The Best UK Book Subscription Boxes for Readers of All Genres (2023)

Here at Cratejoy, we take incredible pride in offering you the best book subscription boxes you can find on the internet. But, unfortunately, we understand that not every seller is able to accommodate all shipping needs. So what if you’re a book lover residing outside of the United States or the European Union? Never fear! We’ve selected the best UK book boxes that will ship straight to your door.

Whether you're into YA books, romance novels, or seeking up-and-coming authors, these book subscription boxes are sure to deliver the next great book to add to your bookshelf. By investing in one of our monthly book boxes, you’ll never be at a loss for what to read again!



From £11.67 per box
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Coffee and Book Club is a curated subscription box that creates a lovely reading environment. Subscribers can choose between 2 bundles complete with a vintage book, a Bookishly notebook, 4 teabags, or 4 to 5 cups of ground coffee. All the essentials to impress your Anglophile book club.

“Sent as a gift for my niece. She received it today, which was perfect because it is her birthday! The package came beautifully wrapped as described with a lovely bag of tea, a book, a bookmarker, and a description of the book. So nice. I’m glad I selected the 6-month plan.” – Margaret L.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United Kingdom within 1 business day of your order. Additional boxes ship between the 20th and the 27th of every month.


Unplugged Adult Fiction Monthly Box

From $42.50 per box
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Unplug from technology and cozy up with a good book. With this monthly subscription service, you'll receive a brand new book, 3 to 5 self-care products, and 2 to 3 novelty products to help unplug from technology. Most of the books in each monthly box are signed or come with signed bookplates and a letter from the author. The Unplugged Book Box is available in adult and young adult options.

“I was a bit skeptical of what book I might get since Im heavily into fantasy but I loved the idea of a book box including self-care items! The book design is absolutely stunning, my significant other and I had the best reaction seeing all the detail and feeling like we got our first custom book! Thank you for putting care into this box.” – Destiny S.

Shipping: Ships to most countries from the United States the first week of every month.


Chocolate and Book Box

From £14.67 per box
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If you’re a busy book lover who likes to stay up-to-date and unwind, Chocolate and Book delivers you one new book, chocolate, and a cozy drink. Choose from 5 book genres (YA, Chicklit, Romance, Thriller, Sci-Fi/Fantasy) or surprise yourself!

“This is such a great box! I ordered the 3 mo. subscription (but I'll be extending it!!!) for my mom, and she was really pleased! The box came with a book, three packages of hot chocolate, a package of biscuits, a gourmet chocolate bar, and a bookmark.” – Holly O.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the United Kingdom between the 17th and the 20th of every month.


Bookfulness Box

From £12.00 per box
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Bookfulness delivers everything needed to curl up and enjoy a night in reading! Each Bookfulness Taster box includes a new paperback novel in the genre of your choosing and a hot beverage of your choice, plus a couple of artisan treats and sweets. Upgrade to the classic Bookfulness box to enjoy the same goodies, but receive an additional surprise gift!

“Just received my first box. It's beautifully packaged and has lovely items inside. The peanut butter popcorn didn't last long and my daughter is already eyeing up the keep cup and relaxing face mask.” – Denise M.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United Kingdom during the second half of each month.


Books & More

From $37.99 per box
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If you're a book lover, you need a subscription to Books & More! You'll tell Books & More a little bit about yourself and they'll curate the perfect book for you each month. Books & More has over 13 years of experience as an independent bookshop so you can trust that you're getting expert help in picking out the perfect book for you.

“I received a 3 month subscription to book box as a Christmas gift from my daughter. It was a wonderful surprise and a most enjoyable gift! The books were of the genres that I enjoy reading. All the extra little surprises added to the fun of opening my box every month.” – Sandra M.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the United States within a few days of order, and then on a monthly basis.


Once Upon a Book Club Box (Adult Edition)

From $61.25 per box
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Once Upon A Book Club delivers an interactive reading experience. Each month subscribers will receive a new fiction novel (choose between YA or Adult genres), 3-5 beautifully wrapped gifts, a small art print, and access to their online reading discussion group! The gifts included all have labels that correspond with the page number for when they are to be opened, a truly unique reading experience!

“I have absolutely LOVED this monthly subscription! Each book in itself is very interesting. Then you throw in these wonderful surprise gifts that tie to various paragraphs in the book. I eagerly await each month and highly recommend this selection. Thanks for everything!” – Stephanie M.

Shipping: Boxes ship between the 26th and the 30th of every month.


GeekGear WIZARDRY Special Edition Subscription

From £44.99 per box
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GeekGear may not include actual books, but it’s the best subscription for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts fans! Each box included 6-10 official Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merchandise, like postcards, wall art, collectibles, and an exclusive t-shirt!

“Loved loved everything that came in this box… Can't wait for the next one to come…” – Jason H.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United Kingdom between the 21st and the 26th of every month.


The Classic Vintage Teatime Box - Eat, Drink, Read & Keep

From £29.00 per box
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Vintage Teatime delivers everything needed to enjoy afternoon tea with a great read. Each month subscribers can expect a new book, a variety of 8 teabags, biscuits, and a vintage teacup complete with a saucer and plate! All boxes also include a surprise gift to compliment tea time!

“I absolutely love these boxes the tea sets are beautiful, I enjoy trying the tea always fun to try flavors I would probably not buy on my own. The books are always fun to read and the biscuits are very yummy.” – Sandi B.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United Kingdom around the 15th of each month. Free shipping within the United Kingdom.


Backpacker One Book

From $55.00 per box
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Are you a book lover who loves to travel? The Backpacker One Book subscription box will help you travel the world from the comfort of your own home. Each month you'll receive travel books curated by professionals. The best part about the Backpacker One Book is that each subscription provides life-saving nutrition to children and pregnant women across the globe.

“I had been thinking about signing up for a bit and finally decided, why not, just give it a try. Egypt has always been an intriguing place so I just couldn't resist. I am delighted to let the journey continue and look forward to "going" places in the future with the wordy traveler community.” – Laurie S.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States on a quarterly basis.