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Reading Is a Lifestyle Subscription

“Shelves RIAL subscription is by far my favorite book subscription service (and I’ve tried many!).”
– Natalie (Charlotte, NC)


  • Do you enjoy reading books in print?
  • Want to be introduced to books that aren’t necessarily “trending” in the media (click here to view our book picks)?
  • How does getting access to private virtual conversations with authors sound?

You’ll get all of this plus more when you join the Reading Is a Lifestyle crew!

How does it work? First, tell us what kind of books you’re open to reading (see below) then purchase your subscription. During the first full week of each month, we will drop off, deliver, or ship you a new Adult Hardcover book that fits one or more of the categories you select.

But… you won’t know what book you’re getting each month until you receive it. It’s like getting a surprise birthday gift from yourself to yourself every month.

And there’s more… As a RIAL member, you will get access to an exclusive monthly virtual hang out (not a book club) where you’ll have the opportunity to converse with authors, as well as listen and share your thoughts about the book you received with other members who may or may not have received the same book that you did. Click here to read real reviews from our members.

When will I be billed? You will be billed on the 15th of every month for the RIAL subscription, the cost of your preferred delivery method (choose at checkout), and any applicable sales tax. This is a self-managed subscription, which means that you can pause or cancel your RIAL membership at any time. Therefore, it is imperative that you register for or login to your Shelves account at checkout during your initial enrollment.

Lastly, please DO NOT purchase this subscription using Apple Pay or Google Pay. These payment methods prevent us from seeing your reading category selections. All sales are final, including monthly renewal payments

Ready to give it a try? Subscribe now!


Our sign up window for November is now CLOSED. Want to be notified when membership opens for the month of December? Subscribe to our newsletter.

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$24.50 / month

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