Choosing the right book printer for your book shouldn’t be a burdensome task. There are about 35 of them in North America.
To simplify the process, first take your book trim size into consideration, and then choose the kind of printing you want to use (digital vs offset).
List of some book printers for indie authors
Check the list of some of the reputable book printers for indie authors below. While you are looking at their websites, be sure to notice where each book printer is located. Remember that shipping books across borders can be expensive or take a long time, and foreign currency exchange rates can work in your favor or against you.
Digital printers (for short-run printing)
Traditional printers (offset press)
The above excerpt from Book Design Made Simple is simply a list. To find out which book printers for indie authors offer which standard trim sizes, download the first part of the book (see below) and read page 21.
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