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Unplugged Book Box

A monthly Young Adult or Adult Fiction book & self-care subscription box to help you focus on you.

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  • Sign up today for the JANUARY Adult Fiction box or the DECEMBER Young Adult Box. Young Adult Boxes are scheduled to ship in the first week of December. Adult Boxes will ship in the first week of January. December's Adult Fiction Box is sold out. Please e-mail us if you need a print-out card for your gift recipient!
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πŸ”Œ Unplug & unwind. [ORIGINAL Self-Care Book Box]
Unplugged Book Box is a monthly book box embodying a seasonally inspired self-care message to help you detox from technology. Unplug with a good book and focus on you because you are important! Available in Young Adult or Adult Fiction boxes. Books often come signed or with signed bookplates and exclusive author letters!
  • Includes 3-5 exclusive self-care products (each month is different!) such as candles, lotions, bath and shower products, tea, coffee, other drinks, & body care!
  • Includes 2-3 exclusive, usable novelty products to help you unplug (each month is different!) such as writing & journaling prompts, journals, mugs and glasses, games, blankets, cooking utensils, and much more!
  • Includes 1 new release book per month + author exclusives - signed books or bookplates & author letters + occasional author swag!
  • Supports small, women-owned businesses and artists in EVERY box!
  • Unplugged is the ORIGINAL self-care book box created by a psychology & literature expert and teacher to support good mental health and encourage reading.

Customer Questions (24)

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Q: I work at a Public Library. We have an incentive program for summer reading. Would it be possible to purchase several of your boxes to use as rewards? Asked by James M., May 2020

Unplugged Book Box answered...June 2020

Hello! Absolutely. Please send me an e-mail if you have questions!


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Q: Can you switch between ya and adult within a years subscription?Asked by Natasha D., May 2020

Unplugged Book Box answered...June 2020

You sure can! You'd just have to log into your account to switch before renewal date (the 15th).


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Q: How can an author submit their book to your subscription box?Asked by Julia A., May 2021

Unplugged Book Box answered...July 2021

We currently work directly with publishers! If you have a book releasing through a publishing company and want us to know about it, you can e-mail us with the name of the book, author name, release date, and the publishing company!


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Q: I am looking for a book box to send as a gift to someone who is vegan. Is this something your box can accommodate?Asked by Kirsten R., November 2021

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A Beautiful Box with Beautiful Motives

May 12, 2021
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Word E.
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Unplugged Book Box is more than bookish goodies and new reads. They take great pride in spreading awareness for suppressed voices and prioritizing the self-care of their team and customers. I love that this box doesn't only focus on the books, but also on methods of self-care, including journal prompts and other fun goodies, and on supporting other businesses and new authors!
The quality of products is also wonderful. I'm still in awe of how wonderful the candle in my May box smells, and I love knowing that my subscriptions are also supporting smaller vendors and businesses.
The team are also very honest and up front about shipping expectations and care a great deal about their subscribers! I could not recommend them more!

Favorite book box

Dec 11, 2020
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Natalie J.
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Such a cute box... I love everything I’ve gotten, especially the book sleeve, the cute cutting board (I use it daily to cut fruit), lotions (smells so yummy and I use it all the time!!), and bookmarks. Great and adorable items I use all the time. Socks, mugs, bookends, great book choices... and the self care items are cool because they come from small businesses. Love the candles. This is my favorite box and I get a lot!

A beautiful & useful box for any reader!

Oct 31, 2021
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Audrey S.
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Subscribed for 3 months

Unplugged Book Box is legit one of my favourite subscription boxes. Not only do we get beautiful, thoughtful, and *useful* self-care products with every box, but the team is also amazing, focused on supporting small business, mental health, and featuring marginalized authors, in and outside of the boxes. Not to mention, they’re also totally on the ball with their customer service and keeping you up to date with any information!!
The usefulness of the items is a very big point for me, because even if you don’t like the fandom, you still end up using the product instead of it just collecting up. Just from the October box, we have soap, room spray, a wall hook, and even a seasonal candle to use. Of course we still get bookish box staples like bookshelves and pins, which are always gorgeous, but my faves are still the usable self-care products!
I’ve had an incredible experience with Unplugged and would recommend this box (Adult or YA) to anyone looking for a wonderful gift this holiday season!

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Amazing Subscription Box!

Feb 11, 2020
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Video V.
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I have gotten two Unplugged boxes (with a third on the way!) and loved them both! I like that the items included are usually all very usable, rather than just for show, it means even when a fandom I am not in is represented I can still happily use the item. I also love the playlist cards, so unique and fun!

Happy with my book box

Nov 15, 2021
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Reinamarie Z.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month

Love all the items inside

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Worth it

Nov 08, 2021
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Joelene Q.
1 Review
Subscribed for 6 days

I was impressed with this box. I appreciate the author signature and the gifts were good surprises. These are things I wouldn’t just buy so it was really nice being gifted with things I might not otherwise own.

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Really enjoyed the box

Nov 04, 2021
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Iram A.
6 Reviews
Subscribed for 2 months

I had the October box. I loved it. The book β€œThe summoning” is interesting. I was surprised to see a negative review from someone from Canada who says that it shall not be offered to Canadians. I totally disagree. Yes the high shipping costs sucks. But that is not the fault of the curator. No one is forcing anyone to buy. I found that the items included were appropriate for the money. I don’t mind paying the shipping cost for something that we cannot get in Canada. I also do like supporting small businesses during this pandemic. So while it’s individual choice to not buy the box because of shipping costs, I find it is an unfair comment to ask the curator not to offer shipping outside the US.

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Support Small Businesses - Great box!

Oct 20, 2021
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Katy H.
6 Reviews
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Subscribed for 3 months

I get the YA box usually but tried adult this month too and am super impressed. Absolutely loved all the extras and the books. A+++++ for supporting small businesses as this box does (all my other book& subscription boxes only give stuff from China and big companies) - so that makes me happy. Let’s clap for not just putting money the pockets of big businesses and supporting the local economy! Also love the quality!! And the book! And the packaging! And the communication! Can you tell I love it?

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Favorite book box

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Jessi J.
3 Reviews

Great items that are super useful! Love being introduced to new books. I hate how other boxes sometimes give a bunch of junk with artwork from books I don't know, but I use everything in my Unplugged Boxes. There's tons of value in these boxes!

Not worth it

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Brooke R.
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Subscribed for 24 days

If you live is the US then this box might be worth your time but they shouldn't even offer it to Canada or other countries because the shipping ends up costing more then the box by the time it gets over the border and by then the items you get in the box are a disappointment

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Unplugged Book Box said...Oct 21, 2021

Hi Brooke!
We do our best to pack value in to every box. Each box is worth between $80-$100 in retail value and is packed with usable novelty items and quality self-care goodies. In addition to the value on the books and products, in choosing Unplugged, you're supporting multiple small businesses with every purchase - which helps individual families! Each box features at least three or four small businesses and one or two small artists. We prioritize paying our employees, fulfillment team, and vendors fairly for the extensive time and planning and work that goes into every box while still including plenty of value for our customers.
Since we utilize mostly small businesses and artists, products are all exclusive and unique to our box and are not...

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Past boxes from Unplugged Book Box…

July 2021 Adult Fiction Box

July 2021 Adult Fiction Box

Our July 2021 Adult Fiction box was jam-packed! This month, we featured TWO books which came with author letters and a signed bookplate and exclusive bookmark. This box also contained a lemon squeezer, tea strainer, tea, honey, and honey dipper to brew up an ice-cold tea on hot summer days while you enjoy your book! Also included was an exclusive body butter, a gorgeous tea towel, tips to find your courage, and journal prompts!

July 2021 Young Adult Box

July 2021 Young Adult Box

Our July YA Box featured a new-release hardcover book with a signed bookplate and exclusive author letter! This box also had a high-quality, lined beach bag, a pair of elegant scissors, skull ice molds, an exclusive hand and body lotion, an exclusive perfume roller, an exclusive eye balm, information on defeating your inner doubts, and journal prompts!

September 2021 Young Adult Box

September 2021 Young Adult Box

Our September YA theme is; Finding Your Strength. This month, we're featuring a new hardcover book that releases in October. We received special permission to ship early! Books have an exclusive, foiled dust jacket. There are also 6 gorgeous self-care and novelty products to accompany your book!

September 2021 Adult Fiction Box

September 2021 Adult Fiction Box

Our September ANNIVERSARY Adult Fiction Box's theme is: Rise From The Ashes. These are our most popular boxes of the year! They are super special as we're celebrating three years in business. This box features a new release, paperback thriller. To accompany your book, there will be an exclusive author letter and signed bookplate! Each box comes with 7 usable & lovely self-care and novelty products that have a bookish twist.


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