book box subscription review

Sleight of Hands – LitJoy box review – July 2017

I tried a couple book subscription boxes in July. One of them was the LitJoy crate!

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Here’s what came in the July 2017 LitJoy Young Adult Crate! (They also have middle grade and children’s crates, which I have not tried.)

(Click away if you don’t want to see spoilers for the July box!)

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Box: LitJoy

Cost: $29.99, plus shipping (Shipping to North Carolina was $8.99. I think you can often find discount codes through their reps on Instagram.)

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Each month’s box fits a special theme. This month’s theme was “Sleight of Hands.”

(There are no listed price values for each item, so I had to do some searching and guessing.)

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The Book: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell – Value $17.09 on Amazon.

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Bookmark, signed book plate, and handwritten (electronically copied) letter from the author

Inej artist print by @offbeatworlds

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Coloring New York Jazz fold out adult coloring book – Value $7.25 (Find this exact item on Amazon.)

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Orange Blossom Perfume Roller by Wick and Fable – Value $10? (I can’t find an exact match on their website.)

Love this so much!

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Book Locket Necklace – Value $14.99? (This seems a little generous, but here is a very similar one on Amazon.)

Side note: How do you even get a picture into a locket without bending it to pieces? Like, I really don’t know.

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Jane Austen Playing Cards from Prospero Art – Value $9.95 (You can find the exact item here.)

I’m not sure these totally match the theme, seeing as they are Jane Austen, but they are really beautiful cards. 

 

The Verdict: Overall, I liked this box. I loved the perfume roller, and the playing cards are gorgeous. I thought the coloring book was a neat touch, as well. I’m not sure what I’ll think of the book, but it has good reviews on Goodreads so I’m hopeful. I am planning on staying subscribed to LitJoy for a few more months to see what else they have up their metaphorical sleeves!

By my rough estimation, the contents of the box are valued at $59.28. I might have overestimated with a couple of the items, but seeing a larger number like that makes me happy as a subscriber.

 

Note: This box was paid for by me. Nothing free, unfortunately. So my opinions are definitely my own. 

 

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