How The Book Drop works

When you sign up for The Book Drop, you'll receive one fantastic, surprise hand-wrapped paperback book delivered to your door each month. 

We understand deciding your next book might be overwhelming - there are so many titles to choose from! As an independent bookstore, it's our job to recommend fantastic books we love so each month we send you one of our favorites.

Simply decide which subscription is right for you, choose your subscription length, and enjoy some incredible reads! For more information on our bookstore and mission, visit our About Us page.


Step 1


Choose a subscription

We have many different subscriptions to satisfy any bookworm. Take a peek at our Past Book selections or read our subscription descriptions below to decide which is perfect for you!

Step 2


Subscription length

How often would you like to renew your subscription? We send books once a month but you may choose whether to renew every month, every three months, every six months, or once a year.

Step 3


Sit back, relax, & enjoy fantastic books!

We send subscriptions around the 20th each month so USA subscribers can expect to receive their package before the end of the month. Enjoy your incredible, hidden gem book!

Books for Tea

*HISTORICAL & LITERARY FICTION* Our most popular adult subscription, this is our curator's favorite (but don't tell the others)! This subscription is perfect for readers who enjoy mostly historical fiction with a mix of literary fiction. If you enjoyed books like "The Nightingale," "Where the Crawdads Sing," "The Rose Code," or "The Four Winds," this is probably the best subscription for you!


Books for Bubbly

*ROMANCE* Books perfect for a glass of bubbly or for relaxing in the bubble bath! For adult readers who enjoy romance, chick-lit, romantic comedies, and stories of friendships. If you enjoyed books like "People We Meet on Vacation," "One Last Stop," and/or "The Proposal," and enjoy authors like Elin Hilderbrand, Beth Harbison, and Jane Green, this is probably the best subscription for you!

 

Books for Coffee

*THRILLERS* This subscription is perfect for a cup of coffee... you'll need it because these books will keep you up all night! For adult readers who enjoy psychological thrillers, murder mysteries, and suspense! If you enjoyed "The Guest List," "The Silent Patient," "The Woman in the Window," or "The Wife Upstairs," this might be your favorite subscription!


Books for Elixir

*FANTASY* Get ready to pull out your favorite magical elixir as you curl up with these books. This adult subscription is perfect for lovers of fantasy and magical adventures of all types, full of new worlds to explore and alternate versions of our own to imagine. If you enjoyed "The City of Brass", "Sabriel", "The Library of Legends", or "Ninth House", this is probably the best fit for you. 


Large Print

Readers receive one adult fiction paperback in LARGE PRINT. This subscription sends a variety of genres but focuses on historical fiction, romance, and thriller mystery. Each book is hand-wrapped with love each month. A letter from the author is typically included as well!

What will be in your Book Drop package?

We pride ourselves on providing a simple subscription that focuses on a spectacular read that we are passionate about.

All Packages Include:   

  • 1 hand-wrapped trade paperback book
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  • A note about why we loved the book
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  •  An Indie Next List brochure featuring incredible new books that independent bookstores & booksellers LOVE (YA & Children subscriptions receive this quarterly)

More often than not our packages may also include:  

  • A letter from the author

  • and/or

  • The book will be autographed by the author OR the book will include a signed bookplate from the author

Please note these age ranges are recommended by the publisher and are approximate. All readers are different, we encourage subscribers to select the subscription that will best fit the reader.


Books for Young Adults (ages 13+)

We love Young Adult books! This subscription is perfect for the reader who enjoys reading a variety of young adult titles! We recommend these books for readers with a maturity level of 13+. Some of our books may contain mature content, please take a peek at our Past Books page to see what we have sent in previous boxes. This subscription includes one hand-wrapped paperback book per month and usually contains a signed bookplate and/or a letter from the author. 


Graphic Novels (ages 10-14)

One paperback graphic novel perfect for upper middle grade readers or anyone who enjoys graphic novels! We select books from an assortment of genres - we look for strong characters & diverse themes. This subscription includes graphic novels that are published for ages 10-14. This subscription includes one surprise hand-wrapped paperback book per month and may contain a signed bookplate and/or a letter from the author.


Books for Middle Grade (ages 8-12)

One paperback book each month perfect for middle grade readers! We select books from an assortment of genres with strong characters, diversity, and positive themes! This subscription is best for readers age 8-12, specifically readers with a Lexile range of 700-920. This subscription includes one hand-wrapped paperback book per month and usually contains a signed bookplate and/or a letter from the author.  What is a Lexile range? 

Early Readers (ages 6-7)

This subscription is for beginning independent readers & includes one early chapter book each month. This subscription is perfect for readers who have started their independent reading journey and are reading early chapter books, specifically readers who read at a Lexile range of 501-650 / Level K-M. To help grow and encourage a passion for reading we think it is especially important for beginning independent readers to find books they are excited about. This subscription includes one surprise hand-wrapped paperback book each month.


THEMES

Adventure: Perfect for readers who enjoy adventure, science, and mystery.

Glitter: Perfect for readers who enjoy glitter, unicorns & mermaids, and animals.

Humor: Perfect for readers who enjoy comedy and graphic novels.


Board Books (ages 0-4)

*Coming soon!*


Picture Books (ages 3-6)

Perfect for both little and big readers who love hardcover picture books! Titles are geared toward little bookworms ages 3-6. Each month we share one favorite hardcover picture book that has recently been published. This subscription includes one surprise hand-wrapped hardcover picture book per month and usually contains a signed bookplate and/or a letter from the author.


Sticker Club

Receive 3-4 die cut + waterproof vinyl stickers each month. Each month is themed. Appropriate for all ages & gender identities. Most stickers are around 3 inches.


Puzzle Club

Receive one surprise jigsaw puzzle each month! Select from 500 or 1,000 pieces. Jigsaw puzzles come hand-wrapped in kraft paper. Shipping is included in the price, all puzzles ship USPS Priority Mail.