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Illumicrate vs Fairyloot (March 2021 boxes)

Hey guys, I’m back with month 2 of the Illumicrate vs FairyLoot wars! This is the March box and I’ll jump straight into the presentation because delivery was covered in my previous post here. Presentation: Still no yellow box for Illumicrate, it was brown with yellow Illumicrate tape as you can see by the coverContinue Reading

‘Amari and the Night Brothers’ by B.B. Alston

This book. THIS WONDERFUL BEAUTIFUL BOOK. Let me retell this for you so you can understand the amazing-ness I just read. So in this book, Amari is a black teen who goes to a majorly white school in the U.S. She doesn’t have come from money, but her older brother had done well. Had movedContinue Reading

Illumicrate vs Fairyloot (Feb 2021 boxes)

Hey everyone, a bit of a different post to my usual! In January I googled Illumicrate vs FairyLoot to understand which subscription box to sign up to. It was such a struggle to even find reviews of the individual boxes month of month so I took to Instagram to create a poll to understand whatContinue Reading

‘The Henna Wars’ by Jaigirdar Adiba

This book absolutely ruined me. I actually sobbed hysterically. If you’ve ever been bullied, especially someone from BIPOC/BAME background, you’ll understand what about this book made me tear up. There’s also the added aspect of the main character being a lesbian, but I’m getting ahead of myself. Okay, so we’re following Nishat who is manyContinue Reading

‘Grown’ by Tiffany D. Jackson

This book was… harrowing. Absolutely harrowing. The first thing you need to do going into this book is HEED THE TRIGGER WARNINGS. I can’t stress this enough. It’s so important that you heed those warnings. This book is extremely triggering. I started listening to this on Scribd and was instantly hooked. In the first chapterContinue Reading

‘A Court of Mist and Fury’ by Sarah J. Maas

Guys.  A lot of you know how much I love Sarah J. Maas’ ‘House of Earth and Blood’. How much I tore through that book. I normally hate retellings but enjoyed ACOTAR in May of last year and thought, I don’t know if I’ll enjoy this series, so took a break. Here we are, inContinue Reading

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