At first, I wasn’t going to get the Illumicrate in October. That was until my boyfriend found of this box would have an item for The Poppy War. In the end, I was happy that I got it, because the items are really good. So today I’m doing an unboxing for Illumicrate: With Great Power.
If you don’t want to see any spoilers, stop reading now!
Of course the box starts out with a spoiler card that will let us know what to expect and who helped create the items. I never look at these until the end though! I don’t want to be spoiled.
Designed by: Forensics & Flowers (@forensicsandflowers)
This is so pretty! I loved the design and The Raven Boys is a favorite series of mine. I definitely want to read this series again and read the spinoff! Call Down the Hawk just released and I’m really excited for it!
Abhorsen Bells Pin
Designed by: Hannah Hitchman (@hannahhitchmanart)
When I saw this pin, I thought it was really pretty. This item is based on the Abhorsen series by Garth Nix. I’m not familiar with this series, but it sounds interesting!
Villain Character Card Set
Designed by: Kira Night (@kiranight_art)
When I saw these cards, the first thing I thought was how stunning the artwork was! When I did finally read the spoilers card and saw it was for V.E. Schwab’s Villains series. After hearing her talk about this when we had the chance to meet her, I got so excited about these books. Now I get to figure out who these characters are when I start the first book!
Who Remains Tea Tin
Designed by: Shirley Jackson (@lioninthetrees)
This was the item I got the box for, haha. I have to say this tea tin is gorgeous. I don’t know how well you’ll be able to see the quote (I tried really hard to get it sharp), but if not on the bottom of the tin is the following quote from The Poppy War: “War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who remains.”
Shatter Me Magnetic Bookmark Set
Designed by: Idlestuff (@idlestuff)
As a big fan of magnetic bookmarks, this item made me very happy. I enjoyed the Shatter Me series (even if I need to read the more recent books) and these are so cute. These will definitely be getting used soon!
Designed by: Monolime (@monolimeart)
I love the coins they put in each month. This month’s coin is Aelin from the Throne of Glass series. Getting this coin again really reminds me that I need to add something magnetic to my bookcase, so I can display these coins!
Angel Mage – Garth Nix
Of course, the last item I pulled out of the box was the book. This month we got Angel Mage. I’m happy I ordered this box, because I love this cover and red sprayed pages so much more than the original! That’s my favorite thing about book boxes, the special editions! Angel Mage is my first book by this author, so I’m very curious!
All in all, I really liked this box! I was also able to buy the November box and that will be my last box of 2019! If you’ve read anything by Garth Nix, I would love to hear what you thought of his books!