Books Everyone Should Own - Monthly Subscription

With the Books Everyone Should Own (BESO) subscription, you will receive one timeless novel each month, curated by Juniper Books' founder Thatcher Wine. Each book, published by Everyman's Library, was chosen carefully for its long-standing literary contributions. 

The signature Juniper-style jackets are inspired by the look and feel of Victorian-era bookbinding and are finished with stunning metallic accents.

With this monthly subscription, you will be charged $50 on the 15th of every month for the next twelve months. Please visit our Annual Subscription page if you prefer to prepay for your annual subscription.

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    Please note: This list is only a representation of the twelve books included in your subscription. Due to complications with the publisher, titles may change and the order in which you receive the books may vary.

    The Odyssey by Homer
    Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
    Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
    Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
    Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
    Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
    The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas


    Weight: 0.1 lb

    How many books are included?

    Our Books Everyone Should Own classics Monthly Subscription includes 12 books over the course of a year! The subscription will expire after the 12th and final shipment. The same 12 books repeat each year. If you wish to continue as a subscriber once your subscription has ended, we offer several other great programs to choose from!

    How do I purchase a subscription as a gift?  

    Simply begin checkout just like a regular purchase, but change your shipping address to the recipient’s address. We cannot gift wrap subscription boxes.

    When will I be charged for the subscription? 

    For the monthly option, you will be charged each month on the 15th of the month, for 12 months. 

    When will my box ship?

    BESO classics boxes will be shipped in the last week of the month.

    Do you charge for shipping?  

    We are happy to offer free US domestic shipping on our subscriptions! As a membership perk, current subscription members also receive free domestic ground shipping on orders from Subscriptions are not eligible for international shipping at this time. 

    Do you charge sales tax?

    We charge applicable sales tax on any purchase shipped to an address in the state of Colorado as well as any other state requiring a sales tax.

    Can I choose the books in my subscription? 

    While it isn’t possible to choose the books in your subscription, we are very thoughtful with our curations and each selection will feature a novel that we are confident you will love! Due to publisher availability, the book selection is predetermined and may be subject to change, as noted on the ‘Includes’ tab. 

    Can I purchase a single box rather than the subscription?

    The books in our subscriptions are not able to be purchased separately, or as single books outside the program. We have created this offering as a subscription program to bring the best of our design and curation abilities to you with each box. We feel this is best done as a long term commitment, and we feel you will enjoy watching your library grow beautifully over the next 12 months!

    Can I cancel my subscription or change the shipping address if I need to?

    You may cancel your subscription at any time by logging into your customer account on You may also change your shipping address at any time in your account, but please note, cancellations and changes to your shipping address will apply to future, as-yet unprocessed orders only. Please contact customer service if you need the shipping address changed for an order that has already been processed.

    Can I skip a box?

    Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate skipping boxes with our BESO classics subscription. Any books missed due to charge failures or subscription cancellations will not be included in the subscription.

    What is your return policy?

    We will exchange damaged or defective books up to 14 days from the date of shipment for replacement. 

    Are there any coupons or promotions for subscription boxes?

    We are unable to offer any promotions or discounts for our subscription boxes.

    What will happen after I receive my 12th box? 

    This subscription program will expire after twelve months/boxes, as you will have then received all 12 books included in the subscription! The same 12 books repeat each year. If you wish to continue as a subscriber, we offer several other great programs to choose from!

    Holiday 2022 New Order Sign-Up Window: By/before November 15th: first book ships at the end of November. From November 16th - December 15th: first book ships at the end of December (not guaranteed to arrive by Christmas.) After December 15th: First book ships at the end of January 2023.