5 Excellent Mystery Book Subscription Book Sleuths Need to Check Out

If you love a good mystery book, we’ve got the subscription box recommendations you need. We’ve done the sleuthing to find you the best.

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Grab your magnifying glass, tweed suit, and plucky doctor side-kicks mystery fans because it’s time to make those TBR lists scream even louder!

Now, if you’ve spent any time at all on Instagram, you’re well acquainted with book subscription boxes. Popular companies like Fairyloot, Owlcrate, and many more flood our feeds with gorgeous photos from popular bookstagram influencers.

But what about boxes for those of us book lovers who adore a good mystery on the upcoming chilly nights or the firefly-lit lakesides? Where can we find our next exciting read? No worries! Bookstr’s team has you covered with this amazing list of subscription boxes catered to Sherlock Holmes-loving bookworms.

The Mysterious Book Subscription by Mystery Lovers Bookshop

$49.99 per quarter / offers hybrid plans for undecided readers

First up on our list is The Mysterious Book Subscription box by Mystery Lovers Bookshop. Just as the name says, this box offers mystery bookworms a nice little taste of murder and mayhem each month to make sure you don’t go without your next read. They offer a variety of plans for readers who aren’t sure which subgenre of mystery they want to read.

A Crime Mystery & Thriller Box by A Box of Stories

$48.99 per single box / Up to $36.74 for 3 Months

Next up comes A Crime Mystery & Thriller Box by A Box of Stories! Grab up to four titles in the spine-tingling world of sleuths in a box that offers unique and under-appreciated titles in the popular genre. The Box of Stories team prides itself on vetting each title to ensure they deliver page-turning mystery to ravenous fans.

Each box includes a book and a selection of surprise gifts, such as free books, chances to save on future products, and much more. Best of all, the team promises you won’t have to worry about duplicate titles.

Mystery & Thriller Boxes by Bubbles and Books

$49.99 for Premium / $34.99 for Standard

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This box is the perfect combination for any discerning book lover to dive into. Both boxes offer the ideal set-up for a bookworm who loves to indulge in hot baths and a cool mystery. The standard box contains a mystery or thriller novel, up to five bath and body treats you can indulge in, and other goodies catered to a monthly theme. But why stop there? The premium version steps up the ante by offering two paperbacks, up to seven handmade bath and body goodies, and another thing bookworms can’t get enough of: bookmarks.

Take time for yourself with this total-body book self-care kit, and light some candles so you can enjoy a gripping mystery or thriller in the comforts of a spa!

Blind Date with a Book Box by GothbyTarina

$19.99 for the book / $39.99 for the box

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GothbyTrina dwells on Etsy and offers mystery lovers two options: grab a book or grab a box! The box includes a plethora of dark fiction from horror to mystery, dark fantasy, and supernatural titles, all waiting for eager bookworms to get their hands on. There are also some additional goodies like tea, stickers, and bookmarks to accompany your new read. And for 39.99!

Mystery of the Month Subscription by Uncommongoods

$124.00 for 3 mos / $240.00 for 6 mos

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Uncommongoods offers a truly unique experience for mystery lovers of all kinds! This is an unusual addition to this list, but one we wanted to share for those who love a good live-action mystery story. Get your fellow mystery bookworms together on a stormy night and pull your best sleuthing to a hearth while listening to the violin as you crack open your own mystery story.

What could be more exciting than living out the novel genre you love so much? Let us know if you try it! We’re nuts about a good mystery here at Bookstr!

And there you have it everyone! We hope you’re as excited about diving into your next mystery from one of these thrilling subscription boxes.


If you’re a mystery lover looking for your next read, check out our Thriller/Mystery Recs, here.

Click here to find more edge-of-your-seat mysteries by checking out our bookshop list.

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