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The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015

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The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 Box

The Book Drop is a book subscription box from Bethany Beach Books. You can pick one of four different subscription options:

Book Subscription Options


This review is of The Jane subscription.

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

The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 Items

The Subscription Box: The Book Drop

The Cost:  $20 for the Jane/Ernest version, $16 a month for YA version, $13 for children’s version

The Products: One book selected each month based on the book-type preference you select.

Ships to: US

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The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 Info

The box came with a note explaining why the book was selected, and a Bethany Beach Books bookmark.

The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 Ice Cream

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman – Retail Value $15 (On Amazon for $11.31)

Book Summary from Amazon:

As a child in 1913, Malka Treynovsky flees Russia for New York with her family–only to be crippled and abandoned in the streets. Taken in by a tough-loving Italian ices peddler, Malka survives. When she falls in love with Albert, they set off together across America in an ice cream truck to seek their fortune; slowly, she transforms herself into Lillian Dunkle, “The Ice Cream Queen of America”–doyenne of an empire of ice cream franchises and a celebrated television personality.

Spanning 70 years, Lillian’s rise–fraught with setbacks, triumphs, and tragedies–is inextricably linked to the course of American history itself, from Prohibition to the disco days of Studio 54. And when her past starts catching up with her, her world implodes spectacularly.

The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 POP

Pop Party by Clare O’Connell – Retail Value $19.95 (On Amazon for $17.96)

This book was included as a bonus item this month – I hope they continue this in future boxes!

The Book Drop “The Jane” Subscription Box Review – July 2015 Next

This box also came with an Indie Bound flyer for additional book recommendations.

Verdict: In previous reviews for this box I mentioned that I love the concept of getting a curated book pick each month, but the value isn’t that great. But this month the bonus book makes the value so much better! I really hope they continue to add bonus books or items in future boxes – I will definitely keep subscribing!

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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.

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