Open Books publishes high-quality fiction and nonfiction in paperback and all eBook formats

Established in 2007, Open Books publishes high-quality literary, contemporary, and historical fiction, timely, entertaining, and educational nonfiction, and subject specific narrative poetry. 

Open Books is a fully integrated royalty publisher. All books are published in trade paperback and eBook editions. Paperback editions are available from the publisher and at booksellers around the world. eBook editions are multi-format and available to read on all popular reading devices.

Open Books authors include medical doctors, attorneys, business professionals, and academics from prestigious universities including Yale University, Harvard University, Cornell University, New York University, Stanford University, Seton Hall University, Connecticut College, St. Francis College, the University of Oklahoma, the University of London, the University of Westminster, and many others. Open Books authors also include winners of noteworthy awards such as the Pushcart Prize, the Highgate Film Festival, the Dundee International Literary Prize, the Spur Awards, the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the Nautilus Book Awards, and others.

Open Books also presents the very best of a new generation of authors from around the world to readers who are looking for fresh voices.

Open Books Academic publishes academic and scholastic titles of distinction. Genres include general nonfiction, memoir, criticism, and subject-specific titles aimed at highly targeted or smaller audiences. This imprint is particularly appropriate for college professors, business professionals, medical practitioners, attorneys and others with longstanding professional backgrounds, or for authors with unique experiences and/or perspectives who seek a wider audience for their ideas. 

Where to find and purchase our books

All Open Books titles can be purchased from our online store, Open Books Direct. All transactions at Open Books Direct are secure. Delivery for paperback editions is within 7 -10 days. Delivery for eBooks is within 24 hours of purchase. All relevant file formats are offered, so simply choose the format that corresponds to the device on which you will be reading. All downloads from Open Books Direct are DRM free so you can share your book with family and friends. And remember, authors earn higher royalties when you buy direct from the publisher.
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Open Books titles are also available from most of your favorite online retailers including,, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Waterstones, WH Smith, Kobo, Diesel eBooks, Apple iBookstore, Apple iPad and Smashwords, as well as many others. You may also find Open Books titles at your local library. If you do not find the title of your choice listed there, please request that your library acquire the book you want. 

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Open Books is pleased to be recognized by The Midwest Book Review.

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