It’s pirate treasure!!! August Beacon Book box!!!

Ahoy mateys!!! If ever there was a book box that made me shout 'Shiver Me Timbers' with every item revealed, it's the August box from Beacon Book Box. IT'S ALL PIRATES!!! The official theme is Buccaneers & Bandits, but really that translates to all pirates, nothing but pirates, so help me it's pirates! And you [...]

Tuesdays With Jena: Meet Beacon Book Box!

Good morning!!! Yesterday was gloomy and stormy and today carries the remnants of said gloom. In other words, it's glorious! Hot, but gloomy. Find the silver lining, right?! Today's featured account is a little bit different than the accounts I've interviewed before. I met the wonderful people behind @beaconbookbox at BookCon and knew I HAD [...]

I’m crazy… for the latest Paper Obscura box!

It's probably complete coincidence, but did anyone else notice that we left last month's Paper Obscura box devastated in California... And now we're crazy in Cali?! I think there's some sort of evil genius afoot in their planning division... Or maybe I'm just delusional and paranoid. Like this month's box! When the Maker Card asks [...]

The Cruel Prince – Review

"I can see why humans succumb to the beautiful nightmare of the Court, why they willingly drown in it." Oh boy. It's been nearly a month since I've read this and I still can't decide whether I like this book. I don't hate it, but I definitely don't love it. Even though I really want [...]

Devouring the latest Paper Obscura box

Oh hey there! Is that a skeleton on your porch or.... I know! It's not Halloween, and that's the only month when taking skeletons out of our closets is acceptable. BUT this month's theme demanded Mr. Bones come out to play! This is the second month for this awesome box, Paper Obscura! And was this [...]

How Do You Brew???

Hey all! I did a really fun guest post for Apostrophe Box! Check it out by clicking the link below: https://www.apostrophebox.com/apostropheboxblog/how-do-you-brew-guest-post-with-jena-brown Β If you didn't know, Apostrophe Box is a monthly subscription box pairing coffee and a book! They also include snacks and other bookish items. It's an experience in a box for book and coffee [...]

The Wife – Review

"In an instant, I became the woman they assumed I'd been all along: the wife who lied to protect her husband." The Wife asks us: how far should a wife go to protect those she loves? A question we all think we know the answer to. A question we all think we can answer ourselves. [...]

Paper Obscura – Your New Obsession

If you've been on #bookstagram for any period of time, you're familiar with subscription boxes already. Instead of another YA box, there's a new box focusing on murdery, twisty reads with location themed boxes featuring small businesses. Welcome Paper Obscura! Okay, so there are a few really cool things about this box! This is probably [...]