I bought this box for my sister and also one for my brother-in-law. They have both really liked the boxes. The cocktails are very yummy and not something they would normally attempt making. The books are welcome as well. Both had read Alice in Wonderland before, but said that it was a joy to revisit it.
My only suggestions are 1) don't send an email ahead of time telling the person what they are getting unless the sender chooses to have that done - these were Xmas presents and so they knew well ahead of the day what they were getting and 2) perhaps have a place where people can suggest classics for future boxes (along with a list of previous ones)?
I ordered this for my brother for Xmas and he loved it. My only suggestion is that there should be an option to NOT have an email sent to the recipient telling them what it is beforehand.