Book Box Guesses: April 2020

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! If you think I’m wrong. please leave a comment as to which book is a better fit.

Let me know if I’m missing a box you think should be added to the list.

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

I don’t know which boxes/shipping times have been affected by COVID-19. Ask the box owners/read the captions of their Instagram posts.

Beacon Book Box: Thorn

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ATTENTION BOOKWORMS! It is time to announce our April box theme… FUTURES ENTANGLED! 🛑Please note if you are a month-to-month subscriber for March or a previous box, you will need to create a new account and resubscribe on the new website! Customer data did not transfer with the domain 😭. Sorry about this inconvenience!🛑 💫 Our April box celebrates and explores the worlds of YA books filled with magic, romance, deception and adventure. 💫 Our April book of the month, pitched as Hunted meets The Wrath and the Dawn, is a bold fairytale retelling inspired by The Goose Girl. You will be transported to a lush fantasy world where court intrigue, false identities, and dark secrets take charge and lead you on the adventure of a lifetime. This atmospheric fairytale fantasy about a girl and her found family will capture your heart and demand frequent re-reads. 💫 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 Renée Ahdieh, Brigid Kemmerer and Marissa Meyer! 💫 Fandoms being represented include AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE, FURYBORN, CARAVAL and TRUTHWITCH! With all of these epic fandoms, this box will truly be one not to miss. 💫 This box will include our fourth 2020 monthly collectible item, glass ornaments! This months’ ornament is inspired by CARAVAL and is seriously stunning!! 💫 Since April is an even-numbered month, our bi-monthly Beacon Booksleeves are back! April’s fabric hint is: SPRINGTIME 💫 April boxes are available NOW for subscriptions and single purchases on our updated website! Check it out at www.beaconbookbox.com! ❤️ ⚫️⚫️⚫️⚫️ Stunning graphic designed by @littlebearries

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Book Hooked Box: bi-monthly no April

The Bookish Box: Crave

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April's YA box theme: ETERNALLY BOUND!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Boxes are live & on sale NOW! April's box will include items inspired by our favorite stories featuring vampires! Influences will include: Twilight, A Discovery of Witches, Vampire Academy, House of Night, and more! If you like these titles, we think you’ll love our book of the month!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Our April YA book is CRAVE by Tracy Wolff! This romantic, thrilling tale explores forbidden love and the undying battle between feeling nothing and feeling so much that it could destroy everyone you love.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ↳ Our exclusive edition will feature a reversible dust jacket!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *For those wanting our adult book option: we've created an entirely new adult book box! Stay tuned for the theme announcement on Thursday!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ** Shirt design upgrades available in April: drapey tank, slouchy tee, and hoodie!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This box will include new tarot cards from our collection designed by @darkandbeautifulart as well as the next in our new monthly woodmark series designed by @alchemyandink!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ———————————⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Theme announcement photo: @lookin_abook⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #crave #tracywolff #bookishbox #bookstagram #yabooks #youngadultbooks #twilight #adow #adiscoveryofwitches #vampireacademy #vampirebooks #edwardcullen @tracywolffbooks

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Fae Crate: Raybearer

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Karma is coming around the bend with April's 'Retribution' crates. We're ready to stand up for our beloved characters that have suffered injustices. This month is all about standing up for what is right, the balance of Good and Evil, and defending those who can’t defend themselves. . . It's time for a reckoning. . . The book featured this month is a tale of fighting for a purpose bigger than yourself. Set in an empire being forced into uniformity, our heroine weighs decisions that could either set right the wrongs of her predecessors or condemn her to face the demons that threaten the peace they've known for years. Fans of Dread Nation, The Guinevere Deception, and Children of Blood and Bone will love our featured book. . We are SO happy to say that we will be including not only our usual signed bookplates and letter from the author but we will also be including an ANNOTATED CHAPTER from the author as well! This book was so incredible that we needed more! And not to mention the cover is so unique and stunning you will NEED it on your shelves. . We couldn’t have a Retribution crate without including The Hunger Games, Children of Blood & Bone, Gilded Wolves and more to come. Justice must be served and these characters are the ones to give it to you. . Be ready to fight tyranny (sign up for a subscription) on March 1st at 9am EST to make sure justice is properly served (you snag a box). We sold out of March Crates quickly and we have lower quantities of April available! . Theme art is of Nehemia, standing in as the goddess Adrestia, Goddess of Revolt, from the Throne of Glass Series by Sarah J. Maas and designed by @Gabriella.bujdoso. This is the 4th out of 12 in our Year of Olympus collection. Snag a box to keep your collection going. Sales will go live on March 1st at 9 am EST. Subscription renewals will go through on March 15th!

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Fairyloot: Incendiary

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We’re so excited to reveal the April theme for our monthly box and it is… MEMORIES! 🖤 Memories are precious things, aren’t they? They play a significant role in our featured book of the month and this theme revolves around memories, whether they’re good or bad, forgotten or unforgettable, hidden or exposed. 🖤 In this box you can expect items inspired by Throne of Glass, The Beautiful, Harry Potter, Daughter of Smoke and Bone and more! This box will also include Volume III of the collectible secret book designed by @noverantale, and this is the most beautiful one yet – Nova has outdone herself! 🖤 Our featured book of the month is set in a world inspired by Inquisition-era Spain, where magic is feared and rebels are trying to overthrow the crown. This tale of revenge, love and magic had us hooked from page one and we are still reeling from the twist at the end. The FairyLoot exclusive edition will have an EXCLUSIVE COVER, SPRAYED EDGES, ARTWORK ON THE REVERSE OF THE DUST JACKET by @taratjah and will be SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! 🖤 This box is available now for new subscriptions and single purchases will be available on March 12th at 1pm GMT. 🖤 If you already have a subscription you can sit back and relax – you will automatically get this box! 😎 🖤 Gorgeous theme art by Official FairyLoot Artist @taratjah #fairyloot #subscriptionbox #bookish #booknerd #bookbox #bookstagram

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Fox & Wit: Verona Comics

Illumicrate: Dangerous Remedy

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Our April theme is SQUAD GOALS! Do you ever wonder what you’d be doing during a specific historical time period? If we’d lived during the French Revolution, we like to think we'd be busting people who shouldn’t be in prison out of it, just like the badass crew in our April book! 💛 But with their most recent jailbreak, this crack team definitely get more than they bargained for. Will they all make it out of this job unscathed? This is the author's debut and we are already obsessed! It's a fantastic book filled with revolution, romance and our favourite squad since Six of Crows 💛 It is coming to you EARLY, in hardback, signed by the author, with exclusive sprayed edges and exclusive embossing under the dust jacket! 😍 We’ll also be including a bonus art print featuring the characters 💛 Our items this month are inspired by some of our fave squads and teams! We’re bringing you The Witchlands, Aurora Rising, LOTR, Gilded Wolves and more! We’ve got some kickass items and we can’t wait to start dropping reveals! 💛 Subscriptions will open at 7PM GMT on Monday 2nd March for boxes and book only. Single purchase boxes will be available then also. Existing subscribers, yours is reserved for you! 💛 Thanks as always to @chattynora for the gorgeous graphic! 💛 [ #illumicrate #illumicratethemereveal #squadgoals #thewitchlands #truthwitch #susandennard #aurorarising #auroraburning #jaykristoff #amiekaufman #auroracycle #LOTR #gildedwolves #roshanichokshi ]

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Litjoy Crate: The Empire of Dreams

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Announcing April's theme: 🗡WOMEN WARRIORS🧝‍♀️! On sale now! This April LitJoy is kicking butt and taking names! We are riding horseback into battle, yielding our sword, and saving our kingdom. With our cunning mind we will overthrow a full space station. The courage in our hearts will aid us in our quest to destroy a darker evil. Our royal bloodline will be preserved and our family honored by our heroism. Yes, this April is a full celebration of iconic literary Women Warriors! . 🧝‍♀️ About the book: Our April title is a triumphant stand-alone epic fantasy that you will not be able to put down! It begins with a tragedy that leaves our heroine without a family, home, or royal prestige. When all hope seems lost, she hatches a plan that will win her back her destiny and reveal the true danger in her path! . 🗡 Book Customizations! This LitJoy Limited Edition Book is SIGNED by the author, comes with a REVERSIBLE DUST JACKET, and comes with ARTWORK IN THE BOOK! . 🧝‍♀️ Fandoms in crate: Every item in our April crate is inspired by books, characters, and moments from Wonder Woman, LOTR, GoT, Sorcery of Thorns, and Mulan! . 🗡 Sneak peeks to come: – Dust Jacket artist – Tip-in page artist – Trading Cards – 2 item artists – 1 item type! . 🧝‍♀️ Theme art by @maggie.rose.studio! . 📦🛒 April Crates, Book-Only, and Item-Only are available March 21st – April 20th while supplies last! We have sold out two months in a row so make sure to get your crate quick! Renewals will occur on April first. 🚨 Due to delayed March shipping, April crates will ship April 25-30 (normal ship date is April 20-25). Thank you so much for your patience! . . #litjoycrate #sorceryofthors #youngadultbooks #Gameofthrones #got #LOTR #YAbooks #mulan #lordoftherings #subscriptionbox #bookbox #litjoybooks #wonderwoman

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Luminary Box: no box due to coronavirus

MLC Candle Crate: Hiatus

Moonlight Crate:

Owlcrate: Bone Crier’s Moon

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We know this is quite early, but we couldn't wait to share our upcoming April theme with you! The theme of the April box is… FULL MOON MAGIC! 🌑 The book we've chosen for April is an addictive fantasy all about a group of women and girls who use the power of the moon to help the souls of the dead pass over. It's filled with fierce female friendship, forbidden romance, interesting magic and more. This book is a March release, but we fell head over heels in love with it and knew we simply had to feature it in a box! 🌘 We are including an amazing exclusive edition of the book, which will have an EXCLUSIVE COVER and SPRAYED EDGES. The book will also be SIGNED and come with a letter from the author. 🌗 There will be items inspired by Professor Lupin, Oscar Wilde, Winterwood, Shatter Me and more. We designed these items so that any bookworm could enjoy them, and they feature some lovely minimalist artwork. We truly think these goodies will appeal to everyone! We can't wait to share sneak peeks next month! 🌖 These FULL MOON MAGIC boxes won't be available to order until mid-March. If you place an order now you'll be ordering the March MUSIC OF THE NIGHT box. Please be careful when ordering, and wait for our official announcement post for when April boxes are available. 🌕 Yayyyy! There is so much epic bookish fun coming your way over the next few months. We seriously can't wait for you to see what you think of what we've put together. Thank you all so much for continuously inspiring us to make our boxes better and better. 🌒 graphic by @heyatlascreative 🌓 #owlcrate #bookstagram #bookbox #mysubscriptionaddiction #subscriptionboxaddict #bookmail #readersofig #readingaddiction #shopsmall #fantasybooks

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Shelflove Crate: Elysium Girls

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Will you win a game between Life and Death in Kate Pentecost’s Elysium Girls? . It happened one day unexpectedly. The entire town found themselves in the midst of a desert with no water, resources or food. And the challenge? They have 10 years to build a worthy society according to the gods Life and Death. One girl and her companions will either be their condemnation or their savior, but everyone is being tested and not all members of the society will survive. .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fandoms this month are inspired by characters facing overwhelming odds, including: Throne of Glass and A Court of Thorns and Roses, An Ember in the Ashes, A Curse So Dark and Lonely, LIFEL1K3, and The Grace Year. PLUS our collectible dust jacket inspired by the book of the month!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Please keep in mind that we are capping subscriptions for the foreseeable future, and once spots are filled, we will not have another open unless we receive a cancellation. If you are a current subscriber, your subscription will renew on March 1 for this box. . Thanks to @noverantale for this gorgeous graphic!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #shelflovecrate #feeltheshelflove#bookstagram #book #bookbox #shelflove#book #bookaddiction #yalit #instabooks#bookaholic #yabooks #bibliophile#booknerd #booklove #bookish#booklover #booksofinstagram#bookworm #subbox #subscriptionbox

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Spearcraft Book Box: The Lightness of Hands

Unplugged Book Box YA: The Edge of Anything

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