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Book of the Month Selection Time for September + First Book for $5!

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The September selections for Book of the Month have been released! (Subscribers can add up to 2 additional books for $9.99)

If you haven’t signed up for Book of the Month yet, use coupon code READ5 to get your first month for only $5!

Or use coupon code 30TOTE to save 30% off a 3-month subscription of Book of the Month plus get a free tote!

Subscribers can now pick out their book for September:

  1. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo By Amy Schumer (Selected by Guest Judge: Andy Cohen)
  2. Behold the Dreamers By Imbolo Mbue
  3. The Couple Next Door By Shari Lapena
  4. A Gentleman in Moscow By Amor Towles
  5. All At Sea By Decca Aitkenhead

Which book (or books) are you picking this month?

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!

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  1. Got Behold the Dreamers after reading about it in the NY Times book review and the Secret History as my bonus book. The Secret History looks really good and I haven’t read it yet. I have Ms. Tartt’s the Goldfinch already so I’m looking forward to adding her debut in my collection.

    Definitely my favorite sub and look forward to it every month! I love getting new books every month!

  2. Guys. I just finished my last selection from last month, “All the Ugly and Wonderful Things.” Boy howdy. It’s taboo. It’s ugly. It’s wonderful. It’s my #1 book of 2016.

    I. Love. This. Durn. Sub.

    I wish I could add more than 2 extra books. Seriously. THERE ARE 4 WEEKS IN A MONTH LET ME ADD 4 BOOKS TOTAL. AND MAYBE ONE TO GROW ON.

    This has become my go to gift as well. I wish there was a gift package that you could get an extra deal on! At $45/pop, I’m having to pick and choose which friends to give it to. But all of them have become subscribers.


  3. I got so excited to see The Couple Next Door that I did early ship only to remember I wanted to add Amy’s book. Note to self (and others): You can’t do that, it won’t come until next month now 🙁

    PS- I am LOVING this sub box!

  4. I picked All at Sea and The Couple Next Door both of those books sounded wonderful, I already know that I’m going to cry reading All at Sea.

  5. I chose A Gentleman in Moscow, The Couple Next Door and Behold the Dreamers for early shipping. The wait is too long, I want my books now! ?

  6. Awesome! I skipped last month’s box, so I’m pleased to see so many interesting books this time around. I picked All at Sea, and added on A Gentleman in Moscow and The Couple Next Door.

    • I added All at Sea and A Gentleman in Moscow as well. I found that if I limit myself to two books a month I will actually read them. Three and then they sit there in a pile.

      • That’s my worry as well, to be honest! At least I’ll read one of them (I hope).

  7. Want 3 books this month. Behold the Dreamers sound likes really good book.

  8. I can’t believe it’s been 30 years since “The Secret History” came out. As usual, my only complaint about BOTM is that I can’t buy more than three books every month ??.

    • Sorry 20 years ?

  9. After skipping both July and August, I’m happy to see quite a few books that interest me! I’m definitely getting A Gentleman in Moscow; I loved Rules of Civility and I’ve really been looking forward to this book coming out. The Secret History is one of my all time favorites, and even though I already own it, I have to get this for the exclusive BoTM hardcover edition. I’ve never gotten three books in one month before, but I love Amy Schumer, so I think I’ll probably end up adding her book, too. What a great month!

    • Thanks for the recommendation. I don’t subscribe to BOTM (yet), but I like to scope out all the book subs to fill my tbr list.

  10. I already read Amy Schumer’s book. It had a lot more substance than most memoirs. She is using her voice to talk about real issues within her own experience and it didn’t come off preachy, IMHO.

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