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Monthly Book & Gift Subscription Box Featuring Strong Female Characters

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Books that feature strong female characters
At Rather Be Reading we are passionate about the literary world and the influence it can have on our wellbeing, aspirations and our personal experiences. When so much of literature focuses on boys and men going on marvellous adventures, at Rather Be Reading we want to shine the spotlight on the girls and women doing it too!
  • High quality new release every month
  • All books feature a strong female lead
  • Passionate about featuring books from BAME and LGBT+ background
  • Pampering gifts and treats each month

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Great service!

Feb 10, 2021
Elizabeth E.
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Really would recommend. Loved the suprise of receive a book featuring a strong female lead, something I struggle finding in bookshops. Love all the treats too!

Perfection in a box

Feb 11, 2021
Stacy H.
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Really excited for the weekend to read my new book and enjoy a face mask and some much needed me time! Perfect pick me up during this horrible lockdown. Going to order a box for my mum too.

Past boxes from Rather Be Reading

February Classics Hard Back Classics

February Classics Hard Back Classics

This Valentines Day why not treat yourself to the ultimate love story; Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin. A great story of romance featuring the amazingly bright and headstrong female protagonist Elizabeth Bennet. The February box not only comes with the hardback classic but also lots of romantic gift and treats! “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”

March Feminist Fundamentals Subscription Box

March Feminist Fundamentals Subscription Box

Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be seriously injured, where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valued. If any of this sounds familiar, chances are that you're a woman. This months fantastic feminist read is Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Pérez. Remember each box comes with treats and gifts!

March Classics Hard Back Classics

March Classics Hard Back Classics

“Women, they have minds, and they have souls, as well as just hearts. And they’ve got ambition, and they’ve got talent, as well as just beauty. I’m so sick of people saying that love is all a woman is fit for.” —Jo March For March there can only be one fantastic feminist of class fiction: Jo March in Little Women ! The March box not only comes with the hardback classic but also lots of romantic gift and treats!

March Crime and Mystery Subscription Box

March Crime and Mystery Subscription Box

This March we are are featuring the fabulous detective Precious Ramotswe from The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency in Gaborone, Botswana. Enjoy this upbeat and quirky murder mystery which will give all the good vibes while you stay indoors hiding from the bleak March Weather! The March box comes with a cosy drink to relax with as well as gifts and treats to enjoy!

March Fierce Females in Fantasy Subscription Box

March Fierce Females in Fantasy Subscription Box

This March we are featuring the feminist dystopia which is VOX by Christina Dalcher. Imagine if half the population was silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed to speak more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial—this can't happen here. Not in America. Not to her. The March box also comes with fab treats and gifts!

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