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Print your own book for just $49!

Print a single copy of your book—full-color, any trim size, any binding—for just $49*.
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Retail-ready single book proofs

Maybe you just want to print one proof copy of your own book to see how good our book printing is. Or maybe you just want to know how good it feels to hold your very own printed book in your hands. Whatever the reason, thanks to this special single book offer, you can print a book extremely affordably. Printing a single copy of your book to proof in person before you buy, isn’t just a possibility, it’s an incredibly easy reality.

BookBaby makes it easy to print your own book. Our $49 single book proof lets you see the exact finished product before you commit to a full order. If your book isn’t exactly to your liking, we’ll make it right. Printing a book is no small feat, and BookBaby is here to make your dream come true. Have peace-of-mind knowing that your book will turn out just the way it should.

Any trim size, any binding... full-color inside... you name it. It’s just $49 to see your book in glorious print. It’s super easy to do, too. Just use our simple online ordering process to select your trim size, page count, binding options, and more. Then upload your art and content, approve your proofs, place your order, and... voila! Your single book proof will be rushed off into production today.

Why print your book with BookBaby?

We’re real people

When you decide to print a book with BookBaby, you will interact with a real person who specializes in making the process as seamless and easy as possible. No bots, no automated phone calls.

We have everything you need

BookBaby is your one-stop-shop for all your book printing needs. We cover everything from printing to marketing services to help you make the most out of your book. We even offer editing services to ensure that all of your i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed. We cover everything from printing to editing to marketing services to help you make the most out of your book. Gone are the days of going to multiple websites to complete your book. BookBaby does everything right here in Pennsauken, NJ.

We offer the largest distribution network

Whether you want to sell your book on Amazon or at your local Barnes & Noble, BookBaby has the largest distribution network to help you get your book out into the world.

We pay out the highest royalties

BookBaby wants to make sure you get your money’s worth. That’s why we have the highest royalty payouts in the industry

Why should you print your single book proof with BookBaby instead of Amazon?

Amazon KDP offers s the opportunity to receive a single book proof copy of their book before purchase for free; however, you are NOT getting an exact copy of the book you will end up purchasing. You will be holding in your hands a "copy" of your book with a "Not for Resale" watermark, no hardcover option, and a UPC code added to the back cover. Additionally, you'll have to pay for shipping.

Here's what else Amazon offers (or, well, doesn't offer):

  • Only 3 uncoated paper stock choices
  • Inkjet printing
  • Basic, automated file inspection
  • Limited support via email
  • Availability only to KDP

If you purchase a single book proof from BookBaby, your book will arrive in the exact way that your book will be published. Whether it is hardcover, paperback, full color, or black & white, BookBaby will make sure you get the perfect single book proof to try before you buy.

Here are just a few more benefits to purchasing your single book proof with BookBaby:

  • Bookstore quality production in any format, including hard cover
  • Publishing grade paper stocks
  • High quality, digital offset ElectroInk printing
  • No watermark
  • No unwanted information added to your files
  • A complete prepress review by our qualified book manufacturing professionals
  • Free shipping
  • Direct support via telephone or email with our professional USA-based publishing specialists
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*Text formatting and cover design services are available for additional cost but are not included in this $49 single book printing offer. ISBN numbers are also available for additional cost. Customers ready to obtain a proof of their book must supply separate cover and text print ready PDF files prepared from BookBaby templates according to our file preparation requirements. Please download our How to prepare your files for book printing PDF to learn about setting up and submitting your files for print. All orders must be placed online through our website to qualify for this special single book printing offer.

“It’s the ultimate proof copy of my book — you’re literally holding the exact book that your customers will be reading. It’s simply fantastic! Getting the single book saved us a lot of headaches and a lot of money by knowing beforehand what the book will look like.” Rita Lucas, Just Soul Press, Baltimore, MD

Not sure how to get started printing your book?

Contact our publishing specialists to get hands-on, step by step help from book publishing experts.

How would you like to proceed to learn more?

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