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Welcome to another month with the box subscription: Coffee and a Classic. I ordered it through Cratejoy (affiliate link). The box that I subscribe to is the monthly starter classic box which includes a book, drink, bookmark, and two bookish items. They also have a standard classic box which includes everything in the starter box plus a snack, mug, and is packaged in a photo box.
What did I get in my box this month? I am going to share the contents with you here. My review is not for the book or the items I received because I haven’t read/used them yet, but instead will be for the content and subscription experience.
The box arrived in good shape and it was clearly labeled so I knew what it was right away.
On the top of everything was a postcard listing what items I would find in the box.
The first item in the box was a Book Quote Vinyl Pencil Pouch.
The second item in the box was “Francie’s Diary” Recycled Paper Journal.
The third item in the box was a package of Blackout Blend coffee from Coffee by Design.
The fourth item in the box was a Vintage Book Cover Library Card Bookmark.
The fifth item in the box was the book… A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith. There are two book options to choose from every month: adult classic or children’s classic. This is the adult classic.
Here is everything I received in this box.
What I liked:
- You can get a sneak peak of the classic book choices before the box ships out.
- You can choose from three different drink options.
- All of the items related to the book choice.
- The coffee packet makes at least one full pot (12 oz) and is a good size to try out.
- The book I received was a quality copy.
- The price included the shipping cost.
- Everything was packaged well.
- The bookmark was a fun design.
What I didn’t like:
- The book was a paperback instead of hardcover
- The pencil pouch and journal were not my thing.
This is one of my favorite subscription boxes. I love the quality of the classic books and coffee. The box is curated in such a fun way. Even though I knew what book I was getting, I still found opening this box to be a fun experience. I was a little disappointed about getting a paperback copy and the two bookish items were not my thing but I’m still looking forward to reading this classic and enjoying the fun bookmark.
This subscription service is $41.99 and includes shipping.
-Loraine NunleyUnboxing and review of the Coffee and a Classic subscription box for April 2021 #curlupwithaclassic #SubscriptionBox @classicbookbox @cratejoy Click To Tweet
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