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I've had a Bookabuy subscription since July this year (2016) and it's easily the best decision I've made all year.

I've had a Bookabuy subscription since July this year (2016) and it's easily the best decision I've made all year. I signed up for a 12 month Mixed Genre which is perfect for me as I don't have a particular genre I prefer above others. So far I've had historical fiction, thriller, literary/historical fiction, and a horror/fantasy, so it's a been a really good mix.

On my second month the book I received was one I'd read only a few weeks before, but Mel sent a replacement book to me and I had it within a couple of days. I can't speak highly enough of the excellent customer service! Everything really does feel personalised and I love that.

Getting my Bookabuy subscription in the post really is the highlight of my month and as someone whose next read generally comes from the mountain of unread books I've been staring at for ages, I especially like not knowing what I'll receive. It's put a bit of mystery back in my reading life.

Heather, NSW

I just wanted to say thank you for providing an absolutely wonderful service! 

I just wanted to say thank you for providing an absolutely wonderful service! I have so much fun picking out my subscription, and receiving a book each month is so exciting! Every time I'm amazed by how well you've chosen - there have been a couple of cases where I'd literally been about to go and borrow the book from the library, only to have it arrive on my doorstep! You've helped me keep on top of the latest books, and introduced me to ones I'd never have picked myself.

I've had three different 3-month subscriptions so far, I've just signed up for a 12 month one, and I'm going to be subscribing my friend for her birthday. So yeah, you're awesome! It's great to see how you keep on expanding. Keep up the good work.

Steph, VIC

Completely hooked on my second Bookabuy selection

Completely hooked on my second Bookabuy selection… so impressed with the choices so far and the fact that they replaced a book which I already owned (and also loved- once again a great pick!) so easily by providing a self addressed envelope with the replacement book. Thanks for such fantastic service!

Elizabeth, VIC

I just wanted to write a quick note to say “Thank you, Thank you!”.

I just wanted to write a quick note to say “Thank you, Thank you!”. I recently bought a 6 month gift subscription for a darling dear friend for her birthday. In the description I wrote something along the lines of … she’s a mum of 2 young kiddos & this gift would be some luxurious time to herself. She received her first book really quickly & text me a photo of the cover when it arrived saying “It’s here & looks fabulous”. My heart was singing with anticipation, as she’d already claimed it as “That’s the most awesome gift ever!!!". She received “A year of Marvellous Ways”, an author she hadn’t read before, but was excited.

I touched base a week later to see how the book was going, her reply “It’s beautiful! I absolutely love it. Just the type of book I like”. So I just wanted to pass on my heartfelt Thanks in making my friend feel special & taking her away to a special place overtime she gets to open the book.
 Amazing!

Nadine, QLD

Best gift I have ever received!

Best gift I have ever received!
I have just received my first book 'Music and Freedom' and I just wanted to write to thank you for a great pick, I am extremely impressed with my boyfriend Nikhil for organising this. Really looking forward to the next 2 months!!!

Radha, VIC

Absolutely fantastic service. It's a surprise present you can get for yourself :)

Absolutely fantastic service. It's a surprise present you can get for yourself :) Great idea to find new treasures, especially if you're having trouble finding anything new (like me). Mel is also very proactive in responding to emails and queries which is amazing. I love this service so much I'm seriously contemplating getting a second subscription in a different genre just so I can get TWO surprise books. Seriously is a dream of mine :)

Missy, NSW

I got my first Bookabuy Box a few days ago and was really excited when I opened it.

I got my first Bookabuy Box a few days ago and was really excited when I opened it. Can't wait to start reading :) Thank you, guys

Mascha, VIC

I bought a 6 month subscription for my girlfriend and so far she's loving it!

I bought a 6 month subscription for my girlfriend and so far she's loving it! The first book was Girl at War, and while she thoroughly enjoyed it, she admitted she wouldn't have ever thought to buy and read it. That's what makes Bookabuy such an awesome idea - it's like having a nerdy lit friend get you a new book every month to read.

Louis, VIC

My friend loved receiving a book picked just for her by one of her favourite authors.

Thanks Bookabuy. This gift idea is great for friends who love to read. My friend loved receiving a book picked just for her by one of her favourite authors.

Maria, NSW

After receiving a surprise book subscription for my birthday, I would definitely recommend Bookabuy as a great gift idea for any occasion.

After receiving a surprise book subscription for my birthday, I would definitely recommend Bookabuy as a great gift idea for any occasion. The books I received were beautifully packaged and catered to my individual tastes. It's really exciting to receive a new book to read every month. The service has been very efficient and I look forward to using this business in the future!

Aurelle, NSW

Once again thank you and we are enjoying our reading, keep up the great work.

"We have been fortunate enough to have been given a gift from Rachel, of 6 months of wonderful reading in which you have picked from information that Rachel has given you about what we like to read.

We have had 4 books each so far and have read each book before the next one is due and true to what you have written about each one, we have found them hard to put down.

We have been so excited with knowing that another book is due to arrive, the courier man is lucky we are both working when he arrives as we possible would have push them over trying to get to the books.

Once again thank you and we are enjoying our reading, keep up the great work."

Linda & Ora, Whanganui, New Zealand

So excited to read my new Bookabuy! The team were so lovely and got me a signed copy of Hanya Yanagihara's "A Little Life".

So excited to read my new Bookabuy! The team were so lovely and got me a signed copy of Hanya Yanagihara's "A Little Life". Out of all that I've received, I've been most excited to read this one and seeing as they've failed to disappoint me the past four months,

I'm confident the fifth instalment will be just as spectacular! After writing reports I think this long beauty will be accompanied by some apple cinnamon tea and mini cupcakes.

Kelsy, VIC

A good cup of tea and cosy blanket are essential for winter, and a Bookabuy subscription is handy all year round!

A good cup of tea and cosy blanket are essential for winter, and a Bookabuy subscription is handy all year round! This new Lionel Shriver was in my June parcel and I am so excited to read it!

Lara, VIC

Simply wanted to say thankyou! From the books I have received so far, you've hit the spot perfectly regarding what I'm interested in and enjoy reading.

"Simply wanted to say thankyou! From the books I have received so far, you've hit the spot perfectly regarding what I'm interested in and enjoy reading. Also, thank you so much for organising to send my books all the way to GERMANY.

You are truly fantastic! As much as I enjoy trying to read books in German, I'm always excited to receive my new book in English each month. Something which I can truly relax with a good cuppa and enjoy thoroughly. Loving all the little cute cards, stickers, bookmarks and knick knacks.

Keep it coming, please!"

Lizzie, Stralsund, Germany

Perfect choice guys! #stoked

Perfect choice guys! #stoked

Salina, SA

First book arrived yesterday (and OMG, the anticipation! I couldn't decide if I wanted to open it and spoil the surprise or not!).

I read. A lot. But it kinda means shopping for more books is hard because I've already read most of what appeals to me, and branching out to find a new author or book to try is hard. So I indulged in a subscription for myself. Filling out the form was fun! First book arrived yesterday (and OMG, the anticipation! I couldn't decide if I wanted to open it and spoil the surprise or not!). The book I received is one I have been thinking of buying, so a perfect choice! Then I sat down to read it last night, only to discover it's also signed by the author. So um yeah, wow. One book in, and I'm loving it!

Tanya, WA