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Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015

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Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Bag

Uppercase is a YA book subscription box from Lisa Parkin. Each month Uppercase sends you a new YA book, a related accessory, and exclusive content from the author of the chosen book. I love a good YA book, so I wanted to try this subscription out!

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

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Items

The Subscription Box: Uppercase

The Cost: $29 (If you want them to pick a book based on your tastes the cost is $35 each month)

The Products: “When you sign up for Uppercase, every month you’ll receive:

  • 1 exciting new YA book
  • 1 book accessory (funky items like bookmarks, posters, jewelry, totes, etc)
  • A personal explanation of the choice + other similar titles
  • Discount codes for popular book buying websites
  • Exclusive content from the author of that month’s book”

Ships to: US and Canada (extra shipping costs for Canadian subscribers).

Check out all my reviews of Uppercase!

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Info

This month’s letter is a little different, it includes a printed sheet detailing the items included, and a hand-written note from Lisa.

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Book

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord – Retail Value $18 (On Amazon for $13.77)

I always include the Amazon prices for book subscription box reviews, but this is another instance where it’s not an entirely fair number to use, since this is a signed book:

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Signed

I’m not sure if all Uppercase books will be signed moving forward, but I hope so! (It’s such a great way to add value to a book subscription box).

Here is the synopsis of the book from Amazon:

Brimming with heartfelt relationships and authentic high-school dynamics The Start of Me and You proves that it’s never too late for second chances.

It’s been a year since it happened–when Paige Hancock’s first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for two years, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school . . . and she has a plan. First: Get her old crush, Ryan Chase, to date her–the perfect way to convince everyone she’s back to normal. Next: Join a club–simple, it’s high school after all. But when Ryan’s sweet, nerdy cousin, Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for the Quiz Bowl team (of all things!) her perfect plan is thrown for a serious loop. Will Paige be able to face her fears and finally open herself up to the life she was meant to live?

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Post It

Another new update to the subscription is the addition of post-it notes throughout the book. As you’re reading through, you can enter the codes on the post-its on the Uppercase site for additional content to go along with the book.

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Print

The Start of Me and You Quote Print by Risa Rodil – Value?

This print is an exclusive for subscribers, and it comes ready for framing or stands on its own.

Uppercase YA Book Subscription Box Review – April 2015 Magnets

Badge Bomb Bookworm Magnets – Value $10

I <3 Max Watson Pin – Value $1?

These book magnets are adorable and super strong too!

Verdict: I’m so impressed with the April 2015 Uppercase box. The updates/improvements made since the last box have added so much value to this box! Plus I’ve loved both of the books from the past two boxes, so I already find value in knowing Lisa is a great curator, and I’ll probably love any book she sends.

Do you subscribe to Uppercase Box? What do you think of the April 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.


  1. I’m definitely considering Uppercase after thinking about it the last couple of months and seeing the content/reviews. My biggest issue is the price, but I do like little goodies and getting a surprise in the mail is always fun so I’m thinking maybe the experience will make up for the cost. I just cancelled quite a few other subs recently, too, so I AM in the market for a new sub. Debating between Uppercase, Owlcrate, The Book Box, and LitCube though. There’s SO many book sub boxes out now!

    • I just signed up for Lit Cube after reading this comment! I can’t find The Book Box though, do you have a link? Thanks!

      • Ack! Sorry, it’s supposed to say The Bookworm Box. I’m looking forward to your review on LitCube. Have you heard of Fandom of the Month? It’s geeky jewelry.

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