What is FableCrate?

FableCrate is a South African quarterly book subscription box that creates unique and magical reading experiences for fiction lovers of all ages. We put a lot of love into each box that is delivered to your door. FableCrate is more than just fiction in a box. Why?

Carefully Curated

You get a beautifully crafted reading experience. Each crate contains a recently published fiction novel, and three or more book related items (bookmarks, candles, stationery, accessories, collectibles etc.) that all tie in with a specially chosen theme.

Click on the book icon to see previous crates and their themes.

Local en Lekker

We recognize that great merch can come from anywhere in the world, but why look that far? Every crate supports South African small businesses and creatives. While you may find an international product in the crate every so often, we still cram as many locally made bookish goodies in there as possible!

Click on the flag icon to see some of our suppliers.

Giving Back

FableCrate is more than spreading a love of reading. A percentage of every crate that is purchased is donated to a specifically chosen charity, NGO, study or cause. If you have an organisation in mind that you think we should support, let us know!

Click on the charity icon to see the causes we donate to.

First, choose your crate

Pick the crate that suits you best!
Crate coming soon
The Junior Crate
Are you looking for a way to get your little one to read more? Or do you simply love middle grade fiction? We have a box tailored just for that! Our junior crate contains books and fun, educational mystery gifts appropriate for ages 7 to 12.
This crate is still in the works, but we're aiming to have the first one ship out in early 2018. Don't worry, you'll be able to sign up soon :).
South African YA Subscription
The YA Crate
This crate is the best choice for fans of the ever popular Young Adult genre. Generally targeted to readers aged 13 to 18, but let's face it: you don't have to be a teenager to enjoy YA! If you're a fan of the Harry Potter series, Rainbow Rowell, Throne of Glass, Ransom Riggs, The Mortal Instruments, John Green, or anything along those lines, this is the crate for you.
The next crate is scheduled to ship out in the first week of March. Sign ups close when stock runs out and there are limited crates available. Be sure to place your orders early to secure your crate!
South African Adult Subscription
The Adult Crate
Perfect for the reader that's looking for a more sophisticated read. The sheer variety of adult fiction is what makes these crates exciting. You never know what you could get☺. Fair warning: some crates may contain mature content suitable for ages 18 and over.
These crates are now available for pre-order! They will be shipped out in early March. Place your orders early and keep an eye open for theme announcements on our social media pages.

Interested in a crate that's already been released? Check out the past crates in our POP-UP STORE!

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If you tag #fablecrate or #FableCrateFam in your unboxings, reviews, photos or take part in one of our sharing campaigns, you could be chosen to be featured right here on our website!

Samantha Gibb

Book Reviewer

"I was lucky enough to nab the first FableCrate box (Worlds of Magic) and it did not disappoint! I'd give it five stars, for sure, with The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell, beautiful bookmarks and candles I had to convince myself not to eat! FabelCrate obviously chooses each item with care, and great thought for all the bookish nerds out there. I recommend that everyone treat themselves and get one (or two)!"

Mr Literary

Mr Literary

Independent Artist

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Miss Paperback Lover

Miss Paperback Lover


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