Gift Guide: The Best YA Book Subscription Boxes (2021)

One of the best gifts one can give this holiday season is the gift of reading. Even as adults, we sometimes yearn for books that tug on our heartstrings and remind us that a world of magic, fantasy, and high school butterflies is still possible. Whether you're looking to explore the world of young adult fiction for the first time or hoping to expand your current book collection now, dive into this list of young adult book subscription boxes we have curated just for you.

Whether you prefer sci-fi or romance, the Cratejoy marketplace has the best YA book subscription boxes you can't find anywhere else on the internet. Each high-quality monthly box is an interactive experience on its own and one to deepen your relationship with your read.

What are the best young adult book subscription boxes?


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Unplugged Book Box

From $38.00 per box
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If you're looking to unplug and recharge with a book and some self-care goodies, this fan favorite subscription box may be up your alley. Each box includes 1 young adult book or adult new release, 3-5 exclusive self-care products, and 2-3 novelty products such as journals and cooking utensils. Light a candle and sip on some tea with your new book of the month. Now that's what you call pure litjoy!


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Now in Books

From $14.99 per box
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Experience a unique spin to the traditional audiobook experience! With Now in Books, take your reading experience to the next level with a combination of reading while listening to a curated music playlist. Each box includes one gift wrapped YA novel, a music playlist, and a book club guide that includes other reading, TV, and movie recommendations. This monthly plan will have you falling in love with reading all over again.


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Reel Bookish Box

From $23.83 per box
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The argument stands – which was better the book or the movie? Why not get the best of both worlds with a monthly subscription to Reel Bookish Box. Experience it all with a new monthly hardcover YA novel paired with fun and unique movie items such as postcards, snacks, and stickers that are paired with each read. The perfect goodie box for story lovers!


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I Smell Books Classic Book Box

From $42.99 per box
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Bookworms and book lovers all know the importance of having a good classic in the book collection. Each month, receive a new classical bestseller to your library with 4-5 themed related items like home decor, candles, bath and body care, socks, and collectibles. Each book has a beautiful cover that will have you gushing over pure classic fandom.


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Young At Heart Book Club

From $31.25 per box
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It takes a young adult to know a good YA book when they see one. Curated by a teen librarian, get exclusive insight into some of the best YA novels on the market. Each month, receive a new novel and 3-5 themed gifts, tea, and collectible bookmarks. Subscribers must be over 18 to receive YA Books made for adults.


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Scribbler Box Subscription

From $27.50 per box
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What's Included: Encourage the would-be writer in your family with Scribbler! This unique subscription box -- founded and run by two bestselling novelists -- includes not only an autographed book of the month, but an exclusive writer's guide on different elements of craft, tips from publishing pros, and special goodies for writers.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. (except Mexico and Peru) around the 21st of the month


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Chocolate and book

From £14.67 per box
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Cozy up and unwind with some delicious handcrafted chocolates, a hot drink, and a good book with this monthly subscription box. Curated for the ultimate book lover, Chocolate and Book deliver a new read from a genre of your choice paired with either a selection of homemade, award-winning, or bestselling chocolates. Can you say match made in heaven?


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My Sci-Fi Club Subscription Box

From $16.00 per box
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What's Included: Choose between science fiction and fantasy books -- or a mix of each -- with My Sci Fi Club, which includes 2 brand-new hardcover books in every box! This book-only box helps your teen reader build their library and love of reading each and every month.

Shipping: First box ships within the U.S. within 2 business days; following boxes ship on the 1st of the month


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Once Upon a Book Club Box (Adult Edition)

From $61.25 per box
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What's Included: Once Upon a Book Club is a monthly subscription box that's here to bring a unique interactive reading experience to all subscribers. Each monthly delivery brings 1 newly released adult or YA novel, plus 3-5 wrapped gifts that bear numbered tags that correspond to specific page numbers throughout the book. Dive into the story and as you reach a particular page, open the special gift item to watch the story unfold before you.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the end of the month if ordered by the 14th; orders that come after the 14th will ship by the end of the next month


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Fantasy Monthly

From $16.66 per box
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If you're a YA fantasy fan, say no more! Each month, Fantasy Monthly Classic sends their happy subscribers a new hardcover fantasy novel and a box of other unique bookish keepsakes! Collect these creative bookmarks, artist prints, exclusive buttons, and monthly book club cards each month. With this monthly subscription, you'll also have access to an online community with other fantasy lovers just like you!


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Seasonal Quarterly box

From $45.00 per box
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Start a quarterly book club with your other busy moms and working women with Bookship! Each box includes self-care and bookish items like art prints, home decor pieces, and pampering goodies aimed to help busy bees escape and relax. Items are curated and sourced from local and small businesses so you can look forward to unboxing exclusive book swag every quarter.


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Once Upon a Book Club Box (Young Adult Edition)

From $61.25 per box
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Even as an adult, we still yearn to experience the magic! Once Upon a Book Club Box provides a unique and interactive reading experience like no other! Each month, receive a new young adult book and 3-5 wrapped gifts labeled with page numbers. As you read, you'll be directed to open the gifts which call for a fun and exciting reading adventure!