Surprise Me Book Box

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Books per month
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Free UK shipping on all book boxes

If you love books from multiple genres, or you tend to find it tricky to pick your next read, our Surprise Me Book Subscription is the perfect choice. With this subscription, you'll receive a monthly package containing books from a range of genres, from romance to historical fiction.

By choosing a book subscription from Hand Me Down Book Club, you're not just keeping your to-be-read pile topped up. You're also doing your bit for the environment by reducing the number of trees that need to be cut down to produce new books.

Our Surprise Me Book collection spans our entire range of genres, so it's great for anyone with broad literary tastes. It's also an affordable way to find great books in genres you wouldn't ordinarily read. Discover books from brilliant new authors and refine your reading palate with our Surprise Me Book Box.

Example genres in this range include:

  • Romance
  • Thriller & Crime
  • Historical fiction
  • Classics
  • Young Adult fiction
  • Fantasy & Sci Fi

Explore unknown literary lands with our fantastic Surprise Me Book Subscription.


When will I receive my books?

Current members: Our next dispatch date is the 10th of October

New members: New orders placed up to and including the 4th of October will be shipped on the the 10th of October

Delivery typically takes 2-3 working days with tracking information sent to the registered email address of the account holder

What condition are the books in?

They’re pre-loved books but graded good to great condition. Some may have signs of use but we would never send out anything that is in anything less than what we’d be happy with ourselves

Is your packaging sustainable?

All of Hand Me Down Book Club's packaging is completely plastic free, sustainably sourced and 100% recyclable. We also endeavour to reuse any boxes that we receive ourselves, so packaging from month to month may vary!

Other Book Boxes

  1. Classics

  2. Crime & Thriller

  3. Historical Fiction

  4. Romance

  5. Fantasy & Sci Fi

  6. Young Adult

  7. Children’s