Cozy Reader Club Subscription Box Review – November 2016
Cozy Reader Club is a monthly book subscription box. In each box, they include a recently released hardcover women’s fiction novel, handmade items, coffee or tea (or hot chocolate), and a gourmet treat!
This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Subscription Box: Cozy Reader Club
The Cost: $64.95
The Products: In each box, you’ll discover 4-6 items including a recently released women’s fiction novel, artisanal coffee, tea or hot chocolate, beautiful handmade items and gourmet handcrafted treats.
Ships to: US (for free) and worldwide (extra shipping costs apply).
This box comes with an info card detailing the items included.
Now, onto the items!
Book Summary from Amazon:
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate.
Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt.
What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor, filled with emotion—from dark suffering to true happiness—a moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world. A fan of Chinese food, dogs, bookstores, and men she should stay away from, Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found souls—including an angel who’s been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night.
Here is a character you will fall in love with, so believable and real and endearing, that she captures both the ache of loneliness and the joy of finding yourself at last. For anyone who’s ever been a hurt teenager, for every mother of a daughter who has lost her way, Faithful is a roadmap.
Cozy Reader Club has been doing a great job at picking a newly released and popular book each month, and this book fits that bill and is also getting excellent reviews!
I’m only a few chapters in, but I’m already invested in Shelby and want to see her find happiness again. Based on the reviews I’ve read of this book, it’s a long journey for her to get to that place, but the book is totally worth the trip.
Max Melody Knit Hat – Value $35
This wool, hand-knit beanie has a wavy pattern that gives it texture and makes it a little more special. I’m a beanie-wearer 24/7 in the winter, so I think this is a perfect item for a Cozy box!
Townshend’s Tea Company Pumpkin Spice Chai – Value $8.25
This tea is a blend of cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, clove, nutmeg and black tea. I love all those flavors, and this tea is another hit for me.
And it comes with an adorable spoon!
Pumpernickel and Wry Vintage Silverware Spoon – Value $16
This is a hand-stamped vintage silver spoon. So cute!
Vermont Brownie Company Apple Blondie – Value $4
Cozy Reader Club always does a great job at finding treats for their boxes, and my husband ranked this as his favorite one yet! (I avoid gluten and dairy in my diet, so Eric is always happy to help with the taste testing portion of the reviews!)
Verdict: This box has a value of about $80 (that’s with the discounted Amazon sale price of the box). I think that’s a good value if you sign up with the $5 off coupon ($60 a month). Cozy Reader Club is still on the high-end in terms of cost for a monthly book box, so it probably isn’t for everyone, but I think they do an excellent job delivering on their promise of what you can expect in a box, and everything always feels special! This box is definitely about the experience!
What do you think of the November Cozy Reader Club box?