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Remember That Time I Started a YA Book Subscription Box?

It’s almost been a year (last August) that I stared Uppercase Box, a young adult book of the month subscription.

We’ve grown so much over the past year, and I wanted to give you a brief update on what’s new!

Remember That Time I Started a YA Book Subscription Box?

So much has happened since Uppercase launched last year! We’ve expanded and added great new features. Please indulge me as I share the top ones with you.

Uppercase has a new logo!

We updated our look a few months ago. I LOVE this design and couldn’t be happier that we have a cleaner, more professional look.

uppercase ya book subscription logo


We offer signed books or bookplates.

With every Uppercase now, subscribers will receive either a signed book or a signed bookplate. This has been such a great bonus, as it increases the value of the book for readers.

In our April box, Emery Lord signed books for her new release The Start of Me and You. She’s just the best for this and many other reasons.

april uppercase box the start of me and you emery lord


We create custom made items with amazing artists.

We have worked with amazing artists like Risa Rodil and BookiEmoji to create items that are only available in Uppercase boxes. It’s one of my favorite parts of Uppercase!

The BookiEmjoji tote below in the June box is one of our favorites – especially because the designer, Jenna, is so talented and a fabulous fellow blogger!

june uppercase box young adult book subscription


We include a one-of-a-kind reading experience.

Uppercase now includes post-it notes in all our books that are a part of a new reading experience. The post-its correspond to specific parts of the book and include codes that lead to interactive polls, quizzes, comments and special content like character backstories and author videos!

uppercase reading experience ya book subscription box


We added a new price option!

Uppercase now offers Book Exclusive – it’s $17 a month and includes:

  • Brand new, recently published YA book
  • Signed book or bookplate from the author
  • Exclusive Author Content (video, micro-stories, interview, etc.)
  • Uppercase Interactive Reading Experience
  • Personal note explaining the month’s selection
  • Coupon code to popular book-related shops

may uppercase box ya book of the month


We still offer the Expert and Personalized options as well.

Thanks for letting me share a little bit about Uppercase. It means so much to me, and I LOVE having another avenue to share the best books with others.

Stay tuned: We’re doing something BIG for our one-year anniversary!

About Lisa Parkin

I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.
  • Roan Bauno

    Hi Lisa! I am a big fan of your blog. I usually check all your reviews first before I download (sad to say) the books on my phone. Up to date, I have at least 500 unread books (Whew!)

    I hope your YA subscription reaches Asia, which I believe would be difficult but hey, a girl can dream right? 😉

    Good bless and do keep up the good work! :)

    • http://www.readbreatherelax.com Lisa@Read.Breathe.Relax.

      Hi Roan – Thank you SO much!! One of my subscribers lives overseas and used this site, which is cheaper than if I shipped it via USPS. I hope where you’re based is included in the locations! http://www.shopandship.com/en/home

  • Lisa Schensted

    This is SO INCREDIBLE and I’m SO IMPRESSED with all of it! You’re such a hoss!

    • http://www.readbreatherelax.com Lisa@Read.Breathe.Relax.

      Thank you, Lisa!! That means the world <3

  • Axie Oh

    Bookmarking this! I love subscription boxes…and YA themed boxes sound like a dream come true.

  • Kara Young Dickinson

    I was so excited about my last Uppercase delivery. I made sure and photographed it and shared on FB. I want everyone to get a fantastic book surprise every month just like me.

    • http://www.readbreatherelax.com Lisa@Read.Breathe.Relax.

      Thanks, Kara!! So glad you’re enjoying it!

      • Kara Young Dickinson

        I am enjoying my subscription so much. You had such a great idea in Uppercase.

  • DisneyAngel55

    I love, love, LOVE Uppercase! This is easily one of my favorite subscriptions EVER and BY FAR my favorite book subscription! (Not to mention your blog is freaking awesome too!) Thank you for everything you do to create such an amazing box for us each month! :) :) :)

    • http://www.readbreatherelax.com Lisa@Read.Breathe.Relax.

      Wow, you seriously made my day! Thanks so much for your kind words.