Reading is a favorite pastime for many and is the best excuse for peace, quiet and the occasional "shh." It's time to grab your favorite mug of coffee, find a cozy spot and make a dent in the stacks of books scattered around your house. Not already a book lover? That's ok! We invite everyone to discover the joy of reading.
If you made "read more" a 2019 New Year's resolution, or are preparing for National Reading Month, we've curated a list of the best book subscription boxes to find your next great read. Whether you're a fan of fiction, non-fiction, young adult, romance or fantasy, we've got a genre ready for you to get lost in. Without further adieu, here are some of the best book subscription boxes for book lovers!
Price: Starts at $49.99/3 months
What You’ll Get: For all wanderlust afflicted bibliophiles out there, give the gift of globetrotting in book form with The Wordy Traveler. Available in 2 levels, the Full Suitcase and the Backpacker, each quarter unbox books that bring a new location to life, along with additional scene-setting goodies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2-3 business days of ordering
Price: Starts at $15.99/month
What You’ll Get: Jump into a new fantasyland each month with the Shelflove Crate. Each month’s themed box delivers an exciting new fantasy or sci-fi pick geared to tweens and young adults, plus 4 or more complementary treats. Give them the opportunity to escape reality through some captivating stories.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $31.10/month
What You’ll Get: Enlightened Warrior Book Club is on a mission to inspire its subscribers to be their very best selves. Each month subscribers can expect a new book that inspires personal growth (varies between fiction and non-fiction books), plus 2 items that fit the theme of the book, a variety of local handcrafted items, and a gift to give a loved one to share the inspiration.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 26th-29th of each month
Price: Starts at $45.00/month
What You’ll Get: Culture Carton is a great subscription box for men that delivers lifestyle essentials plus a new book every month, all curated around a new self-improvement theme. Each box includes a new fiction novel, plus lifestyle products like accessories, EDC gear, leather goods, gourmet food, and grooming products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 17th of each month
Price: Starts at $40.50/month
What You’ll Get: Deliver personal growth reading each month with the CoachCrate subscription box. From insightful readings to 1-3 online coaching sessions, plus 3-6 items that focus on productivity, relaxation and personal change, each month’s curated box highlights a specific theme intended to help everyone grow and learn their own personal strengths.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 23rd-25th of every month
Price: Starts at $33.33/month
What You’ll Get: Bookship firmly believes you don't have to be a tween or teen to enjoy a great young adult novel! Each month's box includes a highly anticipated YA release, plus bookish gifts enhance the reading experience. Subscribers can expect items like bookmarks, art prints, home accessories, and self-care items all curated around that month's book.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. mid-month
Price: Starts at $38.33/month
What You’ll Get: Feminist Book Club is on a mission to empower female readers everywhere. Each month's box includes a new novel plus 2-4 self-care items from women-owned businesses, like hand-poured candles, all-natural skincare, and custom tote bags. Subscribers also gain access to their secret discussion group and the opportunity to vote on next month's book. On top of that, 5% of all sales are donated to a new Feminist organization each month!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month
Price: Starts at $31.99/month
What You’ll Get: Gourmet coffee AND a book every month?! My Coffee and Book Club pairs coffee from a local Nashville micro-roaster with a new hardcover book every month. Subscribers choose from either a non-fiction or fiction hardcover book to compliment one 12oz. bag of ground coffee, different each month.
Shipping: Ships worldwide during the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $24.95/month
What You’ll Get: If you're after a book subscription that delivers variety, then Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss is definitely worth a try! Each month subscribers can expect 3-5 newly released fiction books, plus 2-4 downloadable ebooks. Included books span fiction novels like romance, mystery, and suspense from both bestselling and new authors.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada during the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $14.99/month
What You’ll Get: Owl Post Books is a book subscription for young readers, curated to spark imagination and grow the love of reading. Choose between two subscription options: the Book of the Month Club for 1 new book delivered in a colorful mailer ($14.99), or the Imagination Box for 3 books and a unique toy delivered in a box that's designed like a coloring book ($30). A unique gift idea for any budding reader!
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada between the 1st-4th of each month
Price: Starts at $30.24/month
What You’ll Get: For the budding actors and actresses who like to bring their favorite characters to life, Little Bookish Wardrobe packages a book and fun play outfits to match. Clothes are for 3-7 year old boys and girls. It's the perfect bookish gift for the kiddos in your life!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the first week of every month
Price: Starts at $8.33/month
What You’ll Get: If you're looking for a variety of book options then BookCase.Club is the way to go. Choose between 12 different subscription options (including young adult, children's, and several genres) then BookCase.Club will hand-pick 2 different books for each month's box!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S on the 1st of each month
Price: Starts at $9.99/month
What You’ll Get: Used Books Monthly delivers a unique reading experience to every subscriber. Choose between their 2 book envelope or the 4 book box, fill out their short survey with genre preferences, and they'll handpick books for each month's delivery! All subscribers' receive a totally customized selection of gently-used books!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 5th of each month
Price: Starts at $32.50/month
What You’ll Get: Once Upon a Book Club is a unique interactive book subscription, perfect for readers who love joining book clubs! Each month's box include a new fiction novel plus 3-5 wrapped gifts that are to be opened with corresponding pages throughout the included book. Subscribers also get access to the Once Upon a Book Club discussion groups!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S between the 17th-20th each month
Price: Starts at $19.00/box
What You’ll Get: Call Number is a quarterly book subscription (1 box every 3 months) that celebrates contemporary Black literature and authors. Subscribers can choose between 2 subscription options: the Book Only Box or the Complete Box for a new book plus 2-4 items related to the theme of the included book. Both subscription options include the choice of either a fiction or non-fiction book.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of the month