June’s Theme: “Ancient Greece”

About Magical Reads Crate June 2020 on The Book Brontosaurus

We decided to try out the Magical Reads Crate subscription box and the first box was for June of 2020 with a theme of “Ancient Greece.”

The book for this box was “Sisters of Sword and Song” by Rebecca Ross (@beccajross on Instagram).

"Sisters of Sword and Song" by Rebecca Ross, the June 2020 Magical Reads Crate book.
“Sisters of Sword and Song” by Rebecca Ross, the book for June 2020’s Magical Reads Crate.

Book Summary:

“After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited with her older sister, Halcyon, who has been serving in the queen’s army. But when Halcyon unexpectedly appears a day early, Eva knows something is wrong. Halcyon has charged with a heinous crime, and though her life is spared, she is sentenced to 15 years.

Suspicious of the charges, brought forth by Halcyon’s army commander, as well as the details of the crime, Eva volunteers to take part of her sister’s sentence. If there’s a way to absolve Halcyon, she’ll find it. But as the sisters begin their sentences, they quickly learn that there are fates worse than death.”

The Goodies!


Socks – Crew socks inspired by and printed with a quote from “Sky in the Deep” by Adrienne Young. You can actually read our review for this book by clicking here.

Enamel Pin – Exclusive Magical Reads Crate enamel pin, featuring a quote from “An Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir.

Eye of Horus Necklace – Egyptian symbol of protection and good health

Bookmark – Greece inspired bookmark

Lip Balm – Banana scented with 15 SPF

Candle – Handmade candle inspired by “Court of Fives” by Kate Elliott

Our Thoughts:

We’d had our eyes on this book so it was a great opportunity to get a book we wanted while also getting some bookish goodies! We’re excited to start showing these items off and to see what else Magical Reads Crate has to offer.

We’re also trying out a few other book crates so keep an eye out for some future unboxings!

You can take a look at our other unboxing posts by clicking here.
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