• Getting ready for the first day of my final year as an Undergrad!
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I can’t believe how quickly it’s gone🙊
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Then I’m off to Birmingham with my favourite person for the weekend💕
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There’s also a new Fairyloot unboxing on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) - my favourite box to date!
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  • Back to university in seven days...
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I’d much rather be looking over the harbour of Villefranche again.
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At least I get to go back there next year with my favourite person💕
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There’s a few holiday posts gone up about this last cruise (link in bio✌🏻)
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  • Spending the day with my laptop catching up on posts, emails and everything I’ve let slide over the past three weeks😂
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Oh and I start third year in eight days....😱
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I’ve finally put my August Wrap up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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I had a real good reading month 😂
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  • #throwback to a lovely Sunday breakfast with my favourite person💕
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After a lovely night in Manchester we headed to @pkbcoffee - a favourite place of ours.
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And the best eggs royale I’ve ever had! Sam’s breakfast tacos were pretty good too😉
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  • On a rare Saturday off my favourite person and I ventured off to Ikea on a furniture hunt.
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Did we get furniture? No. But I do now have new lamps and a very cool teapot.
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Ah the power of IKEA.
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There’s a review up of This Cruel Design on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - IKEA meatballs, yay or nay?
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  • Well and truly a victim of the plane lurgy😂
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A night of netflix and tea for me.
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I’m thinking about starting the Dark Crystal tonight too.
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There’s a review up of This Mortal Coil by @emily.suvada which I adored! •
And there’s a little recommend post up for the Slytherins out there (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - what superpower would you want?
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  • I am wrapped up in a blanket and determined to finish Supermarket by Bobby Hall! I have about ten pages left😱
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But this headache is making it so difficult 😫
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There’s a new review up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - how do you deal with headaches. I need help😂
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  • All unpacked and getting back on track with little jobs, posts and also going back to Uni....
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Before Sam and I went away I fully intended to keep posting on my blog and on here.
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That really didn’t end up happening and the little digital break was so nice☺️
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Equally as nice to be back and there’s a full review of Dark Age by Pierce Brown up on my blog - be warned it’s full of spoilers 😂 (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd - Beach holiday or city break?
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  • Home and nearly unpacked from an amazing ten days with this one💕
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Now I need a brew and a nap😂
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Can’t wait for the next adventure ✈️
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  • Half way through my last shift set before we go on holiday💕
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I can’t wait to be in Sicily with my favourite person eating all the pasta and pizza.
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I can’t wait to get some more sun and take lots and lots of pictures🙊
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There’s a new post up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻) - the first in a new series: The Cruise Diaries🚢
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#QOTD - last film you cried at?
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  • Soon off to get my hair done...I don’t even want to acknowledge how bad my roots are again😂
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Then meeting my favourite person for some drinks in our local💕
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In the meantime I’m still in laptop mode contemplating how long it’s going to take me to write my Dark Age review🤦🏻‍♀️
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There’s a significantly smaller review up of Seraph of the Age Volume Sixteen (Link in bio✌🏻)
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#qotd: do you review everything you read?
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Books Fairy Loot Unboxings

June Fairyloot

July 2, 2019
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I'm getting a little quicker at getting these unboxings up! Still not as quick as I'd like but ah well. The boxes are always worth the wait and I say it every time but I think this might be my favourite box to date. Every month these boxes get better and better. This month's Fairyloot theme was Broody Banter. Which is also one of the tropes or features of YA that I enjoy the most. And I've even read some of the books represented in this box. It's a halfway to Christmas miracle.

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Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

This book has been on my radar for agesss. I have Margaret's first book An Enchantment of Ravens and just haven't yet picked it up though I know I'll love it. I was determined to get my hands on Sorcery of Thorns too and luckily it arrived with Fairyloot this month!

**Taken from the back of the book**

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power.

Then an act of sabotage releases the library’s most dangerous grimoire. Elisabeth’s desperate intervention implicates her in the crime, and she is torn from her home to face justice in the capital. With no one to turn to but her sworn enemy, the sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn, and his mysterious demonic servant, she finds herself entangled in a centuries-old conspiracy. Not only could the Great Libraries go up in flames, but the world along with them.

As her alliance with Nathaniel grows stronger, Elisabeth starts to question everything she’s been taught—about sorcerers, about the libraries she loves, even about herself. For Elisabeth has a power she has never guessed, and a future she could never have imagined.

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As pretty as the reading journals are I never really use them. I am very tempted to get the prints out of this though. They're all so beautiful. The layout of the journal was designed by Fiction Tea Designs and the prints were by @monolimeart. There are so many different characters in here to name them all but a few of my favourites have appeared. Manon from the Throne of Glass series, Holland from A Darker Shade of Magic, and Aeduan from Bloodwitch.

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Oh, I did make such a ridiculous noise when I saw this pin. It's Bloodwitch themed but more specifically Aeduan themed. Yep, one of my favourite author's books now has a pin. This was designed by @ironandinkdesigns. You know this is going straight on my jacket.

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More tea! I have a cupboard full of subscription box teas now. I really need to start drinking them.... This one is based on To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo which I read and loved. It's made by @thetealeafco.

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Please don't disown me but I've never watched Avatar the Last Airbender... I really want to and I know I'd love it. This stunning print was created by Taratjah.

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New tarot card characters! These ones feature Albus Dumbledore and Draco Malfoy which were designed by @loweana.art.

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This iron-on patch made me giggle so much, I didn't read it properly at first and my parents pointed it out and I burst out laughing! It was designed by @bookmarkd.tattoos and is themed around Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Cycle. I've read the first book in this series but it was sooo long ago!

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These socks are just so damn comfy and of course super cute. They were designed by Team Fairyloot and are based around the Lux series by Jennifer L Armentrout. I've read some of her books but not this series and I really want to.

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My woodmark collection is decidedly impressive now...this one was designed by @stellabookishart and is stunning. I've never heard of the book this one is based on either. It's based on Fire Falling by Elise Kova, the second book in the Air Awakens series. I know the author but had no idea about the book.

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I can't wait when I have enough room to have a proper library. I'd have hollow book boxes like this one dotted throughout the shelves. On the inside, it's just as beautiful with drawings and quotes of and by different characters. It's awesome. It was designed by @noverantale.

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I love these paper clips, they almost look like enamel pins. They were designed by Taratjah as well and feature characters from some of the most banterific books. Jacks from Caraval, Jace from the Mortal Instruments and Rowan from Throne of Glass.

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Last but by no means least we have the spoiler card and bookmark as usual by Taratjah. The character art on the letter from Margaret was by @arz28. This month we also got a postcard advertising Shadow and Fame by Mindee Arnett. The first book in this series was also a Fairyloot book.

So that was my June Fairyloot Unboxing!

Have you tried any bookish subscription boxes before?

What did you think? And what was your favourite item from this box?

Thank you for reading,

Katie x

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