This is a part #2 to my recent post about what book box subscriptions are out there, and my thoughts!
Remember that there are hundreds of different types of book box subscriptions you could try out. It could be by genres or age groups or supporting indie authors; many to choose from and lots of different prices! Each one gears and targets a certain type of audience, so hopefully I can break down some of the more popular ones for you.
To help find your perfect subscription, read through not only this article but my other one (Part 1). It also doesn’t hurt if you youtubed unboxing’s of subscriptions you might be interested in, to really get the feel of each box! Don’t be afraid to really dig in and do the research! 😀
Disclaimer: I do not own any of these companies, pictures, website links; only my thoughts/opinions.
Let’s get right into it!
- Once Upon a Book Club
Once Upon a Book Club is a really popular book subscription for those looking for great Adult/ Young Adult novels without all the fancy exclusive editions. As it comes in this adorable decorative box, it always showcases a new release. There are two options to choose from: either the young adult or the adult box. You could also be part of read-a-longs or live discussions with other book club members! There’s also a chance to buy previous books/ items on the website as well!
Young Adult box: it comes with a new release fiction geared toward 14+ audience. There are usually 3-5 individually wrapped gifts as well, with page numbers from the featured book, only meant to be opened once you get to that certain page! It really brings the book to life by adding a more interactive component. IT also features a 5X7 print featuring a quote from the monthly book.
This lovely subscription is a monthly based service. You can choose to pay 1 month, 3 months, 6 month or 12 MONTHS! It’s also auto-renewing at the start of each month but it gives you the option to skip the month if needed be. Shipping is free for the US! Otherwise it’s shipping to Canada is $10USD per month, everywhere else is $26.50 USD per month.
- 1 Month: $49.99 USD + Shipping
- 3 Months Prepay: $145 USD + Shipping
- 6 Months Prepay: $289 USD + Shipping
- 12 Months/Yearly Prepay: $570 USD + Shipping
2) And The Story Begin
This is a lovely option for people looking for the more affordable pricing but still want books geared toward their interests. This monthly subscription offers two books from your genre of choice! Unlike other book subscriptions, they don’t wait until the end of the month to ship, but actually ship WEEKLY! Each package is hand wrapped in 100% recycled materials!
This book subscription is ONLY $17.95 USD! It’s really amazing! That’s two books for $17.95!https://andthestorybegins.cratejoy.com/
This box is perfect for those that love bookish-related self care items related to a book of the month. Offering seasonally inspired self care items to really help you wind down and enjoy an amazing book! What’s even more fantastic about this box is that it supports small, women-owned businesses and artists in EVERY BOX! This service is offered as a young adult and adult fiction box! Books comed signed as well or with signed bookplates and exclusive author letters!
If you happened to miss a month, or regret not getting something, fear not! They have a shop on their website where you can purchase previous items!
What can you find inside?
- 4-6 High quality self care bookish related items from small businesses (candles, bath goods, lip/skin care, shower goods, tea/coffee, mugs, notebooks, artwork/photography, totes, baking kits, candy)
- A book of the month/ possibly a new release/ usually a hardcover
- 1 Month: $39.99 USD + Shipping
- 3 Months Pre-paid: $117.45 USD + Shipping
- 6 Months Pre-paid: $234.10 USD + Shipping
- 12 Month/ Yearly Pre-paid: $456 USD + Shipping
This wonderfully crafted book box is Bi-MONTHY subscription! Belle is perfect for those looking to get more than one book a month! Each book receives 2 limited edition signed romance/coming of age/ contemporary women fiction book, along with 2 exclusive bookish related items!
- 2 Months (receive 1 box every 2 months) $49.99 USD + Shipping
- 4 Months Prepay (receive 1 box every 2 months. prepay for 2 boxes) $99.98 USD + Shipping
- 6 Month Prepay (receive 1 box every 2 months. Prepay for 3 boxes) $149.97 USD + Shipping
- 12 Month Prepay (receive 1 box every 2 months. Prepay for 6 boxes) $299.94 USD + Shipping