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Light. Robust. Unputdownable. Paperback books, bound to last.

Easy to pick up. Hard to put down. Paperback books are made to be read. But they’re also often tossed into suitcases, shoved into pockets, and enjoyed on trains, planes, and sunloungers. It’s important that they maintain their integrity, so that their stories can be told.

Choose from our range of binding options (perfect bound or stapled), paper types and weights, and trim sizes to make sure your epic sci-fi tale or windswept romance novel stays in one piece.

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Paperback book sizes available

Size Width (inch) Height (inch)
Digest 5.5"x8.5" 5.5 8.5
US Trade 6" x 9" 6 9
Letter 8.5" x 11" 8.5 11
8.5" Square 8.5 8.5

Binding options available

Paper weight
Binding
70lb. 80lb. 90lb. 100lb. 120lb.
Perfect bound 48 - 400 pages 44 - 400 pages 40 - 400 pages 36 - 400 pages 32 - 400 pages

Paper types available

Book body

  • Satin
  • Gloss
  • Uncoated

Cover

  • Satin
  • Gloss
  • Uncoated
  • Recycled
  • Natural

Mixam Canada is rated as Excellent on

4.8 out of 5, based on 1867 reviews.
Ordered spiral notebooks and they look…
Bec
1 day ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Ordered spiral notebooks and they look AMAZING! Loved the different choices for paper stock. Will be ordering again.
It was my first time ordering with Mixam
NH
2 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
It was my first time ordering with Mixam and it was great. Having placed my order I received feedback and advice from Lucien who helped me to complete and edit my order to the correct format. The final prints are exactly what I expected and even better.
Really easy
Huw Landauer
2 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Really easy, user friendly site. The live quote was incredibly useful, and my order was delivered a few days before the projected date (which I was already very impressed by!). Will definitely be using Mixam in the future.
Comics came really fast after my order
Laurence Ledda
2 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Comics came really fast after my order, they were all in great condition and bound perfectly! Will definitely be using Mixam again.
Very easy to use their great website
Simon
2 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Very easy to use their great website, very good value and has transformed the look of some newly-composed music.
Great service.
Nick
3 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Great service.
I'm a fussy customer and Mixam did a…
Ziggy Hanaor
4 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
I'm a fussy customer and Mixam did a brilliant job. Great communication, speedy delivery and gorgeous quality. I couldn't be happier.
Fast and good results. Expensive shipping
Ole Mathias Samuelsen
5 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Very fast production, very good results, good customer service. Should work on cheaper shipping solutions, as the rate of shipping was more than half the cost of my (small scale) order (shipping to Norway).
Excellent responsive service. Great product
Purple
6 days ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Designed and ordered some notebooks from Mixam. Because I didn't see an email on time, it looked like they weren't going to be ready in time for my event. The person I spoke with on the phone was so helpful and accommodating explained everything and together we came up with a solution to ensure the parcel arrived on time. The finished notebooks also looked great.
Consistently brilliant service and…
Mr Kay-That
1 week ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Consistently brilliant service and results!
The company was recommended by a friend…
Anna W.
1 week ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
The company was recommended by a friend and my first order looks terrific. I will be placing more orders in the near future.
Great quality workbooks
Monica Ogborne
1 week ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Great quality workbooks. Would use again.
First rate service!
Steve Pitts
1 week ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Having had two nightmare experiences with other printing firms I'm so glad that we chose Mixam for our new book. From the online file submission, reviews as flip book and PDF, to regular updates throughout the printing and delivery process, things could not have gone smoother. The quality is beyond our expectations and having ordered 100 copies, we have sold out within three days of launch. Looks like we'll be placing another order very soon. Thanks to all at Mixam for your first rate service
Easy to use
Limor Tevet
1 week ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Easy to use, very good results, good worth of money. Excellent in any way.
Great!
Luka vdc
2 weeks ago [Catalogs, Magazines & Booklets]
Very good printing quality! Honest prise and fast delivery!
Info for file setup

Paperback book print
file setup information

How to supply your print files
You can supply your files in a way that suits you - as single pages or spreads, individual files for each page, or as a single combined file.
Important - your cover
Your cover is made up of four pages - a front cover, an inside front cover, a back cover, and an inside back cover.
Bleed
We ask for a 1/8" bleed on all paperback books. Please do not include any important content within this area.
Format and orientation
You can choose either an Letter (8.5" x 11") or Digest (5.5"x8.5") format, and a landscape or portrait orientation.
Binding
The binding options available for paperback books are perfect bound or stapled. For books with fewer than 25 pages, we recommend printing as a booklet.
Please note:
These available binding options are entirely dependent upon the number of pages and paper weight selected for your order. This is because there comes a point where the combined paper thickness is too much to effectively staple or stitch together, and will instead need to be held together by adhesive (otherwise known as ‘perfect binding’).

The opposite is true if there are too few pages for perfect binding to work. Our dynamic ordering system is smart enough to know when a limit has been reached, and will automatically switch to the required binding option.

Spine (for Perfect Binding)
If you choose perfect binding you have the option to upload the spine as a separate print file. The spine depth is calculated and displayed in the shopping cart. If you do not upload a print file for your spine it will be left blank.
The spine will also need a 1/8" bleed at the top and bottom.
Completing your order
Before you can complete your order, you must make sure all page placeholders have been completed. For example, if you are ordering 32 pages, all 32 boxes must be filled. If you do not have enough content, you must add blank pages.