Testimonials

We're proud to work with so many amazing publishers and authors (and are humbled by their compliments)!

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From the moment I started to talk to them, I found Bookmasters to be professional. I found them very easy to talk to and they were immediately able to answer all my questions. This was something I did not find with many of the other publishing/printing companies."

— Julie Sormark, author and owner, Lanakila, LLC

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One of the best print jobs I’ve ever seen. Congratulations."

– Bruce Bortz, Bancroft Press, publisher of the New York Times Best Seller and People Magazine-featured The Missing Kennedy

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Bookmasters is not just a ‘vendor’ — they are a great member of our team and are always looking to move our press forward."

— Bryan D. Shaffer, Sales & Marketing Strategic Manager, Purdue University Press

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Arcturus decided to work with Bookmasters because of their reach, competence, and flexibility. Bookmasters is keen to work with us in driving sales through distribution, special sales, and mass merchandisers. Furthermore, they offer an intelligent combination of stock holding, POD and short-run printing, and marketing of eBooks."

— Paul Byers, International Sales Manager, Arcturus Publishing

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I haven’t found any other company that even competes with Bookmasters for the quality and ease of the publishing process. Bookmasters is always at the top of my list."

Tim Caldwell, author

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I just experienced what can only be described as an "exceeding my expectations" journey with your organization and I wanted to share it with you. As an author, I have scheduled appearances to make and hoped that my second series of books (The Great Rescue) would be available for my upcoming "tour." I know this had to put a lot of pressure on many different departments within your organization and although no promises were made, from past experiences in working with Bookmasters I knew that everyone was going to do all they could to meet my needs. Things were going along smoothly until one of your technicians noticed a defect on the front cover of one of the books (something my graphic designer nor I caught). I was so appreciative for this discovery and yet I knew this delay would put additional pressure on other departments to stay on schedule. The importance of maintaining the production schedule increased exponentially when I learned that a group of 9 guys from my church, who wanted to "retreat" at my home, volunteered to bring the 4,800 books up one and one-half flights of stairs for me – if the books could be delivered in time for their arrival. Well, everyone at Bookmasters made it happen! Beginning with Shelley S. (who is my "go-to" person), and Lee Ann W. (who is my "keep calm, Rick – we can make this happen" person), to Pre-Flight who got my files ready for my review in record time, to the technician that saved the day, to the Production team who printed all 4,800 books on a near-impossible schedule, to the shipping department who got the books out the door on the same day they finished printing – and arrived at my home on the next business day. I’m sure there were others that were equally involved in this success story that I’m unaware of, but please know that my gratitude extends to them as well. Thank you for fielding such an awesome team. I chose to use Bookmasters after reading the book, The Well-Fed Self-Publisher by Dan Poynter. He recommended Bookmasters and I’ve never been disappointed by taking his advice.”

— Rick Tancreto, Little Saints Press

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We have produced several books in collaboration with Bookmasters and in each case our clients have been very pleased. Our most recent book – Tough Man, Tender Chicken – the bio of Frank Perdue, printed by Bookmasters is being well received by our clients. We love the bright colors in the cover, the color insert of photos and the reproduction of the black and white photos. We appreciate the high quality of your work throughout the entire process and your attention to detail. Bookmasters is a quality company and we highly recommend it to authors, self-publishers and publishing companies.”

— Stephanie E. Myers, Vice President, R.J. Myers Publishing & Consulting Co.

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A huge thanks for Bookmasters for supporting the publication of the Directory. I particularly want to thank you for making the process so seamless (at least on our end!). It was great working with you. I hope we can continue to work together in coming years.”

— Sarah Lippincott, Library Publishing Coalition

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I wanted to let you know my books just came in and they look phenomenal. I’m very happy with Bookmasters – great company. [Emily McQuate was] superb and a remarkable sales representative, she represented her company and product very well. Everybody from step one to delivering my books here to my door, everybody’s been great and I’m 1000% pleased. It was a wonderful project. Thank you so much.”

— Paul Grady, author, Trial By Fire

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We chose Bookmasters as our distribution partner because of their proven strength in the book market. With more than half of Christian books now being sold outside of traditional sales channels, and thus more and more through the general book trade, we needed a sales and distribution partner that knows the business. Because Bookmasters offers an integrated suite of services, we can work with one company that meets many of our needs, from design and layout, to eBook distribution, to offset and digital printing.“

— Steve Blount, former VP of Publishing, General Council of the Assemblies of God

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My printing experience with Bookmasters has been wonderful. From the beginning, you were helpful to me as a first-time author by patiently answering all my many questions. The work was done at a fair price and right on schedule. Even though my book has been out for a year, you are still gracious about answering my questions. I would recommend Bookmasters to anyone and have already done so to several authors I know.”

— Sheryl Buckley, author, Mortal Dilemmas

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Thank you for making my hopes a reality. I know you keep very busy with the nuts and bolts of getting things done – the litany of mundane tasks that make up a day in the publishing world – but please know your contributions are of immense importance to me, and surely to many others. I’m certain working with authors can be quite thankless – authors turn in work late, grow steadily more anxious, frequently make impossible demands, and embarrassingly, need to be emotionally coddled. It’s a yeoman’s work no doubt. But for authors and those of us who hope to become authors, you are the midwives and nurses of our dreams. Thank you for keeping that in perspective, for your patience and forbearance.”

— Malik Wilson, author, And So We Remain

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We are quite pleased with the services we are getting from Bookmasters. The printing job on our [Camping with the Corps of Engineers] book was excellent, and the sales volume being generated from your offices is simply amazing.”

— Don Wright, The Wright Guide/Cottage Publications