January 2024 Theme Reveal

January 2024 Theme Reveal

Our January theme is . . . Ex Libris!

For those that might have missed our announcements - our January book is going to be our first ever Archive edition. We have revealed the title of the book towards the bottom of the email, so if you wish to avoid spoilers, don’t scroll too far!

As a special exception to celebrate one year of The Locked Library, our January subscriber book will be the first ever Archive edition. This is the only time we will feature an Archive edition in one of our monthly boxes. The Archive collection will sit outside of our normal monthly subscription and will feature treasured books previously published by HarperCollins.

When thinking how to celebrate our first birthday, the Locked Librarians couldn't think of a more perfect book to go with library theme. This is a book close to all our hearts. This is a completely brand-new and bespoke design of this book and is unlike any edition you’ve ever seen before.


This Locked Library Archive edition will feature:

📚Beautiful stenciled edges

📚Stunning hardcover board with two foils

📚Intricate printed endpapers

📚Printed Archive key ribbon marker 

📚Matching spine to the Archive collection 

📚Bound in letter from the author

📚Digital Signature


Now, you’ve made it this far and spoilers for the book are ahead, consider this your final warning.

Our January book with be nonother than Babel by RF Kuang. This is an edition that is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before and we hope you love it as much as Kuang and we do!

We know that some of you may already have an edition of this book you love - so if you want to skip this box it's easy. If you have any trouble we're here to help. And rest assured, February box going to be one of our most beautiful yet.

Remember: you only have until 3rd January to subscribe and receive the January book!! Sign up to The Locked Library  newsletter to find out what the theme is before anyone else! Our subscription is a monthly rolling subscription, so if you joined us with our December box, you don’t need to worry about dashing to re-subscribe!