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Named for Washington Irving, Pressbooks’ newest book theme is perfect for young adult horror fiction and spooky kids’ stories. The title font is Butcherman, by Typomondo. See our Pressbooks Themes page for more free Pressbooks themes.
Writing a tale of swashbuckling, legend, historical romance or adventure? You may want to wrap it in our new Sabatini theme, a children’s-literature-friendly layout named for Italian-British writer Raphael Sabatini, the author of Scaramouche. The title font is IM Fell English, by Igino Marini. This theme is perfect for kids’ and young adult books. See our Pressbooks more →
Writing a book for younger readers? Try our new Cleary theme, named after Beverly Cleary. With Griffy as the title font and Neapolitan font for the text, the layout is perfect for fun books that stir children’s imaginations. See our Pressbooks Themes page for more free Pressbooks themes.
Dear Pressbookers, We’ve got new features, new themes and new partnerships to announce, along with an expanded guide on how to use Pressbooks, and last but not least, a discount on PDF exports. 1. New themes 2. Improved image editing 3. New Guide chapters 4. Q&A: Pressbooks user Inglath Cooper 5. Pressbooks in the news more →
Best-selling romance-fiction novelist Inglath Cooper has 19 books to her credit, including 11 books that were published traditionally through Harlequin. In the past year, the RITA-award-winning author has used the Pressbooks platform to release eight of her books independently on Amazon. Today, Cooper’s popular Nashville series is tearing up the charts, with book one ranked more →
This month, we’ve improved Pressbooks’ ability to customize images. You can now edit images from within the Pressbooks platform, which is especially helpful if you’re on the go or don’t have image-editing software on your device. The new features enable you to get even more professional-looking outputs. Check out our new guide chapters on Image Editing and Uploading more →
Not sure how to get your book out of Pressbooks and into bookstores? We’ve just added some chapters to the Pressbooks User Guide that may help. Learn how to finalize your book’s layout and remove promotional watermarks. Three chapters on exporting – Export, Ebook Exports and PDF Exports – will help you convert your book into various file formats for publication. And more →
We’ve just posted a new chapter to our Giude that describes how paragraph indenting and non-indenting works in Pressbooks, and gives some recommendations about how to handle poetry in the system. You can find the new info here: Pressbooks Guide: Paragraphs, Indents, No-indents, and Poetry.