Once Upon a Book Club

Creating a unique reading experience every month! Now accepting orders for December!

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Product Overview
  • Now Accepting Orders for December, Expected to Begin Shipping December 17th! All orders placed before the 14th of the month will ship the 17th-20th of the current month. All orders placed after the 14th will ship the 17th-20th of the following month.
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
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!
  • Young Adult Box: For ages 14+, includes 1 YA fiction book, 3 to 5 wrapped gifts, a 5x7 quote print, discussion questions and read-a-long dates for live discussion, and gift opening with fellow readers
  • Adult Box: For ages 18+, includes 1 Adult fiction book, 3 to 5 wrapped gifts, a 5x7 quote print, discussion questions and read-a-long dates for live discussion, and gift opening with fellow readers
  • All individually wrapped gifts are labeled with page numbers, not to be opened until that particular page

Questions

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Q: Are the books always some type of romance or love story?Asked by Trish O., May 2019

Book genres range each month, though the only time we've included a specific romance book is in our Valentine's Day box! Most other month's we've included mystery, historical fiction, contemporary fiction, and magical realism in our adult box, while young adult is a bit broader, featuring fantasy, sci-fi, contemporary, mystery, and more!

by Logan L., May 2019

It main genre isn't romance but there may be a love interest or romance within the books. The adults box is usually historical fiction, contemporary, magical realism and thriller-like book. YA box are broader like Logan said. Mystery, Sci-Fi, Contemporary, Fantasy, etc.

by Donna W., June 2019

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Q: Does this gift tailor to mostly young adults only? I was thinking I would get it for my grandmother, but wasnt sure if she would like the books.Asked by Paul K., June 2019

You would probably want to order the Adult books for your grandmother. I'm 57 and that's what I read. Every now and then, though, there's a Young Adult book that sounds interesting and I will order that as a gift to myself, also.

by Patricia S., June 2019

The gifts are for woman in general and some can even be unisex. There have been gifts such as tea towel, apron, honey, socks which are really good quality. For reading material wise the adult box might suit her more since the book they pick are usual historical fiction, mystery, romance or heavier topics.

by Donna W., June 2019

They have a young adult box and an adult box. If you look at some of the amazing past boxes

by Bobbie C., June 2019

Hi there! We offer both adult and young adult boxes. Our adult boxes are targeted for anyone ages 18+ and our young adult boxes are for anyone ages 14+!

by Logan L., June 2019

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Q: Would this be suitable for a male reader? Or are the books and gifts geared towards women? Asked by Ashley P., November 2019

Hi there! Our boxes are curated by women, for women. While the books and some gifts could absolutely be appreciated by men, our boxes typically include novels with strong female main characters and the gifts typically include items that may not be the most ideal for men (for example, as the characters in our selected novels are female, we typically bring to life their items as described in the story which may include purses, accessories, makeup, jewelry, etc.) We also...

by Logan L., November 2019

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Q: Is there a lot of self help books?? Or bath and body stuff? I am sick of that. LOL. Asked by Kim S., November 2019

All four of mine have been really good novels, and no bath and body stuff! A gorgeous writing pen, coffee cup, and wireless earphones are a few of my gifts. I love this box!

by Lori B., November 2019

Hi there! All books included in our box are fictional; we don't include any non-fiction titles so we don't include self-help books though our fictional selections do typically include strong female characters and powerful themes that can be taken away after finishing the novel! The gifts can be literally anything the author describes within the book so we have definitely done bath/beauty before but like anything, we don't really have a "standard, expected item" in each box since every book...

by Logan L., November 2019

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Loved it

Aug 12, 2019
Marina G.
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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

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Love It!

Sep 04, 2019
Gabriela L.
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I absolutely love Once Upon A Book Club!! The only reason shipping has 4 stars is because I’ve noticed boxes arriving damaged but I think that is because of how packages are being handled by carrier. Thankfully, Nothing has arrived broken or damaged.The packaging of Once Upon A Book Club I love!! I get excited with every delivery!

Book and Presents!!

Aug 30, 2019
Lindsey G.
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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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Best Book Club Ever

Nov 02, 2019
Jane S.
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Subscribed for 6 months
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I love this box. I am totally addicted.

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Fabulous gift box – adult & young adult

Sep 03, 2019
Kim S.
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Once upon a book club, in my opinion, it’s the best book subscription box out there. The care in detail is incredible. 45 gifts are in each box and each one is gift wrapped and custom to the book. You read until you get to a page that has a little sticker that says open this gift. It really makes you remember the book afterward when you look at some of the gifts. So many of them are very useful! I highly recommend this subscription box to anyone that loves to read.

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Best Box Ever!

Oct 15, 2019
Melissa S.
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Seriously my favorite subscription box of all time! I love to read but used to find myself in ruts of not reading because of just being busy with life. But this changed once I started getting this box. Now, I devour the books! It is apparent how much thought and care goes into the chosen gifts, which are spot on. I also find sometimes that I get stuck reading the same genre and this subscription introduces me to books I would never buy but find that I absolutely adore. I recommend this subscription box to all of my reading friends.

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Book Fun!

Sep 04, 2019
Tracy W.
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