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Dryad Book Box: a bi-monthly subscription box for fantasy lovers!



January's Box theme is... Break the Curse.


Our featured book this month is The City of Stardust — Georgia Summers’ spellbinding tale of family curses, secret societies & monsters — perfect for fans of The Starless Sea & The Ten Thousand Doors of January.


The City of Stardust Synopsis:


For centuries, Everlys have seen their brightest and best disappear, taken as punishment for a crime no one remembers, for a purpose no one understands. Their tormentor is a woman named Penelope, who never ages, never grows sick - and never forgives a debt.


Ten years ago, Violet Everly's mother left to break the curse, and never returned. Now Violet must find her mother, or she will be taken in her place.Her hunt leads her into a seductive magical underworld of power-hungry scholars, fickle gods, and monsters bent on revenge. And into the path of Penelope's quiet assistant, Aleksander, who she knows cannot be trusted - and yet to whom she finds herself undeniably drawn.Tied to a very literal deadline, Violet will travel to the edges of the world to find her mother and the key to the city of stardust, where the Everly story began…

What's Included? (Spoilers ahead!)

  • A signed 1st edition copy of The City of Stardust.
  • An exclusive author’s letter from Georgia Summers.
  • A box of Vanilla Chai Black Tea by Hoogly Tea (Fiery chai spices are perfectly tempered by smooth vanilla in this well-crafted combination!)
  • 'Staircase to the Stars' Ex Libris Book Stamp (designed by us and made by The English Stamp Company from sustainably sourced beechwood & eco synthetic rubber).
  • 'The Scholars Keys' Weekly Planner (designed by us and printed on FSC certified paper).





  • Our packaging is plastic free & made from recycled materials!
  • Our boxes are packed by hand, by our small team.
  • This listing for a single box. To learn more about our subscriptions, click here.

January 2024 – Break the Curse – Full Dryad Book Box

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