FAQs

A Box of Stories helps you discover fabulous authors  and amazing books around the world.  We curate books with exceptional reviews and ratings, always looking beyond the 'obvious' bestseller.  We offer a surprise every single time at unbeatable prices, our algorithm uses reviews from book lovers all over the world, to create unique boxes of stories, ensuring your box has an average rating of 4* out of 5*. No matter how many times you order we ensure that you never get the same book twice.

Our standard mixed and fiction boxes cost only £14.99, whilst our genre specific boxes, such as Crime, Mystery & Thriller cost £21.99 - all of our boxes include free UK shipping.

Each box contains four different surprise books beyond the 'obvious' bestsellers, with guaranteed rave reviews found with the help of our algorithm. The minimum RRP of the four books is £30.00.

Yes! Our boxes can be purchased as a subscription on a monthly or bi-monthly delivery basis. Just select subscribe and save when you add to cart to get 5% off on subscription.

Yes. You can purchase one off boxes without a subscription.

That’s part of the surprise! You’ll find out what's inside the box only once you receive it. 

Our algorithm curates fantastic books, every box has an average rating of 4/5*, these hidden gems are reviewed by book lovers and bloggers from across the globe.

Currently we offer the following surprise boxes - 

1. Mixed Box (Fiction and Non-Fiction)

2. Fiction Box  (Mixed Fiction genres)

3. Crime, Mystery & Thriller Box

4. Historical Fiction

5. Non-Fiction (Biographies/Memoirs/Self help etc)

We’re book lovers just like you all, so we definitely want to expand our range as soon as possible. Keep an eye on our social media accounts and sign up to our mailing list to get the latest updates.

We also love hearing from our customers to see what they might like to see in future.

No matter how many times you order we ensure that you never get the same books twice. We regularly get new titles, as our algorithm carefully finds more hidden gems for you and us!

Please use the same email id to order every time to avoid duplicates.

Your box will be sent to you via tracked courier service. Once your box is dispatched, you will receive an automated email with your tracking number, which can be checked on https://www.royalmail.com/track-your-item#/ enabling you to check you delivery status online, or via your mobile. 

All orders will be delivered within 7 working days.  Find more details here - COVID19 Deliveries 

Once you place an order, we send you and automated email with your order number and transaction details, please check your inbox/spam/junk folder, you would have received a mail from orders@aboxofstories.com

Yes - our boxes make great gifts! When you get to checkout just enter the shipping address, as the address of your desired gift recipient. If you can't decide which box they'd like you can always purchase a gift card so they can choose themselves!

 

This hasn't happened that often, please note that if the duplicate book received is not supplied by us in one of our boxes, we would not be able to replace or swap it as it kills the purpose of a surprise box. At this point, it is absolutely impossible for us to know which books you have already read.

You can reach us at info@aboxofstories.com for general enquiries, for order, dispatch or shipping details contact us on orders@aboxofstories.com  - kindly allow us some time to respond to you :)

Yes! When you add your delivery address, our drop down menu will show you the shipping costs and timeframes.

Yes, you can pause your subscription any time you like. Log in with your registered email ID and click on ‘manage subscription’ to pause your subscription. You can restart it again when you’re ready, for any help please write to us on orders@aboxofstories.com

Log in with your registered email ID and click on ‘manage subscription’ to cancel your subscription or write to us on orders@aboxofstories.com with your most recent order number.

We will be sad to know you would like to cancel the order. Please refer to our return policy for cancelation or returns.

If you need to return your order, please refer to our returns policy

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