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The Locked Library September 2023: Back To School


Featured book: Every Exquisite Thing by Laura Steven

Welcome back to the Library, Readers.

Get your hands on one of the limited remaining copies of The Locked Library's September 2023 box, Back To School, featuring Every Exquisite Thing by Laura Steven.

I was so perfect before the world told me otherwise.”

A feminist YA horror-thriller-romance retelling of The Picture of Dorian Gray by the TikTok sensation and author of The Society for Soulless Girls.

A sinister someone is using the uncanny portraits to kill off the subjects of their portraits one by one. As more perfectly beautiful students start to fall, Penny Paxton knows her time is running out . . . A seductive and searing exploration of beauty, identity, and what the pursuit of perfection can truly cost. 

Our Locked Library exclusive edition will feature:

🗝 A bespoke re-colour cover unique to the subscription box 

🗝 Digital edges

🗝 A foil board design 

🗝 Illustrated endpapers 

🗝 An inbound letter from the author

Bookish TLDR:

🗝 Standalone YA Dark Academia Horror

🗝 FMC; F/F Relationship; Classical Retelling

🗝 If you love horrors, thrillers and romance wrapped up in a classical retelling, you'll love this book.

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Those who received this subscription in September 2023 are not eligible to purchase this box. Any duplicate orders will be cancelled and refunded.

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