If you’ve been around in the bookish community these past months you’ve probably seen all about this box already.
I did a small unboxing on my new booktube. I’m really awkward, though. Fair warning.
The book is The Crowns of Croswald, and in the off-chance you’ve never heard of it before, it’s dubbed as a mix of part Cinderella, part Harry Potter and part Percy Jackson.
I haven’t read the book yet, but from what I’ve gleaned it’s about Ivy who crosses the border between the normal and the magical worlds. And then lots of shenanigans occur.
The author decided to throw in a Glanagerie bottle as merch, and I gotta admit, this is so freakishly awesome.
^it glows. 😍😍😍
One of the things I, as a major hoarder and booknerd, misses with new releases—and debut authors in general—are the severe lack of merch. The fact that this box included some really cool stuff made it so much easier to photograph and promote. No joke, after almost a month with no motivation, this book made me want to experiment with pictures again.
The box included the Glanagerie, a hilarious newspaper page (unfortunately this got roughed up in transit, so no close ups), some gorgeous artwork, and finally a letter from the author.
For a closer look on the items, I sorta show them in my video. But just know: it’s awesome. I’ve spent a lot of time staring at the items, just… Fawning. And it has made me so much more excited to read The Crowns of Croswald.
If you think all of this looks awesome, you should definitely buy the book so we can fangirl together. The Crowns of Croswald has already been released, and you can easily find it on amazon.
And for good measure, definitely look up the author for some neat giveaways and other sneaks.
Finally, big thanks to the crew at JKS Communications, who approached me about this box. For all my author friends out there, if you want to take the book community on, definitely check them out.
Lots of love to the author going forward.
Now… Who’s up for a buddy read? 💙