Step 3: Prepare Your Cover

Your cover is important to your book’s success. Good design motivates sales. An effective title, striking graphics, and interesting colors all contribute to an attractive cover. We offer 3 options to help you create the perfect cover, and you'll always receive a FREE digital cover proof for your approval.

All paperback covers are printed on heavy, durable cover stock and include FREE UV coating to improve color brilliance. For even more durability, choose plastic or matte lamination for an extra charge. UV coating and lamination not available for saddle-stitched binding.

Full-color hardcover books include FREE linen-finish plastic lamination.

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Step 4: Determine Technical Details >

1Press-Ready Covers

Press-Ready Covers

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Create your own cover using our specifications and send it to us as a PDF.

2Cover Design Assistance

Cover Design Assistance

Design Assistance Package

If you are an author but not an artist, we can design a beautiful cover for you.

3FREE Full-Color Stock Covers

FREE Full-Color Stock Cover

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We offer a variety of beautiful FREE full-color stock covers you may use for paperback books.

Custom Back Covers

The back cover is an important part of your book. It serves as a mini-billboard, encouraging sales. Consider including the book’s description, benefits, reviews, testimonials, author information and photo, and technical features such as ISBN, bar code, and price. Matching back cover designs are included FREE with full-color stock covers.

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