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Article: May Mystery Booxies

May Mystery Booxies

May Mystery Booxies

Welcome back, book lovers! It's that time again where we unveil the latest additions to our shelves.

Mystery Booxies is a monthly service that delivers a curated selection of books directly to your doorstep. It's a fantastic way to explore new authors and broaden your literary horizons in the new year.

Each box contains a brand new book, a bookmark, and exciting extras like tea, snacks, and drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic, depending on your preference). All books are hand-picked by passionate bibliophiles and are guaranteed to be a delightful surprise from recent releases.

Mystery Booxies offers flexible subscription options, including monthly, bi-monthly, and annual plans. For a lighter option, choose the boxless subscription, which includes a book, tea, and a bookmark.

Whether you're looking to fulfill your reading resolution, discover new genres, or simply enjoy a delightful surprise, Mystery Booxies is the perfect treat for bookworms of all ages. Plus, you'll be supporting independent booksellers and publishers!

We are very excited about the books we chose for you this May. You are in for a Bookish treat this month!


Twenty Seven Minutes by Ashley Tate

It takes one moment to call for help. So why did he wait? With a shocking twist that will leave you breathless, Twenty-Seven Minutes is a gripping story about what happens when grief becomes unbearable, dark secrets are unearthed, and the horrifying truth is revealed.

For the last ten years, the small town of West Wilmer has been struggling to answer one question: on the night of the crash that killed his sister, why did it take Grant Dean twenty-seven minutes to call for help? If he'd called sooner, Phoebe might still be alive.

As the anniversary of Phoebe's death approaches, Grant is consumed by his memories and the secret that's been suffocating him for years. But he and Phoebe weren't the only ones in the car that night. Becca was there too - she's the only other person who knows what really happened. Or is she?

 Twenty seven minutes by Ashley Tate


Small Hours by Bobby Palmer

We love love love Bobby Palmer and loved his debut Isaac and the Egg so of course we were over the moon when we heard about Small Hours and this book was up there too!

If you stood before sunrise in this wild old place, looking through the trees into the garden, here's what you'd see:

A father and son, a fox standing between them.

Jack, home for the first time in years, still determined to be the opposite of his father.

Gerry, who would rather talk to animals than the angry man back under his roof.

Everything that follows is because of the fox, and because Jack's mother is missing. It spans generations of big dreams and lost time, unexpected connections and things falling apart, great wide worlds and the moments that define us.

If you met them in the small hours, you'd begin to piece together their story.

 small hours by Bobby Palmer


A Fate Inked in Blood by Danielle L. Jensen

A shield maiden blessed by the gods battles to unite a nation under a power-hungry king - while also fighting her growing desire for his fiery son - in this Norse-inspired fantasy romance from the bestselling author of The Bridge Kingdom series.

Bound in an unwanted marriage, Freya spends her days gutting fish, but dreams of becoming a warrior. And of putting an axe in her boorish husband's back.
Freya's dreams abruptly become reality when her husband betrays her to the region's jarl, landing her in a fight to the death against his son. To survive, Freya is forced to reveal her deepest secret- she possesses a drop of a goddess's blood, which gives her magic capable of repelling any attack. A
magic that was foretold would unite the fractured nation of Skaland beneath a king-the one who controls the shield maiden's fate.

Believing he's destined to rule Skaland, the fanatical jarl binds Freya with a blood oath and orders his son, Bjorn, to protect Freya from their enemies. Desperate to prove her strength, Freya must train to fight and learn to control her magic, all while facing perilous tests set by the gods. Except the greatest test of all may be resisting her forbidden attraction to Bjorn. If Freya succumbs to her lust for the charming and fierce warrior, she risks not only her own destiny but the fate of all the people she swore to protect.
A Fate Inked In Blood by Danielle L.Jansen


How To Say Babylon by Safiya Sinclair

An extraordinary and inspiring memoir of family, education and resilience, from award-winning poet Safiya Sinclair.

There was more than one way to be lost, more than one way to be saved.

Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where luxury hotels line pristine white sand beaches, Safiya Sinclair grew up guarding herself against an ever-present threat. Her father, a volatile reggae musician and strict believer in a militant sect of Rastafari, railed against Babylon, the corrupting influence of the immoral Western world just beyond their gate. To protect the purity of the women in their family he forbade almost everything: nowhere but home and school, no friends but this family and no future but this path.

Her mother did what she could to bring joy to her children with books and poetry. But as Safiya’s imagination reached beyond its restrictive borders, her burgeoning independence brought with it ever greater clashes with her father. Soon she realised that if she was to live at all, she had to find some way to leave home. But how?


Wild Love by Elsie Silver

She's been driving him wild for years . . .

the good kind of wild.

The kind of wild that comes with wanting your best friend's little sister and knowing you can't have her.

Forbes may have labeled Ford Grant the World's Hottest Billionaire, but all he cares about is escaping the press and opening a recording studio in gorgeous small town Rose Hill. Something that comes to a screeching halt when he ends up face-to-face with a young girl who claims he's her biological father. Now, he spends his days balancing business with parenting a sullen twelve-year-old, all while trying desperately to keep his hands the hell off his best friend's sister, Rosie Belmont.

After living in the city, Rosie came blasting back into town like a storm. Beautiful, messy, and chaotic. And one wide-eyed, desperate plea for a job is all it takes for Ford to hire her. He vows to keep her at arm's length. Tries to stick to scowls and grumpy one-liners. But with her, verbal sparring is a type of foreplay?friction that soon turns to blistering heat.

Wild Love by Elsie Silver


Where Sleeping Girls Lie by Faridah Àbike-Íyimide

Where Sleeping Girls Lie is a haunting and compulsive new Dark Academia mystery of secrets, lies and revenge, from the award-winning, bestselling author of Ace of Spades, Faridah Abike-Iyimide.
She has no idea what to expect of her mysterious new boarding school - an institution steeped in tradition and secrets. But she certainly didn't imagine her roommate, Elizabeth, to go missing on her first night. Or for people to think Sade had something to do with it. Suddenly everyone is talking about Sade, including the Unholy Trinity: the three most popular girls at school. Swept up in their circle, Sade can't shake the sense that there's more to Elizabeth's disappearance - especially as the teachers don't seem to care. And then a student is found dead.It's clear there's more to Alfred Nobel Academy and its students than Sade could have imagined - and she must race to uncover the truth. But secrets lurk around every corner and beneath every surface...
where Sleeping Girls Lie by Faridah Abike-Iyimide
As May unfolds, these mystery books offer the perfect escape into worlds of intrigue, magic, and romance. Whether you're seeking pulse-pounding thrills, heartwarming tales, or fantastical adventures, these captivating reads have something for everyone. So, why wait? Get your Mystery Booxies and enjoy the perfect bookish escape this month.

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