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Arlo's Big Words
Art on the Edge
The Big Art & Storytelling Tall Ships Project
Marco & Eleonora
The Ultimate Guide to Fishing Lodges
Guide to the Foreign Japanese Kitchen
A Beginner's Guide to Japan
How to Build a Surfboard
Waiting for August
Ingram Library
Donut Shop of the Dead
Jack - MI Street Terrior
Lessons for leaders
Light Over Water
Lisboa
Maps & Poems
You Only Launch Once
Five Go To Mozambique
Goodbye Forever
Polska Kuchnia
The Science of Social 2
Urban Design Shanghai
Vietgone
How to Paint Birds
Dragon in the Snow
The Dog Did It
Gatherings
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Small Square
7 x 7 in
18 × 18 cm
Small Square Photo Book (7 x 7 in 18 × 18 cm)
Starts at US $12.99 for 20 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
  • Softcover
Paper Options:
  • Standard - Semi-matte, 118 gsm (80 lb.)
  • Premium Lustre - Hint of gloss, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • Premium Matte - Matte, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Uncoated - Uncoated, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Pearl Photo - Semi-gloss, 190 gsm (140 lb.)
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Standard Portrait
7.75 x 9.75 in
20 × 25 cm
Standard Portrait Photo Book (7.75 x 9.75 in 20 × 25 cm)
Starts at US $19.99 for 20 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
  • Softcover
Paper Options:
  • Standard - Semi-matte, 118 gsm (80 lb.)
  • Premium Lustre - Hint of gloss, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • Premium Matte - Matte, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Uncoated - Uncoated, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Pearl Photo - Semi-gloss, 190 gsm (140 lb.)
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Standard Landscape
10 x 8 in
25 × 20 cm
Standard Landscape Photo Book (10 x 8 in 25 × 20 cm)
Starts at US $19.99 for 20 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
  • Softcover
Paper Options:
  • Standard - Semi-matte, 118 gsm (80 lb.)
  • Premium Lustre - Hint of gloss, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • Premium Matte - Matte, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Uncoated - Uncoated, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Pearl Photo - Semi-gloss, 190 gsm (140 lb.)
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Large Landscape
13 x 11 in
33 × 28 cm
Large Landscape Photo Book (13 x 11 in 33 × 28 cm)
Starts at US $49.99 for 20 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
Paper Options:
  • Standard - Semi-matte, 118 gsm (80 lb.)
  • Premium Lustre - Hint of gloss, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • Premium Matte - Matte, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Uncoated - Uncoated, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Pearl Photo - Semi-gloss, 190 gsm (140 lb.)
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Large Square
12 x 12 in
30 × 30 cm
Large Square Photo Book (12 x 12 in 30 × 30 cm)
Starts at US $48.99 for 20 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
Paper Options:
  • Standard - Semi-matte, 118 gsm (80 lb.)
  • Premium Lustre - Hint of gloss, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • Premium Matte - Matte, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Uncoated - Uncoated, 148 gsm (100 lb.)
  • ProLine Pearl Photo - Semi-gloss, 190 gsm (140 lb.)
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Fixed-layout ebook
Formatted for iPad®
Fixed-Layout Ebook(For Apple iPad®)
US $9.99 conversion fee

You can create a fixed-layout eBook for the iPad from almost any Blurb print book file with our eBook Creator too, and Blurb's BookWright software lets you create both digital and print books from the same file. Blurb's fixed-layout ebooks maintain the integrity of your design so that the digital experience is as close to the print book as possible.

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Trade
5 × 8 in
13 × 20 cm
Trade Book (5 x 8 in 13 × 20 cm)
Starts at $2.49 for 24 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket*
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
  • Softcover

* Not available for Black and White Standard

Ink and Paper Options:
  • Standard Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Standard Black and White - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - White uncoated, 75 gsm (50 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - Cream uncoated, 80 gsm (50 lb.)
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Trade
6 × 9 in
15 × 23 cm
Trade Book (6 x 9 in 15 × 23 cm)
Starts at $2.49 for 24 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap
  • Softcover
Ink and Paper Options:
  • Standard Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Standard Black and White - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - White uncoated, 75 gsm (50 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - Cream uncoated, 80 gsm (50 lb.)
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Trade
8 × 10 in
20 × 25 cm
Trade Book (8 x 10 in 20 × 25 cm)
Starts at $3.49 for 24 pages
Cover Options:
  • Hardcover, Dust Jacket*
  • Hardcover, ImageWrap**
  • Softcover

* Not available for any Ink and Paper Type
** Not available for Black and White Economy

Ink and Paper Options:
  • Standard Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Color - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Standard Black and White - White uncoated, 105 gsm (70 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - White uncoated, 75 gsm (50 lb.)
  • Economy Black and White - Cream uncoated, 80 gsm (50 lb.)
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Magazine
8.5 x 11 in
22 × 28 cm
Magazine (8.5 x 11 in 22 × 28 cm)
Starts at $3.99 for 20 pages
Economy:
  • Gloss paper
  • Matte Cover
  • Perfect Binding

Premium:
  • Matte paper
  • Semi-gloss cover
  • Perfect Binding
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PDF
Viewable on most devices
PDF Digital File
US $4.99
  • You can make nearly any book you create with Blurb available as a PDF, and viewable on any device.
  • The resolution of your book PDF is optimised for digital distribution and is not recommended for printing.
  • To get a PDF copy of your book, just select the PDF option during the ordering process
Reflowable ebook
Formatted for Kindle®
Reflowable eBook (For Apple iPad® and Amazon Kindle®)
Free conversion while in Beta

Blurb's free application, BookWright, lets you import any Rich Text Format (RTF) file and output as a Kindle Format 8 (KF8) file that you can sell through Amazon's Kindle store. You can also create your book from scratch in BookWright and output to a KF8 file.

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Choose from a wide range of trim size, paper, and cover options for photo books, trade books, and magazines. Publish one copy (or more) via print-on-demand or in large volumes with offset printing. Output digitally in image-rich fixed-layout or text-centric reflowable ebooks.
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