Crate and onto your bookshelf. Discover the mysteries that lie within!

About the Book

We entice you to enter the bewitched snow-covered woods! Forest snowfall is not the only storm brewing in our November read. Secrets from the past, memories forgotten, and an enchanted forest all threated to close in on our heroic protagonist. But facing those fears and deciphering the boy who holds the biggest secret of all might be the key to understanding her fate and . . . her heart!

Perfect for fans of: Narnia, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and The Wicked Deep

LitJoy Crate Book Customizations

  • Signed by the author
  • A Second Dust Jacket with LitJoy Exclusive Artwork
  • Author Letter & art print separate from the book

About the Items

In this crate, you’ll find items representing these fandoms:

  • Harry Potter
  • Chronicles of Narnia
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Fantastic Beasts
  • Caraval

November’s Crate is available three ways:

  1. The Full Crate (with book + items)
  2. The Book-Only (with book, no items)
  3. The Item-Only (with items, no book)

The November Forbidden Forest Crate ships between November 20th and 25th

We ship internationally.

My Guess:

Winterwood

From Goodreads:

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep comes a haunting romance set deep in the magical snow-covered forest, where the appearance of a mysterious boy unearths secrets that awakens the enchanted, but angry, woods.

Be careful of the dark, dark wood . . .

Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even.

Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared a special connection with the woods. And it’s this special connection that leads Nora to Oliver Huntsman—the same boy who disappeared from the Camp for Wayward Boys weeks ago—and in the middle of the worst snowstorm in years. He should be dead, but here he is alive, and left in the woods with no memory of the time he’d been missing.

But Nora can feel an uneasy shift in the woods at Oliver’s presence. And it’s not too long after that Nora realizes she has no choice but to unearth the truth behind how the boy she has come to care so deeply about survived his time in the forest, and what led him there in the first place. What Nora doesn’t know, though, is that Oliver has secrets of his own—secrets he’ll do anything to keep buried, because as it turns out, he wasn’t the only one to have gone missing on that fateful night all those weeks ago.


OwlCrate
Through the Enchanted Forest

Image result for through the enchanted forest owlcrate

About the Box:

Would you survive a walk through the enchanted forest? Our November box is filled with magic and wonder inspired by some of our favorite fictional forests. Our book pick this month is an atmospheric and mysterious story about a snowed in small town, and the dangerous magical woods that surround it.

We are including an absolutely stunning exclusive edition, which will have an EXCLUSIVE COVER and SPRAYED EDGES! The book will also be SIGNED by the author!

You can expect to find wonderful items inspired by The Cruel PrinceThe Raven Boys, and Uprooted as well as some special goodies not tied to fandoms. Scroll down for TWO exciting sneak peeks!

Every November box will include an OwlCrate exclusive reading planner! We designed this planner in collaboration with our friends at Blue Star Press! We have been including reading planners annually and every year we make them better than the last! We listened to your feedback and this year’s planner is bigger and better than all the previous styles! The planner has monthly calendars, a weekly planner, to do lists and reading lists, lots of pages to write book reviews and more! We also added in some new pages but those are a surprise! One of the best things about our planners is that they are undated. This means you can use it whenever you like and write in the dates yourself. Please note that the planner in the photo is from last year. This year’s planner will look totally different!

We are also really excited to announce that we will be working with Four Seasons Fox on the November enamel pin! We absolutely love their whimsical design style, and we can’t wait for you to see the stunning pin they’ve created. It’s super different from all of the previous pins we’ve done so far this year and will be the perfect addition to your winter coat!

top photo by @babs.books. bottom photo by @fourseasonsfox.

My Guess:

Winterwood.jpg

From Goodreads:

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep comes a haunting romance set deep in the magical snow-covered forest, where the appearance of a mysterious boy unearths secrets that awakens the enchanted, but angry, woods.

Be careful of the dark, dark wood . . .

Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even.

Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared a special connection with the woods. And it’s this special connection that leads Nora to Oliver Huntsman—the same boy who disappeared from the Camp for Wayward Boys weeks ago—and in the middle of the worst snowstorm in years. He should be dead, but here he is alive, and left in the woods with no memory of the time he’d been missing.

But Nora can feel an uneasy shift in the woods at Oliver’s presence. And it’s not too long after that Nora realizes she has no choice but to unearth the truth behind how the boy she has come to care so deeply about survived his time in the forest, and what led him there in the first place. What Nora doesn’t know, though, is that Oliver has secrets of his own—secrets he’ll do anything to keep buried, because as it turns out, he wasn’t the only one to have gone missing on that fateful night all those weeks ago.


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Bookish Features

October Young Adult Subscription Box Spoilers

FairyLoot
Love At First Bite

About the box:

We are so excited to reveal the October theme for our monthly box and it is… LOVE AT FIRST BITE!

This vampire-themed box is the perfect box for autumn and Halloween! We’ve never curated a box like this before, so we’re very excited about all of the vampire-inspired goodies. Most of the items in this box are fandom-neutral, but we will say that you can expect items inspired by Dracula and Interview With A Vampire!

This box is jam-packed with exciting items, and we are so thrilled to reveal that this box will have an exclusive candle hand-poured by @themeltinglibrary! Raquel’s candles are iconic within the bookstagram community and we’re so excited for this collaboration.

Our featured book of the month is a romantic and seductive murder mystery set in 19th century New Orleans, where vampires prowl the streets. The edition that we will be including will have ARTWORK ON THE REVERSE OF THE DUST JACKETSPRAYED EDGES and it will be SIGNED by the author. It’s definitely not one to be missed!

My Guess:

The Beautiful

From Goodreads:

New York Times bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires hide in plain sight.

In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she’s forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in Paris. Taken in by the sisters of the Ursuline convent along with six other girls, Celine quickly becomes enamored with the vibrant city from the music to the food to the soirées and—especially—to the danger. She soon becomes embroiled in the city’s glitzy underworld, known as La Cour des Lions, after catching the eye of the group’s leader, the enigmatic Sébastien Saint Germain. When the body of one of the girls from the convent is found in the lair of La Cour des Lions, Celine battles her attraction to him and suspicions about Sébastien’s guilt along with the shame of her own horrible secret.

When more bodies are discovered, each crime more gruesome than the last, Celine and New Orleans become gripped by the terror of a serial killer on the loose—one Celine is sure has set her in his sights . . . and who may even be the young man who has stolen her heart. As the murders continue to go unsolved, Celine takes matters into her own hands and soon uncovers something even more shocking: an age-old feud from the darkest creatures of the underworld reveals a truth about Celine she always suspected simmered just beneath the surface.

At once a sultry romance and a thrilling murder mystery, master storyteller Renée Ahdieh embarks on her most potent fantasy series yet: The Beautiful.

 


LitJoy Crate
Fallen Angel

October Theme: Fallen Angel

About the Box:

Seraphim, demons, wizards, and fairies . . . October at LitJoy is a voyage into the realm of magic! This month, prepare for fandoms that transcend time, characters that teach us both good and evil can reside within, and spells that bind our hearts.

About the Book

Angels, beasts, ageless beauty, and fortunes—October’s title takes a love story and packs it full of action, manipulation, and, of course, magic! In a relentless quest for true love, our protagonist pulls strings in the lives of more than one talented and captivating character. This YA fantasy boasts a crew of characters you’ll want to befriend, a protagonist that doubles as villain, and a gripping fantasy world!

Perfect for fans of: The Three Musketeers, Shadowhunters Series, and Furyborn

LitJoy Crate Book Customizations

  • Signed by the author
  • Reversible Dust Jacket Artwork
  • Tip-in Page Artwork
  • Author Letter & art print separate from the book

About the Items

In this crate, you’ll find items representing these fandoms:

  • Shadowhunters
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone
  • Supernatural
  • Disney Villains

My Guess:

Angel Mage

From Goodreads:

More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no more than nineteen, and once again renews her single-minded quest to be united with her lover, Palleniel, the archangel of Ystara.

A seemingly impossible quest, but Liliath is one of the greatest practitioners of angelic magic to have ever lived, summoning angels and forcing them to do her bidding.

Liliath knew that most of the inhabitants of Ystara died from the Ash Blood plague or were transformed into beastlings, and she herself led the survivors who fled into neighboring Sarance. Now she learns that angels shun the Ystaran’s descendants. If they are touched by angelic magic, their blood will turn to ash. They are known as Refusers, and can only live the most lowly lives.

But Liliath cares nothing for the descendants of her people, save how they can serve her. It is four young Sarancians who hold her interest: Simeon, a studious doctor-in-training; Henri, a dedicated fortune hunter; Agnez, an adventurous musketeer cadet; and Dorotea, an icon-maker and scholar of angelic magic. They are the key to her quest.

The four feel a strange kinship from the moment they meet, but do not know why, or suspect their importance. All become pawns in Liliath’s grand scheme to fulfill her destiny and be united with the love of her life. No matter the cost to everyone else. . .


OwlCrate
Dawn of a New World

About the Box:

What would you do if you landed on a brand new planet? And what if that planet was more dangerous than you could imagine? Luckily, you can experience the thrill of adventure from the comfort of your own home! Our October box is inspired by science fiction tales that take place on unknown worlds, or feature an alternate future version of our own planet.

We are including TWO brand new hardcover novels this month! YAY! Both will have exclusive covers and be signed by the authors as well! One book is a contemporary story with a sci-fi twist, all about what would happen if we found out the world was about to end. The second book is an epic story about a future where androids have taken over the human race. Both books are extremely unique, and both feature diverse characters and romances! We absolutely adored them!

You’ll also find awesome goodies inspired by The Illuminae FilesThe Lunar ChroniclesHeart of IronSaga and Warcross!

My Guess:

I Hope You Get This Message

From Goodreads:

Seven days. Seven days. The Earth might end in seven days.

When news stations start reporting that Earth has been contacted by a planet named Alma, the world is abuzz with rumors that the alien entity is giving mankind only few days to live before they hit the kill switch on civilization.

For high school truant Jesse Hewitt, though, nothing has ever felt permanent. Not the guys he hooks up with. Not the jobs his underpaid mom works so hard to hold down. Life has dealt him one bad blow after another — so what does it matter if it all ends now? Cate Collins, on the other hand, is desperate to use this time to find the father she’s never met, the man she grew up hearing wild stories about, most of which she didn’t believe. And then there’s Adeem Khan. While coding and computer programming have always come easily to him, forgiveness doesn’t. He can’t seem to forgive his sister for leaving, even though it’s his last chance.

With only seven days to face their truths and right their wrongs, Jesse, Cate, and Adeem’s paths collide even as their worlds are pulled apart.

 

My Guess:

Crier's War

From Goodreads:

After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, designed to be the playthings of royals, usurped their owners’ estates and bent the human race to their will.

Now Ayla, a human servant rising in the ranks at the House of the Sovereign, dreams of avenging her family’s death…by killing the sovereign’s daughter, Lady Crier.

Crier was Made to be beautiful, flawless, and to carry on her father’s legacy. But that was before her betrothal to the enigmatic Scyre Kinok, before she discovered her father isn’t the benevolent king she once admired, and most importantly, before she met Ayla.

Now, with growing human unrest across the land, pressures from a foreign queen, and an evil new leader on the rise, Crier and Ayla find there may be only one path to love: war.


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Bookish Features

September Young Adult Subscription Box Spoilers

FairyLoot
Witches Be Crazy

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About the box:

We are so excited to reveal the September theme for our monthly box and it is… WITCHES BE CRAZY!

You guessed it − everything in this box is inspired by witches. We’re doing things a little differently for this box, as most of the items are going to be fandom-neutral but perfect for your dark witchy hearts! As the saying goes… if the broom fits, fly it!

We have been so excited to reveal this theme to you guys and we’re really proud of all the items curated, it’s going to be jam-packed! For now, we’re only going to reveal that this box will have a stunning large tote bag designed by @bandofweirdos! We absolutely love their style, it’s got such a fun and witchy vibe!

Our book of the month is very highly anticipated and early reviewers have been raving about it. The story follows a witch and witch hunter who are forced to marry each other − expect romance, witty banter, magic, betrayal and more! This is definitely not one to be missed.

The edition will also be a FairyLoot exclusive − it will have SHIMMERY SPRAYED EDGESARTWORK ON THE REVERSE OF THE DUST JACKET and it will be SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! We seriously cannot wait for you to see it!

My Guess:

Serpent and Dove

From Goodreads:

Bound as one to love, honor, or burn.

Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned.

Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. His path was never meant to cross with Lou’s, but a wicked stunt forces them into an impossible union—holy matrimony.

The war between witches and Church is an ancient one, and Lou’s most dangerous enemies bring a fate worse than fire. Unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, a choice must be made.

And love makes fools of us all.

 


LitJoy Crate
Haunted Manor

April Theme Image Born Rebel

About the box:

A haunting we will go! September with LitJoy is a step into the supernatural—a celebration of the ghost-like, the mystical, and the eerie! We have gathered a group of the most iconic and beloved spooky fandoms to create a crate that you will not forget! Indeed, our September theme of Haunted Manor is no nightmare, but a dream come true!

About the Book

Step with us into a mansion that breathes magic and offers safety in its secret spaces. In our September title, rumors of treason grow like thorny vines. Homes and hearts succumb to dilapidation. And a hero rises above everything she has ever known to face down the forces that may very well be her destruction. Packed with magic, mystery, luscious world-building, and a gothic atmosphere, September’s title is perfect for your first fall read!

Perfect for fans of  The Wicked Deep, Practical Magic, Dark Fairytales

LitJoy Crate Book Customizations

  • Signed by the author
  • Reversible Dust Jacket Artwork
  • Tip-in Page Artwork
  • Author Letter & art print separate from the book

About the Items

In this crate, you’ll find items representing these fandoms:

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Addams Family
  • Disney’s Haunted Mansion
  • Coraline
  • Ghostbusters
  • Illuminae Files

September’s Crate is available three ways:

  1. The Full Crate (with book + items)
  2. The Book-Only (with book, no items)
  3. The Item-Only (with items, no boo)

The Haunted Manor Crate ships between September 20th and 25th

We ship internationally.

My Guess:

A Treason of Thorns

From Goodreads:

Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh’s magic always kept the countryside well. And as a child, this magic kept Violet happy, draping her in flowers while she slept, fashioning secret hiding places for her, and lighting fires on the coldest nights to keep her warm.

Everything shattered, though, when her father committed high treason trying to free Burleigh from the king’s oppressive control. He was killed, and Vi was forced into hiding.

When she’s given a chance to go back, she discovers Burleigh has run wild with grief. Vines and briars are crumbling the walls. Magic that once enriched the surrounding countryside has turned dark and deadly, twisting lush blooms into thorns, poisoning livestock and destroying crops. Burleigh’s very soul is crying out in pain.

Vi would do anything to help, and soon she finds herself walking the same deadly path as her father all those years before. Vi must decide how far she’s willing to go to save her house—before her house destroys everything she’s ever known.

Content warnings are available via the author’s website.

 


OwlCrate
Fear the Night

About the box:

Let’s get spooky! Next month’s box is a delight of frights – perfect for this time of year. Our book pick for the month is a very unique and atmospheric tale involving a gravedigger, a mapmaker and the undead. It’s not a horror novel, but it’s definitely creepy and will get you in the mood for October. We’ll be including a gorgeous exclusive edition with an exclusive cover, and the book will be signed by the author!

You can also expect a bunch of awesome goodies inspired by classic scary stories as well as some really wonderful items not tied to fandoms. If you’re a fan of autumn, ghost stories and Halloween this is the perfect box for you!

My Guess:

The Bone Houses

From Goodreads:

Seventeen-year-old Aderyn (“Ryn”) only cares about two things: her family, and her family’s graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits. Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a harsh and deadly mountain range that was once home to the fae. The problem with being a gravedigger in Colbren, though, is that the dead don’t always stay dead.

The risen corpses are known as “bone houses,” and legend says that they’re the result of a decades-old curse. When Ellis, an apprentice mapmaker with a mysterious past, arrives in town, the bone houses attack with new ferocity. What is it about Ellis that draws them near? And more importantly, how can they be stopped for good?

Together, Ellis and Ryn embark on a journey that will take them deep into the heart of the mountains, where they will have to face both the curse and the long-hidden truths about themselves.

 


 

Special Editions

 

OwlCrate
Call Down the Hawk

We are so thrilled to announce that we will be doing a limited edition box in celebration of the release of Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater!

The box will include an exclusive edition of Call Down the Hawk, with a gorgeousexclusive cover. The book will also be signed by Maggie Stiefvater! Did you know that Maggie Stiefvater is not only an incredible writer, but is also a very talented artist? We are SO excited to share that our edition of Call Down the Hawk will include exclusive artwork by Maggie on the back of the dust jacket!! Ahhh!!!

What else can you expect to find in this box? A collection of beautiful items inspired by Call Down the Hawk (and which fans of the original Raven Cycle series will also love). Each item has been approved by Maggie! Many of the items are cozy, wearable and perfect for the chilly months! We can’t wait to share some sneak peeks soon!

September 8, 2019 at 8:00am PST
$39.99 USD plus shipping

 

 

OwlCrate
Faerie Dwelling

We are so excited to share that we will also be doing a limited edition box in celebration of the release of The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black!

The box will include an exclusive edition of The Queen of Nothing, with a cover that will match the previous OwlCrate exclusive editions of The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King. The book will also be signed by Holly Black!

What else can you expect to find in this box? A collection of beautiful home goods and decor, perfect for using to create your own faerie dwelling! Every item is officially licensed and designed in collaboration with Holly Black. She has given wonderful insight and feedback into every single item, and we know fans are going to love the unique goodies we’ve selected (many of which we’ve never included in a box before). We’re working with many incredible artists on these goodies and we can’t wait to share some sneak peeks in the coming weeks. There will be approximately 10 items in this box!

Email sent September 15, 2019 to all active subscribers containing the date/time of when boxes go on sale later in September
$39.99 USD plus shipping

 

 

LitJoy Crate
Magical Edition Year 7, Part 1

LitJoy Crate

Available September 10, 2019 at 1am MST
$99 USD Free U.S. Shipping

 

 

FairyLoot
Into the Crooked Place

It’s time for another exciting reveal! We are so thrilled to present to you an exclusive edition of INTO THE CROOKED PLACE by @alexandrachristowrites! This is the first book in her new duology, filled with gangsters, magic and twists. We absolutely adored Alexandra’s previous book, TO KILL A KINGDOM, so we knew we wanted to do something special to celebrate her newest release.
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This edition is a FairyLoot exclusive – it has an UNIQUE COVER (red instead of purple!), STENCIL SPRAYED EDGES and will by SIGNED by Alexandra! The standard UK edition is only available in paperback, but this will be a hardcover edition. We’re planning on making a matching edition of the sequel, and everyone that purchases this edition will get special access to purchase the matching edition in 2020.
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The books will ship out around mid October (publication date for this book is October 8th).

Available September 14, 2019 at 1pm BST
£16.99 + shipping.

 

FairyLoot
Caraval Deluxe Edition Set

This exclusive set will feature totally redesigned editions of all of the books in the Caraval series: CaravalLegendary and Finale. They will not match any existing editions of this series! So what exactly is special and different about these editions? Well, we’re glad you asked:

  • TOTALLY NEW COVERS. Caraval features an hourglass, Legendary features the Prince of Hearts, and Finale features Legend. All of the gold areas will be foiled!
  • NEW SECRET COVERS UNDERNEATH THE DUST JACKET. We aren’t showing you what these are because it’s a surprise, but everyone will get the same three secret covers. All we’re saying is that it’s gorgeous when you line up all three books…
  • SPRAYED CRIMSON EDGES. Scarlett’s (one of the protagonists in the series) nickname is Crimson, so we felt like this was very fitting!
  • MATCHING SPINES THAT LINE UP. When you put all three books together, the spines will line up and read ‘CARAVAL’.
  • SIGNED BY STEPHANIE. Every single book in the set will be signed.
  • CUSTOM DESIGNED ENDPAPERS. If you don’t know what endpapers are, you can find out more about them here.

We have been working on these special editions with Stephanie for months to perfect the design for each edition. This is the ultimate set for fans of this series!

Available September 21, 2019 at 1pm BST
£63 GBP plus shipping

 


Are you purchasing any of these boxes?! Do you agree with my guesses or do you think something else?! Comment and let me know! 🙂