So I have wanted to do a giveaway since I joined Instagram. So I have squirreled away items from my subscription boxes to create a nice bundle! This competition is to bring more eyes (and hopefully sales!) to my newly launched #southafrican Bookish Subscription Service @fireflybookbox !
Entering is simple.
🎃Like this post;
🎃Tag three friends;
🎃Share this post;
Simple hey? For one more entries go ahead and: 🎃Like @wanderlustingafterpages
And that’s it!!! Included in this lucky packet of a hamper: 🎃Romeo And/Or Juliet by Ryan North;
🎃The Swan Kingdome by Zoë Marriott;
🎃Exclusive Patch from @owlcrate and @laserbrainpatchco
🎃Zombie Sleep Mask from @owlcrate
🎃Bag Tag from @owlcrate
🎃Woodmark from @inkandwonder.designs
🎃Candle and Bookmark from @all_things_book_ish
🎃Bookmark from @fablecrate 🎃Bracelet from @cazabella.sa
I highly recommend following all the linked profiles in this post. They produce/procure the most amazing products.
Competition will run from 18.10.2017 - 01.11.2017.
For South Africans only, but for internationals I will host a competition soon.
Best of luck all!! 🎃🎃🎃
"Hi Georgie! What a nice boat. Do you want it back?" 🎈
[QOTD: Hardback/Paperback? 😃]
Gemes banget kalau udah ngeliatin bookmark Pennywise sama Georgie, pasti keingetan filmnya terus. Selain dua orang (?) 😂 ini, ada beberapa anggota losers club juga yang bisa kalian adopsi pakai kode LALA15 di @littlelibrary 😍 .
Anyway, thank you @everlastingbookworm for tagging me to do #netflixbooktag ! 💕
👑 Recently watched [last book you finished]: Aftertaste bg Sefryana Khairil
👑 Recently Added [last book you bought): The Second Best by Morra Quatro
👑 Animated [cartoons on the cover]: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella? (Asal jawab karena tiba-tiba keinget buku itu karena baru ada temen yang beli)
👑 Documentaries [non fiction recommendation]: i don't have any recommendation 😶
👑 Watch it Again [rereads]: nothing
👑 New Releases [recent book release you can't wait to read]: have no idea 😂
GIVEAWAY TIME! Guys, I need your help. Tell me which of these limited edition balms you would like to see back in the shop, tag 2 friends, and you might win it!! For an extra entry, you can share this photo with #limitedLLB (don't tag me, please!). .
- 🍋 Sherbet Lemon: A favorite of Dumbledore's, with sunny notes of lemon, lemon myrtle and mandarin. Retired because of the weak scent, now back better and brighter!
- 🍃 Gansey: The most popular bookbox scent I've made, this spearmint, grapefruit and coconut balm smells cheeky and fresh. Perfect for Raven Boys fans!
- 🎄 Burrowy Xmas: With notes of warm spices and orange, this balm is sure to give you that fuzzy holiday feeling. Inspired by Molly Weasley.
. - 🚪London Sanctuary: Step into magical Red London with the floral scent of rose, geranium and juniper.
- Must be over 18/have parental consent
.- Must have an active, bookish account and follow this shop
- Giveaway is open globally
- Giveaway closes at midnight on Halloween 🎃 The winners will be announced shortly after.
- There will be 2 random winners who each get the limited balm of their choice + a surprise balm.
Any questions, let me know!
🎶Hakuna Matat🎶I sing to myself whenever I’m absolutely lost because I took the wrong bus.😂
Okay but really though, it’s frightening how much I get lost even though it’s the same route everyday. It’s because I take the bus I *think* will get me to the mall for my other busses because I’m cold and don’t want to wait any longer, and it usually turns out to be the wrong bus. I am doing great, my life is just f a n t a s t i c.🙃😂
Anywho, how’ve you been? Haven’t talked to y’all in a while but we should talk more because connecting with others is what the interwebs is for.⌨️📱
I also finished WANT, The Trouble With Reality, and bought...a lot of books. We’re all so surprised, right?🤦🏽♀️💁🏽😂
👉🏽Bee Tee Dubs you can use “WRAITHS10” for 10% off and save yourself some cash whenever you make a purchase from @bookishsugarscrubs’ store! (The Feels is my favourite so go buy it because just the scent of it will bless your souls.)♥️
alright guys are you ready for my ultimate otp?? let's welcome blackstairs!
in all seriousness, my all-time favorite series is shadwowhunter chronicles by @cassieclare1 but (if you read my last post lol) you know that my favorite if those is the dark artifices. naturally, my ultimate otp is julian and emma aka blackstairs.
when @behindthepagesstore made a blackstairs ship of the month, you bet i was getting my hands on it. there were previous ships of the months that she had but i don't really use bar soap so i never bought it, but i did it for julian and emma. also at this time, warner was about to discontinue so i bought 2 lip balms, 1 perfume and 2 full sized lotions🌚...he's now no longer discontinued in honor of restore me (thank goodness!)
who's your ultimate otp(s)?
"How're we getting to King's Cross tomorrow, Dad?" asked Fred as they dug into a sumptuous pudding.
"The Ministry's providing a couple of cars," said Mr. Weasley.
Everyone looked up at him.
"Why?" said Percy curiously.
"It's because of you, Perce," said George seriously. "And there'll be little flags on the hoods, with HB on them-"
"-for Humongous Bighead," said Fred. - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. .
Nothing like a little Fred and George humor to brighten this rainy day. We have been reading Prisoner of Azkaban, one chapter a night, from the new illustrated edition, as a family, and it is my favorite time of every day, hands down. Which HP is your favorite? This one is mine. 💛💛💛.
Dear Anissa, Michael and everyone else who's part of the amazing @fairyloot team,
We are a couple of humans/creatures of a fantastical world who have loved your wonderful boxes since the beginning of our existence as bookstagrammers. Our names may be hidden behind masks but our admiration for your bookish boxes isn't; when the fairies ring the doorbell to deliver your monthly treasure, we make sure we spread their golden dust everywhere we can, in the form of pictures, stories, and words. There's no other bookish box as magical as yours are and as creatures who are seduced by fantasy and pretty things, we are unable to resist their charm.
If we could have the chance to bring more magical beings into the fairytale you've created, we would be two proud little elves. There is no better feeling than finally arriving at home after a journey through a mysterious land and seeing your black little box shining like a comet's tail on our doorstep. We want many others like us to know this feeling and this is why we are fighting for a chance of becoming part of your fairies' team.
We hope our spell has worked and that we are among the chosen ones. - Chaos & Fae 💜
Do y'all collect any bookish pins or buttons? I've found that the coin pouch from September's @owlcrate has been handy in keeping all of my various buttons, pins and stickers in one place! 🙌🏼
The pouch was designed by the @owlcrate team for their "Mythical Creatures" theme, and the dragons look so dang cute. They're a nice balance with the badass-looking dragons from Before She Ignites, which was September's book choice 😆
October boxes are sold out, but November's theme looks positively epic! Check out @owlcrate for details, and use code MEGA to save money on your subscription ✨
Also, in case you're curious, the crystal ball pin and Game of Thrones pins and sticker are from @laserbrainpatchco 😉
Hey hey @lightthepages ! 🙋🏽
Let me introduce you to myself! My name is Carolin, i am 20 years old and i am living in Germany 😁
As you can tell, i love coffee, candles and books 🤷🏽♀️ and the last to do fit quite well together right? 😁
It would be a great honor to be one of your reps! Your candles are just amazing, i am so in love! 🕯♥️
And i love taking pictures and put all my heart into them and of course into my account. So, i would give all my best to represent your candles right! ☺️
Love, and all the best 🙋🏽♥️
Did you know that you can also add lip balms and wish bracelets into your orders on my website? There are ‘flavours’ like Curious Wizards which is licorice, Brave Wizards which is cinnamon, and Plot Twist which is grapefruit! The flavouring comes from Essential Oils because I love to keep cosmetics as natural as possible without any harmful chemicals!
Double post today because I've been really lazy lately 😂
- I just finished Ugly Love a couple days ago and my heart still aches! Colleen always has a way of writing the most fruSTRAting love stories that end well, but bittersweetly! Because of that, they feel so much more realistic and relatable (which I ADORE!)
- I highly recommend checking out her books out if 1. you're at least 18 😏2. enjoy romance novels with heavy topics and 3. wanna hella cry your eyes out but be sorta happy about it 🤣
- My favorite that I've read so far is It Ends With Us! Probably the most bittersweet ending but holy balls I literally stood up and APPLAUDED Colleen. I just ordered November 9 and I'm soooo excited to get my hands on it *grabby hands* gimme
- What's your favorite CoHo book?! ✨
👑Happy Tuesday, book friends. I woke up earlier than normal today, so I spent some of my morning switching out the rest of my summer wardrobe to my fall and winter wardrobe. (FINALLY). And I gathered a crap ton of clothes I plan on donating. Way more fun than homework, that's for sure 😂
📚Have you stopped by Kristen's beautiful shop @takemeawaybrand yet? Her take away totes are so lovely and perfect for keeping your books nice and cozy this season! Use SINGPRETTY10 to get 10% off (the only valid coupon right now 😉).
STRANGE THE DREAMER IS SUCH AN AESTHETIC ✨
- Holy crap it was so whimsical and dreamy and romantic aND MAGICAL AND ADVENTUROUS AND
- I can't wait for the second book, shiz is gonna hit 👏🏼 the 👏🏼 fan. I think the ending was set up beautifully and I remember I left dozens of sticky notes in the front cover full of predictions for the sequel 🙈
- Also, I absolutely LOVE this art print from @dreamyandco and it is my current favorite from her! I know I say I love everything, but it's so true! It's all such great quality and is probably the best bang-for-your-buck bookish merch I've found!
- Don't forget to use FLORAL10 at checkout if you find yourself in the shop! :)
Happy Tuesday bookish peeps! 🤓 I hope that everyone has a lovely day today! Since I work the late shift today I went traipsing around our subdivision this morning to take some nature pics. 😃🍂🍃 It's been awhile since I've had the chance to do that now that the sun is starting to set a lot earlier. By the time I get home from work there is usually less than an hour of picture worthy sunlight, so I think I'm going to have to get better at planning ahead lol. That's one of my least favorite things about moving into fall/winter, that it gets dark so much earlier! 😣 Curse you Earth and your need to revolve away from the sun! Lol. 😂😉🌞
Day 3's prompt (I jumped around a little lol) for the #spearcraftbookboxphotocontest was to take a picture of the Hunger Games magnet from the September @spearcraftbookbox in the woods. Hence the traipsing around our subdivision lol. We live in a really nice foresty neighborhood so all I had to do was walk outside. I included two photos because I liked both of them lol, so slide left to see the other one! It was really refreshing walking outside this morning! I wish I could do it more often. 😊
QOTD: Are you a fan of nature photos? Or are you more of an inside set-up kind of person?
I like both! Most of my photos are taken inside, but I like to throw some real nature in there every once in awhile too! Fake flowers are pretty realistic these days, but in my opinion nothing beats the beauty of nature! 🤓😍
“Wise? No, I simply learned to think.” — Christopher Paolini, Eldest
Happy Tuesday! How’s your Tuesday going so far? Lately I felt like I have been quite extravagant on spending my money 😂 I bought lots of things in a short time and at the same time. I spent it mostly on books and bookish merch though. I seem to always forget myself whenever I’m in a “book shopping” mode and then end up agonizing for the end of the month to come just so I could buy books again. This is quite a devil cycle for me 😂😂 I really have to practice more self restraint next time. Have any of you experienced such things like me? .
Thank you for @snugbooksandwarmcoffee for tagging me to do #5booksthatmademecry 😊🙌🏻❤️ It’s a bit difficult to do since there is only few books which able to touch me so deeply to the point of crying but let’s try it. So here is mine:
💧 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow
💧 Autumn in Paris
💧 Ai (Cinta Tak Pernah Lelah Menanti)
💧 The Last Olympian 💧 Mockingjay
If you notice it, two of the books are written by Indonesian writers. Those two are good books and quite sad as well. Though, rather than books, I cry easily over movies and TV shows. It’s difficult for me to find a book which is touching enough for me to cry. But if you ask me about movies and TV shows which made me cry, I could list it to you easily. I get emotional easily at times while watching which is quite embarrassing if I watch in the cinema. Fortunately, I haven’t cry my hearts out while watching in the cinema, I do cry while watching at home though. I think I cry easily over movies involving dogs. I remember crying while watching Hachiko and then A Dog’s Purpose. .
QOTD: How about you? What kind of things make you cry or get all sentimental?
🌼 Day 17 :
#WishfulWonder : Marigold; but since I don’t have Marigold, I replace it with Plumeria instead 😊
#FanaticalBirdOctober : Red Books
I know I just posted a photo recently featuring my adorable Maleficent Funko, but I picked up Isle of the Lost in my latest book sale and didn't realize until I got home that the book is about villains from Disney movies! It's a perfect pairing!!! 🖤🖤
🎃 Question of the day: Favorite Disney villian? I love Maleficent and Gaston 🖤🖤
🎃 #bookstabestieoffall : Disney villian
🎃 #bookishanniversary : contemporary or fantasy. Fantasy! 🦄
I decided to try something a little different today. I used to do product reviews on the blog but since I haven’t been blogging much, I thought I’d try them out here!
I recently ordered my second #storyhero book sleeve and possibly love it even more than my first. The store offers a variety of unique patterns and each sleeve has a pocket on the front with a matching quote or pattern. The fabric is high quality and the sleeves are very sturdy and durable. I’ve found that even though I have the standard size sleeve it does hold a good size hardcover book (400-500 pg YA hardcover). The Velcro flap does become a little loose when you have a larger book in the sleeve but she is releasing new larger size sleeves this week if that bothers you.
Overall, I would highly recommend ordering a #booksleeve from StoryHero. I’ve tagged her Instagram in the photo if you’re interested in checking out designs. She will be restocking tomorrow!
Do you have any StoryHero book sleeves? Which design would you choose if you were going to order one?
"There is truth in stories, said Arthur. There is truth in one of your paintings, boy or in a sunset or a couplet from Homer. Fiction is truth, even if it is not a fact. If you believe only in facts and forget stories, your brain will live, but your heart will die." - Cassandra Clare, Lord of Shadows ✨📚 (Constantly rereading passages of this heartbreaking book, why do I do this to myself 😩) Playing around with my copy of Lord of Shadows in the woods, that's just a casual day for me 😂 (#welcometochamberofbooks ) I truly miss the Shadowhunter world so much, I can't wait for next year so that I can hold Queen of Air and Darkness in my hands. This picture also features my beloved Book Nerd tote bag which I own for three years now - you can tell that the bag and me have become great friends 😂☺️❤️📚 #bookloverpride#igbooks#igreads#vsco#vscobooks#lordofshadows#blackthorn#bookishmerch#autumn
Hey guys! I have been tagged for a lot of challenges here on IG for a long time now and I haven't got the chance to do them. So I'll probably answer some so here we go.
#rapidfirebooktag tagged by: @readinganonymous (follow her!)
📚Ebooks or Physical: Physical but I can do with Ebooks lol
📖Heroes or Villains: Neither, I like Anti-Heroes and Anti-Villians.
📚Trilogies or Series: Trilogies bc three seems like the number to end a good series.
📖Last book read: Wonder (This was three weeks ago oops)
📚Last book bought: I was on a binge so I bought quite a lot (Winger, Crooked Kingdom, and Hunting Prince Dracula)
📖Secondhand books: I love secondhand books bc they're cheaper but they must be in good condition
#tvshowsmoviesbooks tagged by @rjtheauthor (follow her too!)
➡️A movie you have watched more than once: A lot actually. Probably any Marvel movie, or any 90's romcoms would answer this question.
➡️A book you bought a while ago but haven't read yet: Stalking Jack the Ripper. I was 7 chapters in but exams happened so yeah.
➡️Favorite TV Characters: A lot. Ross Geller, Arya Stark, Eleven, Clay Jensen, Stiles
➡️Funniest TV Show: FRIENDS and a little HIMYM too
➡️Most anticipated movie of 2017: Wonder!
Enjoy your day guys!
"A shimmering blue planet hangs in space. On it lives a true hero of the people. She is a legend, feared by some, beloved by others. It is her sacred duty to defend the world."
I really can't get enough of Wonder Woman! (I'm so excited for Justice League this November!)
Aaaaand no that photo is just an edit because I actually don't have any Funko Pop. 😿 I really want the WW Funko Pop but it's so pricey and I don't have extra cash for it. 💔
How many Funko Pop do you guys have?
By the way I have new blog post and the link is already in my bio. xoxo
Good night from this side! 💜
"We can allow ourselves to pass through the darkest valley without losing our light. One candle can lit millions of other candles, which are willing to receive the light."
So... For today I can't repost any review again, coz I not in a good mood, but I will post about my bookish merch ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
⊂(￣(ｴ)￣)⊃ This is my second customs candle from @kandelalin.id with Bubblegum scent and blue glitter 💙😚😚 (my friend @putri_hatmi can't agree with me, coz she think pink colour is the most suitable for this candle 😂) ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
Kandelalin can deserve the magic with the wonderful candle that they made (づ￣ ³￣)づ ♥♥♥ #bookstagram#bookstagrammer#bookishmerch#bookishcandle#theschoolforgoodandevil#sophie#somanchainani