LitJoy Crate: September ‘Favourite Fictional Families’ Unboxing

Ahh it’s LitJoy Crate time again!

Items this month:

  • Little Women Author Tote
  • Twilight Cullen Crest Enamel Pin
  • Blackthorn Family Portrait
  • September Trading Cards ACOTAR (Set of Four)
  • Narnia Mini Tea Cup
  • Baggins of Hobbiton Family Tree Tray

Add ons bought

  • Atlantis Literary Location Enamel Pin

The LeftHanded Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

From the bestselling author of Angel Mage, this new fantasy adventure set in 1980s London follows one girl’s quest to find her father, leading her to a secret society of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World when it disastrously intrudes into the modern world. Eighteen-year-old art student Susan Arkshaw arrives in London in search of her father. But before she can question crime boss Frank Thringley he’s turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is one of the youngest members of a secret society of booksellers with magical powers who police the mythic Old World wherever it impinges on the New World – in addition to running several bookshops, of course! Merlin also has a quest of his own: to find the Old World entity who arranged the murder of his mother. Their investigations attract attention from enemies of the Old and New Worlds. Soon they become involved in an even more urgent task to recover the grail that is the source of the left-handed booksellers’ power, before it is used to destroy the booksellers and rouse the hordes of the mythic past. As the search for the grail becomes strangely intertwined with both their quests, they start to wonder… Is Susan’s long-lost father a bookseller, or something altogether more mysterious?

Overall I loved this box! The book is one that I have been wanting and I can’t wait to read it. It is a little disappointing that there is a spelling error on the tote. My favourite item this month would be the Narnia mini tea cup.

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