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Hogwarts Acceptance Letter {Hand Made}

Have you been waiting for your Hogwarts Acceptance Letter for too long? Are you ready to fight the forces of evil? No need to wait any longer!

Later this week I will opening a shop containing Hogwarts Acceptance Letters! How exciting is that. Scroll down to see what you’ll get, what is customize-able and prices (most important!).

Harry Potter Acceptance Letter

Your purchase will include one (1) acceptance letter, one (1) list of items needed at school and one (1) ticket to Platform 9 3/4 of course! 

Prices will range from about $10-12 depending on what you want. These letters are full customize-able! You can either purchase the traditional Harry Potter Acceptance Letter to use for props in your photos, or to just have (which is $10) or you can add some things!

With your purchase, if you want it customized, you will put the name of the recipient, their address and where their room is located (to make them feel like Harry Potter)! Don’t worry, no one will see this information except me! The top of the letter and the envelope will then be customized to be for them. 

The prices will vary depending on how you want it to be delivered. I can ship it to you (the person ordering) in an Manila envelope which you can open and then use the letter as you wish. If you choose that option, then the letter and the envelope will have the room location on it. Or you can have the letter mailed directly to the recipient. If that is the case, then room location will only be on the letter (as I don’t think the mail service delivers to your bedroom just yet!). 

Those features mentioned above may bump the cost up a little if you have it put inside another envelope. You can also have the wax seal, or not. Final costs will be calculated this week before I put it up for sale!

Currently this is only open to the U.S. and Canada (due to International shipping costs) but I hope to open it internationally eventually! (Subject to change depending on the final calculations this week!)
For any questions, comments or concerns, please email me at mylibrarycardworeout at gmail dot com, tweet me @mlcwo or DM me on Instagram @mylibrarycardworeout

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”  –The Philosopher’s Stone  

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Bookish Christmas Gift Ideas

Bookish Gifts for Christmas

With Christmas  just over a month away, it’s time to start thinking about gifts.

No no, I’m not saying that you need to get out and shop yet, but you need to start planning. Especially if you’re looking to buy something handmade for that special someone this year. Some of these wonderful gift ideas take a few weeks processing time and it will get worse as we get closer to Christmas, so you might want to place that order soon!

I compiled a list of some of my favorite book-ish goods that I’ve found all over and thought you may like as well!


Candles

Candles are incredibly popular this year and seem to be on the rise, especially in the amount of shops that are out there! So I pulled a few together that make some wonderful products! Some of them do have discount codes but they change with time. You can access them if you check out these wonderful stores Instagram pages or send me an

email/tweet and I’ll find one for you (you can get between 5-20% off an order!)

Bookish Christmas Gift Ideas
Candles by Wick and Fable

A Court of Candles – very well priced candles with a wonderful array of fandoms!

Wick and Fable – I’ve ordered from them before and love their products!

Canterbury Road Co – The candles come gorgeously wrapped!

Spidey Scents Candles – 100% soy candles!


Bookmarks

I mean if you’re a book lover, you’re bound to need some nice bookmarks, right? Here are a few places to check out!

The Nerdy Creations

Bookmark My Heart

Charming Marks

For the Dreamers Design

Bookish Christmas Gift Ideas


Book Sleeves

Sew Feathers


Other Stuff

Emies Nook – Jewelry!

Book Lovers Coffee – It’s coffee….so it’s a no brainer!

Magical Tea – TEA!

Bookish Christmas Gift Ideas

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Book Review: Strange Magic by Syd Moore

Book Review: Strange Magic by Syd MooreSummary

“Rosie Strange doesn’t believe in ghosts or witches or magic. No, not at all. It’s no surprise therefore when she inherits the ramshackle Essex Witch Museum, her first thought is to take the money and run.

Still, the museum exerts a curious pull over Rosie. There’s the eccentric academic who bustles in to demand she help in a hunt for old bones, those of the notorious Ursula Cadence, a witch long since put to death. And there’s curator Sam Stone, a man about whom Rosie can’t decide if he’s tiresomely annoying or extremely captivating. It all adds up to looking like her plans to sell the museum might need to be delayed, just for a while.

Finding herself and Sam embroiled in a most peculiar centuries-old mystery, Rosie is quickly expelled from her comfort zone, where to her horror, the secrets of the past come with their own real, and all too present, danger as a strange magic threatens to envelope them all.”

-From Amazon.com

Review

Beautiful cover!
This was a gift from my mum when she came back from the U.K. this year and I was immediately drawn in from the cover. Yes, I’m one of those who chooses books based off covers. Only because there are so many out there and whatever catches my attention by cover or name wins! I really liked that it was a simple cover, color wise, with this skull in the middle. But it did slightly mislead me in a way. It gave me a Mexican Day of the Dead kind of vibe. But that wasn’t what the book was about at all. I mean first off, it was set in Essex (U.K. for those of you who don’t know where that is).

Captivating story!
Now the story itself was interesting. It was simple, not too far out there. It was based around the witch trials that happened in the past and how someone came back to the present and all that kind of good stuff! It kept me captivated and curious as to what was going to happen next!

You got that feeling from the reading that you really were along for the journey. And I truly did feel like I was in Essex with the weather and all of that stuff!

Main character was slightly annoying.
Only thing that I didn’t like about the book was some of the characteristics of the main character, Rosie. She honestly was obnoxious as hell. She kept getting at the other protagonist, Sam, in the book.  She was very stubborn and not open to what was going on and it really annoyed me sometimes how out of line and rude she was in the book. I’m not sure if that was the point of her, but she really did get on my nerves a few times and I just wanted to slap some sense into her. She always had that ‘Essex Girl’ kind of attitude, all the way up to the very end!

Overall a fantastic read.
However, annoying main character to the side, the book itself was fantastic. It was simple so not terribly full of action (except towards the end a bunch of stuff happened). But it didn’t detract from the book. I noticed that Sarah Perry, the author of The Essex Serpent, really enjoyed the book and that was also what made me want to read it too! I do recommend it as it’s a good read and I think it’s a fantastic gift for someone who is into those magical kind of books!

For all of that, I give it 4/5 teacups!

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Happy Reading!

Purchase the book here at Barnes & Noble.