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Subscription box review: LitJoy

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Hi all

I want to post a review on the three special edition Muse of Nightmares boxes I have purchased from subscription box companies: Behind the PagesIllumicrate and LitJoyI was planning on doing one post including all reviews, but due to delays I have decided to separate them.

I will post links to other box reviews on the posts once they have gone up.

This review is for the Dreams & Nightmares box from LiyJoy Crates. This review contains spoilers. All reviews will be an honest review. Reviews include comments on content, price and postage.

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Subscription box review: Illumicrate

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Hi all

I want to post a review on the three special edition Muse of Nightmares boxes I have purchased from subscription box companies: Behind the PagesIllumicrate and LitJoyI was planning on doing one post including all reviews, but due to delays I have decided to separate them.

I will post links to other box reviews on the posts once they have gone up.

This review is for the special edition of Strange the Dreamer and Muse of Nightmares from Illumicrate. This review contains spoilers. All reviews will be an honest review. Reviews include comments on content, price and postage.

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Subscription box review: Behind the Pages

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Hi all

I want to post a review on the three special edition Muse of Nightmares boxes I have purchased from subscription box companies: Behind the Pages, Illumicrate and LitJoyI was planning on doing one post including all reviews, but due to delays I have decided to separate them.

I will post links to other box reviews on the posts once they have gone up.

My first review is for the Monsters & Muses box from Behind the Pages. This review contains spoilers. All reviews will be an honest review. Reviews include comments on content, price and postage.

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How to not be a subscription box jerk

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I have decided to write this post as I started to mention it in a future post, but it started to turn into a rant, so I thought I would make it a separate post specifically to address the issue of spoilers when it comes to subscription boxes.

This post is for everyone who has ever had to say (either to themselves or to another person) “I haven’t received mine yet, please don’t post spoilers”. And I know there have been many.

This post is also for those who would like to not be the person to be on the receiving end of this comment.

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Q&A with Sarah Epstein: author of debut thriller Small Spaces

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Hello! Welcome to a Q&A with Sarah Epstein, the author of debut Aussie thriller Small Spaces

 

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A Monster Calls: Q&A with Patrick Ness + Giveaway!

 

A Monster Calls, the mpvie adaptation is being released in cinemas in Australia from July 27! And here are some exciting things to help you celebrate: the trailer. a Q&A with author Patrick Ness, and a giveaway!

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Why I think ’13 Reasons Why’ is important

 

Here is my opinion on the Netflix adaptation of 13 Reasons Why: I think it is important. This maybe not a popular opinion with everyone, but there it is.

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Christmas Shopping for Book Nerds 2016

Peeps, it is nearly Christmas! And along with festive cheer that the holiday season brings, it also brings along the anxiety of trying to find that perfect item for the fellow book nerd in our life!

Buying for book nerds can be HARD! Sure, book nerds like books, but what book? Do they already have it? Do they like that genre? Do they prefer hardcovers or paperbacks? SO MANY QUESTIONS! So, I have put together a list of suggestions to find the perfect present for a book lover.

You can find my suggestions for buying the perfect present that hard to buy for bibliophiles below:

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The Diabolic Australian Blog Tour – Guest Post from S.J. Kincaid

 

Hello! And welcome to Book Nerd Reviews’ stop on the ‘The Diabolic’ Blog Tour!

The THE DIABOLIC Blog Tour will be running 27 October to 4 November, thanks to Read Me, Love Me, Share Me and of course the fantastic S.J. Kincaid. There are a lot of amazing Aussie blogs bringing you posts direct from S.J. Kincaid, where we get to some awesome things including playlists, weird writing rituals, secrets of writing a YA novel and writing advice.

And there is even a chance to win a SIGNED COPY OF THE DIABOLIC!

Please go visit all the stops on the tour (you can find out all the stops below). All the stops are filled with awesome,  S.J. Kincaid’s genius thoughts and even more pictures of this glorious cover!

Welcome to the tour… I hope you enjoy the journey.

 

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Pokemon Go Book Tag

 

Hello everyone! So apparently Pokemon Go has overtaken mobile phones, lives and brains all over the world! I have to admit, I don’t know much about it personally, but I have been tagged by Julia @ Picnic Reads to do the Pokemon Go Book Tag!

The Pokemon Go Book Tag was created by Aentee @ Read at Midnight, and all graphics in this post were made and belong to Aentee (just so we are clear, I know nothing about Pokemon or creating graphics).

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Strange the Dreamer Samplers – 10 Things I Learnt

   

 

OMG! I have been ridiculously spoiled by certain someones, and I now have my little Laini Taylor obsessed hands on both the UK and US Strange the Dreamer samplers!!!

Now I don’t normally read samplers, because I find that they are nothing but dirty teases – but of course I was going to read these… and this is what I learnt.

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Guest Posts and Reviews – New and Wanted

 

Hi everyone. Book Nerd Reviews is starting to bring you guest posts/reviews!

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The Unexpected Everything Blog Tour + Giveaway!

Hello! And welcome to Book Nerd Reviews’ stop on the THE UNEXPECTED EVERYTHING Blog Tour!

 

The THE UNEXPECTED EVERYTHING Blog Tour will be hosted by some amazing Aussie bloggers, and there are a lot of amazing posts from Morgan Matson! Scroll to the bottom to ensure you know where every stop is, so you don’t miss a thing!

 

 

Welcome to the tour… I hope you enjoy!

 

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone tour of Prague – 2016 Edition

 

“Fairy-tale city. From the air, red rooftops hug a kink in a dark river, and by night the forested hills appear as spans of black nothing against the dazzle of the lit castle, the spiking Gothic towers, the domes great and small. The river captures all the lights and teases them out, long and wavering, and the side-slashing rain blurs it all to a dream” - Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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Hi everyone. Back in 2014 I did my first every Daughter of Smoke and Bone tour of Prague post. I absolutely adored doing this this post because it brings two of my favourite things together – Prague and Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

As I returned to Prague this year, I thought I would bring you some more Prague pictures in a Daughter of Smoke and Bone series way. New pictures, new quotes, new related information.

As I have said before, I cannot describe Prague in any way that does it justice – but Laini Taylor certainly can! All quotes in this post are from the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series by Laini Taylor. If you missed my previous post, you can find it here.

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The Book Closes on 2015

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Hello everyone! I know this is a little late, as it is nearly the end of January… but I still think we need to talk about 2015 a little bit :)

Life got very hectic at the end of 2015 for me, hence why this post is so late (the craziness flowed over into the new year). But there is still a lot to talk about for the year that passed.

 

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