A brilliantly bookish subscription service
We’re the book box for feminists 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:
Become a better ally
By reading differently, you’ll help spotlight talented 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 is the author of Here Comes the Sun, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a 2017 Lambda Literary Award winner. Born and raised in Jamaica, Dennis-Benn now lives with her wife in Brooklyn, New York
Here Comes the Sun featured in Heady’s Mix Section 28 collection that showcased writing about the LGBTIQ+ community.
Min Jin Lee
Min Jin Lee wrote Pachinko, which has been translated into 30 languages and was the winner of the Medici Book Club Prize.
Pachinko featured in Heady’s Mix California Dreaming collection that showcased writing about migrants and immigration around the world.
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.
Imagine waking up tomorrow and being told you no longer had the right to stay and live in your home. That is exactly what befell the Windrush generation, immigrants from Caribbean commonwealth countries who were legally entitled to move to and settle in the UK. It is...
“Forgive me, my bird, as I am not able to embrace you. But here I know some immigrant birds. I smile at them at the crack of dawn and I embrace them with open arms. […] The man loves you, inside a cage located between the vastest ocean and the greenest...
With Christmas around the corner, a guide to gifting could be just the ticket you need to manage the present buying of those who’ve made the nice list. And in modern busy lives, what’s better than the gift of monthly post. It’s a tangible gift that lasts more than the...
Bookworms' shelves are stocked all year round with prizewinners, debut fiction and sequels. So when it comes to Christmas, what’s left to buy the bibliophiles when their ‘to read’ list is already backlogged into 2021. At Heady Mix HQ we’re well accustomed to this...
When you don’t exist is Amnesty International’s campaign that sought to raise awareness of the stigma, stereotype and shameful othering of refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers arriving at European borders. The title film, shown here, pivots the crisis, making Europe...
My humanity won’t allow me to kill as retribution for my suffering. So instead, I kill the rock, to unleash the creation within it. Killing the Rock is a film that runs little over five minutes in length, yet it is one that provokes such a visceral, emotional reaction...