July’s Theme: “Beautiful, But Deadly”

About The Bookish Box July 2020 on The Book Brontosaurus

For July’s book of the month, we received “Girl, Serpent, Thorn” by Melissa Bashardoust! The book came with exclusive foiling on the cover and a beautiful dust jacket created by @alicemariapower.

Book Summary:

“There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away from everyone, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story.

As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a demon who holds knowledge that she craves, the answer to her freedom. And above is a young man who isn’t afraid of her, whose eyes linger not with fear, but with an understanding of who she is beneath the poison.

Soraya thought she knew her place in the world, but when her choices lead to consequences she never imagined, she begins to question who she is and who she is becoming . . . human or demon. Princess or monster.”

The Goodies!

Earrings – The Eye of Elena earrings are inspired by the lovely Aelin and were used for her protection.

Letter Opener – The one and only sword Dorian Havillard carries from a “Throne of Glass” by Sarah J. Maas

Jewelry Book – The first in our three-part series of books. Designed to look like minute books, this one features ACOTAR and can hold earrings or pins!

Tarot Cards – The two tarot cards were designed by @darkandbeautifulart. Featuring Katniss from “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins and The White Witch from the “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis.

Enamel Pin – The Bookish Box designed this pin based on Coco from “Serpent and Dove” by Shelby Mahurin

Coffee – A coffee inspired by Lou from “Serpent and Dove” by Shelby Mahurin

Bookmark – A cute bookmark based on one of my favorite quotes from “Shatter Me” by Tahereh Mafi

Our Thoughts:

Out of the two boxes I have received thus far from The Bookish Box, we feel like we liked the first one more. However, the exclusive dusk jacket and book are major pluses in our book. We love getting different editions of books.

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