The weekend is here at last, which means it’s time to check out all of the gorgeous goodies from our October 2020 box…
The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah: Hassana and Husseina are twin sisters – torn apart after a brutal raid on their hometown. As they dodge dangers, forge families and discover new cultures, their differences will come to light. But at night their dreams offer lucid insights into each other’s lives… With oceans, experiences and newfound identities between them – will they ever be reunited?
Clubhouse Invite: Join us in our very own corner of culture! Our virtual Clubhouse is the place to be for bookish chat. Ayesha Harruna Attah will be our guest of honour and will answer your questions about The Deep Blue Between. Plus you’ll get to chat with other Book Box Club members. www.bookboxclub.com/the-clubhouse
Readers of South Korea mug with artwork by Cindy Kang: With a book in your hand you can go anywhere! Sip your beverage of choice from this gorgeous exclusive mug and imagine you’re right under the cherry blossoms, soaking up the sun with the readers of South Korea. www.cindysykang.com
Chai Hot Chocolate by The Spice Kitchen: A little something to enjoy in your new mug! Mix one part chai with one part chocolate and what do you get? A truly transportive beverage! With notes of cinnamon, cardamon and ginger, Chai is one of India’s quintessential flavours and will leave you feeling warm and sunny inside even on the chilliest of days! www.spicekitchenuk.com
Kingdom of Arawiya Room Spray by Bookish Bazaar: This exclusive room spray will transform your living room into a plush desert-scape. Simply spritz, soak up the scents of oud and amber and you’ll find yourself in We Hunt the Flame’s Kingdom of Arawiya before you know it! www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TabzBookishBazaar
The Deep Blue Between Tea Towel with artwork by Helen Crawford-White: Drying your dishes just got seriously snazzy! We loved the stunning cover of our featured read so much, we thought it deserved a place on our bookshelves and in our kitchens – now you can daydream of sunny shores, whilst you do your chores! www.studiohelen.co.uk
From Afar Reading Print by Book Box Club: Explore the world through books – and let these talented multi-national authors be your guides! This exclusive print has plenty of ideas of books to add to your to-read pile.
Love in Colour Digital Extract: peek inside Love in Colour – a glorious new anthology of love stories from history and mythology – compiled and retold by Bolu Babalola. Our friends at Headline have shared this exclusive extract, with a tale inspired by Osun – a goddess from the Yoruba religion of Nigeria. www.bookboxclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Loveincolour.pdf
Bookish Goodies: Check out these brand new books, with thanks to our friends at Orbit and HarperCollins.
We do have a VERY limited number of our FROM AFAR box as well as some of the exclusive goodies from our October box, for sale in Our Shop, so hurry over there now and treat yourself!
Have a lovely weekend everyone!
Lots of love, Libby & Kate xx