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Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04

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Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Box

Book Riot by Quarterly is a seasonal subscription box made for book lovers. If you are obsessed with books and love getting exclusive access to authors, I recommend this box!

My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Items

The Subscription Box: Book Riot by Quarterly

The Cost: $50 a box (ships every quarter)

The Products: Books and book-related items selected by Book Riot

Ships to: US, (Canada extra $20 fee, International extra $30 fee).

Check out all of my Book Riot Quarterly Box reviews!

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Letter

Each Quarterly Box comes with a letter from the curator detailing the items included and why each was selected. 

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Paradise Print

Custom Literary Quote Print from Obvious State – Value $24

This print was designed exclusively for Book Riot subscribers. I love when subscription boxes do exclusives for subscribers, and I think this print is lovely. (Obvious State also has a ton of other great quote inspired prints if you like this one!)

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 What We See

What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund – Value $16.95 (On Amazon for $13.33)

This book is all about what we picture in our minds when we read – depending on what details authors decided to include or not include. It’s a fully illustrated book, so it should be a short read!

Also, I listed the Amazon price for this book, but Book Riot included some extras that I think add value:

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Post It

Post it notes throughout the book from the author!

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Salinger

The Salinger Contract – Value $17 (On Amazon for $13.23)

This book also has exclusive content – a letter from the author!

Book Riot Quarterly Subscription Box Review #BKR04 Sticker

Maps and Legends by Michale Chabon – Ebook Value $8

Read Sticker – Value $1

Read Harder Water Bottle (Pictured in group item picture) – Value $5?

I forgot to take a main picture of the Read Harder water bottle, but you can see it in the group shot. Also, the Lumio card was included as one lucky subscriber got a Lumio book lamp! (

Verdict: This month’s box has a value of about $72. (I used the MSRP for calculating retail value of the books since they came with exclusive extras). I’m pretty happy with the value and I like that they included three books again this box. (I’m all about more e-books!) And I love the print and want to buy more of their literary prints! What did you think of the latest Book Riot Quarterly box?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

8 Comments

  1. This has quickly become one of my favorite boxes. I love all the book goodies! My pin was different, though. I got “When I was your age, television was called books.” I’m curious as to what other Princess Bride quotes people got.

  2. The thing I really like about this box is that I don’t get to pick the books. I tend to gravitate toward the same sort of books over and over, and that’s ok because I almost always enjoy them, but this box forces me out of my reading comfort zone. I never would have even picked up What We See When We Read, but I absolutely loved it. Book Riot is a great way to expand my literary horizons 🙂

    • I feel the same way! Even if the books I read from the box I don’t love-love, I like the fact that I’m trying new books I wouldn’t have picked up on my own. There have been a couple that I completely loved, so worth those that I just thought were ok.

  3. Not really interested in the books selected, but I LOVE the water bottle, the sticker & the print. I had a sticker like that on my car for many years.

  4. I love to read and the idea of a book subscription box is interesting, but I like to choose my own books. Although I have a good collection of ebooks on my Ipad, I enjoy reading so much more when I am holding an actual book, preferably hard cover. The feel of it, the sound of the pages as I turn them even the smell, especially if the book is old, makes it an experience.

  5. What an awesome button! I hope it’s out there for swapping!

  6. You forgot to mention the Inigo Montoya button – the only thing I actually liked from this box.

    I love books/book inspired items but I would rather spend $50 on a HPB shopping spree 😀

  7. I cancelled my membership because I couldn’t afford it this month…. and I’m torn about that. I LOVE the print and What We See When We Read, but don’t know if I’d like the rest of the box. I do like the fact an eBook is included but with this particular subscription, I’d rather have all physical copies (maybe it’s because of the price point?). Thanks for the review!

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