Book Box Guesses, Bookish

Book Box Guesses: November 2019

It’s no secret that I’m a book box lover. Part of the fun is trying to guess the upcoming month’s books (even if I don’t subscribe). Here’s a round up of what I think will be in the upcoming month’s boxes. I’ll update this post as new themes are revealed.

If you’d like to play along, drop your guesses in the comments and I’ll add them to the post!

I’ll update as more boxes release themes.

I STRONGLY urge you to research a box before buying or subscribing. There’s been some shady behavior lately and you don’t want to get caught up in it.

Book Box guesses

Beacon Book Box: Crown of Oblivion

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ATTENTION BOOKWORMS! It is time to announce our November box theme… CRUCIAL COMPETITIONS! 🗡️ Our November box pays tribute to all the YA books that deal with competitions. From battling it out to the death in The Hunger Games to trying to win the title of King’s Champion in Throne of Glass, some of our favorite YA books revolve around competitions. 🗡️ Our November book of the month will transport you to a lush fantasy kingdom in which lower class citizens are without magic and the right to citizenship. That can change, though, if they enter a deadly competition in which most will not make it out alive. Filled with intrigue, suspense, teamwork and betrayal, this book will hook you from page one. 🗡️ The book will be SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! You can expect an author letter to accompany it ☺️. 🗡️ This epic book is perfect for fans of The Maze Runner, Shadow and Bone and The Cruel Prince! 🗡️ Fandoms being represented include THE HUNGER GAMES, THRONE OF GLASS, THE CROWN’S GAME, THE NIGHT CIRCUS and the winner of our Fandom Showdown, either THE SCORPIO RACES or HARRY POTTER! We are OBSESSED with the items that will be included in this box and know that you will be too. 🗡️ Please note that November’s box will not include a custom, exclusive dust jacket. We are taking a short break to find a new artist as our previous artist, @kat_adara, is taking a hiatus. Stay tuned for news about the next series we will be creating dust jackets for! 🗡️ Our Beacon Booksleeves have moved to bi-monthly! Odd number months will not include sleeves. Doing this increases our budget so we can include more items that we know you all will fall in love with. November’s box includes some awesome wearable and usable items! Stay tuned for reveals! 🗡️ November boxes are available NOW for subscriptions and single purchases! If you are a current subscriber, do not fret as your subscription will renew on October 21st ✨. Tag some friends below who you think would be interested in this box!

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Fae Crate: The Guinevere Deception

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You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are. Well Met, and Hello to all of our Lords and Ladies! It is time to announce our November Theme: Here We Go Again! It's time for a throw back. Sort of. November's crate is going to be focusing on YA retellings of Classics that put the Lit in Literature. (Oh yes. We went there.) Sherlock Holmes, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Shakespeare. But refurbished by some of our very favorite authors. Dost thou heart beateth faster yet? No? WELL HOW ABOUT THIS: The book of the month revolves around a beautiful reimagining of the world of Camelot, Excalibur and King Arthur. There is mystery, magic, and all the things we love. We are HUGE fans of this well known author and will be including signed bookplates along with a letter from the author! The fandoms featured this month will prepare you for anything from walking the plank to solving mysteries! Some fandoms featured are: 🐰Raven Cycle ⏱Stalking Jack the Ripper 🎩LIFEL1K3 & MORE! This crate will include a VERY special item that we have never been able to do before. We are beyond excited about it and can’t wait to share more! "This shall be the most wondrous crate thee shall ev'r beholdeth." -William Shakespeare, maybe. . Artwork of Splintered @aghoward_writes done by @gabriella.bujdoso . Boxes go on sale October 1st at 9am EST!

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Fairyloot: A River of Royal Blood

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We’re so excited to reveal the theme for November for our monthly box 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 Dawn, Harry Potter, Strange The Dreamer, Angefall, 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. 🖤 Stay tuned for more supplier reveals over the coming weeks! 😉 🖤 This box is NOT available yet. We will open for subscriptions on October 2nd and single purchases will be available on October 11th at 1pm BST. 🖤 If you already have a subscription you can sit back and relax – you will automatically get this box! 🖤 Stunning art by Official FairyLoot Artist @taratjah 🖤 #FairyLoot

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Illumicrate: The Starless Sea

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Our November theme is IN SEARCH OF DOORS! This theme is all about the the books that first got you into reading, and the ones that truly transport you⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💛⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We’re just gonna come out and say it: our book this month is THE STARLESS SEA by @erinmorgenstern! We’ve got a completely exclusive edition of the book that's different to all other UK editions! Our edition is a gorgeous naked hardback with foil embossing and sprayed edges, and the author letter from Erin Morgenstern is bound inside the book! We don’t want to ruin the surprise too much, so lets just say if you’re a fan of the UK ARCs for this book, you’re gonna want to get this box 😉 💛 Our items this month are inspired by fairytales, Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, and in honour of @veschwab who inspired the theme name, The Archived. We will of course also be including items inspired by The Night Circus AND The Starless Sea! 💛 This is our four year anniversary box and we are so so proud of it! We’re including some truly beautiful items and we can’t wait to bring you some reveals! 💛 This is not available yet! Boxes will be on sale for subscription and single purchase, and our book only option on subscription, on THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER at 3PM BST – if you subscribe before this it will be for October’s box 💛 All active subscribers will have theirs reserved for them, no need to fight it out on the 3rd! There’s still time to subscribe to our October box or book only option now, links in our linktree!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💛 Gorgeous graphic by @chattynora as always! Are you excited about this theme?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💛 [ #illumicrate #illumicratethemereveal #thestarlesssea #erinmorgenstern #thenightcircus #harrypotter #narnia #thechroniclesofnarnia #thearchived #veschwab #starlesssea #insearchofdoors ]

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Litjoy Crate: Winterwood

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📣THREE MONTH THEME ANNOUNCEMENT🎉 Read on for LitJoy’s September, October, and November themes! . 🏚👻 September’s theme is 👻HAUNTED MANOR🏚! 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! This crate will have a The Nightmare Before Christmas item in it . . . need we say more?!?! 😂🙌 It also includes September’s most highly anticipated title! September products available NOW! . 🖤 October’s theme is . . . 🖤FALLEN ANGEL🖤! 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 magic that touches our hearts. October products go live September 21st! (Artwork by Selene of deviantart.com/selenada) . 🌲 November’s theme is: 🍄FORBIDDEN FOREST🌲! We invited you to follow the trail of spiders into a 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 lie within! November products go on sale October 21st! . 📚 All LitJoy books are LitJoy special editions and are signed. To get the BEST DEAL, subscribers recommend the 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month option! 🥰 We offer every month a Crate, Book-Only, and Item-Only product! You may SWITCH between product options. All 3 products come with our Trading Cards for that month! Subscribers are guaranteed a product upon renewal. Quantities are limited. Happy reading!!! . . #litjoycrate #LitJoy #bookstagram #bookbox #specialeditionbook #bookish #loverofbooks

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Luminary Box: Sisters of Shadow and Light

MLC Candle Crate: Supernova

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🦹🏼‍♀️In November we want you to unleash your mischievous side! . 🦸🏽‍♀️Are you excited for the epic conclusion of The Renegades Trilogy by Marissa Meyer? Our November box is going to feature a finished copy of Supernova, with sprayed edges! Keep reading to find out more about this box and some exciting news featuring Renegades and Archenemies! This box will be available for purchase on October 22nd! 🦹🏻‍♀️Our theme this month is centered around Villains that pulled the wool over the good guy’s eyes! We will be featuring items inspired by Supernova, The Young Elites, Shadowhunters, Harry Potter and The Remnant Chronicles. . 🦸🏾‍♀️As always we will include a sorting style candle, and this month we will feature 1 of 3 possible wooden wick candle variations. You will also have the ability after crates ship to snag the candles you’re missing from your set! You’ll also receive a finished copy of Supernova with sprayed edges! Your crate will also have 1-3 other goodies, which will include at least 1 bath/body product. . 🦹🏽‍♀️This crate will ship the week of November 18-22. 🦸🏻‍♀️If you are hoping to have all your books in the Renegades Trilogy feature sprayed edges we have you covered! We will have a pre-order for those hoping to also snag Renegades and Archenemies. These books will only be available to purchase during the pre-order, we will not order any extras. We will have these listed on Wednesday, October 9th and keep the listing live until October 21st. The edges of these books will not match but be complimentary to each other and their books. . . .

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Owlcrate: Winterwood

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We are so excited to announce that the theme of our upcoming November box is… THROUGH THE ENCHANTED FOREST! 🍄 This box is not yet available. It will be available to order around October 20th (or once October boxes sell out early). If you place an order before then, you’ll be ordering the October DAWN OF A NEW WORLD box. Please be careful when ordering! 🍄 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 Prince, The Raven Boys, and Uprooted as well as some special goodies not tied to fandoms. We can’t wait to share sneak peeks in the coming weeks! 🍄 Already subscribed to OwlCrate? Your November box is reserved for you – no need to sign up again. Just make sure your payment info is up to date so that you have a successful renewal on November 1st! 🍄 We will also be revealing our December theme later today!! So much excitement! Stay tuned… 🍄 Have a bookish friend who would enjoy this theme? Be sure to tag them in a comment so they don’t miss the announcement! 🍄 graphic by @heyatlascreative 🍄 #owlcrate #bookstagram #bookbox #mysubscriptionaddiction #subscriptionboxaddict #bookmail #readersofig #readingaddiction #shopsmall #fantasybooks

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Shelflove Crate: Blood Heir

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We’ve read it a hundred times! Not in the restricted section.🤫 ❌ Our November ‘READING THE RESTRICTED SECTION’ crate was inspired by books that have been banned or labeled problematic. With the growth of the “call out culture” as named by the New York Times, we felt this box was needed to highlight important works of fiction that have helped shape our reading culture. ❌ Fandoms include banned or challenged books, such as: Harry Potter, Twilight, The Handmaid’s Tale, and more. ❌ Our book of the month had a rocky start in the publishing industry. After her book faced early criticism, debut author Amélie Wen Zhao made the decision to pull her book, BLOOD HEIR. We are overjoyed that she has decided to move forward with publication after seeking the advice of many culture and sensitivity experts, and hearing the book community’s pleas for its release. Her dark retelling of the Anastasia legend is unique to her cultural perspective and we believe her words deserve to be shared. ❌ Want the book, but not the items? We have a book only subscription option which renews monthly. The book will come with a signed bookplate, the bookmark of the month and 2 of our chess piece collectibles. ❌ Ready for a peek of the November ‘READING THE RESTRICTED SECTION’ crate? We will have our first vendor reveal soon! ❌ If you’re already a subscriber, no need to worry! We have a box reserved for you already and your subscription will renew on November 1st. ❌ Theme art by @noverantale ❌ 🔸 . . . #shelflovecrate #feeltheshelflove #bookstagram #books #bookbox #shelflove #book #bookaddiction #yalit #instabooks #bookaholic #yabooks #bibliophile #booknerd #booklove #bookish #booklover #booksofinstagram #bookworm #subbox #subscriptionbox

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Spearcraft Book Box: Coral

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Calling all Mermaids we are so excited to bring you our November box theme!! The theme is A Part of Your World. Our book pick this month is incredible reimagining of a classic, it’s described as “Magical as a fairy tale, this book is a beautiful reimagining full of heart, hope, and the powerful healing of unconditional love.” “Part fantasy, part reality, this heart-wrenching tale will pull you under its spell. This book is an in-depth look at the lives we lead, the ones we lose, and how we get through it all.” Our Fandoms this month will include: The Little Mermaid Daughter of the Siren Queen To Kill a Kingdom The Sea Witch And mermaids in general! This November box is extra special because it is our THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY box! Hooray and Happy Birthday to @spearcraftbookbox. Natasha at @diocandleco Will be returning for an exclusive anniversary candle!! 😍 Subscriptions will open up for new subscribers on October 18th but one time purchase boxes are available RIGHT NOW in the shop section of our store at spearcraft-book-box.cratejoy.com New customers can use coupon code HELLO10 to save. All boxes will ship out the last day of the month and all subscriptions renew on the 1st day of each month, all sales are final. Current subscribers be sure to have your accounts up to date on November 1st for a successful renewal for this box and your spot is secure. We sold out the last two months and you won’t want to miss this one. One time boxes available now! Grab them while you can. #spearcraftbookbox #thelittlemermaid #littlemermaid #daughterofthesirenqueen #tokillakingdom #theseawitch #mermaids #mermaidatheart #imamermaid #imreallyamermaid

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Unicorn Crate: A Constellation of Roses

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November theme announcement! Remember, boxes are now only available by single purchase. There will not be an Oct. or Dec. box, so THIS is the last box before the holidays 😉. The order window opens TOMORROW (for 12 days). . . ⭐️ The November Unicorn Crate theme is FICTIONAL FAMILIES. This one is inspired by some of the bookish community’s favorite families in fiction and celebrates families both biological and found. No family looks the same and sometimes you find your true family in the most unexpected ways. . . ⭐ The featured title in this box will be a hardcover standalone November release. I’ve chosen something a bit different this time. It’s a YA contemporary with a dusting of magic I think you’ll find quite delicious. It’s perfect for fans of Anna-Marie McLemore and Emily X.R. Pan, and I also got some Practical Magic vibes from the family in this story that I think many of you will appreciate. Ages 13+ . . ⭐ The story follows a young woman who, after being on the move without a family, lands with her long-lost relatives in a tiny town she wants nothing to do with. But there’s something special about this family – a sort of mysterious magic that shows up in their various talents. She struggles with the growing sense of belonging vs her urge to keep on running and when her past comes back to haunt her, she’ll have to decide between her old life and her new. There are magical pies, palm-reading, dark secrets, and a new school full of flawed yet lovable characters. I am completely smitten with this book, and knew it was the perfect fall/winter read to share with you all. . . ⭐ This box will be oh-so-cozy and filled with goodies inspired by Gilmore Girls, Hansel & Gretel, Harry Potter, the 12 Dancing Princesses, and more. AND one of the larger items I’m designing is inspired by the featured book itself! Once you read it, you’re going to want to wear it all the time… Oops, spoiler! 😊 . . There are still a few items yet to be finalized for this box, so let me know your favorite fictional families, and I’ll see what I can fit in! I have until the order window closes to finalize items. . . . #unicorncrate #bookbox #yabooks #bookgifts #fictionalfamily #cozyreads

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Unplugged Book Box: Beyond the Black Door

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Our November 2019 Young Adult Theme Is: 🛌🏿⏳ "WAKE UP WITH A PURPOSE" ⏳🛌🏿 . This month, Unplugged is focusing on the power of setting daily intentions and executing them. Finding time in the morning to give something to yourself in whatever way fits your lifestyle is so important in creating a positive day, boosting confidence, and reinforcing that you are important. Wake up, set your intentions, and crush them. . –> 📚 BOOK HINT: ✨ Magic, 🔮 Mystery, & 💀 Dark fantasy . This dark and mysterious tale follows a young girl that possesses an incredible ability involving journeying to the souls of others as they sleep. As a child, she was warned not to succumb to certain temptations, but that is easier said than done. Readers will witness what happens when she gives into these temptations. This is a dark fantasy about unlocking the mysteries inside of us, no matter what cost… . –> 💫 FANDOM HINTS: ⚡ Harry Potter, 🥀 A Curse So Dark & Lonely, & 💕 The Selection Series . –> 🚿 PRODUCT HINTS: 🍷 Collectible Harry Potter Wine Glass! . This month will include number three (3) of four (4) in our collectable Harry Potter wine glass set, something deliciously scented to enjoy while reading, something to help you take care of you, and several other, seasonally-inspired bookish self-care goodies! . 🚨SET YOUR ALARMS!🚨 Boxes go on sale at MIDNIGHT (12AM EST), October 1st. These boxes are expected to be extremely popular, so grab yours early! If you are monthly subcsriber, you're all set – yay! It will renew on the 15th of October.

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