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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 →
We have a good number of Tamil users in Pressbooks, and in support of their work we have just released a theme with support for Tamil script, called Kambar (after the medieval Tamil poet). It’s experimental, and out testing abilities are limited, but … let us know what you think. See: Kambar Theme. Like PressBooks more →
We’ve just released a MS Word importing function for PressBooks (imports files ending in .docx only! not .doc, unfortunately), built by Brad Payne and the team at BC Campus (huzzah for Open Source!). UPDATE: This feature is still in ALPHA stage … meaning there are still some bugs and issues we’re working on. Please let more →
Here’s our latest newsletter: We hope the writing is going well, we’ve been working hard at PressBooks trying to make publishing easier. Some quick news from us: Sell Your Book Through BookBaby Would you like to get your book into the Kindle store, Apple iBooks, Etc? Our partner BookBaby can do it for $99 (10% more →
@hughmcguire But I’ve really come to love PressBooks. It’s just wonderful. — Alexis C. Madrigal (@alexismadrigal) December 5, 2012