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MyBookBox Review

As part of Cratejoy’s Fandom Campaign, we’re checking out a collection of YA subscription boxes.

MyBookBox Review

Welcome to our second subscription box review for Cratejoy’s Fandom Campaign!

Cratejoy offers subscriptions for every type of lifestyle. No matter your interests, experts and enthusiasts will create and curate the absolute best products for your subscription box—and then send it right to your door every single month.

The Four Weeks of Fandom campaign is highlighting subscription boxes in the following categories: books, movies and TV; comics, anime and kawaii; toys and gaming; and Harry Potter.

Read on for a review of MyBookBox.


Every month, MyBookBox sends subscribers two books from six different categories—Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Non-Fiction, Young Adult, Children 8–12, and Children 3–7—along with bookish goodies.

According to the Cratejoy description for the box: “Each month we work with publishers to preview and read upcoming releases in 6 genres. Our team of educators, publishers and book lovers hand select our books so each month we ensure that you are getting great books that are worth reading, plus a little surprise just for you!”

MyBookBox subscriptions are $35.95 per month, plus shipping.

The Box

I received the June MyBookBox featuring the YA and middle grade novels.

Included in the box was:

- A copy of Sandhya Menon’s When Dimple Met Rishi and a copy of Laurel Snyder’s Orphan Island, both with notes from the author.

- An Out of Print “Banned Books” pouch.

- A MyBookBox reusable tote.

- A couple of MyBookBox bookmarks.

The Verdict

I love the fact that you get two books in the MyBookBox box, because, really, who doesn’t want more books? I also think the mixing of categories is pretty genius. Sometimes it can be hard to break out of reading from only one genre, and the different categories offers something for most people. It would be great for a household with multiple children of different ages, too.

As far as the accessories go, I’ll never pass up something from Out of Print, and the reusable tote is super useful in addition to being delightfully bookish. Perfect for library hauls or packing all those books you plan to read on a road trip.

You can subscribe to MyBookBox via Cratejoy.

More from Cratejoy

Check out Cratejoy’s Four Weeks of Fandom collections or their YA book category for many other awesome box options, and check back soon for another review.

Our other Fandom Campaign reviews: BookLoot

FTC Full Disclosure: I received a free MyBookBox box thanks to Cratejoy in exchange for an honest review.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.