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Uppercase Box | Feb. – Apr.

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Random Quote of the Day: “The world only goes round by misunderstanding.” – Charles Baudelaire

Hello sunshines! 🔆 I am back with another Uppercase Box Unboxing + Review!! If don’t remember, this post will be separated into three consecutive months as I post these every three months! So, it’s like a collective unboxing! (:

Uppercase Box | Young Adult Monthly Book Subscription BoxFrom Uppercase, every month you’ll get an amazing young adult book that you’ll absolutely love! Every book you get from Uppercase is a brand new, hardcover book that’s signed by the author or comes with a signed bookplate from the author. Every Uppercase book is always published within the last month.

There are two current options that you can subscribe to:

  • Book Exclusive Plan – $17/month [Brand new hardcover, YA book, signed book or bookplate, reading experience with exclusive content, & a personal hand-written note to you]
  • Expert Plan – $23/month [everything listed from the Book Exclusive Plan, except you also get 1-2 high-quality bookish items]

FEBRUARY 2017

ITEMS INCLUDED:

  • BY YOUR SIDE by Kasie West – SIGNED
  • Valentine Card from EpicReads
  • I ❤ YA Laptop Stickers from EpicReads
  • Pride & Peppermint Tea from NovelTeaTins
  • Sherlock Holmes 221B Key Necklace

FEBRUARY UPPERCASE BOX RATING: 4/5 STARS

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Uppercase Box | Nov. – Jan.

bi-weekly-wrap-up-17Random Quote of the Day: “If I stay in academia, I might end up going someplace random.” –  Lauren Willig

Hello sunshines! ☀ You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a Subscription Box Unboxing + Review for a couple of months. I’ve decided to not post monthly unboxings + reviews, but instead post them every three months. With this being said, every three months I’ll post a collective unboxing + review!

Uppercase Box | Young Adult Monthly Book Subscription BoxFrom Uppercase, every month you’ll get an amazing young adult book that you’ll absolutely love! Every book you get from Uppercase is a brand new, hardcover book that’s signed by the author or comes with a signed bookplate from the author. Every Uppercase book is always published within the last month. It is extremely uncommon for a subscriber to already have a finished copy of the book and it almost never happens.

There are two current options that you can subscribe to:

  • Book Exclusive Plan – $17/month [Brand new hardcover, YA book, signed book or bookplate, reading experience with exclusive content, & a personal hand-written note to you]
  • Expert Plan – $23/month [everything listed from the Book Exclusive Plan, except you also get 1-2 high-quality bookish items]

NOVEMBER 2016

ITEMS INCLUDED:

  •  The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon – SIGNED
  • The Sun Is Also A Star Temporary Tattoo
  • Harry Potter Cookie Cutters from Frosted Co.
  • Greeting Card set from 9th Letter Press – UPPERCASE EXCLUSIVE
  • Carve the Mark Chapter Sampler

NOVEMBER UPPERCASE BOX RATING: 4.5/5 STARS

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Last Haul of 2016! | Books, Funkos, etc.

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Random Fact of the Day: The Taj Mahal took 20 years and 20 thousand men to finish.

Hello sunshines! 🔆 It’s been a good 3-4 months since I’ve posted a book haul, so here I am with my accumulative haul from October-December! Most of these novels were accumulated this month because of the holiday season, but a few were sent via subscription box, review, etc. So, that’s how I’ll be sectioning this haul.

SENT FOR REVIEW/UPPERCASE BOX/GIVEAWAY

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UPPERCASE BOX:

  • The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon
  • Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill
  • Vassa In the Night by Sarah Porter

SENT FOR REVIEW:

  • Death By Roses by Vivian R. Probst

GIVEAWAY:

  • The Midnight Society by Rhonda Shermon

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Subscription Box: Uppercase Box | #12

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Random Fact of the Day: Phobatrivaphobia is fear of trivia about phobias.

Hello sunshines! 🔆 Here I am again with an Uppercase Box Unboxing + Review! It has officially been a year that I’ve been subscribed to Uppercase! Let’s get on with the unboxing + review…

Uppercase Box | Young Adult Monthly Book Subscription BoxFrom Uppercase, every month you’ll get an amazing young adult book that you’ll absolutely love! Every book you get from Uppercase is a brand new, hardcover book that’s signed by the author or comes with a signed bookplate from the author. Every Uppercase book is always published within the last month. It is extremely uncommon for a subscriber to already have a finished copy of the book and it almost never happens.

There are two current options that you can subscribe to:

  • Book Exclusive Plan – $17/month [Brand new hardcover, YA book, signed book or bookplate, reading experience with exclusive content, & a personal hand-written note to you]
  • Expert Plan – $23/month [everything listed from the Book Exclusive Plan, except you also get 1-2 high-quality bookish items]

ITEMS INCLUDED:

  • Vassa In The Night by Sarah Porter – SIGNED
  • Erg Character Sticker
  • Punk Rock Writers Journal
  • Cassette Tap Bookmarks

Oh my goodness, this month’s items were SOOOOO adorable!! I have NEVER seen Cassette Tape bookmarks before this, so I am extremely happy with those!! I’ve seen Punk Rock Writers Journals before and I really like the graphics, so that was also a plus. The journal will definitely be put to good use! 😍 As for the book, this is another one that everyone has been talking about it. I must admit, it doesn’t intrigue me completely, but I will be reading it eventually! Also, the cover ❤️

OCTOBER UPPERCASE BOX RATING: 4.5/5 STARS

NOTE: In case you guys weren’t aware, the Exclusive Content includes a special code that you can enter on their website to unlock exclusive content,videos from the author, additional backstories, and interact with other Uppercase readers. I personally have not tried this out yet just because I haven’t gotten around to actually reading a book that they’ve sent me. However, I do enjoy the idea!


And that completes my Uppercase Box Unboxing + Review! I am really happy with this month’s box, and I actually JUST got November’s a few days ago 😁 Have you seen those bookmarks before?? Have you read Vassa in the Night?? Chat with me in the comments!

*Disclaimer: Uppercase currently ships to U.S. and Canada, including APO addresses and Puerto Rico only.*

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Subscription Box: Uppercase Box | #11

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Random Fact of the Day: It takes up to four hours to hard boil an ostrich egg.

Hello sunshines!🔆 I almost had a mini heart attack because I thought I skipped a month of Uppercase, but turns out I didn’t! *wipes perspiration off of forehead* Anyways, today I am back with another unboxing and review of Uppercase Box: the September edition.

Uppercase Box | Young Adult Monthly Book Subscription BoxFrom Uppercase, every month you’ll get an amazing young adult book that you’ll absolutely love! Every book you get from Uppercase is a brand new, hardcover book that’s signed by the author or comes with a signed bookplate from the author. Every Uppercase book is always published within the last month. It is extremely uncommon for a subscriber to already have a finished copy of the book and it almost never happens.

There are two current options that you can subscribe to:

  • Book Exclusive Plan – $17/month [Brand new hardcover, YA book, signed book or bookplate, reading experience with exclusive content, & a personal hand-written note to you]
  • Expert Plan – $23/month [everything listed from the Book Exclusive Plan, except you also get 1-2 high-quality bookish items]

ITEMS INCLUDED:

  • The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron — SIGNED
  • The Forgetting Mini Notebook
  • “This Is How We Roll” pouch (Uppercase Exclusive)
  • “Certified Book Addict” Sticker designed by Alexis Lampley of Nerdy.Post

The Forgetting has been on everyone’s radar lately, so I’m really glad I got this one so early! The “This Is How We Roll” pouch is so adorable, and I will definitely be putting that and the Notebook into good use. I also have trouble finding places to put stickers, but I’m sure this one will find a home ☺️

Also, did anyone notice the slightly purple-ish theme going on?? 💜 I love purple, so this was also a plus! AND the cover for The Forgetting is absolutely gorgeous 😍

SEPTEMBER’S UPPERCASE BOX RATING: 4/5 STARS

NOTE: In case you guys weren’t aware, the Exclusive Content includes a special code that you can enter on their website to unlock exclusive content,videos from the author, additional backstories, and interact with other Uppercase readers. I personally have not tried this out yet just because I haven’t gotten around to actually reading a book that they’ve sent me. However, I do enjoy the idea!


And that is all for the September Uppercase Box! Uppercase has definitely been increasing in better bookish items, so I am really happy about that! After next month, I am going to have been subscribed for a year, and I’m thinking I might want to move on to a different subscription box? Let me know your thoughts!

*Disclaimer: Uppercase currently ships to U.S. and Canada, including APO addresses and Puerto Rico only.*

Thanks for reading & I’ll see you next time…

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Subscription Box: Uppercase Box | #10

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Random Fact of the Day: If your skin is laid flat it will cover an area of 18 square feet.

Hello sunshines — it’s almost Friday!! 🙂 Last month I received the August Uppercase Box, so that is what I will be sharing with you all today!

Uppercase Box | Young Adult Monthly Book Subscription BoxFrom Uppercase, every month you’ll get an amazing young adult book that you’ll absolutely love! Every book you get from Uppercase is a brand new, hardcover book that’s signed by the author or comes with a signed bookplate from the author. Every Uppercase book is always published within the last month. It is extremely uncommon for a subscriber to already have a finished copy of the book and it almost never happens.

There are two current options that you can subscribe to:

  • Book Exclusive Plan – $17/month [Brand new hardcover, YA book, signed book or bookplate, reading experience with exclusive content, & a personal hand-written note to you]
  • Expert Plan – $23/month [everything listed from the Book Exclusive Plan, except you also get 1-2 high-quality bookish items]

ITEMS INCLUDED:

  • P.S. I Like You by Kasie West – SIGNED
  • P.S. I Like You quote print – “Words Brought Us Together”
  • “Once Upon A Time” Necklace  (UPPERCASE EXCLUSIVE)
  • Bookish Thoughts Notepad designed by Simini Blocker  (UPPERCASE EXCLUSIVE)

This month’s book of choice was actually unexpected! I don’t follow-up on new releases strictly, but usually I have SOME sort of clue when it comes to guessing what novel will be in each month’s bag. P.S. I Like You is a contemporary, so I was VERY happy to have received this one. Lately, they have been featuring Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels (which I am not complaining about), but we all know I’m not my biggest Sci-Fi/Fantasy fan.

I love, love, LOVE bookish jewelry so that’s really what made August’s Uppercase. The notepad will come in GREAT use, and as for the quote print, it will be added to my collection!

AUGUST’S UPPERCASE BOX RATING: 4/5 STARS

NOTE: In case you guys weren’t aware, the Exclusive Content includes a special code that you can enter on their website to unlock exclusive content,videos from the author, additional backstories, and interact with other Uppercase readers. I personally have not tried this out yet just because I haven’t gotten around to actually reading a book that they’ve sent me. However, I do enjoy the idea!


The August Uppercase Box has definitely been one of the better month’s compared to the previous months, so I am very grateful for that. The day Uppercase includes candles, bookmarks/keychains, and bookish jewelry in the same bag is the day in which they will have fully impressed me. But until then, the wait continues!! My birthday is coming up at the end of this month, so I don’t know if I should change up my subscriptions…What do you guys think? All feedback is welcomed! 🙂

*Disclaimer: Uppercase currently ships to U.S. and Canada, including APO addresses and Puerto Rico only.*

Thanks for reading & I’ll see you next time…

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Discover Your Next Favorite Book! | ParnassusNext

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Random Fact of the Day: Kangaroos cannot “walk” backward.

Hello sunshines! Today I am unboxing & reviewing a book subscription box company that I’m sure some of you guys haven’t been aware of (because I wasn’t until I did some research)! These are always my favorite boxes to share just because it gives the company more exposure, but also you guys! So let’s get to the post! 🙂

ParnassusNext is a monthly subscription box company that offers the best, NEW Young Adult novels curated by the experts at ParnassusNext! If that didn’t catch your attention, these novels are actually ALWAYS signed, first edition hardcover novels! Some examples from the past include the Serpent King, When We Collide, & Passenger!

This box is perfect for Young Adult readers, but really, anyone is welcomed to purchase this subscription! Each month, you’ll receive one beautifully packaged young adult book!

WHAT PLANS CAN I SUBSCRIBE TO?

There are currently FOUR options:

  1. 1 Month Plan
  2. 3 Month Plan
  3. 6 Month Plan
  4. 12 Month Plan

HOW MUCH DOES PARNASSUSNEXT COST?

  • 1 Month Plan: You will be charged every month for only the cost of the book (typically between $17 and $19 USD), plus $6 USD shipping.
  • 3 Month Plan: $75* USD
  • 6 Month Plan: $150* USD
  • 12 Month Plan: $300* USD

*Sales tax and shipping are built into the cost of prepaid plans

INTERESTED IN PARNASSUSNEXT? CHECK OUT MORE INFO. HERE!


UNBOXING & REVIEW

From top left to bottom right:

  • The ParnassusNext Box
  • First-Look Inside Box
  • ParnassusNext Info. Card
  • Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth: First Look Sampler
  • This Savage Song Swag
  • 2 (two) TSS Temporary Tattoos: “Human” & “Monster”
  • This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab Signed Hardcover

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So to start, the wonderful people at ParnassusNext actually gave me the option of picking the July box or the August box, and of course, I picked the August box because it had TSS in it! However, little did I know that the July Uppercase Box was going to ALSO have TSS. So, now I officially have TWO signed copies of TSS! I think the TSS themed temporary tattoos are so cute, however I’ve grown out of wearing temporary tattoos so I’ll probably give them away soon. I already have the Carve the Mark First Look sampler, however it was really cool of them to add. As you guys know, I love getting extra goodies with my bookish subscription boxes, so I was surprised to receive some in this box considering, from what I’ve read, they don’t promise extra goodies. I am still overly grateful for them, but I’m wondering if it was just implied that goodies would be sent along with the novel? Anyways, if you are looking for a subscription box that features a great, new released, signed hardcover YA novel, definitely check out ParnassusNext! I think their strongest aspect is how well they put together the box, along with the idea of a new, hardcover, & signed novel. As a reader, anything signed is ALWAYS a plus, so thank you, ParnassusNext!

AUGUST PARNASSUSNEXT RATING: 4/5 STARS

*DISCLAIMER: ParnassusNext currently ships to the United States, Canada, and most international destinations. Shipping in the U.S. is $6. Shipping to Canada is $15. They can ship to most international destinations for $25.

I was sent this box in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affected any of the information or opinions expressed above. Everything said was solely my opinion. Thank you to the curators at ParnassusNext. #ParnassusNext

Definitely let me know what you guys think of ParnassusNext down below in the comments!

Thanks for reading & I’ll see you next time…

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