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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.

Unboxing

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 Straw Hat.

The second item in the box was a package of Organic Espresso Terra Blend coffee from Coffee By Design.

The third item in the box was a Paper Lantern bookmark and glow stick bracelet.

The fourth item in the box was a Mark Twain magnetic personality finger puppet/magnet from UPG.

The fifth item in the box was the book… The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. There are two book options to choose from every month: adult classic or children’s classic. This is the children’s classic.

Here is everything I received in this box.


Check out the unboxing video on YouTube!


Review

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.

What I didn’t like:

  • The straw hat.

Overall Opinion

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 excited to get a leather-bound copy of the book. I loved the Mark Twain finger puppet. How fun! The straw hat wasn’t my thing, but it went well with the book. As usual, the coffee is my favorite product besides the book.

This subscription service is $41.99 and includes shipping.

-Loraine Nunley

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I have found some wonderful boxes. My YouTube channel is full of video unboxing’s if you are interested. I also share my unboxing’s on my sister website for those boxes that are not books.

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