May 2017 The YA Chronicles Unboxing

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My the YA Chronicles subscription box came today! So here is my unboxing! I will again put the price of each item underneath it and at the end add it up to see the value of the box!


Blog Titles (38)The YA Chronicles is based in Australia so for me this is great, being Australian the shipping is pretty cheap and the box gets to me quickly!

Here is the link to their website!

It says on the website that there is international shipping, so I’m assuming they ship everywhere, so I’m sorry if they don’t ship to your country!

I will only be posting costing in AUD, so if you want to know what it would cost in your country then you can go here to convert it.

Cost of the Box: $39.99 AUD
Shipping to Aus and NZ: $9.99 AUD (this includes tracking)
Shipping internationally: $24.99 AUD (this includes tracking)

They have closed sales for the pride box but you can preorder the Tower of Dawn box. There are 3 options for this box. One is the UK paperback + goodies, the second is US Hardcover + goodies and the last is the UK paperback, US hardcover + goodies.

Also, this subscription box is not automatically recurring, so you do have to purchase it every month, which is good and bad because it means you can easily pick and choose the themes that you want to purchase but also you have to remember to get in before it sells out!

In this box every month, you receive a new release paperback YA book, a TYAC bookmark with that month’s theme on the back and 2-5 other bookish items. Each month is themed and the theme is announced as soon as the subscription box goes on sale!


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Volume Twenty one, I see fire

As always, I will write under each photo what is written on the description card that you get in the box. I’m also going to add pricing or a guess at pricing to see if this box is worth the new pricing.

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Fireheart Candle

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We love this FireHeart candle from Kozy Korner Boutique on Etsy. Inspired by our favourite Fae assassin, this candle smells of honeysuckle, peony & sandalwood. Light the fire and let the scent fill the room.

I don’t know who or what book this candle is inspired by as I don’t know who ‘our favourite Fae assassin’ is! So if you know let me know in the comments.
Candles this size are priced $15 on their etsy store, which you can find HERE!

Catching Fire Blind Bag

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In honour of the girl on fire, we’ve included catching fire blind bags from Ikon Collections.

I’m guessing this is the girl from District 4 in the 74th Hunger Games because in Catching Fire the female tribute was Mags and that’s not Mags.. So that’s what I’m guessing. These are worth $3.99 each.

Sailor Moon Socks

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Sailor Mars is one of the best sailor scouts. So we’ve included these super cute sailor Mars socks! Wear yours under your boots for that extra protection against evil.

I found these on some random website and they were $9.90 USD which is $13.30 in AUD.

Fire Nation Bracelet

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Life is calm and peaceful, “but everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked.” Be part of the club wit this Fire Nation bracelet inspired by Avatar and the Legend of Korra.

I can’t find this but you can purchase bracelets with the same image but metal on eBay for around $1.

Sticky Notes

If you’re anything like us than tabs are a must when reading a good book. Use this Dragon sticky tab booklet while reading Flame in the Mist and tav your favourite parts.

This doesn’t have any branding on it but you can get these types of things for about $4 at cheap shops.

Book Folding Pattern

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Dogearforart on etsy has created this gorgeous Aelin Silhouette book folding pattern and we just had to include it. Get creative and make your own

I honestly don’t know how to price this.

Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh

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Mariko knows her fate – a political marriage to the son of the emperor’s favourite consort. But when she learns that the black clan have been hired to kill her before she reaches the palace, Mariko takes matters into her own hands. Determined to track down the person responsible for the  target on her back. Shs is pulled deeper into the Black Clan where she uncovers a dark history of secrets, of betrayal and murder, which will force her to question everything she’s ever known. You’ll get all of this and more in our book of the month: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh.

I have already read this book as I received an eGalley of it! You can find my review for it HERE.

This book is $17.81 on Book Depository! You can find it here.


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So this box added up to $55.10 not including the Book folding pattern and the book costs about $50 with the Australian shipping.

Overall this book was alright. I don’t watch Sailor Moon and I never plan to, so the socks are useless to me and the bracelet wouldn’t fit me, so I can’t wear that if I wanted to..


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April 2017 The YA Chronicles Subscription Box Unboxing

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So I just recently posted me overview for all the boxes since I starting purchasing them! You can find that HERE! On the 1st of April The YA Chronicles put their prices up due to a change in shipping costs or something for them. They did a poll on twitter I think asking whether people wanted it to go up $5 and the box stays the same or $10 and get some more items in the box each month. This is the first box that they has applied to and this box contained 5 bookish items.


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SUBSCRIPTION BOX

The YA Chronicles is based in Australia so for me this is great, being Australian the shipping is pretty cheap and the box gets to me quickly!

Here is the link to their website!

It says on the website that there is international shipping, so I’m assuming they ship everywhere, so I’m sorry if they don’t ship to your country!

I will only be posting costing in AUD, so if you want to know what it would cost in your country then you can go here to convert it.

Cost of the Box: $39.99 AUD
Shipping to Aus and NZ: $9.99 AUD (this includes tracking)
Shipping internationally: $24.99 AUD (this includes tracking)

At the moment they have a Pride Box available which will include 1 new release hardcover  featuring a gay male protagonist & a new release Australian debut novel featuring a bisexual female character. The box are released in May and the boxes will ship shortly after. The box will cost $34.99 + shipping. I haven’t purchased this yet but if I have some spare cash before its sold out then I will. 

Also, this subscription box is not automatically recurring, so you do have to purchase it every month, which is good because it means you can easily pick and choose the themes that you want to purchase

In this box every month, you receive a new release paperback YA book, a TYAC bookmark with that month’s theme on the back and 2-5 other bookish items. Each month is themed and the theme is announced as soon as the subscription box goes on sale!


What I received

Volume twenty, Bippity Boppity Book

As always, I will write under each photo what is written on the description card that you get in the box. I’m also going to add pricing or a guess at pricing to see if this box is worth $50 AUD.

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Harry Potter Inspired notebook

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This month we’ve included for you an absolutely stunning Harry Potter inspired Notebook from Literary Emporium. There were six possible covers for you to receive: Magical Thinking, Potions, Advanced Spells, Divination, Magical Creatures, or Dark Forces.

This book is worth 4.00 GBP on their website, which is $6.65 AUD

A Darker Shade of Magic Magnetic Bookmarks

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We love the A Darker Shade of Magic trilogy and so we’v included ADSOM magnetic bookmarks thanks to ReadAndWonder on Etsy. You will receive either Kell & Lila or Rhy & Alucard.

I haven’t read A Darker Shade of Magic yet, can someone let me know which of that characters these are in the comments please! 

On the ReadAndWonder Etsy page a set of 2 magnetic bookmarks are $4.00 AUD

The Night Circus Ticket

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The circus arrives without warning, but fear not for you already have your ticket! Your night circus ticket was created for you by the lovely RedGoldSparksPress on etsy. It’s good for one entry so make the most of it.

You can purchase a set of 3 of these tickets on their etsy site for $10.20 AUD, so that is $3.40 each and we only get 1.

Niffler Key Chain

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One of the best things to come from Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is the niffler. We wish we could have our own pet Niffler and this Niffler Keychain is the next best thing.

I found a similar keychain for sale for $12.00 online. I couldn’t find any with hearts instead of coins as this was obviously specially made.

Cinderella & Fairy Godmother Print

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With a theme like this, we just had to include something from Cinderella. This Cinderella and Godmother print from Loliefreta on Etsy is stunning with the use of colour on black. All of loliefreta’s prints are stunning so make sure to check out her shop.

On their etsy shop this costs $13.47

The Secret Science of Magic Playing Card

The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil

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Welcome to the April “Bippity Boppity Book” box filled with all things magical! Our book this month is the wonderful The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil. This coming-of-age tale follows teenagers Sophia and Joshua. Sophia is genius-level smart but can’t quite figure out how to crack the code that is social interaction. Joshua spends his time honing magic tricks and planning how to win Sophia’s heart. In live and love, timing is everything.

Goodreads Synopsis:

A captivating novel about two extraordinary teens, and the unsolvable problem of life after high school.

Sophia is smart, like genius-calculator-brain smart. But there are some things no amount of genius can prepare you for, and the messiness of real life is one of them. When everything she knows is falling apart, how can she crack the puzzle of what to do with her life?

Joshua spends his time honing magic tricks and planning how to win Sophia’s heart. But when your best trick is making schoolwork disappear, how do you possibly romance a genius?

In life and love, timing is everything.

From Melissa Keil, the award-winning YA author of Life in Outer Space and The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl.

This book cost $19.99 on QBD at the moment. It isn’t available on Book Depository or I would have got their pricing. 

The Bookmark

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I will just give this bookmark $2 in value because its not a handmade/homemade/hand designed print. It’s just a printed bookmark. 

The Card

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So for pricing this box is worth $61.51, so it is worth a bit over $50 (the $50 includes shipping within Aus) so that is pretty good and worth the money!

I don’t know if the book is something I will read, but maybe eventually! I’m not a big contemporary reader, so this book isn’t going straight to the top of my TBR pile. The magnetic bookmarks are cute but as I haven’t read A Darker Shade of Magic yet I don’t know which pair they are yet. The niffler keychain is cute but he needs a nose! The notebook is interesting and I love how old it looks. The Night Circus ticket is a fun item, I haven’t read The Night Circus yet but plan to and the Cinderella print is really pretty and will go up on my wall by the end of today!

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The YA Chronicles – An Overview of the last year!

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So I have been getting The YA Chronicles since February last year, I did miss 2 throughout that time though. I will still show and talk about those months boxes even though I didn’t get them. I also thought I would point out that they have put their post up from $29.99 to $39.99 as of 1st April due to shipping cost increase but they also claim to be adding more items to the boxes from now on, so we will see. So for Australians it will now be a total cost of $49.98 with shipping. If the new products are added and continue the same quality then I will continue subscribing, but if not then I may unsubscribe.


What we got in each box since last Feb and my opinion of each one

As I only started doing unboxing since September so I will be using photos that are taken off The Ya Chronicles website which I believe they got from other people’s Instagrams. I will credit the photographer under the photo and link to their Instagram if it is still active.

If I find links to any of the items I will link them!

February 2016 – Volume 6: Rebel with a Cause

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I’m a fantasy reader, so this box was  really interesting to me. Rebel of the Sands turned out to be one of my newer favourite series as well, so that is great! And HERE is my review for it. The Dauntless lip balm & Hunger Games poster were really fun items as I’m a Divergent & Hunger Games fan! I don’t drink tea, so I gave that one to my Mum, but that’s personal preference. And lastly the Throne of Glass stickers, this is a well known series and would be a good item for many people! I still haven’t read this series, so I didn’t know who those characters specifically were, but I thought they were cute and had them on my iPad for a while.

March 2016 – Volume 7: Australia Made (Missed)

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I missed this one which didn’t bother me too much because it is a contemporary and I’m not a huge contemporary reader. As for the other items, the tote bag would have been cool but I don’t really use them that often. I would have liked the wooden bookmark though as I think they are really unique but I still don’t own one.

April 2016 – Volume 8: Journal Junkie

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Okay, so this book was one that I didn’t personally enjoy when I read it. HERE is my review. But everything else in the box was really good. I still occasionally use those stickers in my diary, when I decide to remember it, as I have a few left still. I also still use that notebook for my shopping lists when I use a written list. I have lost the tape now, but the it was really cool.

May 2016 – Volume 9: Summer Daze, Drifting Away

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This was another book I enjoyed reading, it was one of the first contemporaries I really enjoyed and I would more than likely not have picked it up if I hadn’t received it in this box. You can find my review HERE. I loved the fairy bread candle. I still haven’t burnt it though because it’s too pretty. There was two options of magnetic bookmarks to receive and I got the sun one and I honestly have no idea where it went, as I never used to have any way to display or store them so it probably just went in my room somewhere, but it’s really cute! Lastly the bath bomb came pretty smashed up as Australia Post aren’t exactly the most carefully with packages, but oh well. It is still sitting in a The YA Chronicles box in my front room as I don’t have a bath to use it in and neither does any of my friends! Still a cool item for those who could use it haha.

June 2016 – Volume 10: Pride Week

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Loved loved loved this box! This book was really good and another enjoyable contemporary. HERE is my review! I still wear the wristband, I have it on right now. I have that rainbow poster up on my wall in my room. I also still have the Shadowhunters necklace with all my other jewelry and I did wear it for a while. I really should put it on display with the first 3 The Mortal Instrument books that I own. And the tote bag, as I said before I don’t really use bags that much, so it is up in my cupboard.

July 2016 – Volume 11: Ladies Who Slay (Missed)

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It really sucks that I missed this box! The book is something I’m still interested in reading I just don’t have a copy on. The thing I wish I got the most was the  Hermione’s wand necklace!! Tris’s bird temporary tattoo would have been cool too. I haven’t read The Crowns Game so it didn’t bother me that I didn’t get the bookmark and I don’t watch Sailor Moon, so that didn’t annoy me either. But hermione’s wand!!!

August 2016 – Volume 12: Professional Book Lovers

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I still haven’t read this book, but I do really want to! It sounds so interesting! I haven’t actually used that light as where I read it doesn’t need extra light. The scarf is absolutely awesome and such a cool idea! The soap smelt really good, I haven’t used it as a lot of soaps effect my skin, so I didn’t want to risk it and also it’s just prettier to look at than use haha.

September 2016 – Volume 13: You Win or You Die

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My Unboxing

Photo’s from now on are all mine!

This was probably my least favourite box for the items. The candles were kinda boring and they didn’t smell that great to my preference. The characters that the candles were themed with weren’t one I really knew at the time. I have now read Snow Like Ashes, so I know who Meira is now, but I haven’t read Throne of Glass, The Lunar Chronicles or The Wrath and the Dawn so I don’t know who those are. The prints were okay, I hated GoT, so that one was meh to me, the Harry Potter one was really nice though! And the ring was just small cheap and I probably would have snapped it if I had tried to make it big enough to fit my fingers, so it wasn’t a great month for the bookish items in my opinion. The book is one I haven’t read yet but I really want to get to soon!

Gemina Box

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My Unboxing

This wasn’t one of the monthly boxes, this was an extra thing. Just like the A Court of Wing & Ruin box they had for sale a little while ago and the Pride Box they have for sale now. I loved Illuminae so I had to get this box! Gemina was so damn good! HERE is my spoiler free review. And a signed copy! I really liked the print of the Heimdall and the Illuminae bookmark!

October 2016 – Volume 14: Against All Odds

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My Unboxing

This was another eh box for me. I’m not going to go into detail about everything, but I don’t really read contemporary, I haven’t read Percy Jackson or Six of Crows and I don’t know who Manon is. For people who have read the corresponding books it would be a good box though, I just haven’t got to them yet.

November 2016 – Volume 15: Welcome to Wonderland

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My Unboxing

I read Heartless just after getting this box and didn’t enjoy it too much. You can find my spoiler free review HERE. Again I don’t drink tea myself, but I gifted the tea and infuser spoon to a friend. The bookmarks from Read and Wonder are really cute though!

December 2016 – Volume 16: Simply Wonderful

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My Unboxing

I don’t know if I will read this book or not, it is really interesting, but I just haven’t had the urge to pick it up, I should though, its so short it would only take a couple hours. I have the magnet on the side of my aircon in my room and love the quote on it! The post its a really cute and I keep forgetting to use them though! They are on my bedside table but just forget while reading! I covered the edge of one of my shelves with the washi tape and I think it’s really cute except that the wood is a little wider than the tape. I like that they added a description of why they chose that book as well!

January 2017 – Volume 17: Did Someone Say Fantasy?

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My Unboxing

The book in this one is another I still haven’t read but plan to soon! I also love the idea of the Penguin Teen Australia Super-Proof 2017 book! That is an awesome idea and a cool thing to get in a subscription box! I already have a One Ring, but who doesn’t need two! The Raven Cycle bookmark is gorgeous and I have since purchased the entire set from them! The prints and illustrations are pretty cool too! I’m guessing the A Darker Shade of Magic one will make more sense when I get to read that book soon!

February 2017 – Volume 18: Can You Feel The Love Tonight?

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My Unboxing

I think this is my second least favourite box so far. I don’t drink tea, but I do have it displayed on my bookshelf next to my potion bottle of Amortentia! The Feysand candle kinda smells bad to me, but I hope to be reading ACOMAF soon so that Feysand makes sense to me, because so far in ACOTAR it is feylin still. I have no interest in The Fault In Our Stars pin as I will probably never read that book and disliked the movie. The book does sounds interesting though!

March 2017 – Volume 19: Feels Like A Fairytale

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My Unboxing

This one was probably my least favourite box of all. The book does not sound like something I will enjoy, the lip balm is kinda meh, the bath salts honestly smell like peroxide being mixed with bleach powder, if anyone has ever bleached their hair themselves then they will understand that smell. The sticker is really cute, but that was the only thing I really enjoyed in this box. I did like that it came with a signed book plate and also that the page edges of the book are coloured! That’s always fun.


Overall I really enjoy getting these subscription boxes! Sometimes the items aren’t for me and sometimes the books aren’t going to interest me, but that’s one of the joys with subscription boxes! I do wish they created a fantasy and Contemporary option so that you could choose your prefered genre. That would be awesome!

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March 2017 The YA Chronicles Subscription Box Unboxing

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I just did a unboxing for this box on my Instagram Story, so you can check it out there if you want a talk through video unboxing.


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SUBSCRIPTION BOX

The YA Chronicles is based in Australia so for me this is great, being Australian the shipping is pretty cheap and the box gets to me quickly!

Here is the link to their website!

It says on the website that there is international shipping, so I’m assuming they ship everywhere, so I’m sorry if they don’t ship to your country!

I will only be posting costing in AUD, so if you want to know what it would cost in your country then you can go here to convert it, or comment your currency and I will tell you.

Cost of the Box: $29.99 AUD
Shipping to Aus and NZ: $9.99 AUD (this includes tracking)
Shipping internationally: $24.99 AUD (this includes tracking)

Also, this subscription box is not automatically recurring, so you do have to purchase it every month, which is good because it means you can easily pick and choose the themes that you want to purchase

In this box every month, you receive a new release paperback YA book, a TYAC bookmark with that month’s theme on the back and 2-5 other bookish items. Each month is themed and the theme is announced as soon as the subscription box goes on sale!


What I received

Volume Nineteen, Feels Like a Fairytale

As always, I will write under each photo what is written on the description card that you get in the box.

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Transmogrification Lip Balm

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The amazing team at From The Page have created an exclusive Transmogrification Lip Balm. Inspired by Princess Anya’s magical, curse breaking lip balm, enjoy the scent of Mango, Banana & Pineapple. Make sure you slather it on before kissing any frogs.

Bath Salts

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We’ve worked together with BurningPagesCandles from Etsy to create custom fairytale-inspired bath salts. In this box you will find the “Heroes” bath salts, smelling of musk, vanilla & sandalwood, or the “Villain” bath salts which smells of Mulled Wine and Roses. Regardless of the Glorious scent you receive, draw yourself a hot bath, sprinkle some of the salts and relax a little.

Beauty & the Beasts Sticker

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Beauty and the Beasts is about to hit the cinemas, to celebrate one of our favourite fairytales we’ve included a tale as old as time vinyl sticker created by the lovely Ink and Wonder. Make sure to their  website Inkandwonder.com.au

The Book – Frogkisser! by Garth Nix

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One Princess, one evil Stepstepfather, a talking dog, a boy Newt and a frog Prince. Throw in a quest and what you have left is Frogkisser! by Garth Nix. Reminiscent of a Princess Bride, our book of the month follows young Princess Anya. After a promise made to her sister that Anya would turn her beloved back into a prince, Anya sets off to gather the necessary ingredients to make the transmogrification reversal lip balm and maybe win back her kingdom along the way

The Book Plate

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Thanks to the Allen and Unwin Team, we’ve included signed bookplates!

The Bookmark

The Info Card

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And that is all for this months The YA Chronicles unboxing! Unfortunately I won’t be getting the GeekGear World of Wizardry box this month as I can’t afford it, being between jobs! So this will be the only unboxing this month!

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February 2017 World of Wizardry Geek Gear Unboxing

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So this month I was starting to think this wasn’t going to turn up. I usually receive this box the same week as The YA Chronicles, but this month it was over a week late. But oh well! It’s finally here!

I explained this next bit at the end of my last post, but I thought Id mention it again for the new followers!

As you will notice I am no longer getting Gryffindor items in the boxes. So if you didn’t know, with GeekGear you choose your Hogwarts house or the mixed box and then you receive the items in your House colours. I have tonnes of Gryffindor stuff but nothing from the other houses, so I decided to change my house on the subscription service. So this time I chose Slytherin, I will leave Slytherin for a could months and then change to Hufflepuff & then Ravenclaw. I want some stuff from every house even though I am Gryffindor proud! This is also partly because of my Instagram account. If I want to show off other Hogwarts House characters I don’t really have anything else to go in those pics! I want some Slytherin for characters like Draco, Lucius, etc. Hufflepuff for Cedric, Newt, etc. & Ravenclaw, well there is only really Cho Chang as they never really made many Ravenclaws stand out besides her.


What you need to know about the subscription box

So first I’ll tell you all you need to know about this Subscription box.

Here is the link to the website.

This subscription box is based in the UK and I live in Australia.. So, I will have UK pricing and Australia, but only shipping prices for Australia.

They also offer an automatically renewable subscription that is cheaper than a non-subscription. All will be linked to the  correct pricing below!

Remember that the AUD prices will change as the conversion rates change all the time!

This subscription service offers:

Standard GeekGear box:

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Geek Gear boxes (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69
Geek Gear boxes (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37

Harry Potter themed box (World of Wizardry):

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World of Wizardry box (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69 AUD
World of Wizardry box (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37 AUD

World of Wizardry Wearables:

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World of Wizardry Wearable box (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69 AUD
World of Wizardry Wearables box (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37

Mystery Mixed Past Box:

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Mystery Mixed Past Box is £12.99 or $21.69 AUD

Other:

You can also purchase Gift Cards for any amount from £10.00 to £300.00.

Shipping:

Shipping to Australia is £5.99 or $10.00 AUD
Which is extremely good compared to a majority of international subscription boxes!


What I Received

As always I will write under each photo what is written in the book next to it.

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House Scarf

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Show your House off in style!

House Tie

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Look stylish with an awesome House Tie!

House Coloured Bookmarks

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Enjoy a nice book and the finish your nightly read with putting this beautifully designed metal bookmark between the pages!

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Letter Opener

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A beautifully designed replica!

This miniature measures 15cm and can be used to open letters with ease!

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Reporter Journal

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Limited Movie Print

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Wizarding World Colouring Book

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Colour with joy as you colour in your very own wizarding world!

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“Beautiful Beasts” T-Shirt

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The Booklet

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Well that is all for this months unboxing, well last months unboxing really!

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February 2017 The YA Chronicles Subscription Box Unboxing

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Yet another The YA Chronicles subscription box came in the mail today!!


What You Need To Know About the Subscription Box

The YA Chronicles is based in Australia so for me this is great, being Australian the shipping is pretty cheap and the box gets to me quickly!

Here is the link to their website!

It says on the website that there is international shipping, so I’m assuming they ship everywhere, so I’m sorry if they don’t ship to your country!

I will only be posting costing in AUD, so if you want to know what it would cost in your country then you can go here to convert it, or comment your currency and I will tell you.

Cost of the Box: $29.99 AUD
Shipping to Aus and NZ: $9.99 AUD (this includes tracking)
Shipping internationally: $24.99 AUD (this includes tracking)

Also, this subscription box is not automatically recurring, so you do have to purchase it every month, which is good because it means you can easily pick and choose the themes that you want to purchase

In this box every month, you receive a new release paperback YA book, a TYAC bookmark with that month’s theme on the back and 2-5 other bookish items. Each month is themed and the theme is announced as soon as the subscription box goes on sale!

There are also A Court of Wings and Ruin boxes available for pre-order at the moment. You can find it on the main page of The YA Chronicles home page.

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What I Received:

Volume Eighteen, Can You Feel The Love Tonight?

As always, I will write under each photo what is written on the description card that you get in the box.

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West End Tea Co. Amortentia Flavoured Tea

This month we have worked together with West End Tea Co. To bring you this amazing custom tea blend. Inspired by the famed love potion in Harry Potter. This Amortentia tea brings together Rose and Vanilla on a base of jasmine green tea to give you a small love potion on your own. Use it carefully.

Feysand Candle

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Feysand is most definitely one of the hottest ships right now. We’re all just itching to get our hands on A Court of Wings and Ruin to see how Feyre and Rhysand’s story continues. Glittering like the night court sky. Your new Feysand candle, custom made by The Book Hangover on Etsy. Smells of rain, sandalwood, musk, citrus and jasmine.

The Fault in Our Stars Pin

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Maybe okay will be our always place your The Fault In Our Stars pin on our favourite tote to show your romantic side.

The Book:

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This is not a fairytale when teenagers begin to go missing, the only thing that ties them together is the fact that they were all born on valentine’s day. Pearl Linford finds herself trying to figure out what is going on and who is taking her classmates, before time runs out and they come for her. With nothing but Finn Black by her side. Pearl has to navigate through the weird supernatural turn her life has taken, and our February book of the month.

The Bookmark:

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The Card:

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First ever complaint about The YA Chronicles

They seriously need to change their design of the info cards because they are sooo damn hard to read! Like look at this!!

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Was a pretty awesome month! I have yet to read A Court of Thorns and Roses yet. So I’m not on board with the Feysand thing haha, but I plan to read it soon! Planning to finish The Raven Cycle and then I want to read Traitor to the Throne and then get to A Court of Thorns and Roses. So, wish me luck!

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January 2017 World of Wizardry Geek Gear Unboxing

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Yay, another Geek Gear! I love this subscription service!

Alos, Geek Gear has a new subscription service available! Will leave the information below with the rest of the info about the book.


What you need to know about the subscription box

So first I’ll tell you all you need to know about this Subscription box.

Here is the link to the website.

This subscription box is based in the UK and I live in Australia.. So, I will have UK pricing and Australia, but only shipping prices for Australia.

They also offer an automatically renewable subscription that is cheaper than a non-subscription. All will be linked to the  correct pricing below!

Remember that the AUD prices will change as the conversion rates change all the time!

This subscription service offers:

Standard GeekGear box:

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Geek Gear boxes (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69
Geek Gear boxes (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37

Harry Potter themed box (World of Wizardry):

 

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World of Wizardry box (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69 AUD
World of Wizardry box (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37 AUD

World of Wizardry Wearables:

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World of Wizardry Wearable box (Non-Subscription) is £24.99 or $41.69 AUD
World of Wizardry Wearables box (Automatic Renewal) is £19.99 or $33.37

Mystery Mixed Past Box:

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Mystery Mixed Past Box is £12.99 or $21.69 AUD

Other:

You can also purchase Gift Cards for any amount from £10.00 to £300.00.

Shipping:

Shipping to Australia is £5.99 or $10.00 AUD
Which is extremely good compared to a majority of international subscription boxes!


What I Received

As always I will write under each photo what is written in the book next to it.

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Gringott’s Vault Key

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Awesome cast Vault Key to your very own Vault at the Bank of Gringotts!

Weasleys Wizard Wheezes Jelly Bean Jar

Hogwarts House Cushion Covers

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Decorate your Home with these awesome Cushions!

Hogwarts House Socks

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Patronus Poster

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Harry Potter Spells Poster!

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The Daily Prophet Poster!

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Hogwarts House Colour T-Shirt with AWESOME 3D Effect!

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I don’t understand what the 3D effect bit is about, but I like the shirt!


Previous Boxes


For next month I changed the house theme that I receive in the box from Gryffindor to Slytherin as I want some items from each of the houses even though I am a Gryffindor! So for a couple months I will get Slytherin and then change it again to Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff so I have stuff from each.. After that I will probably just put it as ‘any house’ so I’ll get different every month!

Keen for next months box! Highly recommend to any Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts lover!

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