Are you the kind of bookworm who reaches for a haunting, melancholy book in the fall? Or a book about quests and new beginnings in the spring? If so, you might be a seasonal reader.
Seasonal reading can take many forms–and it’s certainly not the only good way to work through your “To Be Read” list–but those in the know say it’s an excellent way to enjoy a meaningful and memorable reading experience.
With the Seasonal Reading Box, you’ll build a library of beautifully-written classic novels that you can savor with a cup of tea. Each book is a perfect fit for the season in which it arrives…so you can live deeply and read deeply all year long.
Four times per year–in spring, summer, autumn, and winter–you’ll receive a package on your doorstep. Open it and find:
PLUS, subscribers get access to our members-only Facebook group, so you can share your thoughts about the book selections with other Seasonal Readers!
Savor each season with tea & a classic book!
$40 + $9.95 flat rate shipping, every 3 months. Spring 2023 boxes are sold out. Order now to reserve the summer box. **If you would like to receive one of our past boxes while you wait for the summer box, please email me at [email protected] to receive our spring 2022 box (Lost Horizon).
Current & Past Boxes
The spring book box includes the Scottish novel Spring Magic by D. E. Stevenson, a box of salted rosemary shortbread cookies from Lark Fine Foods, and Blue Lady looseleaf black tea blend from PekoeTea Edinburgh.
The winter book box included a beautiful hardcover edition of The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley, three William Morris pattern notebooks, and bagged Cardamom Tea from Ahmad Tea.
The fall book box came with a gorgeous Penguin clothbound hardcover of Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, a celestial motif tea infuser, and loose leaf “Buttery Shortbread” herbal tea from Plum Deluxe.
The summer box contained a beautiful softcover edition of The Blue Castle by L. M. Montgomery, a padded book sleeve, and loose leaf “Piper Mint Blues” tea from Piper and Leaf.
The spring box includes the 1933 bestselling adventure novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton, oolong tea from UsTwo Tea company, and fifty book darts in a custom Seasonal Reading Box tin.
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The winter box included the 1950 young adult novel Emily of Deep Valley by Maud Hart Lovelace, Harney & Sons Chocolate Mint Tea, and a 2022 classic women writers desk calendar from Obvious State.
The fall box included the Penguin edition of the 1862 Victorian novel Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Ahmad English Tea No. 1, and butterfly bookplates from Cavallini & Co.
The summer box featured an illustrated edition of the regionalist masterpiece The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett, a box of Oolong Orange Blossom tea from Loose Leaf Tea Company, and a Sea Meadow candle from Salty Beach Studio.
Our inaugural box included a gorgeous edition of the 1922 classic The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim, Simpson & Vail Spring Blossom green tea, a bandana scarf from Hemlock Goods, plus a special bonus item: a letterpress notecard from Heartell Press!
Note: Packing materials/wrapping will differ from what’s shown in the above photos! This is for staging purposes!
Know a friend who would appreciate a literary gift?
Send a seasonal reading experience to a fellow book lover! **Note: If you order now, the first box they receive will be the summer ’23 box. Please email me at [email protected] if you would like them to begin with one of our available past boxes instead.**