This is the premier pioneering publisher of trade paperbacks and Page-a-Day calendars.
A standard setter who has sold millions of copies of dozens of titles.
Here are the criteria used in making this list: No non-profit book publishers.
The book publisher must publish books with great cover designs and interior text designs.
Since 1924, Stoeger has published or distributed hundreds of titles, most notably the signature annuals Shooters Bible and Gun Traders Guide.
It's books have won many awards as well as hit several bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Nielsen Book Scan, and Mid-South Booksellers Association., James O'Reilly, Editor and Associate Publisher, 853 Alma Street, Palo Alto CA 94301; 650-462-2110; Fax: 650-462-2114. Founded in 1993, this company is owned by the same family who owns O'Reilly & Associates (see above).Specialties: volunteer management, George de Kay, President, P. Dempsey, Senior Editor; 216 East 49th Street, New York NY 10017; 212-688-2810; Fax: 212-486-4544. Having published 175 titles since 1985, they currently have 33 titles in print and average 10 new books per year. Specialties: resources for educators, parents, and children., Robert Baron, Publisher, 16100 Table Mountain Parkway #300, Golden CO 80403-1672; 303-277-1623; 800-992-2908; Fax: 303-279-7111. Lee & Low Books, Jason Low, Publisher, 95 Madison Avenue #1205, New York NY 10016; 212-779-4400; Fax: 212-683-1894. Of special interest are realistic fiction, historical fiction, and nonfiction with a distinct voice or unique approach. Lerner Publishing, Adam Lerner, Publisher; Mary Rodgers, Editor-in-Chief, 241 First Avenue N, Minneapolis MN 55401; 612-332-3344; 800-328-4929. This children's book publisher primarily publishes for the school and library markets. , 2143 Wooddale Drive, Woodbury MN 55125-2989; 651-291-1970; 800-843-6666; Fax: 651-291-1908. In addition to publishing contemporary American literary fiction and nonfiction, Mc Pherson issues contemporary Italian fiction in English translation., Howard Asher, Publisher, 85 River Rock Drive #202, Buffalo NY 14207; 800-387-8992; Fax: 800-387-8992. A Canadian publisher of 450 titles with distribution in the United States. Specialties: children's, Southern regional (hiking, fishing, nature), and self-help, especially parenting. They recently bought the backlist titles of Humanities Press and have launched a new imprint, Humanity Books, to publish books on philosophy and social science.They specialize in publishing books on instruction, how-to, and reference for computers, including the Internet, operating systems, programming, and advanced computer systems., Judy Galbraith, President, 400 First Avenue N #616, Minneapolis MN 55401; 612-338-2068; 800-735-7323; Fax: 612-337-5050. Specialties: international studies, social studies, art, architecture, music, theater, travel, and literature., John Rimel, Publisher, 1301 South 3rd Street W, P O Box 2399, Missoula MT 59806; 406-728-1900; 800-234-5308; Fax: 406-728-1635. Specialty: cowboys, geology, history, nature, regional, recreation., Barbara Grier, Publisher, P O Box 10543, Tallahassee FL 32302; 850-539-5965; Fax: 850-539-9731. Specialty: lesbian literature, fiction, and videos. The oldest and largest such publisher., Griselda Ohannessian, Publisher, 80 Eighth Avenue, New York NY 10011. Specialty: military, guns, self-defense., Elizabeth Crary, Publisher, 11065 Fifth Avenue NE #F, P O Box 75267, Seattle WA 98125-4518; 206-364-2900; 800-992-6657; Fax: 206-364-0702. 60 to 70% of their 25 new titles each year are children's books, either picture books or young adult books., Doug Du Bosque, Publisher, 9415 NE Woodridge Street, Vancouver WA 98664; 360-326-8003. They have sold over 6 million copies of the 60 titles they have published, with 51 of those titles still in print. The Permanent Press, Martin Shepard, Publisher, Noyac Road, Sag Harbor NY 11963; 516-725-1101; Fax: 516-725-1101; 631-725-1101. Prometheus publishes about 100 new titles per year.By clicking the sign up button, I consent to receive emails from Lulu Press, Inc., including discounts, publishing tips, account status, promotions, and other notifications. This page features the sites of the best independent book publishers in the United States as selected by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.Encante Press, Marty Essen, Publisher, 1572 BLue Lupine Lane, Victor MT 59875. Just starting out publishing books from other authors on animals, environment, nature, politics, science, travel, and wildlife. Specialties: Western humor, cookbooks, Rocky Mountain regional titles, Native American, animals, architecture & design, nature, children's books, etc., Dasya Zuccarello, Publisher, P O Box, 4410, Chino Valley AZ 86323; 800-381-2700; Fax: 928-636-7519. Founded in 1987, this company is now a million per year business. A quality children's book publisher that specializes in multicultural themes. D'Andrea, P O Box 72054, Akron OH 44372; 330-762-6800; Fax: 330-762-2230. They sold over 850,000 books to Kodak and Walt Disney World for an anniversary promotion and 350,000 copies to Imation.Energize Inc., Susan Ellis, Publisher, 5450 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144-5221; 215-438-8342; 800-395-9800; Fax: 215-438-0434. Founded in 1977, they also publish the Volunteer Energy Resource Catalog. Specialty: general trade books., Jim Leisy, Publisher, 8536 SW St Helens Drive #D, Wilsonville OR 97070; 503-682-7668; 800-322-2665; Fax: 503-682-7638. Specialties: gardening, travel, nature, history, Native American studies, children's., 315 Cloverleaf Drive #F, Baldwin Park CA 91706; 626-855-1611; 800-824-5118; Fax: 626-855-1610. Publishes and distributes books on rocks and minerals, jewelry making, Western interest, Native America, outdoor recreation, and travel., Gibbs Smith, Publisher; Madge Baird, Editorial VP; 96 W Gentile Street, P O Box 667, Layton UT 84041; 801-544-9800; 800-748-5439; Fax: 801-544-5582. Specialties: Children's books, pop-up books, lift-a-flap books, and Soft Play interactive soft cloth books. Our focus is on fiction and nonfiction featuring children/people of color, for readers ages 5 to 12. Specialty: alternative health and healing, astrology, earth-based religions, shamanism, Gnostic Christianity, and Kabbalah., Bruce Mc Pherson, Editor and Publisher, P O Box 1126, Kingston NY 12402; 914-331-5807; 800-613-8219. Mc Pherson & Company includes the imprints Documentext (art and culture titles), Treacle Press (the original name of the press), and Recovered Classics (reprints of lost works by 20th century authors). Specialty: parenting titles., Margaret Quinlin, Publisher, 1700 Chattahooche Avenue, Atlanta GA 30318-2112; 404-876-8761. Their Nibble Me Books were voted Product of the Year by the Professional Candy Buyers., Steven Mitchell, Editor in Chief, 59 John Glenn Drive, Amherst NY 14228-2197; 800-421-0351; Fax: 716-691-0137. Specialties: real science, debunking of pseudoscience, human rights, social issues, psychology, exposés.If you'd like to nominate your publishing company or another book publisher, please email John Kremer. John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books I just wanted to tell you how grateful I am for your site. Specialties: careers, job search (including Last Minute Tips), business (including The Smart Woman's Guides), education, personal finance, weddings, quotations, travel (50 Fabulous Places...), and reference., David Pallai, President, 10 Downer Avenue, Hingham MA 02043; 781-740-0400; Fax: 781-740-8816. Established in November 1994, Charles River Media publishes books and software supporting the Internet, networking, computer graphics, game development, programming, and computer engineering professional and educational markets., Brent Farmer, Publisher, 85 Main Street, Watertown MA 02172; 617-926-0329; 800-225-3214; Fax: 617-926-5720. Specialties: children's books: fiction, nature, environment, alphabet books.I know that I have missed some book publishers I truly would like to add to this list. I found you quite by accident, and in looking through it, I found your list of the best independent book publishers. Founded in 1992, they are spearheading the Consortium for Business Literacy to encourage the reading of books by business leaders, managers, and workers. Genres: young adult romance, historical romance, science fiction romance, urban fantasy romance, contemporary romance, romantic comedy, and regency romance. Specialty: parenting books, household hints, and Christmas titles., Ron Fry, Publisher, 3 Tice Road, P O Box 687, Franklin Lakes NJ 07417; 201-848-0310; 800-CAREER-1 (800-227-3371); Fax: 201-848-1727. They also recently bought: Whispering Coyote Press, Alice Lou Alpert, 300 Crescent Court #1150, Dallas TX 75201; 214-871-5599; 800-929-6104; Fax: 214-871-5577., Editor-in-Chief, 85 N Main Street #120, P O Box 428, White River Junction VT 05001; 802-295-6300; Fax: 802-295-6444. Specialties: nature, environment, gardening, independent living, alternative building technologies.These book publishers are among the best independent book publishers.If you are tired of submitting to the major New York book publishers and are looking for a publishing company that will treat you and your book right check out these companies. Please note that this is a very personal list, based on the sole judgment of John Kremer.