My First Book of the Month Subscription Box!

SnapseedHey everyone! Hope you’re doing well and if not, then I send you loads of love and peace! Today’s post is all about my first ever subscription box to Book of the Month. I know I’m probably super late to the game here but I AM SO EXCITED!! Since I don’t read YA pretty much anymore and I want to get into more Adult books, I thought this would be the perfect way to get into it. And shout out to my Twin, Lilly over at Lair of Books, for pushing me to do this! I feel like this was a really good decision and I also get to treat myself every month one way or the other with a book. Plus, if I don’t like the books they are offering for the month, I can skip it! Love the variety of this box and the books they have to offer. Wow this sounds sponsored af lol!

 

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There were different books to chose from and they all sound great. However I decided to choose a debut mystery thriller novel, Miracle Creek by Angie Kim. The synopsis can be found below! This box came with a book mark and a welcome booklet. The book comes wrapped so no worries about it getting destroyed!

 


Synopsis:

A literary courtroom drama about a Korean immigrant family and a young, single mother accused of murdering her eight-year-old autistic son

My husband asked me to lie. Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I, at first . . .

In the small town of Miracle Creek, Virginia, Young and Pak Yoo run an experimental medical treatment device known as the Miracle Submarine—a pressurized oxygen chamber that patients enter for therapeutic “dives” with the hopes of curing issues like autism or infertility. But when the Miracle Submarine mysteriously explodes, killing two people, a dramatic murder trial upends the Yoos’ small community.

Who or what caused the explosion? Was it the mother of one of the patients, who claimed to be sick that day but was smoking down by the creek? Or was it Young and Pak themselves, hoping to cash in on a big insurance payment and send their daughter to college? The ensuing trial uncovers unimaginable secrets from that night—trysts in the woods, mysterious notes, child-abuse charges—as well as tense rivalries and alliances among a group of people driven to extraordinary degrees of desperation and sacrifice.

Angie Kim’s Miracle Creek is a thoroughly contemporary take on the courtroom drama, drawing on the author’s own life as a Korean immigrant, former trial lawyer, and mother of a real-life “submarine” patient. An addictive debut novel for fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng, Miracle Creek is both a twisty page-turner and a deeply moving story about the way inconsequential lies and secrets can add up—with tragic consequences.

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There’s currently a giveaway going on for this book on Goodreads! What subscription boxes are you into? How does this book sound? Let’s chat in the comments!


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Paper St. Books and Comics Unboxing

Hello everyone!!! I hope you are all having a lovely day. Today I am doing my very first blog unboxing on the Paper Street Books and Comics subscription box. The one I ordered was a September Limited edition and the theme was Mages and Sorcerers. This box comes with a graphic novel, book, and goodies.

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Paper Street Books and Comics has a theme selected for each box and you get to select the plan you want. There is a graphic novel plan, a book plan, or a graphic novel + book in one box plan. Each plan does come with goodies. This box comes out every 2 months.

NOW LETS GET TO BUSINESS!

This is what the box looked like when I opened it:
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img_5820I wasn’t surprised when I saw the Harry Potter beanie because of the theme. Although, I haven’t read the books I did love the movies and so did my brother, therefore I gave him the hat.


img_5823img_5824Melisandre Magnetic Bookmark by Jane’s Tiny Things.
That evil witch!!!


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Jade Street Protection Services #1 (1 out of 2 Variant Covers). This is a single issue that came in the box. The description of this reads as follows:
Kai, Saba, Noemi, Divya, and Emma are (bad) students at Matsdotter Academy, an elite private school for magical girls. When they all meet for the first time in a totally unfair detention, these punk rock witch delinquents cut class and discover the fates Matsdotter has in store for them are even more sinister than they suspected.


img_5828Dragon Age: Magekiller is a graphic novel by Greg Rucka who sets this story in a immersive dark fantasy!! I love Greg Rucka and I cannot wait to pick this one up!
The synopsis goes as:
Tessa and Marius are mercenary partners united by an unbreakable bond and compelled to eliminate those who use magic to hurt others. When they betray a powerful patron who intended to kill them once their job was completed, they’re forced to run and join the Inquisition. With the breach in the sky tearing the world apart, there’s more to fear than Venatori and an angry former employer. Can Tessa, Marius, and the Inquisition overcome the greatest threat Thedas has ever faced!?


img_5825Morrigan Art Print and Sticker by Kayleigh Causton.
Morrigan from Dragon Age (the graphic novel listed above)


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A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess is the book pick of this month’s theme!!! This book has so much buzz going on everywhere. I was really not expecting this book to come in the box, I was definitely shocked. The synopsis of this book goes as:
Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s invited to train as one of her Majesty’s royal sorcerers. Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her, one will fight for her, one will betray her.


And that is all!
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Have you read or heard of any of these? What do you think? Let me know in the comments down below =)


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