Authentic Books

Using all FIVE SENSES, we bring together self-care with an immersive book box experience✨

30% off your 1st box with a 3+ month subscription
Plans as low as $48.00 / month
Shipping & Renewal Information
  • **Accepting Preorders for our August Box!** August boxes will ship the last week of August. Order cut off: August 5th Order ship out: Last week of August
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
Experience Books with all Five Senses
We are a monthly subscription box that brings together self-care with an immersive book experience. Your boxes are always full of quality goodies from US-based artisans and boutiques with clever connections to the book. 5% of your membership will support children's literacy.
  • Hardcover new releases
  • Themed soy candle
  • Themed cocktail or tea
  • Custom book music playlist
  • Themed self care and beauty products

Sneak Peek

Photo of undefined current box August Boxes: The Heart Principle & All's Well

August Boxes: The Heart Principle & All's Well

Order by August 4th to get this box!

Questions

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Q: Can I only get subscription through Cratejoy? I’m waiting for first shipment which was $60 with shipping. Seems quite expensive so big expectationsAsked by Jeanne B., March 2021

Authentic Books answered...March 2021

Hi Jeanne!
Our team has just sent you an email :)


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Q: I received this as a gift and was told I would be able to choose between 2 books each month but I haven't been contacted by anyone to set this up. Can someone please contact me asapAsked by Amy K., April 2021

Authentic Books answered...April 2021

Hi Amy!
I have sent you an email. Book titles are released on the first of every month. That is also when an email will go out to subscribers to pick their book for that current month.


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Q: What is the timeline for shipping? I placed my order March 3 and wondering when shipments are sent. Thank you. Asked by Roberta C., March 2021


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Q: Do you only ship out harcover books (regardless of box option)? I want to make sure as that is what I want, but I see in the presentation "Crazy Rich Asians" appears to be the paperback edition. Asked by Gry C., January 2021

Authentic Books answered...January 2021

Hi!
We will always send hardcover if that option is available. That is usually the case for newly released books, which is what we offer monthly. There have been a couple of months where a newly released book was only available as a paperback.
In the event that happens, we will increase the amount of items or value of the items in that particular box.

Authentic Books reviewsReviews

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17 reviews

My favorite subscription just for me!

Nov 05, 2020
Nicole S.
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Wonderful, beautiful book box! So thoughtfully and well curated to fit around your book selection. I really enjoyed opening my book box, and it was obvious there was much time and thought put into it. The products are all high quality and smell/taste amazing! I’m in love with the candle!!! Such an amazing box for “me time” when I need it most. Thank you for enhancing the reading experience to all senses and for all the time and thought put in to making these amazing boxes. Looking forward to the next one!

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Beautiful & Unique Book Box 😍💜

Jan 10, 2021
Alamea Z.
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This is one of my favorite book boxes in the world. I truly look forward to my purple box every month !! I subscribe to a lot of book boxes (Owlcrate, FairyLoot)but this one is special and unique. Each box is curated with such care by Natisha and she truly puts so much time and effort into every single item she selects for the box. I’ve felt like every box has been magnificent and I’ve loved every product I’ve received. I also LOVE the fact that all of the 5 senses are used - this is so unique and makes it all the more immersive and fun. I also love the candles included, they’re absolutely gorgeous and smell so fresh and not overpowering at all. I love that Natisha includes matches as well !! There’s so many unique and wonderful aspects of this box I could go on for hours. If you aren’t already subscribed to this box, it is 100% worth every single dollar. 5/5 stars on every aspect !! 🌟💜

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Jun 28, 2021
Suzanne H.
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Authentic Books exceeded all my expectations! I honestly feel like everyone should know about this!! Their book choices are always on point, they curate items that are beautiful and exciting, and their packaging is so attractive. Say yes!

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Discouraged

Feb 11, 2021
Mary S.
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Although I am very happy with authentic books I am not with cratejoy.. the promise of the 20 % off the first box was impossible to get as the codes did not work and no one addressed the issue. So beware they do not stand behind their promise . With that being said I will not order again unless addressed . Unfortunately the person I sent the gift too loved it just not cratejoy

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Woot! Love Authentic Books

May 16, 2021
Shannon H.
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Very creative and on point. I love the themed items, using them while reading the books really pulls me into the story. Would recommend!

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Great product!

May 13, 2021
Annette S.
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Subscribed for 3 months
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Great box! Loved the five senses aspect!

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A great box!

Apr 15, 2021
Tessa F.
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A great box, timely arrival and great customer service.

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Authentic Fan

Apr 12, 2021
See B.
2 Reviews
Subscribed for 2 months
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This is my second box and it is even better than the first one. I am amazed at how the books are paired with a candle or bath soak that perfectly matches the book's storyline. The same is true with the playlist. It takes reading a novel to a whole new level and enhances the entire experience in every sensory, spiritual and intellectual sense. Kudos to those who curated the last two boxes.

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Beautiful product!

Apr 02, 2021
Christa H.
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Beautiful products that pair nicely with the books. Such a fun gift for book lovers!

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Two months to ship 🤨

Jul 08, 2021
Melissa R.
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The order was placed March 20th and I’ve yet to receive my package it was supposed to ship today July 8 and now it’s saying it’s running late so after two months of waiting and now it’s running late 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 doesn’t look good

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Authentic Books said...Jul 08, 2021

Hi Melissa!
Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions around shipments.
Your order was placed on May 20th for our June box, which shipped on time. Unfortunately, once a box has been handed over to USPS, shipping time is out of our control.
We hope they deliver your packed with love box soon as its a good one.
Thank you for being a member,
Natisha Asbell

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