and the Story Begins

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  • Your book box will ship by the 20th of each month. Please order by the 20th to get the current box. Book boxes usually take 3-10 days to arrive, however this may take longer due to USPS politics/delays/COVID. Each of our books are wrapped and shipped in 100% recycled materials. No refunds. Questions? Contact us for more information.
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A Box of Surprises Every Single Time!
Discover our TWO handpicked books from the genre of your choosing! All of our books are hand-wrapped and shipped in 100% recycled materials. A Box of Surprises Every Single Time! An amazing gift for any book lover! Perfect for birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, etc.
  • An Experience Unlike Any other!
  • Perfect for birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, etc.
  • An amazing gift for any book lover!
  • All of our books are individually wrapped!
  • A Box of Surprises Every Single Time!

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Q: Is this box still available? I saw somewhere that it was cancelled in 2016 and all the unboxing videos are several years old, but it seems to be still available here. What's the story?Asked by Emily W., September 2020


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Q: My daughter prefers dystopin style books with a strong female lead. How likely is she to receive these styles of books?Asked by Ben C., November 2019


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Q: I work at a Public Library. We have an incentive program for summer reading. Would it be possible to purchase several of your boxes to use as rewards? Asked by James M., May 2020


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Q: I'm interested is signing up for the horror genre, but someone told me these are all young adult books. Is this true?Asked by Pam C., February 2020

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51 reviews

An Absolute Treat

2 days ago
Austin B.
2 Reviews
Subscribed for 23 days
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This was a fantastic little box. Each book was individually wrapped and tied nicely together with a thread and packed in with little bits of red recycled paper (eco friendly pizzaz!). It made the unboxing like an early birthday gift to myself, and was so great. The two books included, though I have not yet read them, seem just as weird and wonderful as what I would have chosen for myself and I'm excited to start on them very soon! I would absolutely buy this particular crate again.

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Wow!

Apr 25, 2019
Italy M.
1 Review
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1 Helpful Vote
Subscribed for 25 days
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It came quickly after the initial “it shipped” email. The packaging was nice and neat. The book wrapping was really cute, too! I really enjoyed this!

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My absolute favorite book box!

Feb 19, 2021
Emily B.
4 Reviews
Subscribed for 2 months
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I love this box so much!! It is beautifully packaged, the books are always the best picks and customer service is great. I was on a 3 month subscription and asked if I could switch the theme of my box between the 2nd and 3rd shipment and they responded right away and made the switch. I always look forward to my box each month!

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First box

Dec 15, 2017
Devin N.
2 Reviews
12 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 27 days
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I was very excited for this box since the reviews were pretty good. I recieved my box and both of the book are rated under 3.5 stars on goodreads. Only one of them sounds interesting, plus they were purchased from an overstock company. Over all I wouldn’t recommend this subscription. I won’t be keeping it.

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Problem left unresolved by company

Apr 30, 2020
Rosie B.
1 Review
8 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 14 days
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I'm so disappointed. Initially I was so excited when I ordered a box. I actually ordered 2. They came and it was so fun unwrapping the books. I recieved some great books. HOWEVER, one of the books came damaged. The pages were water damaged and the glue came undone from the pages holding them to the spine. I contacted them to find a relove. They first emailed me and seemed as though they wanted to help but after I replied stating the issue they never responded. Even after a second attempt to contact them, they still did not respond. Terrible service from what seemed like a great box.

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I have not received my crate!

Nov 11, 2019
April S.
1 Review
7 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 21 days
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I have not received my crate , and I’ve made 2 payments. In my opinion I can’t not rate the crate , if there was the option to give it zero stars I would.

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and the Story Begins said...Nov 11, 2019

April, we are sorry to hear you are not completely satisfied with our Book Box. However, it shows that your Book Box was delivered to your PO Box last week. Have you had a chance to check with your local post office? To make things right, we will issue you a full refund for the 2nd payment.
Happy reading!

Im very happy with the book titles

Jul 01, 2020
Amber B.
6 Reviews
5 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 29 days
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I am very happy with the book titles unfortunately my books was delivered damaged I contacted the seller they took great care of me and they felt really bad about me receiving the books damaged ... I am excited to get next month's box ... I am renewing my subscription I don't blame them at all for the damaged books.. I am very honest in my reviews... The books are still very much readable... I let them air dry and sun dry for a couple of days as well as used a hair dryer... Thank you for my amazing books I already finished reading one book..

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Thank you so much

Jan 26, 2021
Perri D.
1 Review
1 Helpful Vote
Subscribed for 2 months
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Because of my autoimmune disease, I can't really leave the house right now. It's amazing to have the books delivered directly to me. I look forward to this box every month and it never fails to give me great books. Thanks for all that you do! <3

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Love it!

Oct 22, 2019
Karley P.
3 Reviews
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1 Helpful Vote
Subscribed for 19 days
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I loved how it was like opening a present when I opened the box! I cant wait till next month

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May 11, 2019
Tammie T.
11 Reviews
4 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 2 months
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I forgot to do this last month. I loved this box a lot i wish they would add 1 more book to it but its fine how it is can't wait until i can get this box again

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