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    The Broken Binding Sub #3: January-February-March 2024

    It’s been a while since I talked about my subscription with The Broken Binding. After receiving my first two series from them, I received an invitation to upgrade my subscription from tier 2 to tier 1. However, the series that followed the Chronicles of the Wolf Queen did not really appeal to me and despite the overwhelming enthusiasm online for…

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    Fairyloot Adult #24: February 2024

    Just about halfway through February I received my Adult Fairyloot of that month. For this subscription service, this timing is fairly standard (if nothing goes wrong with customs of course), even almost to the early side. The theme for February was Vikings and here too the speculation about the possible book was quite unanymous. Also take a look at this…

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    Fairyloot Adult #23: January 2024

    As I indicated earlier, from now on I will start posting regular unboxings of my Fairyloot Adult book subscription again, starting with this first book for 2024. January’s theme was Star Chosen and based on the illustration for the theme I was pretty sure which book this would be. It had appeared on many high expectation lists at the end…

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    What about the Fairyloot Adult books?

    In May 2023, I posted my 11th post about my subscription to the Fairyloot Adult Fantasy Book-Only subscription. I only posted about this subscription when I had actually read the book in question and thus combined the unboxing with my review. I was a little behind on reading the received books, but all in all I managed to systematically read…

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    Page & Wick #1: January 2024

    I have the annoying habit where whenever I learn about a new type of book box subscription, I immediately sign up for their waiting list (because there is almost always one). But then there will of course come a time when my place on the waiting list has progressed so far that I will receive an invitation to actually take…

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    Unboxing Secret Project #4

    Huh, I was really convinced that I had already written and posted this unboxing, but apparently not! Even though I already received my 4th secret project from Brandon Sanderson at the end of October, before I even got around to reading the book digitally, which was a first! Previously, I had always read and seen the book digitally before seeing…

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    The Broken Binding Sub #1: April-May-June 2023

    It was as if they had smelled it, because shortly after I finally took the decision to cancel my Fairyloot YA subscription, I received an invite from The Broken Binding for their new TIER 2 subscription. The Broken Binding – TBB for writing ease – is an independent bookshop in the UK, specializing in Fantasy and Sci-Fi and often selling…

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    Unboxing Secret Project #3

    Since the start of these Secret Projects, Dragonsteel has had some delays in sending out the physical books, due to a combination of problems with the printers and shipping companies. Personally, I don’t really mind, since we do received the books in e-book format in our inbox the first of the month anyway. Meanwhile, the delays seem to be all…

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    Owlcrate catch-up project

    Between 2015 and 2020 I had a sporadic subscription to Owlcrate’s bookbox service, an American monthly subscription focused on Young Adult Fantasy books and fandoms. For me, Owlcrate was the first time I heard of such a book service and as soon as I did I was sold. So not long after hearing about it, I got myself a subscription.…

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    Unboxing Secret Project #2

    I got this box already a while ago, almost three months ago by now, but I neglected writing about it, despite me diligently photographing the unboxing. Yeah, when I’m in a procrastination mood, I don’t do it half heartedly, lol. Which means you’ve got some unboxing posts to look forward to, starting with this Secret Project #2. I posted my…