August 2023 To Bee Read Book Box Spoilers

August 2023 To Bee Read Book Box Spoilers

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Prepare to bee amazed, for we are about to reveal a peek inside our August 2023 To Bee Read book box! This box includes two honeyed book choices that will transport you to wondrous worlds filled with charm, adventure, and hive-ringing tales. Read on to see what all the buzz is about!

August 2023 Book Choices

Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun

Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun has a black woman holding a sword on a green and peach cover with Nigerian design.

Spread your wings and fly into a world of tyranny, vengeance, and love with our main choice for August's To Bee Read Book Box, Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun.

The Forged by Blood Special Edition includes these customizations:

  • Signed by the author, Ehigbor Okosun
  • Digitally Designed page edges by @rosdottir
  • Casewrap with design by @rosdottir
  • Endpapers with character and setting art by @gracezhuart

This epic fantasy is an action-packed, poignant debut novel, the first in a duology inspired by Nigerian mythology. In a world suffused with magic and intense emotions, Dèmi fights to survive a tyrannical society. Stripped of everything, she seeks vengeance for her mother's murder and the blood spilled by her people. Ehigbor Okosun's brilliant new voice will transport you into a world of tangled love, ancestral wounds, and things worth fighting for!

The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter

The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter is a black and pink book with a blonde woman wearing black sunglasses and a plaid scarf.

Our second choice for August's To Bee Read Book Box invites you to race through the streets of Europe in the pages of The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter.

Our The Blonde Identity Special Edition includes these customizations:

  • Signed by the author, Ally Carter
  • LitJoy-exclusive:
  • Digitally Designed Page Edges
  • Casewrap Design
  • Endpapers

From The New York Times bestselling YA author of the beloved Gallagher Girls series, The Blonde Identity bursts onto the adult scene with a fast-paced, hilarious road trip rom-com about a woman with amnesia who discovers she’s the identical twin sister of a rogue spy . . . and must team up with a rugged, grumpy operative to stay alive.

Selecting your Books

If you would like The Blonde Identity, make sure to select this book during Customization Week. If you do not choose a book during Customization Week, you will receive the main title, Forged by Blood. Want BOTH book choices? To receive both Forged by Blood and The Blonde Identity, add a separate Book-only Subscription to your order.

August 2023 Item Level Choices

Level 1 Items

Cerulean Sea Mug

Cerulean Sea Mug has characters from T.J. Klune's book hiking on a grassy hill with the sea in background.

Dive into a world of enchantment with our Cerulean Sea Mug! This ceramic masterpiece with artwork by @pauhami brings to life your favorite characters from T.J. Klune's book, The House in the Cerulean Sea. Talia, Theodore, Phee, Sal, Chauncey, Lucy, Arthur, Zoe, and Linus embark on a whimsical adventure, reminding us that, "As long as you listen, you can hear all manner of things you never thought were there to begin with.” Sip your morning brew or cozy up with a hot cocoa and let the magic unfold, as you immerse yourself in this clever and captivating tale with every sip.

Artemis Greek Mythology Key

Silver Artemis Greek Mythology Key has a bow and arrow, crescent moons, antlers, and a bee.

Unleash the mythical might of our Artemis Greek Mythology Key, a divine masterpiece designed by @dustandpages that channels the essence of the legendary huntress. With a bow and arrow key bit, it embodies Artemis's unparalleled precision and unwavering aim. Adorned with crescent moons, antlers, and a charming bee, this key pays homage to her dominion over the moon, nature, and the abundant world of bees. Embrace your inner protector and embark on a journey filled with prosperity, guided by the celestial grace of Artemis, the Goddess of the Hunt.

Level 2 Items

Divination Tarot Bag

Black Divination Tarot Bag with white embroidery of a crystal ball with two hands above and below.

Unlock the secrets of the universe with elegance and grace, courtesy of our stunning Divination Tarot Bag, a mystical haven for your cherished tarot cards. Crafted with the softest fabric, this divine bag features an exquisite embroidered design by @carmen.dmdesign depicting ethereal hands and a captivating crystal ball. Embrace the magical allure as you gently pull on the luxurious tassels to safeguard your tarot deck within. Perfectly sized to accommodate your cards, this sacred sanctuary ensures their safety while reflecting your spiritual journey.

Alice Wonderland Tea Tin

Round metal Alice in Wonderland Tea Tin with Alice, Mad Hatter, and Rabbit sitting at a table for tea time.

Come join the whimsical world of Wonderland with the enchanting Alice in Wonderland Tea Tin! This magical tin features a delightful illustration by @xintheodora of Alice alongside the eccentric Mad Hatter and the curious White Rabbit. Brew a cup of extraordinary tea and let your imagination wander down the rabbit hole. Adding a touch of wonder to each sip, this tea tin is a whimsical treasure for any tea lover who craves an adventure in every cup. Embrace the extraordinary and let your tea party begin!

Level 3 Items

Caraval Lenticular Dress Pin

Caraval Lenticular Dress Pin has a gold edge and changes from white to a deep red dress with ruffles and black detailing.

Step right up to the world of Caraval with our mesmerizing Lenticular Dress Pin! This enamel pin from our ©Stephanie Garber Collection was designed by @no0nedesigns and shimmers from pure white to passionate red, mirroring the transformation of Scarlett's magical gown.

E-Reader Bookmark

E-reader Wooden Bookmark looks like a kindle screen. Next to skeleton are the words, "If I die, delete my Kindle history."

Introducing our ingenious E-reader Wooden Bookmark, the ultimate companion for bookworms with a dash of humor. Crafted from premium bamboo, this bookmark proudly proclaims, "If I die, delete my Kindle history." It's a must-have for avid readers who appreciate clever quips and the timeless beauty of natural materials.

Add-Ons & Upgrades

During Customization Week, you're able to add on special items to include in your book box. Here's a peek at August's To Bee Read add-on:

Throne of Glass Bookshelf Alley

Purple, blue, and yellow Throne of Glass Bookshelf Alley is a black-framed shadowbox with a white papercut design of a woman on a stag.

Immerse yourself in an epic journey with our Throne of Glass Book Shelf Alley, a breathtaking tribute to Aelin and The Lord of the North. Crafted with love by one of our favorite artists, @rosiethorns88, the stunning papercut design captures the essence of Sarah J. Maas' beloved series. Step into a world of magic and adventure as you display your alley with regal elegance. Long live the Queen of Shadows!

E-book and Audiobook Upgrades!

Don't forget about your two book choices:

Forged by Blood and The Blonde Identity

For each book choice, To Bee Read members are able to upgrade their box to include the e-book and/or audiobook! These files will be downloadable on the day of the book release.

*Spoiler Alert—Secret Items Revealed!*

Every To Bee Read book box comes with a few secrets, and we wait until all the boxes have been released to reveal them here on the blog! Take a peek at the secret items we included in the August 2023 To Bee Read book box:

Secret Item #1: Set of 3 Washi Tape

Set of Washi Tape has 3 patterns: dark green with orange phoenixes, navy blue with brooms, and white with owls

Magic meets creativity with this enchanting washi tape! Unleash your imagination with three spellbinding rolls of pure awesomeness. Delight in the whimsical charm of the owl design, let the phoenix ignite your artistic spirit, and soar high on the wings of creativity with the flying broom motif. Whether you're jazzing up your journal, adding a touch of wizardry to your crafts, or simply casting a tape-spell on an envelope, this mystical tape is your go-to accessory. Get ready to sprinkle magic everywhere with our enchanting washi tape set!

Secret Item #2: Rainbow Reader Socks

Rainbow Reader Socks have "Rainbow Reader" written in colorful letters

Don't take our word for it, try these Rainbow Reader Socks yourself! You can go anywhere in these cozy socks featuring an adorable rainbow and the words, "Rainbow Reader." These socks will take you on a literary journey, inviting you to read, explore, and dream. Step into a world where comfort and style unite, and let your feet dance in the magical hues of knowledge and adventure. It's time to wrap your toes in the colors of literature and embark on a fashionable voyage! Made of 66% combed cotton, 32% polyester, and 2% spandex.

Check out our other past To Be Read book boxes!

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