Schuler Books Presents the Espresso Book Machine

In the Fall of 2009, Schuler Books was one of the first independent bookstores in the USA to acquire an Espresso Book Machine, a patented high-speed automatic book making machine (there were only 20 Espresso Book Machines in the world at that time.)

In a few minutes the Espresso Book Machine can print, bind and trim a high-quality paperback book complete with a full-color cover. These books are indistinguishable from paperback books produced by major publishing companies.

With the Espresso Book Machine, we are able to print books from an ever-growing digital inventory of several million titles, including print-on-demand titles from many publishing companies (Harper Collins, Random House, Simon and Schuster, Saint Martin Press , Authorhouse, iUniverse, etc…) and out-of-print public domain Google books. Thanks to the Espresso Book Machine, books long out of print are once again available.

To search for print-on-demand titles, go to:
http://www.schulerbooks.com/espresso/search

This will allow you to search our database for print-on-demand titles. There are millions of books to choose from:
- Google out-of-print public domain books: these books are no longer in copyright.
- In copyright print-on-demand titles from publishers such as HarperCollins, Random House, Simon and Schuster, St Martin’s Press, Authorhouse, iUniverse, etc.

New titles are constantly added to this database.

For better search results, if you know the author of the book you are looking for, enter:
Last name, First name (ex: Dickens, Charles – Capital initials are very important)

If you cannot find the book you are looking for, please contact us at printondemand@schulerbooks.com and give us as much information as possible about the book (title, author, subject, etc.)


The greatest demand for our Espresso Book Machine has come from authors interested in our self- publishing services. We have more than 150 self-published works in our Catalog. Among them, Garbio by Larry VanderLeest, featured on NPR, Rhetoric And Representation in Nonfiction Film by Carl Plantinga, which we have shipped to colleges and universities all over the world (Canada, Europe and Australia), and Dante's Dance, a biography of Pastor Dante Venegas, by Jackie Venegas and Chris Meehan, our local bestseller. One of our favorites is The Book of Explosions by the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center, a collection of stories and poems, written by young authors (ages 6-16) living in Grand Rapids, MI. And also I Am Special and So Are You, a collection of drawings and inspirational texts written by the students from the Camp Fire USA Schools of Hope (All proceeds from the sale of this book are going to the Helen DeVos Children Hospital.)

Whether you have written a novel, a collection of poems, a family genealogy, a cookbook, a memoir or a dissertation, you will be able to get printed copies of your book thanks to the flexible and affordable self-publishing services we are now offering.

For more information about our self-publishing services, please check the following PDFs:

NEW!

Publish your own family history book

Download the Guide
If you have any questions regarding the EBM, the availability of a print-on demand or out- of-print title in the machine database or our self-publishing services, please contact us at printondemand@schulerbooks.com or call Pierre at 616-942-2561.

"After a lot of time and effort, I finally finished writing my first book, Great-Grandma's Trunk I made the decision to have it published at Schuler Books, and am delighted with the results. Their helpful advice and suggestions made it easy for a novice like me, and I was thrilled to see my book roll off the EBM machine. The finished product is very nice, and I like the flexibility to be able to place an order for any number of books."

--Claudette Darling, author of Great-Grandma’s Trunk

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