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A monthly surprise book subscription program
from a woman-owned & women-led independent bookstore at the beach
A surprise monthly book subscription from an independent bookstore.
Sign up for The Book Drop & receive a surprise book wrapped in colorful tissue paper every month. Each month we select our most favorite titles across a handful of genres and mail them to thousands of readers across the country.
The Book Drop takes the worry out of selecting your next read. Let an independent bookstore share their favorite books with you via The Book Drop!
Simply decide which subscription is right for you, choose your subscription length, and enjoy some fabulous books!
Join the club.
Receive a surprise book each month
What our readers say
"A Wonderful Subscription!"
"I've had The Book Drop for a little over a year now, and the excitement is still there to see what book I'm going to get for that month! I've tried out a few different subscription options since I read a little bit of everything, and the choices are wonderful! Some books I received I would have never thought to pick up if it wasn't for this subscription. Can't wait to see what other 2023 picks I receive!"
"Love their selections for kids"
"We have 2 subscriptions for our grandkids. Our 7 year old grandson loves the graphic novels. Our 9 year old granddaughter is equally as happy with the middle grade books she gets. Whoever makes the book selections does a great job. It is hard to find books that our grandkids haven't read but they manage to find books they've never heard of but thoroughly enjoy! After they've read the books they are passing them along to their school library so other kids can enjoy. We are very happy with Book Drop for kids!"
"Great subscription service! I wanted to get back into reading, but I always have a hard time selecting books myself. So, I love that this subscription does it for me based on my taste!"
Baileys Crossroads, Virginia
Frequently Asked Questions
The Book Drop is a surprise monthly book subscription service created by Amanda Zirn Hudson, operational manager & frontlist book-buyer of Bethany Beach Books. We sadly understand that not everyone has a local, independent bookstore near them so our mission is to help bring the independent bookstore to readers. The Book Drop is owned & powered by Bethany Beach Books.
We ship subscriptions between the 16th-21st of each month. Readers will receive tracking via email as soon as we start preparing their mailing.
Our subscriptions ship the same time every month: between the 16th-21st. Subscribe before the 15th of the month & receive your first book that same month. Subscribe after the 15th and your first book will ship the following month. As soon as we start packing your subscription, we send an email with tracking information. All one-time products from our shop ship within 2-3 business days (or on release date for pre-orders).
All standard subscriptions auto-renew on the 1st of each month. Gift subscriptions are given the choice at checkout whether to auto-renew or not. Subscribers have the ability to skip, pause, or cancel via their Book Drop account.