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Illumicrate April 2022 unboxing – Nothing but thieves

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our April theme is NOTHING BUT THIEVES! Whether it’s stealing to survive,  to achieve a goal, or to right a grievous wrong…some would still see you as nothing but thieves. Our book this month is a debut adult contemporary standalone. A college student forms… Continue reading Illumicrate April 2022 unboxing – Nothing but thieves

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Illumicrate March 2022 unboxing – A life of its own

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our March theme is A LIFE OF ITS OWN! Sometimes things don’t act as you expect: sentient houses, skeletons that serve you breakfast, AI gone rogue. Our featured book this month is Gallant by V.E. Schwab! We love all of V’s work, and this book is… Continue reading Illumicrate March 2022 unboxing – A life of its own

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Illumicrate Debut Box unboxing – Cemetery Boys

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate We are so thrilled to announce our next Debut Box! We introduced these in 2019 and we're so happy to be bringing you one now featuring Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas! We totally fell in love with the voice of Yadriel and the world… Continue reading Illumicrate Debut Box unboxing – Cemetery Boys

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Illumicrate February 2022 unboxing – Bad Blood

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our February theme is BAD BLOOD! This month is all about rivalries, divided societies, and couples who begin as enemies but end as….more. Our chosen book this month is the start of a Scottish-inspired adult fantasy duology set on an enchanted island. With young girls… Continue reading Illumicrate February 2022 unboxing – Bad Blood

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Illumicrate January 2022 unboxing – Royal Secrets

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our January 2022 theme is: Royal Secrets! This month we’re focusing on royalty with something to hide, and we’re kicking off 2022 in style with a two book box! Our hardback book for January is This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi! We were swept away… Continue reading Illumicrate January 2022 unboxing – Royal Secrets

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Illumicrate December 2021 unboxing – Cursed

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our December theme is: CURSED! That’s right, we’ve kept this theme name simple because what more do you need to know. Each of these fandoms features characters cursed in some way, as does our featured book. This month’s book is a historical fantasy set in Edwardian… Continue reading Illumicrate December 2021 unboxing – Cursed

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Illumicrate November 2021 unboxing – Death And Fortune

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our November theme is: DEATH AND FORTUNE! The two often go in hand in hand; those who seek great fortune dance with death. And sometimes, fortune can come in the form of death.  Our featured book this month is a YA standalone.  Once upon a… Continue reading Illumicrate November 2021 unboxing – Death And Fortune

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Illumicrate October 2021 unboxing – Revenge Is Sweeter

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our October theme is: REVENGE IS SWEETER! Our featured book this month is a YA science fiction book with a China-inspired setting. In a world where boys pilot giant mechanical robots to fend off alien attacks, assisted by girls who often die during the battles,… Continue reading Illumicrate October 2021 unboxing – Revenge Is Sweeter

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Illumicrate collections: Shades of magic

This unboxing contains spoilers! Theme of the post Remember the Illumicrate collections: A Darker Shade Of Magic? You know, the book with the exclusive cover, endpages, book ribbon, sprayed edges and V. E. Schwab’s signature? The special edition set is finally complete! My two matching books arrived today so let’s check them out! All three… Continue reading Illumicrate collections: Shades of magic

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Illumicrate September 2021 unboxing – To The Bitter End

This unboxing contains spoilers! TW: Nevernight item Theme of the box Description by Illumicrate Our September theme is: TO THE BITTER END! This month we’re celebrating those ride or dies, the teams that will not be separated, that strive for a common goal…no matter the cost Our featured book this month is Empire of the… Continue reading Illumicrate September 2021 unboxing – To The Bitter End