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7 Book Crates I Wish I Could Afford

Hello, everyone! How are you? Thank you for clicking my latest blog post. Today we are discussing 7 popular book-related crates I wish I could afford. This post took me days to create as I wanted to be as informational as I could be, so when you choose which crate you want to buy, you are as informed as you can be. Now, read on!

1. OwlCrate

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About Crate:

OwlCrate is a monthly subscription service that provides its subscriber’s crates based on newly released Young Adult novels, and items that go with the theme of the novel. These items can include jewellery, bookmarks, stickers, prints, toys, accessories, and more.
These crates come in two options, OwlCrate (For ages 14+) and OwlCrate JR (For kids)

Price:

$29.99 USD + shipping ($43.63 AUD)

Shipping:

USA: $7.99
Canada: $9.99 + tax
Worldwide: $19.99
** These prices are in USD

Previous Boxes:

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Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig’ Novel (Signed Edition)
  2. Whimsical Tea Light Candle Lantern
  3. Sea Witch-inspired Loose Leaf Tea
  4. Daughter of the Pirate King- inspired wooden bookmark
  5. The Little Mermaid- inspired Bath Salts
  6. The Scorpio Races- inspired Pencil Case Tin
  7. ‘Lighthouse’ Enamel Pin
  8. Exclusive House of Salt and Sorrows Author Letter and Bookmark

Links:

https://www.owlcrate.com/

2. FairyLoot

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About Crate:

FairyLoot is a ‘fantasy focused’ subscription box that sends out monthly crates containing a newly released Young Adult novel and a plethora of items that goes along with the theme of the novel. There could be up to 5-6 high-quality items.

Price:

$26 pounds ($48 AUD)

Shipping:

Depending on where you are located, shipping may differ.
*Shipping is worldwide

Previous Box:

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Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson’ (Signed Edition)
  2. Author Letter
  3. Raven Boys Patch
  4. Reading Journal
  5. Simmer Down Kitten Socks
  6. Enamel Pin
  7. Woodmark
  8. Mermaid Tea
  9. Secret Book of Banter
  10. Print and Comic
  11. Enamel Paper Clips
  12. Collectible Tarot Cards

Links:

https://www.fairyloot.com/

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3. The Bookish Box

About Crate:

The Bookish Box sends out monthly crates that includes a Young Adult or Adult novels with several collectibles items. These items could be Tarot Cards, shirts, pins and more!

The Bookish Box offers several different alternatives- 1. A shirt and book crate,
2. A book only crate,
3. A shirt only crate,
4. A book, shirt and goodies crate,
5. Book and goodies crate, and
6. Shirt and goodies crate

Price:
  1. $28.99 (YA version) & $28 (Adult version)
  2. $17.99 (YA version)
  3. $18
  4. $43 (YA version) & $43 (Adult version)
  5. $28.99 (YA version) & $29.99 (Adult version)
  6. $29.99 (Woman’s version), $29.99 (Unisex version), & $32 (Plus size version)
Shipping:

International shipping, however, customers are responsible for any custom fees that are incurred.
*Shipping is different depending on your location

Previous Box:

Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘Amber Dusk by Lyra Selene’ novel
  2. Dream mug
  3. ‘Book’ pink gloves
  4. Decor jar
  5. Character art
  6. Quote decor

Links:

https://thebookishbox.cratejoy.com/

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4. GeekGear

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About Crate:

GeekGear is a diverse shop that sells several different varieties of crates, with a wide range of licensed products, bundled at a low price. Depending on the crate of choice, items could include clothing, POP! vinyls, jewellery, wrist bands, mugs and more!

*GeekGear does not provide YA or Adult fiction novels

GeekGear offers several different alternatives-

  1. WIZARDY Wands
  2. WIZARDRY
  3. CLASSIC
  4. WIZARDRY Wearable
  5. WIZARDRY Special Edition
Price:

*Starting from-

  1. $14.99 (pounds) ($28.13 AUD)
  2. $24.99 (pounds) ($46.90 AUD)
  3. $24.99 (pounds) ($46.90 AUD)
  4. $24.99 (pounds) (46.90 AUD)
  5. $44.99 (pounds) ($84.44 AUD)
Shipping:

International shipping

*Shipping is determined on your location

Previous Box:

Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘Key’ shirt
  2. Special edition ‘Hogwarts Castle’ photo
  3. Chocolate frog moulder
  4. Gryffindor notebook
  5. Harry Potter tin container
  6. Rubber band
  7. Harry Potter mug

Links:

https://geekgearbox.co.uk/

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5. LitJoy Crate

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About Crate:

LitJoyCrate is a monthly subscription box that sents out crates with several items alongside a theme. Most crates can include 1 new release YA novel, and 2-4 items that are book-themed.

Price:

Crates cost $29.99 (Plus shipping)

Shipping:

Crates shipped to the United States have a flat rate depending on location, from between $7 and $10.70.

However, international crates have independent shipping costs and depend on location.

Previous Box:

Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘A dress for the wicked by Autumn Krause’ novel
  2. A custom dust jacket
  3. Tip-in page art
  4. tip-in author signature
  5. Author letter
  6. Trading cards from ACOTR

Links:

https://litjoycrate.com/

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6. Once Upon a Book Club

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About Crate:

Once Upon a Book Club is an interactive, monthly book crate where readers will receive a newly released novel alongside 3-5 handpicked items that are directly associated with the novel chosen. On each item is a number that corresponds with the page it is associated with.

Price:

Average crate prices are $34.99 USD + shipping

Shipping:

United States shipping is $9.50 USD
Canada shipping is $17 USD
International $26.50

Previous Box:

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Previous Box’s Content:

Each of these items has stickers on them indicating at which time you should open each gift, in correspondence with the page number of the book. Each item has a significance to the page, and are heavily related to the book. These items are not just generally chosen alongside a theme.

  1. ‘Girls of July by Alex Fynn’ novel
  2. Custom multi-pocket backpack
  3. A letter from the novel
  4. Custom designed decal sticker
  5. Custom designed set of four earrings

Links:

https://www.onceuponabookclub.com/

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7. Fantasy Monthly

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About Crate:

Fantasy Monthly is a monthly subscription box, that offers hardcover novels and items handpicked to go along with the book. These items are artist created, and Fantasy monthly has an exclusive online community for readers and subscribers to join

Fantasy Monthly offers two different exclusive crates-
1. Fantasy Monthly Classic
2. Fantasy Monthly Deluxe

Fantasy Monthly offers two crates, one with a newly released hardcover novel in the YA genre, two bookmarks, one print, and a book-club card with questions to answer. The other crate offers one YA fantasy hardcover novel, two bookmarks, one print, one bath bomb, one wick candle, two loose leaf tea samplers, one leaflet of brewing instructions, silver book necklace, and book stickers.

Price:
  1. $16.99 – $99.99
  2. $32.50 – $190.00
Shipping:

United States customers are offered a fixed fee of $6 shipping for the classic crate and $8.50 for the deluxe crate. International shipping is calculated on weight and varies.

Previous Box:

Previous Box’s Content:

  1. ‘We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal’ hardcover novel
  2. Two bookmarks
  3. Monthly curated book club question card
  4. Quote print
  5. Wick candle
  6. Silver book necklace
  7. Two loose-leaf tea samples
  8. Book stickers

Links:

https://fantasymonthly.cratejoy.com/

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Thank you all for reading this in-depth blog post, I hope this helped you in your decision to purchase a book-related crate. As I am currently broke, I am deeply saddened that I do not have my hands on them at this very moment. However, this doesn’t stop me from dreaming!
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