OwlCrate Unboxing – “Run Away with the Circus” – February 2017

Hello again!

I know I have been seriously slacking, and I do apologize. I’ve just been so busy and tired. I’ve got a lot of posts coming though, so hang with me!

I didn’t get around to posting my unboxings in the actual month of February, but better late than never, right?

img_3363This is OwlCrate!

Description: Owl Crate is a monthly subscription service that sends you magical monthly boxes tailored to a chosen theme. Each Owl Crate will contain one new Young Adult novel, as well as 3-5 other bookish treats to help you get your nerd on.

Price: $29.99 + $6.99 to the US, $10.59 shipping to Canada, and $19.99 shipping to anywhere else in the world.

 

First look!img_3365

This box looks great. The book!! Let’s talk about what is inside.

 

 

 

img_3366Info Card + Button

They did forget my button this month. I emailed them and they did send me one, but it arrived after I photographed everything in the box. But it is also just as beautiful as the card!

 

 

 

 

img_3372The Night Circus Inspired Tote Bag by Evie Bookish (Exclusive!)

Thoughts: This is so pretty!! I know it is hard to read the font with the photo this small (WordPress won’t cooperate for me to make it bigger), but it says: “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements proceed it. It is simply there, when yesterday, it was not.”

What a quote! I have not read The Night Circus yet, but I want to so bad!

Value: $18.00

img_3370Le Cirque des Reves Candle by Frostbeard Studio

Thoughts: This smells so good! Just like the card says. A mix of caramel popcorn, roasted chestnuts, and bonfire! I love this. These candles are the best.

Value: $3.75

 

 

img_3369“Midway Mini Donuts” Lip Balm by Geek Fire Labs

Thoughts: I don’t know if these are supposed to smell or taste like donuts, but mine literally has zero taste and zero smell. Sooo I don’t know! Seems like an okay lip balm though!

Value: $4.00

 

 

img_3371Decks of Paper Notepad by Attic Journals

Thoughts: Well this is cute! These are recycled casino cards made into little notepads. Very cute idea. This website has some really cute recycled goodies!

Value: List price is $8.00, but that comes with two decks. So, $4.00 for this!

 

 

img_3367Fun and Games Page Flags by Girl of all Work

Thoughts: These are really cute! I do wish they were glued to the back of the little pad thought because they kind of fell out of it when I took them out of the package. Still cute though!

Value: $5.50

 

 

img_3373Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Summary: A legendary competition. A mesmerizing romance. An unbreakable bond between two sisters.

Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval – the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show – are over.

But this year, Scarlett’s long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval’s mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner.

Scarlett  has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. Nevertheless, she becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic. And whether Caraval is real or not, Scarlett must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over or a dangerous domino effect of consequences will be set off, and her beloved sister will disappear forever.

Welcome, welcome to Caraval… beware of getting swept too far away.

Thoughts: I am actually currently reading this book. I am about 70 pages in and really enjoying it so far. I was so excited to get this this month! It was one of my most highly anticipated books of 2017!

Value: $18.99

img_3374Letter from the Author, Signed Bookplate, Exclusive Quote Card, and Sneak Peek of the Audiobook

Thoughts: Wow, that was a lot to type! haha. I always love getting these extra book goodies!

 

img_3375March Theme Reveal + Sneak Peek!

The theme for March is…

Sailors, Ships, and Seas!

Sounds interesting!!

 

img_3376Sneak Peek!

In March, we will be getting an item from boygirlparty! Fun!

 

 

 

Total Value for this Box: $54.24!

This was a really great box! As always.

If you are interested, head over to www.owlcrate.com and subscribe!

I hope you enjoyed my #OwlCrate unboxing!

Thanks for reading! (:

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One thought on “OwlCrate Unboxing – “Run Away with the Circus” – February 2017

  1. Literary Weaponry says:

    I adore that tote bag. Want. The Night Circus is one of my favorite books but I’ve been told it’s a bit of an acquired taste. I hope when you get to read it that you love it, too! Nice unboxing.

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