Once Upon a Book Club Box (Young Adult Edition)

by Once Upon a Book Club
Creating a unique reading experience every month by bringing books TO LIFE!
125 reviews

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A unique, interactive reading experience!

This is a reading experience like no other! Welcome to Once Upon a Book Club, the interactive and unique monthly book subscription! Each month, you'll receive a newly released book and 3-5 wrapped gifts that are labeled with page numbers. As you read, you'll be directed to open the gifts at the most important moments to bring the book to life!

  • New book releases each month
  • Diverse and Inclusive book selections
  • Custom gifts created for each box
  • Unique and interactive reading experience

Customer Questions (14)

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Q: What’s the shipping cost to Canada?Asked by Ying K., February 2021

Once Upon a Book Club answered...April 2021

International shipping is calculated at checkout 😊

Canada shipping is $20.00 USD per month

by Sarah O., February 2021

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Q: How often do y’all do fantasy books? That’s really the only kind I read so I’m worried ordering it monthly would wind up with me having a bunch of books I don’t really like to read.Asked by Presley W., July 2021

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Q: I'm trying to purchase this YA book Box for my teen for xmas. I can't seem to get the item into my shopping cart. Please help. Asked by Sharon O., November 2021

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Q: What kind of books come with this? Is it a mix of the genres? Would you think this box would be okay for a 12 year old? Thanks! Asked by Scooby D., October 2021

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Perfect Incentive to Read Even More

May 29, 2020
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Mandy M.
1 Review
2 Pictures
9 Helpful
Subscribed for 12 months

I've been an international subscriber since November 2019. I usually get the YA box, but have since purchased 1 adult box used (from another subscriber) and 2 other adult boxes new (directly from OUABC) because I saw them on FB after the fact and really wanted to get in on it. I was an avid reader before, but this book club has enhanced reading for me to a new level. All of the gifts that you open once you reach a certain point in the story are thoughtful and well-curated. I've seen other subscribers take issue with the costume jewelry, but I personal have loved them every time so far. The jewelry-type items don't come in every box and so far no items have been similar (repeated). The pictures I included show the Nov. 2019 and Dec. 2019 YA box books and gifts opened (these boxes are no longer available in the shop, so no spoilers!), so you can see the kind of things you might expect: usable items like umbrellas, wearable items like scarves and necklaces, craft-y items like the pastels, and paper items like the flyer that enhance the story by bringing an item from the text directly into your hands as if by magic. That being said, I have sometimes felt let down by the paper items and opening them is less thrilling than the other types of gifts. Lastly, I debated about giving OUABC 4 stars or 5 for shipping because the issues with shipping are...

Loved it

Sep 28, 2018
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Marina G.
2 Reviews
1 Picture
4 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 year

I really love once upon a book club I normally get the young adult books and sometimes the book isnt what I expect it to be and I end up loving the book anyways they pick the right moments to add a gift and get u into the book

OUABC is THE BEST subscription box!

May 27, 2020
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Jessica F.
1 Review
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3 Helpful
Subscribed for 4 years

I have been a subscriber since Sept 2016 - which I believe was only their 3rd month/box in business. I love this subscription box & I don't feel like there is anything like it - it truly brings books to life! I also subscribe to the YA box, which I wasn't sure at first whether I'd be into "YA" books, but I have loved them all. They also have fun one time/specialty boxes for holidays, etc. I've been with them since the beginning and have bought most of their boxes and have never been disappointed. I have also purchased subscriptions & 1 time boxes for several friends and family members and everyone has loved them! I get so excited when I see OUABC boxes in my mailbox. They truly are the BEST!! :)

New Dimension To Reading

May 26, 2020
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Jennifer T.
1 Review
1 Picture
2 Helpful
Subscribed for 2 months

I found Once Upon A Book Club last November (2019) while I was searching for a Christmas present for my sister in law (librarian). I was so intrigued I ordered one for her and myself. We both loved it! I have since ordered adult and young adult boxes and they have all been amazing. My girls (9 & 11) begged me to get them a box too. They don’t know yet ( I’m keeping it a surprise) but they both have a preordered middle grades box coming to them in June. I can’t wait to see their faces. I myself am waiting on the June you g adult box with the hint agent 355. I can’t give OUABC enough stars!

A unique subscription box!

May 26, 2020
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Anneliese V.
1 Review
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1 Helpful
Subscribed for 4 months

The Once Upon a Book Club boxes are so unique. I love that they curate the bookish goodies as gifts that come straight from the book. The main character opened a gift box and saw a bracelet; you get one too! It’s such a creative idea and so fun and exciting to get to open the gift when you see that “Open Your Gift” sticky note on the page. I highly recommend this subscription.

Amazing

Feb 22, 2020
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Theresa S.
2 Reviews
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1 Helpful
Subscribed for 1 month

This was the coolest box I’ve ever received. I devoured the book in a night because I wanted to see all my cool gifts. I’m in love!

Titanic

Jun 22, 2021
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Danielle W.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month

The box took forever, but it was well worth the wait. My daughter is so excited to show me her clue finds when she reaches the page.

A Book Lover's Dream

May 27, 2020
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Amanda B.
2 Reviews
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Subscribed for 2 years

Love, love, love! A friend told me about this a couple of years ago and I have been hooked ever since. The book selections are always excellent and the gifts are so creative. I'm a huge fan of the special editions boxes too, especially the holiday advent box. This is my gift to me every month.

Disappointing and Worthless

Sep 27, 2021
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Katherine V.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month

This box is extremely disappointing. The curation is terrible and the items are cheap and not at all worth the price of the box. I found myself distracted constantly while reading the book thinking about how much better the box could’ve been and other items that could’ve been included that would’ve been on-theme and related to the book and not just random trash. This is the exact opposite of what I was hoping for. I would not recommend this box for anyone.

Book and Presents!!

Aug 30, 2019
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Lindsey G.
2 Reviews
4 Helpful
Subscribed for 10 months

Loved the book, loved the gifts that corresponded with the book. I will certainly remain a subscriber. The only complaint is that they say shipping is from the 17th-20th, but that's for the date the print the label. And it turns out it can be up to 4 days after that it is even actually begin shipment. But I can live with that.

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