Q: Can I get a young adult box that is for a young man, not a girl? My son was in another subscription box, and he kept getting romance novels.Asked by Jeannebartells, April 2020
In an effort to promote gender fluidity among books, we consider all of our book subscriptions to be gender neutral.
Q: What will be the best option to choose for my 13yo son? The middle grade option or the Young Adult?Asked by Veronica G., May 2019
We always leave this up to the parent's discretion. Our Middle Grade subscription is best for readers who read at a Lexile range of 650-890. Our Young Adult subscription is recommended for readers with a maturity level of 13+. Some of our Young Adult books may contain mature content, please take a peek at our Past Books page on our website to see what we have sent in previous mailings.
I’d look at the books he’s recently read to get an idea of which level he’s at since all teenagers are different. If you can’t get that information, I would suggest that you start with middle grade books and if he feels that they’re too easy or that the themes are too childish, you can switch to young adult.
Q: When will Books for Tea be back in stock?Asked by Jillian B., March 2020
More subscriptions become available on the 21st of each month.
Q: What comes in each box? Also, do you charge any additional fees to ship out of the US (Canada)? Thank you!Asked by Amylynn L., May 2020
For a full list of the contents each month, please head to our How It Works page on our website. As of 6/22/2020, shipping to Canada costs $19.99 per book.
Very few book clubs offer “middle school” as a genre. I’m 50+ and enjoy mostly fantasy & YA but sometimes older audience versions are a bit more heavy/ serious/ intense than I’m looking for.
I like my 1st book (it’s a fantasy with Chinese zodiac themed superpowers), will probably buy the next in the series, like the packaging (recyclable, and a present wrapped attractively somehow delights more), and I really appreciate the surprise factor (I’m 5 mos into what’ll likely be a +/- 12mo coronavirus quarantine so the same-ness of life, inc books I’d pick myself, has been wearying).
I love these book clubs!!!!!!
Just finished my second Book Drop book. I have a coffee and tea blend subscription and so far am loving it. One of the books was on my “to be read” list. The other I would not have picked out if I was browsing but I throughly enjoyed it. It is so nice to have books show up in your mailbox once a month.
We received "The Book Drop" from Bethany Beach books and it was an absolute delight. Every year we wind of heading over to Bethany Beach Books from OCMD because no matter how many books we pack, my daughter will read through them all. It's become an annual trip while at the beach. We were so excited to see that they offer a book club. It's a great way to remember our time in the shop while at the beach and support a great local store.
The book sent was perfect for my daughter who is all about mystery reading at the moment.
This was a gift for my stepmom's birthday. She loved it and said the items included with the book (especially the gardening themed add on) were fun and creative. Living in DE, she's looking forward to visiting the store in Bethany.
Love the books I have received thus far and would recommend this subscription to everyone!!
I love my book drop subscription! I look forward to seeing what book is picked each month and I never fail to love it! The packaging and shipping is also great.
My favorite time of the month! I absolutely love the books they choose. I get exposure to so many books I otherwise wouldn't have heard of. Very excited about their new fantasy subscription!
I'm loving this book subscription! It is such a great feeling when I get an email that my package is being sent. And the anticipation of it arriving is so exciting!
Every month is a surprise, you never know what book will be the chosen one. They are always great and sometimes the books are ones I've had on my wishlist. I definitely recommend trying it out. ❤
My boys have been loving their books. I got them a young adult and elementary package and the books have been diverse with great themes so far. I love that we may not have picked them out ourselves but getting them in the mail is so special (with beautiful presentation) and we have trusted in the curation. So far all have been great and I know my boys may have been surprised at how much they liked some of the stories. It has been a great way to introduce them to new genres. I have been reading along with them and enjoyed each of the books so far! I am actually going to gift a girlfriend with a subscription since we have been loving it so much!
I purchased a 12 month book drop subscription and I mixed tea and coffee books and have loved the selections and the bookmarks that come with each book. The letter from the author is a neat touch.