During the American Revolution, General George Washington employed a ring of spies in and around New York City, the headquarters for the British war effort in North America. These spies identified themselves in their letters by code numbers. One was known as "355," which stood for "lady." To date, her true identity remains unknown. Paired with some gorgeous gifts that will bring this book to life, this box is on sale until June 14th or until we sell out!
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A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story. A gloriously quirky and life-affirming story of hope, adoption, conservation, climate change, and opening your heart after unspeakable sorrow. To find the words to convey how much emotion and feeling this novel will give you, dear reader, is next to impossible. On sale now through June 14th!
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Q: Is there a way to purchase past boxes? I would like to get one of these for my grandmother to kinda brighten her day but would like to pick a genre/book that I think she would like. Is that possible? Asked by Sarah F., March 2020
Any past boxes they have for sale are in their shop on their main website.
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!
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.
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.
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.
They have a young adult box and an adult box. If you look at some of the amazing past boxes
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+!
Q: Do you have extra large print available. I would love this box but I have eye problems and need large print. But this box sounds wonderful Asked by Kathleen G., April 2020
Unfortunately, we don't offer large print books as an option for our boxes
as all books included are brand new releases that often have not yet been
printed in large print. We apologize about that!
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
I cannot say enough good things about this. I received the first box of a subscription that was gifted to me by my mother. It was a wonderful surprise... packaged in an adorable box on the outside, with lovely boxed gifts and a book inside. The book I got is SO good I am finding it very hard to put down. And the excited anticipation of opening a gift at a specified time is thrilling. I have opened two of my 4 gifts so far and the immersion in the story makes them that much more of a treasure. This has to be one of the best gifts I have ever received. As if this were not enough, the customer service is FANTASTIC!
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!
I finally splurged on the March YA box and I absolutely loved it. It's such a thrilling experience to open gifts that are relevant to the story!
Once Upon A Book Club is amazing! I look forward to receiving my book every month! The books included in the boxes have become some of my favorite books! Not only are the books wonderful, the gifts are beautiful and really capture the essence of the stories.
OUABC is my favorite way to discover new books. I highly recommend the experience!
This is such an amazing box!!! I’ve been a part of this “Bookclub” since waaay back in 2016 when it was in it’s infancy! In fact, I have only missed the very first box they ever did, and that was because I didn’t know of the box until after it was reviewed on YouTube( I’m sure that’s where I first saw it, lol! ) I love getting the box every month, opening it up, seeing all the wrapped gifts and being able to open the gift at the right spot in the book!! The girls have done an excellent job at curating the gifts to match the exact moment in the book that we open it for! I’ve enjoyed the adult box so much, that when they began there young adult version, I picked that one up as well! I have loved every box and don’t see myself ending my subscription anytime soon!
Once upon a book club is an awesome epic reading experience. I love how they give you a newly published book with gifts to go along with it! It’s one of the most fun boxes I get as a subscription! I look forward to it every month. Shipping has been slow because of Covid, but they are usually on time and on top of the game. They are pretty good at sending emails and keeping you informed about delays and other issues. The people who run it are super nice also!
This book club is fantastic! I love the anticipation, the anticipation of getting the box, the anticipation of reading the books, the anticipation of opening each gift. It’s Christmas every month!
I love love love this amazing box! The books picked out are amazing and they always include a variety of genred within the adult and YA books so there's always something for everyone and the books are always incredibly beautiful and amazing! The gifts are fantastic! Even the packaging of the gifts is splendid and is done in the theme of the book. They have a variety of gifts from clothes, jewelry, artwork you never know what you'll get but you know it will be amazing! I highly recommend this box!
This is my favorite book box. The book selection is fantastic. I love that it is more unique than other boxes as it allows you to experience the book opening gifts at certain key points in the book. They have monthly discussion questions for the book club part, instagram chats with the author when available, and do live unboxing videos together. Most of the gifts are decent quality and many are custom made to the book. I've been a subscriber to the adult box for three years (occasionally, I'll also get the YA box when funds allow), and I have seen a lot of improvement in the gifts and experience. The company is also very open with the customers if there is any delay with shipping (especially right now during COVID).
Our September Adult box included a copy of "A Thousand Roads Home" by Carmel Harrington and four exclusive and custom-designed gifts meant to enhance the story and bring this powerful tale to life!
Our September Young Adult box included a copy of "Suggested Reading" by Dave Connis alongside three, beautifully bookish gifts to bring this novel to life!
Our August Adult box included a copy of "The Turn of the Key" by bestselling author Ruth Ware, along with four beautifully wrapped gifts that worked to bring this thrilling novel to life!
Our August Young Adult box included a copy of "The Stolen Kingdom" by independent author, Bethany Atazadeh and four beautifully wrapped gifts meant to be opened on specific page numbers to bring this book to life!