Book Box Guesses, Bookish

Book Box Guesses: September 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 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.

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7 Non-Fiction Graphic Novel Recommendations To Add To Your TBR

I’ve grown really fond of graphic novels over the past few years. They have some really great stories. They also work as a palate cleanser when I’m in a reading slump. Graphic novels are super helpful for bumping the numbers for your Goodreads Reading Challenge. Best of all, there’s a growing number of non-fiction titles being published.

As a library paraprofessional, I encounter many parents/caregivers who don’t share my love of graphic novels. Many of them turn up their noses when their children bring up graphic novels to check out. They still have it in their mind that graphic novels = comic books/superheroes.

I wanted to highlight some of the non-fiction graphic novels out there.
* will indicate the ones that I’ve read.

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Book Review

Book Review: “Undying”

“Undying” by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Source: Library

Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Science Fiction


Trapped aboard the Undying’s ancient spaceship and reeling from what they’ve learned there, scavenger Mia and academic Jules are plunged into a desperate race to warn their home planet of the danger humanity’s greed has unleashed. From the mountains of Spain to the streets of Prague, the sequel to Unearthed is a white-knuckle ride that will send readers hurtling back to earth, and leave them breathless until the last page.

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Updated: Jane Eyre

I love updates/modernizations/retellings of classic novels. Here’s a round up of YA adaptions of Jane Eyre. This isn’t all of them out there. Instead they are the ones I’ve read or the book caught my eye.

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What To Buy Your Favorite Bookworm As A Gift

In honor of my birthday month, I’m here to talk about bookish gifts!

The obvious answer is books. That can be difficult though. Do you know exactly what book they want? Have they pre-ordered it? Do they already own the book?

It can be incredibly tricky to surprise your bookworm. Here are some wonderful bookish ideas to get you started.

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