Best Book Subscription Boxes – 2020 Award Winners

Books are great learning tools and companions! Books are categorized based on age, genre, type, and more, and it’s a good thing that there are books that appeal to our different tastes! Stories vary from romance, adventure, horror, fantasy and magic, even out-of-this-world or stories that happen outside our planet. They open our minds to ideas and possibilities that we didn’t know and at times, make us believe in the impossible!

We asked our readers to vote for what they think are the best book subscriptions around! Here’s the list of the best book subscription boxes for the year 2020! Looking for more suggestions? Don’t forget to check out the full list of book subscriptions!

The Best Book Subscriptions Our Readers Recommend

1. Book of the Month

Always the Best books ever! – Nmcbeap
You get to pick your own book from the monthly selections! – Debbie

What you get: Book of the Month offers the freshest titles and award-winning books! Subscribers get to read books by great and popular authors and know a different world than where they live. Once you’ve subscribed, you can choose the book that you want to receive from their selection each month. Enjoy discovering new places, things, and characters that will not let you put the book down until the very last page!

Find out more by reading the Book of the Month reviews!

Price: Subscriptions start at $14.99 per month.

Deal: Get your first book for just $9.99! Use coupon code Get coupon from site and Use this link to subscribe.

2. Once Upon a Book Club - Hidden Gem!

What you get: A unique reading experience! Once Upon a Bookclub wows subscribers monthly with a handpicked book, a 5″ x 7″ quote print, and 2-4 gifts that you can open once you reach the indicated page number on the wrapper. It makes the reader feel as if the book is coming to life! They currently have 2 box options: Young Adult Box for ages 14+ and Adult Box for ages 18+.

Take a peek at the Once Upon a Bookclub reviews!

Price: Subscriptions start at $42.49 monthly.

Deal: Get 10% off your first box! Use coupon code HELLO10 .

3. Bookroo

What you get: Books chosen by Bookroo‘s in-house reading experts in consultation with librarians, parents, and other kids. Expect a lot of hidden gems your kids will love, so you can build a home library of quality books stress-free. Currently, they offer a Board Book Subscription for ages 0-3, a Picture Book Subscription for ages 2-6, and a Chapter Book Subscription for ages 7-10.

Visit the Bookroo reviews page for details!

Price: Boxes start at $19.95.


  • Get 25% off any multi-month subscription! Use coupon code BF2020. Cannot be combined with any other offers or applied to existing subscriptions.
  • Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.

4. Scribd

What you get: A digital subscription that gives you access to a library of bestseller books and award-winning books, as well as indie titles and other reader favorites, through your phone, tablet, or computer! Aside from ebooks, Scribd also offers audiobooks and articles. Subscribers will even receive personalized recommendations and special collections assembled by editors!Subscription

Price: A subscription costs $8.99 per month.

Deal: Get 30 days free trial! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

5. OwlCrate

What you get: Owlcrate sends the hottest books and YA novels, along with 3-5 bookish items. Everything in the box matches the monthly theme, so nothing and no one’s out of place! Some of the past book favorites from this box are

See our Owlcrate reviews and learn more!

Price: The subscription costs $29.99 each month.

Deal: Get 15% off your first box! Use coupon code HELLO15.

6. Culture Carton Book Club - Hidden Gem!

What you get: Culture Carton Book Club is a book club for men, although many of their book choices are also gender-neutral. One book is included in every box, which may include genres such as fiction, philosophy, personal development, and more. You can upgrade to the full box or just stick with the excellent monthly selection.

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Price: The subscription costs $16 a month.

7. The Beautiful Book Company

It’s so exciting receiving a book in the boat and it’s so pretty the way it’s wrapped. The books were such a fabulous choice aswell! – Lis

Wonderful concept, fantastic wrapping and presentation of books, great social media. All round great product! – Gemma

I love these guys. A great range, thoughtful and imaginative choices and all beautifully presented. Have previously used as both a christening present and a Christmas present for my 86 year old Granny! – Charlie

What you get: Books to please contemporary novel fans! The Beautiful Book Company is a bespoke literary subscription club that sends one brand new fiction book monthly. As a bonus, a subscriber’s first package comes with a welcome card and bookmark! What makes them appealing is that their book selections are based on your preferences, like your favorite book genres and more.

Price: Subscriptions start at £29.99 (around $43).

Deal: Get 10% off all subscriptions! Use coupon code HelloSubscription11.

8. LitJoy Crate

What you get: Winning the hearts of children and young adults is LitJoy Crate, a monthly book subscription that sends new release books and bookish items! There are 2 box types to choose from: children’s picture books (ages 3-5) or young adult (ages 16+). Each box contains a book and 2-4 book-themed items that you can enjoy even long after you’re done with the book!

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Price: Boxes start at $29.99 per month.

9. Book of the Month YA

What you get: The best YA reads ever! Same rules as the regular Book of the Month subscription applies — they release a list of 5 new YA titles every month and members can select which one they would like to receive. Based on past boxes, Book of the Month YA have a great selection of YA books which include fantasies, adventures, romances, and coming-of-age stories.

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Price: A monthly membership costs $14.99. If you wish to add extra books to your box, you can do so for $9.99 each.

10. Coffee and a Classic

Excellent customer service and always sends unique items – Ariel sassy spaniel

What you get: As the name suggests, Coffee and a Classic curates a classic book every month plus a beverage you can enjoy while reading it! They even add bookish items and bookish treats based on a theme, making the whole experience more fun and exciting.

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Price: The box costs $25 a month. They ship only to the US for $12 a box.

11. Boxwalla Book

What you get: Sending bi-monthly, Boxwalla Book features the best writers from all over the globe, including those who are not extremely popular but still worth a read. Each book box will contain two books with a detailed insert. Boxes are also themed!

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Price: Subscriptions start at $29.95 per box.

12. Once Upon a Bookcase

What you get: Get the monthly plan that you want, just provide your phone size and the style you want! The Once Upon A Bookcase box includes a different style phone case included with some small gifts like necklaces, notepads, bookmarks, and more! And there’s a cool 5″x7″ quote print, too!

Find out more about this subscription by reading some of Once Upon A Bookcase reviews!

Price: The box costs $31.50 each month.

13. Unplugged Book Box - Hidden Gem!

What you get: If you read books to de-stress, this subscription is for you! Unplugged Book Box is a monthly subscription box promoting self-care. Subscribers will receive a hand-curated box including a new release book, along with self-care goods and activities. Boxes are seasonally inspired!

See more of this subscription at our  !

Price: Boxes start at $34.99 per month.

Deal: Get 10% off on 3+ month subscriptions! Use coupon code HELLOUNPLUG10. Not valid on month to month plans.

That’s your list for the best subscription boxes for books! Which is your favorite?

Looking for more boxes? Take a look at our readers’ choices for all the best subscription boxes in every category!

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