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Why We Keep Selling Out Early and Why You Should Subscribe!

Why We Keep Selling Out Early and Why You Should Subscribe!

One of the most common questions we hear is...why do you sell out so early? Why don't you order more boxes and ensure that we can order after the reveal?

Well, the answer is pretty simple. We DO order more boxes but we keep selling out!

Since Mark and Kerrie need to read the novels, choose the box items and order them decisions are made two months in advance (typically) to ensure that the product gets here in time to be packaged and shipped on the 5th of the month. 

If you've been a subscriber since the beginning you probably know that Mark and Kerrie almost had an ulcer in November when the shipment of one product was late and they had to delay shipping. That was not good, and they never want that to happen again. Books are chosen, items are selected, everything gets sent to them (or purchased locally if available) and then hand packed before it's shipped to you. 

Want to ensure Sweet Reads Box is coming to your door every month? Subscribe for a 3 or 6-month subscription and we will reserve your box. See a sale and want to renew before your subscription is up? No problem - purchase with the discount and we will add to your subscription. 

Have questions? Email us at info@sweetreadsbox.com 

Thank you for loving Sweet Reads Box! We are thrilled you do :)

How Our Journey Began

How Our Journey Began

Books have been a part of our lives as long as we can remember. Our parents were avid readers and their love for books brought us to hours of reading in their laps, at school and everywhere we've lived, worked and travelled. 

Our idea for this book subscription box came first to me who pitched it to Mark as something we should collaborate on. First the excitement, then the questioning and finally the agreement to dive in and pursue this adventure.

It wasn't long into the process that we began to wonder, what did a teacher and an accountant know about building an online business? The answer is - lots and not enough! 

We researched, we read books, we asked friends and colleagues, we dreamt, we shed a few tears and we created Sweet Reads Box. 

Our goal was to create a subscription box that provided busy people with 'me time'. A chance to sit down, relax, and immerse themselves in a great book with a delicious beverage and decadent treat. We wanted to be different than other boxes we had seen and instead of a collection of products around a theme we wanted each item in the box to be carefully chosen to fit the novel we were featuring. 

The result is something we are proud of, something we are excited to ship every month and something we hope to continue to grow and build. Because in the end, everyone deserves the chance to experience what John Green remarked: "Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood." 

Thank you for joining in and being part of our Sweet Reads Box family! 

6 Months of Sweet Reads Box!

6 Months of Sweet Reads Box!

Wow! We cannot believe we are here. Six wonderful months of Sweet Reads Box and all thanks to you, our subscribers! 

We have absolutely loved creating each and every box and curating the items that went along with our novels. We are so fortunate to be able to share novels we love with you and hear about your experiences reading them. Check out our first six book choices: 6 Months of Sweet Reads Box 

We launched our first online author chat and began our Sweet Reads Box Group - we hope you will enjoy our online community and use it as a way to interact and dive deeper into the novels and characters. It might be small now but we dream of it growing to lively chats. 

We marked our 6th month with one of our favourite Canadian authors, Heather O'Neill's beautiful writing and touching stories are sure to capture your heart. The February box was packed with goodies to celebrate this milestone and to connect to the beauty of The Lonely Hearts Hotel.

Which of our first six novels was your favourite?