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My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate Review

As part of Cratejoy’s Fandom Campaign, we’re checking out a collection of YA subscription boxes.

My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate Review

Welcome to our fourth subscription box review for Cratejoy’s Fandom Campaign!

Cratejoy offers subscriptions for every type of lifestyle. No matter your interests, experts and enthusiasts will create and curate the absolute best products for your subscription box—and then send it right to your door every single month.

The Four Weeks of Fandom campaign highlights subscription boxes in the following categories: books, movies and TV; comics, anime and kawaii; toys and gaming; and Harry Potter.

Read on for a review of My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate.


Each My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate box comes with a new YA novel and accessories.

According to their site: “My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate is a book box that is put together by hand by our team (which is a family of 4) and sprinkled with lots of love. You will receive one newly released/bestseller from the genre you choose and 2-4 bookish goodies to your door. We offer our subscribers erotic/contemporary, historical, new adult, and young adult. Variety is what makes our crate special.”

My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate subscriptions are $29.99 per month, plus shipping.

The Box

The theme of the July My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate was Wonder Woman.

Included in the box was:

- A copy of Lesley Livingston’s The Valiant and themed nail decals. (The other options for the month were Kacey Shea’s Detour (Contemporary Romance/New Adult Romance), and Jo Goodman’s A Touch of Frost or Anne Gracie’s Marry in Haste (Historical Romance).)

- A Wonder Woman Funko POP.

- An exclusive “I am Wonder Woman” bookmark illustrated by Lexy Folkes.

- An exclusive Themyscira candle from Wick and Fable.

- A Wonder Woman art print designed by Cristo Petroff.

- A Wonder Woman watercolor print illustrated by Aurora Wienhold.

The Verdict

I really enjoyed the Wonder Woman movie, and I've long loved Wonder Woman for all that she stands for, so receiving a box themed after the amazing Amazon was right up my alley. I’m also a collector of Funko POPs, so the inclusion of the Wonder Woman POP—a version I don’t already own, at that—was a double win. The Themyscira candle also smells delish, and brought back memories delightful memories of Chris Pine as Steve Trevor (and that scene in the natural baths ...). I do wish the art prints were a little better quality, printing wise, but the bookmark is gorgeous.

I also really enjoyed The Valiant (check out my review here), and it’s a fitting book to include in a badass lady themed box. Plus, there was confetti in the box, which I know some people hate, but I think adds a nice touch to any presentation.

You can subscribe to My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate via Cratejoy.

More from Cratejoy

Check out Cratejoy’s Four Weeks of Fandom collections or their YA book category for many other awesome box options, and check back soon for another review.

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FTC Full Disclosure: I received a free My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate thanks to Cratejoy in exchange for an honest review.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.