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Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy

Thank you for visiting and shopping at The Curious Reader. Following are the terms and conditions that constitute our Shipping Policy.

Domestic Shipping Policy

Shipment processing time

All orders are processed within 2-3 business days, subject to availability. Orders are not shipped or delivered on weekends or holidays.

If we are experiencing a high volume of orders, shipments may be delayed by a few days. Please allow additional days in transit for delivery. If there will be a significant delay in shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone.


Shipping rates & delivery estimates

Shipping charges for your order will be calculated and displayed at checkout. Delivery addresses within the United States only


Shipment method

Estimated delivery time

Shipment cost

US Media Mail

3-5 business days

Based on weight

US Post Office Parcel Post

2 business days

Based on weight

FedEx Overnight *

1-2 business days

Based on weight


* Delivery addresses within the continental United States.

Delivery delays can occasionally occur.


Shipment to P.O. boxes or APO/FPO addresses

The Curious Reader ships to addresses within the U.S., U.S. Territories, and APO/FPO/DPO addresses.


Shipment confirmation & Order tracking

You will receive a Shipment Confirmation email once your order has shipped containing your tracking number(s). The tracking number will be active within 24 hours.


Customs, Duties and Taxes

The Curious Reader is not responsible for any customs and taxes applied to your order. All fees imposed during or after shipping are the responsibility of the customer (tariffs, taxes, etc.). All applicable local sales taxes are charged.



If you received your order damaged, please contact The Curious Reader ( or 201-444-1918) to file a claim. Please save all packaging materials and damaged goods.

International Shipping Policy

We currently do not ship outside the U.S.


Returns Policy

Our Return & Refund Policy provides detailed information about options and procedures for returning your order.


July 15, 2021