Tag: Unboxing

My 2018 SantaThing Haul

My 2018 SantaThing Haul

Posted December 28, 2018 in Bookish Things, Memes // 0 Comments

Every year, I participate in the LibraryThing Secret Santa, charmingly called “SantaThing”.  I posted a little bit about this last year, but in quick review – for SantaThing, you pay in however much money you want spent on you (anything from $20 to $50) and the website pairs you up with a Santa who has a similar library to you.  The Santa then chooses books for you based on your specifications from whichever affiliated bookstore you’ve chosen. There are two things I love about SantaThing. They check your Santa’s choices to make sure these are books you definitely don’t already have […]

ShelfLove Unboxing – “Fight the Power”

ShelfLove Unboxing – “Fight the Power”

Posted December 14, 2017 in Bookish Things, Unboxings // 12 Comments

My first ever ShelfLove Box!  I’m quite excited for this one – I’ve struggled to find a US-based book box outside of OwlCrate for a while that focuses on the sorts of things I love.  Don’t get me wrong – FairyLoot and Illumicrate are both top of the line.  The books they choose, the artwork, the curation – it’s all fantastic.  I highly recommend them both!  But since I don’t live in the UK, there are conversion rates and shipping to think of, and I am trying to be more sensible about where I spend my money. That said, I still […]