A brilliantly bookish subscription service
We’re the book box for feminists and changemakers who want to diversify their reading. With Heady Mix’s handpicked selection of the very best in female writing, our subscription book box makes it fast and easy for you to discover exciting new fiction.
Heady Mix will help you:
Be a better ally
By reading differently you’ll help spotlight female writers that aren’t getting the bookshelf space they deserve.
Broaden your entertainment
You’ll enjoy a unique reading experience immersed in a heady mix of diverse awe-inspiring stories.
Enter a fun, new world of reading
Discover new people, places and perspectives that mainstream bookshops ignore. No more of the same boring books.
The Heady Mix book box is recommended by:
If you want to refresh your reading list or need a thoughtful gift for the bibliophile in your life, allow Heady Mix to do the work for you
Featured book club authors
Nicole Dennis-Benn, the author of Here Comes the Sun, talks to Heady Mix about growing up in Jamaica and how her formative years influenced the narrative of her novel, along with her concern with the disparity between local life and the face of tourism in Caribbean nations. ⠀
Click the red button for our interview and an exclusive reading.
Here Comes the Sun featured in Heady’s Mix Section 28 collection that showcased writing about the LGBTIQ+ community.
Sara Novic, the author of Girl at War, talks to Heady Mix about strong female protagonists.
Click the red button to check out the interview and an exclusive reading. Since Sara is Deaf – she used American Sign Language to communicate her answers.
Girl at War was featured in Heady’s Mix Feminist Fairytales collection that showcased a different kind of fairy tale, one where women choose their own ‘happily ever after’.
Past book box collections
Every one of the collections in our book subscription box membership is focused on diversity; we spotlight the people, places or perspectives that don’t have enough representation in Western culture. You will always learn something new with us.
Book reviews, articles and short films
Not only do we offer the UK’s only book subscription box focused on diversity, we have a wide-ranging online library featuring articles, author guest posts, short films and documentaries to help you more deeply explore each season’s theme and become a better ally to underrepresented groups.
Earth Day is a global event created to fire up the next generation of changemakers by bringing together environmental activists. This year's theme - Restore Our Earth™ - aims to provoke opposition to 'business as usual' after the pandemic, an impetus for...
Our next series, of thought-provoking short films, comes from filmmakers, trailblazers and creatives exploring what it is to be autistic. The following bodies of work, which will be shared over the coming months, each present their own unique depiction surrounding the...
As one of the contributors to this season’s collection, Dazzling Colours of Calm, where I talk about my son Alex’s difference from neurotypical norms and his path to ASD diagnosis, I found myself wanting to say much more – about other autistic children I have come to...
Migrant Sound is a youthful celebration of migration and its impact on the UK’s music and culture. Combining broad societal stories with personal family anecdotal histories, this series permits emotional storytelling mixed with vibrant visuals of migrant culture, told...
Heady Mix was founded on the recognition that it’s impossible for each of us to fully comprehend the experiences of one another, and especially of those marginalised by society, whose stories are not mainstream or widespread. But of course, the book doesn’t stop...
In the final months of last year, Heady Mix interviewed Sara Novic – author of Girl at War. Featured in November 2019 as part of our Feminist Fairy Tales collection, Girl at War was one of two novels chosen because of their strong female protagonist, showcasing women...