10 Best Book Subscription Boxes That You Must Try

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10 Best Book Subscription Boxes That You Must Try
Shivangi Gupta
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Buying book subscription boxes are a guilty pleasure. There are many book boxes available in the market. It sometimes gets so hard to choose the best among all. Here, you will find the list of the best book subscription boxes of all time. 

A book subscription box is an exciting experiment. A few years back, I made a promise to myself that I would read as many books as possible and invest in subscription boxes as well. Let’s not discuss if I kept my promise. But I made sure to complete the latter. My sole reason to get into buying book subscription boxes was to get exposed to different books. A subscription box is a heavenly treat for all book lovers. 

If you are an avid reader, you must try these best book subscription boxes (in no order of sequence) :

  1. Book of the Month
  2. and the Story Begins
  3. Totally Booked Crate/My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate
  4. The Book Drop
  5. My Thrill Club
  6. The Mental Wealth Box
  7. FairyLoot
  8. Once Upon A Book Club
  9. OwlCrate
  10. Lillypost

Want to read some classics or best fictional books? There is a box for that. Want to read books by women authors? You guessed it right!! There is a box for that. You can sign up for these boxes and spend less time searching for the next book. 

1. Book of the Month

Book of the Month: Book Subscription Box
Source: Book of the Month

Subscription Price: $14.99 per month

Genre: You will get books of almost all genres. Book of the Month offers fiction, YA fiction, non-fiction, new releases, and more. 

About the Box

The book subscription services are available for the residents of the United States only. Book of the Month is one of the favorites among the community of readers. You can quickly look at their every month’s selection before subscribing to their services. All the information is available on their website. 

How does it Work?

The Book of the Month selects five new hardcovers for you to choose from. The chosen books range from fiction to non-fiction titles. The best part of BOTM is that they offer physical Hardcovers!! And that is amazing! According to the Book of the Month, their team reviews thousands of submissions and closely judges the best among all. 

2. And the Story Begins

And the Story Begins: Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Price: $17.95 per month (If you choose to take a more extended subscription, you might save a little money)

Genre: and the Story Begins does not limit themselves to just one or a few genres. You can get teen fiction, YA fiction, Fantasy, or something that you were not even expecting. 

About the Box 

This book subscription box offers its reader two books of their favorite genre. The book services ships free in the US. One of the best parts of signing up with “and the Story Begins” is that you will get your books beautifully hand-wrapped in 100% recycled paper. The customization added into the box makes it more appealing. 

How does it work? 

For now, the services are only available in the United States. You can place an order by the 20th of every month. “And the Story Begins” ships the book box on the 20th of each month. After placing the order, the package will reach you in just 3-10 days. You can also renew or cancel your subscription anytime you want. 

3. Totally Booked Crate/My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate

Totally Booked Crate/My Guilty Pleasures Book Crate: Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Cost: $23.00 per month 

Genre: Adult Romance (My Guilty Pleasures) and YA Fiction (Totally Booked Crate) 

About the Box 

Totally Booked Crate and My Guilty Pleasure is a monthly subscription for romance and young adult fiction readers. The subscription services offer you two different genres to choose from. Along with the books, you will also get a boorish candle or some treat. They are also trying to add a letter by author, a signed book, and many more things. 

How does it work? 

You can choose from two different crates. I would recommend selecting this book box only if you are into these two genres. In the YA Crate category, you get to choose between YA Fantasy and YA Contemporary. Whereas in the Romance Crate, you get to choose between 3 genres: Historical Romance, New Adult, and Romance. The shipping of the orders starts after the 23rd of every month. The box also includes many book-related goodies and treats. 

4. The Book Drop

The Book Drop: Book Subcription Boxes
Source: TheBookTrade

Subscription Price: The prices range from $8.00 to $17.99

Genre: The Book Drop offers you books from different genres like children’s fiction, YA Fiction, adult reads, and many more. 

About the box

The Book Drop is a book subscription box service from an independent bookstore “Bethany Beach Books.” You can choose from options for adults, middle-grade readers, children’s books, and Young Adult fiction. With some fantastic books, you will also get tea, coffee, and a jigsaw puzzle. 

How does it work?

The book box is based on an independent bookstore. They select some of the best titles of multiple genres. Being an independent bookstore, they are not able to deliver their boxes to everyone. 

5. My Thrill Club

My Thrill Club: Best Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Price: Plans began from $18.99 per month. (the longer the subscription, the more you tend to save)

Genre: Horror, Thriller, and Mystery

About the Box

My Thrill Box is a monthly subscription box. It offers you two hardcovers that are worth all the wait. You will get books from different genres, including, Thriller, Horror, Mystery, and a Surprise Box. 

How does it work? 

My Thrill Box ships their orders on the 1st of every month. The orders get shipped in 2 business days. This book subscription service is only available in the United States. The monthly subscriptions renew automatically. However, you can cancel anytime. 

6. The Mental Wealth Box

The Mental Wealth Box: Best Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Price: $44.95 per month 

Genre: Self-help and Journals

About the box

The Mental Wealth Box is curated to help the subscribers mentally and spiritually. The box comes with self-help and mental health-related items. Each box is filled with things that tend to provide knowledge about depression, anxiety, and PTSD. The Mental Wealth Box also offers specially targeted boxes like PTSD Box, Anxiety Box, Depression Box, and many more. You will receive books and journals, and many more wellness-related products. 

How does it work? 

The Mental Wealth Box comes in 3 different plans. 

  1. Monthly 
  2. 3 Months
  3. 6 Months 

The subscription auto-renews according to the plans. However, you can cancel your subscription at any time. The plans are changes every month. The Mental Wealth Box ships its boxes on the 15th of every month. 

7. FairyLoot

FairyLoot: Book Subscription Box
Source: Odd Socks & Lollipop

Subscription Price: Plans begin at $33.90 per month

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy 

About the box 

The FairyLoot is a fantasy-themed book subscription box. In the book subscription box, you will get a recently released YA book. Along with the book, you will also get the five best quality bookish goodies—FairyLoot partners up with one of the best authors and leading publishing houses. 

How does it work? 

FairyLoot offers you three different types of Subscription plans. It includes:

  1. Monthly Subscription
  2. 3 Months Prepaid Subscription
  3. 6 Month Prepaid Subscription

Along with the plans, you can also place an order for just a single time purchase. This kind of plan will not renew automatically.  

8. Once Upon A Book Club

Once Upon A Book Club: Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Price: $32.59 per month 

Genre: The genre varies every month. They might offer mystery, historical fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, magic realism, contemporary, and many more. 

About the Box

Once Upon A Book Club” is such a great book subscription box. It is a delight to open a literary box like this. In the subscription, you get a new book with small gifts and surprises. The gifts in the box are related to the books they offer. Open the gifts as you read the book. 

How does it work? 

Once Upon a Book Club aims to provide the best unboxing and reading experience to its customers. You can easily place orders every month. They offer

  • Adult Box: for 18+ readers, this box includes one adult fiction, 3-5 gifts, 5-7 quote prints, read-along dates, and many more things.
  • Also, all the books and gifts are individually wrapped and labeled. The gifts are given particular numbers. The numbers indicate the page number of the book. You are not supposed to open the gifts until you reach that particular page.  

9. OwlCrate

OwlCrate: Book Subscription Box
Source: CrateJoy

Subscription Price: $29.99 per month 

Genre: Young Adult (YA Fiction)

About the Box

OwlCrate is one of the most popular book subscription boxes available in the market. Even though OwlCrate is a YA book subscription, it is still loved by readers of all age groups. The best part of this book box is that it ships worldwide. 

How does it work? 

Similar to many other book boxes, the OwlCrate also offers three different plans, including:

  1. Monthly
  2. 3 Months
  3. 6 Months 

According to your plan, you will get a brand new book, high-quality bookish items, and so many amazing goodies from the authors. 

10. Lillypost

Lillypost: Book Subscription Box
Source: Subboxy

Subscription Price: $18.95 per month ($4.95 shipping)

Genre: Children’s Books (Books from newborn to 7 years old) 

About the Box

Lillypost book subscription box was founded with the idea that books and reading are the foundation of a child and his growth. They believe that reading can change people and lives. The love of books and reading indeed begins from a tender age. Reading books to children increase their engagement skills as well as establishes a sense of relationships towards literacy. 

How does it work?

Right now, their services are only available for the residents of North America. You can select a box of your choice. All you got to do is choose your child’s age, and you will get a box filled with four board books and 3 picture books. You can also choose a month-to-month prepaid plan. 

Final Thought

These were some of the best book subscription box that you must try. I would recommend you to choose at least one of these boxes. Do let us know in the comment section which box you liked the most. Also, stay connected for more such content. Have a great day and happy reading!

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