Sample Books

Pressbooks is book writing software that makes it very easy to produce beautiful books. You don’t need to download book writing templates to get beautiful ebooks for iBooks and Kindle book publishing; everything happens in our online tool. And it’s not just ebooks: Pressbooks also generates PDFs for print and print-on-demand publishing in IngramSpark, createspace, Lulu and other platforms. Below you can see some screenshots of examples of Pressbooks outputs. You can download some free books to see what they look like.

Public Domain Samples

Here are a few public domain samples, produced with the Pressbooks book formatting software, that you can look at (and read and enjoy! Pass them on!):

PDF Screenshots

Here are some screenshots of the PDFs for print of books built on Pressbooks book publishing software by our users (note that the EPUBs and MOBIs are not exact replication of PDF outputs, but are built with the same stylistic approach):

Game Changer

edited by Jonathan Paquin and Patrick James (UBC Press).
About: This is a text for a university press, with a custom design.

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Carte Blanche 2013

About: This is an online literary journal, and we produced a theme that allows them to easily build Print-on-Demand outputs from their WordPress-based source content. This theme has all sorts of fun features, including different chapter styles, two-column layouts, colours and fancy image handling.

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A Diplomat in Environmentalist’s Clothing

By Raymond M. Robinson (Bastian Books)
About: This is a non-fiction book with multiple images throughout.

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