Owlcrate – December 2018: ‘Power of Illusions’

OwlCrate is a monthly book subscription service that provides you with a newly released Young Adult novel plus other bookish extras, such as jewelry & accessories, bookmarks, stickers & prints, toys, etc.


Cost: $29.99 USD monthly, $86.98 for 3 months or $167.94 for 6 months.
Shipping Costs: $7.99 to US, $10.59 to Canada and $19.99 internationally.
Payment Method: Debit and Credit Cards.
Mailed Out: around the 20th of each month.

Let me just say that I am SUPER impressed with Owlcrate. November was a terrible month for book boxes for various reasons (a few STILL haven’t sent out their November boxes!), but Owlcrate was organized as always and actually shipped EARLY. I’ve resigned myself to getting my December boxes around mid-Jan, but it was a Christmas miracle when my Owlcrate turned up on the 21st of December! Owlcrate always ship on time and have the best customer service, and going to the extra effort of getting ready and shipping early so that international subscribers had a chance to get their boxes before Christmas is why I rate this box as the best in the business.

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Fairyloot – November 2018: ‘Battles & Galaxies’

Fairyloot is a book subscription box that offers you a newly released fantasy Young Adult novel and special items from the author (eg. bookplates, posters, etc.) along with 5 – 6 bookish goodies matching a different theme each month.


Cost£26 monthly.
Shipping Costs£3.95 + VAT for the UK or £19.53 for international.
Mailed Out: around the 20th  of each month.
Payment Method: Credit & Debit Cards and Paypal.
**Note:  you can either purchase a single box or you have a choice of a monthly, 3-monthly or 6-monthly auto-renewing subscription**

I was pretty frustrated with the delays in shipping and no communication about why or when I could expect it – this arrived a week ago, and I completely love the contents, so all is forgiven, lol.

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