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Quarterly December 2014

It’s another bunch of goodies from Team Riot! Pretties in December!

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What I got:

Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

Ms Marvel Vol 1: No Normal by G Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona

Custom BOOKS Hat

Litographs Temporary Literary Tattoos

and

Shakespeare Candy from Archie McPhee! (Archie McPhee is local-so I’m ecstatic!)

My coworker and I were thrilled with the Litograph choices and immediately put one on.

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She went for Shakespeare and I went for Austin. Her almost looks real! Excellent placement choice.

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The hat is fantastic, perfect as it’s freezing here now. I couldn’t be more pleased with this final Quarterly parcel for 2014. Book themed items during the holidays…could anything be better?

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Take Part: Quaterly—Book Riot

Hello everyone!

Last month I was extremely lucky to receive Rainbow Rowell’s Landline for July’s Riot Read. I found Quarterly through Tumblr, the website was a bit difficult for to maneuver. Quarterly emailed me wanting feedback as to why I didn’t complete a subscription, I told them how I felt and they gave me a $10 off voucher! I used it on Riot Read. It’s like monthly subscription book club. I was extremely lucky to get a book that was highly sought after, freshly published and right up my alley. But, I have enough books that I am trying to get through so I cancelled and instead signed up for Book Riot’s for their every three month subscription.

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It is really awesome getting a big, beautiful parcel in the post.

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I do not regret upgrading to a more boisterous parcel. I like getting things in the post and if it supports a book company and I get books out of it—seriously—what’s not to love about it?

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This parcel was not a disappointment either! I freaked when I saw the water bottle. I had needed a new one for work. My nalgene needs a good cleaning.

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I also got two beautiful custom literary quote prints from Obvious State. The large one is about libraries—I’M IN LOVE WITH IT. The smaller one is from The Great Gatsby. I am not the biggest fan of that book, but I DROOL over the print. It is stunning and meticulously done.

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And of course—I got TWO fantastic books! The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer and What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund. They look and FEEL amazing! I am very pleased with my switch in subscriptions and I eagerly await the next three months, when my final parcel of the year arrives!

Here’s what I got in total:

  • What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund
  • The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer
  • Read Harder Water Bottle
  • READ sticker
  • Free ebook of Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands by Michael Chabon
  • A literary button
  • Two prints from Obvious State – The library one is exclusive to Quarterly subscribers only. My Gatsby print is a lucky extra!

What do you think? It is worth paying money for books one probably doesn’t need? But then again—one can never have too many books…