Illumicrate Unboxing 6 – February 2017

Just in case this is not obvious from the title: this post contains ‼️spoilers‼️ for the February 2017 Illumicrate!

You can find out what I thought of the February 2017 Illumicrate (which didn’t arrive until March as Illumicrate had some problems) by watching the video below.

Too long, didn’t watch: I’m really pleased with this quarter’s box. I really liked the content, and Wintersong by S. Jae Jones sounds like something I will enjoy reading.

If you want to see what I thought of previous boxes you can find the play list here. Or if you’re interested in checking Illumicrate out for yourself you can find details here.

Contents of this quarter’s box:

  • Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones + letter from the author, signed bookplate and a bookmark.
  • Bare Necessities Pouch by Literary Lifestyle Company [exclusive]
  • Magic and Mischief Balm by Bookish Serendipity Co [exclusive]
  • A Darker Shade of Magnets by Her Bookish Things [exclusive]
  • Newt Scamander Bookmark by Jane’s Tiny Things [exclusive]
  • Following Ophelia by Sophia Bennett bookmark
  • Flame in the Mist by Renée A Sampler
  • Gilded Cage by Vic James postcard
  • ARC of Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

Illumicrate Unboxing 5 – November 2016

Just in case this is not obvious from the title, this post contains ‼️spoilers‼️ for the November 2016 Illumicrate!

Here’s what I thought of the November 2016 Illumicrate. If you want to see what I thought of previous boxes you can find the play list here. Or if you’re interested in checking Illumicrate out for yourself you can find details here.

What’s in the box:

  • I’ll Be Home for Christmas gift tag
  • Sparrow + Wolf Coffee Cosy [exclusive]
  • Holding Up the Universe/All the Bright Places cards
  • Unconventional postcard
  • Wolf by Wolf and Blood for Blood tattoo transfers
  • Caraval by Stephanie Garber postcard
  • The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr sampler
  • Evil Plans Notebook by House of Wonderland
  • Replica by Lauren Oliver poster
  • Happy Sock Company – socks
  • Six of Crows cardholder
  • AIDAN Candel by Meraki Candles [exclusive]
  • Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin
  • The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid + letter from author, signed bookplate and bookmark

Are you subscribed to a book subscription box? If so, which one do you use and what do you think of it?

Illumicrate Unboxing 4 – August 2016

Surprise! Despite everything going on at the moment I have actually managed to get this out on time – go me! My Illumicrate arrived last Wednesday and I thought you might like to see what’s in it. So I’ve done an unboxing video you can watch if you want, and I’ve also included photos of the items in the box. Needless to say there will be !Spoilers! beyond this point if you haven’t got your box yet.


If you’ve never heard of Illumicrate before it is a UK based subscription service. It is a box that contains a book and some other bookish goodies. It costs £29.99 (plus P&P if you live outside the UK). You can find out more information and sign-up for updates about the next box here: http://www.illumicrate.com/ . Needless to say I’m not  affiliated with them, I just enjoy the boxes!


The video for those who want to watch:

 


The items in this quarter’s Illumicrate are:

  • A gift card from MyBOOKMark
  • Drink Me Strawberry Tea by Post Tea
  • Jay Kristoff signed bookplate
  • Laure Eve signed bookplate
  • Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir sampler
  • Red Rising inspired artwork
  • Temporary Tattoos based on The Graces
  • A letter from Laure Eve
  • Postcard about Unboxed by Non Pratt
  • The Graces by Laure Eve
  • Nevernight by Jay Kristoff bookmark
  • Coloring Quotes by Ashley Poston
  • Trio Coasters by Taratjah Art
  • In Omnia Paratus tote bag by Colorful Geekiness
  • Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

I hope you enjoyed this unboxing. I really enjoyed this quarter’s box, and I’m curious to see what the next Illumicrate will bring.

Illumicrate Unboxing 3 – May 2016

This post has been one I’ve wanted to write for a while, but unfortunately I managed to tweak my right arm which has made typing challenging. So, sorry for the delay.

The video of my unboxing for this quarter’s Illumicrate is a little different from the previous videos. If you decide to watch it I would love to hear your feedback – did you like it? If you want to skip the video then there are pics below it.


So for those of you who haven’t heard about Illumicrate before:

Illumicrate is a UK based subscription service. It is a box that contains a book and some other bookish goodies. It costs £29.99 (plus P&P if you live outside the UK). You can find out more information and sign-up for updates about the next box here: http://www.illumicrate.com/



The items in the May 2016 Illumicrate are:

  • Book Club Mug by The Art of Escapism
  • To Read List Note Pad by Goodnight Boutique
  • Bookworm Clip by My Bookish Mark
  • Ex Libris Stamp by Little Stamp Store
  • Readers Gonna Read Pin by Literary Emporium
  • When We Collide by Emery Lord + signed book plate
  • Jenny McLachlan Badges
  • The Square Root of Summer Recipe Card
  • Mystery and Mayhem Postcard
  • Strange The Dreamer by Lani Taylor Sampler

I think this is a complete list, please let me know if I’ve missed anything.

Illumicrate Unboxing – February Box

Illumicrate is a UK based subscription service. It is a box that contains a book and some other bookish goodies. It costs £29.99 (plus P&P if you live outside the UK). You can find out more information and sign-up for updates about the next box here: http://www.illumicrate.com/


The second box from Illumicrate arrived in the post on Monday, and like the first one I thought I would do an unboxing video of it. I have also included photos of the boxes contents below, as well as links to the people who made them. Let me know in the comments below what you think.

The items included in the Illumicrate are:

*The book also came with a signed bookplate and a postcard.

You can find my review for The Girl Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick here.

Illumicrate Unboxing

Illumicrate is a UK based subscription service. It is a box that contains a book and some other bookish goodies. It costs £29.99 (plus P&P if you live outside the UK). You can find out more information and sign-up for updates about the next box here: http://www.illumicrate.com/

This is the first Illumicrate, and actually my first subscription box. I have been thinking about signing up to one for a while but for various reasons I haven’t up until now. I was super excited to get this and find out what was inside. You can watch me open the box in the video below, or skip past that straight to the pictures.

The items that came in the Illumicrate are:

I am really glad that I signed-up to get this box. I think it – and other services like it – are really neat. I loved what I got in this box, and I’ll definitley be signing-up to get the next one.