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Bubbles & Books Subscription Review + Coupon – November 2018

Jessica Hapak
ByJessica HapakDec 15, 2018 | 1 comment

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Box

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Bubbles & Books is a monthly subscription box that offers “one romance novel in the genre of your choice, one all-natural artisan-crafted soap, and other book and bath-related goodies (think candles, bath bombs, teas, etc.)!”

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Open Box

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This is a review of The Bad Boy Box, $27.99 a month + shipping, box.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Group Shot

About Bubbles & Books

The Subscription: Bubbles & Books

The Cost: $27.99 + $3.00 US shipping

ACTIVE DEAL: Save 10% on your first box!

The Products: “Every box contains at least one romance novel, one artisan-crafted soap, and one other book- or bath-related goody. However, the majority of our boxes contain more than this!” You can choose from 3 different genres: Bad Boy, Luxe, and Swept Away.

Ships to: U.S. and Worldwide

Bubbles & Books November 2018 Review

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Info Sheet

This box usually comes with an info sheet that gives ideas on how to enjoy the items included in the box.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Button

We also received a button that says “reading is snow much fun.” I agree, Frosty!

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Book 1

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Book 2

Christmas on Mistletoe Lane by Annie Rains – Retail Value $7.99 (found here for $5.98)

This was a cute story about two strangers bringing a bed and breakfast back to life just in time for Christmas. It was an easy read that I enjoyed immensely- something about simple Christmas-themed romance novels just make me happy. Annie Rains is a new author to me, and I am excited to try and find more novels by her now that I have a few weeks of relaxation due to winter break. From Amazon:

Christmas is coming to the North Carolina mountains, and the air is fresh and crisp and filled with promise. After the devastating loss of her job in the big city, the small town of Sweetwater Springs feels like heaven to Kaitlyn Russo. She's inherited her grandparents' charming (if a little rundown) bed and breakfast, and it's just the new lease on life she needs. Only "heaven" comes with a catch-and a handsome and completely infuriating one at that.

After what he hopes will be a quick trip, Mitch Hargrove wants nothing more than to put his hometown in the rearview mirror. But his plans get derailed when he learns he's now half-owner of the Sweetwater B&B. The fact that he's given only two months to make the inn a success is a huge problem, but it's his pretty-and incredibly headstrong-partner who's the real challenge. With the holiday fast approaching and a grand re-opening looming, will Mitch keep running from the ghosts of Christmas past . . . or will he realize the true gift he's been given?

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Soap

Bubbles & Books Premium Handmade Soap in Candy Cane

This soap is a Bubbles & Books exclusive, handmade with olive oil, coconut oil, soybean oil, corn oil, sunflower oil, shea butter, water, and lye. This soap really smells like sweet peppermint which is one of my favorite scents any time of year, let alone during the Holidays.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Bomb 1

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Bomb 2

Bubbles & Books Premium Bath Bomb in Mistletoe

I love that this box always includes a bath bomb—slipping into a bath that’s been fragranced with a bath bomb with a good read is one of my favorite ways to relax! This smelled fragrantly of pine which I really enjoyed, and there was a small bit of glitter in this bomb that left me a little sparkly. I will never say no to having glitter on me (within reason, please don’t glitter bomb me), and though this turned my bath a vibrant blue it didn’t stain my tub.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Socks 1

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Socks 2

If You Can Read This Socks

I love these socks- they’re warm and they tell the reader to bring me wine, two of my favorite things! These socks feel like they were well made and I like that the words are a bit rubbery to provide grip so I don’t slip while wearing these.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Stocking

Christmas Stocking – Buy a similar pack of 24 for $18.99

This is your basic low-budget Christmas stocking, but I like Bubbles & Books suggestions to put Christmas gifts inside of here instead of a gift bag. I am also contemplating trying to put Duchess in it for the cute photo op.

Bubbles & Books November 2018 - Ornament


This is where I wish Bubbles & Books would take a step back and really ask if this belonged in their box- this ornament is not well made and it won’t work with many styles. I almost feel having this cheap ornament in the box cheapens the overall box experience.

Verdict: Bubbles & Books combines two of my favorite things—reading and baths! This month also felt like an improvement over previous months in terms of the quality of the items sent (ornament aside). I hope Bubbles & Books continues to improve because they have a really great subscription box idea I love and want to support.

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? No, you will start receiving the December box.

From Bubbles & Books:

We ship between the 10th and the 15th of every month. Orders received the 15th-20th will ship the next business day.

Coupon - Use code ROMANCEME to save 20% off your first box!

Value Breakdown: This box costs $27.99 + $3.00 shipping, which means that each of the 5 items in the box has an average cost of $6.20.

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Bubbles & Books is a monthly subscription box that delivers romance novels, artisan-crafted soaps, and other book- and bath-related goodies right to your door! Our current box selections include: The Bad Boy Box, The Luxe Paranormal Box, and The Swept Away Box. Bubbles & Books is only $24 pe... read more.
Jessica Hapak
Jessica Hapak
I am a staunch believer that pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza and when I’m not working as a family law attorney I enjoy hiking the Louisiana trails (alligator sightings are a favorite!) or relaxing with Duchess, my cat. I’m a sucker for anything labeled a mystery box and I’ve never met a bath bomb I didn’t like.

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Maria B.

Good review! I’ve been watching this box 😀

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