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Welcome to the book hookup, Strand’s first subscription program, where the latest & greatest books are delivered right to your door!

When you sign up for The Book HookUp, a signed, first edition of a highly anticipated title will show up in your mailbox quarterly along with an additional paperback title and literary goodies from people and places we love to sweeten the deal. For complete details, including pricing, visit our FAQ page.

For additional inquiries, contact subscriptions@strandbooks.com.

Current Genre Selections

Art & Photography

Some appetites can only be satisfied through a feast for the eyes. Art & Photography is a subscription box for lovers of the visual arts looking for the best and most vibrant in new art books. The box includes a signed monograph or art book, typically first edition, as well as a selection of items from our partners.

Pictured: December 2016 Art Box
Previous First Editions

Book prices vary in art and photography but we will aim to select books that are priced between $40-$80. The cost will always be the list price of the book plus ground shipping charges of $5.99 for domestic shipments.


The Fiction box is Strand's answer to every fiction reader's biggest dilemma: What to read next? We'll hook you up with a new fiction title, signed by the author and packaged with literary goodies. In the past, boxes have included totes, mugs, pins, literary magazines, candles, and more.

Pictured: June 2016 Fiction Box


Young adult literature can be many things: coming-of-age stories, fantastic journies, wild historical explorations, and more to stretch the imagination. For young adult readers or lovers of YA literature, this subscription box is a perfect quarterly gift to yourself. The box features a signed YA title as well as a selection of items from our partners.

Young Adult

Pictured: December 2016 Young Adult Box

Political Non Fiction

Knowledge is power and an informed populace is a powerful one. Stay informed and delve deeper into the history behind our current state of affairs with this subscription box, including a signed book as well as an assortment of other items from the Strand and our partners.

Pictured: March 2017 Political Nonfiction Box

Feminist Literature

For the modern feminist looking to balance work, life, love, and an incisive knowledge of the modern movement for women's rights, the Feminist Literature box is a must-have. The box includes a new work of feminist literature, signed by the author, as well as Strand exclusives and items from our partners that let you wear your feminist heart on your sleeve.

Pictured: March 2017 Feminist Literature Box

Mystery & Suspense

The only thing that can rival your latest bone-chilling docuseries binge favorites is our newest Thrill Seeker Box. What’s in the box is no mystery: We’re including the best new suspense/mystery titles, additional reading lists, and fun merchandise. This box will keep you on the edge of your seat quarter after quarter!

Pictured: Sample Mystery Box

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Looking for reads that are (literally) out of this world? You’ll love our new Sci-Fi & Fantasy Box! These reads give you something fantastic to look forward to during these dystopic times. Something else to look forward to? Stellar gifts and swag with each box.

Pictured: Sample Sci-Fi & Fantasy Box

Little Readers

Little readers turn into big thinkers. Our new Little Readers Box gives kids a chance to learn about new topics with their parents, and enjoy some pint-sized rewards for learning including toys, coloring materials, and more. Plus, the price of the box is as itsy-bitsy as your little one.

Pictured: Sample Little Readers Box

Timeless Favorites

Strand fans, get excited. The books in this box come straight from our buyers’ desk. We’re including highly recommended staff favorite paperbacks and one-of-a-kind, designed in house Strand merchandise. Whether you’re an out-of-towner or a Strand regular, you’ll appreciate the extra Strand touch added to these personalized boxes. Unlike the other boxes, the Timeless Favorites will include unsigned paperbacks.

Pictured: Sample Timeless Favorites Box
You'll be charged immediately for Single and Full Year subscriptions, and charged each quarter for Reoccurring subscriptions. We cannot accept PayPal or gift card payments. For more information please see our product descriptions and FAQ.

Bonus Goodies: Some of Our Past Partners