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Book Orders

 

Our authors may order copies of their books direct from Köehler Books. This is the cheapest way for authors to purchase their books, but these orders do not count as sales, nor do authors receive royalties on author direct orders. Authors must fill out the form below for direct orders.

Author Direct Orders from Koehler Books






Quantity desired






Feel free to ask for multiple quantity options so you can see the volume discounts. Minimum order is one box. A box of books may vary from 20 copies for a large book, to 70 copies for a small book. We will send you a prices for all options you select, followed by a Pay Pal invoice based on the final quantity you select. You pay it with a credit card and we will place the order.

You can expect shipment within 10 business days of the placement of the order for softcover and 15 business days for hardcover, so if you request a delivery prior to those totals, your order will incur rush printing and/or shipping charges. Rush printing increases are nominal, while 2nd day or overnight shipping will be very expensive.

Printing Errors & Replacements

Occasionally books are printed with physical errors: torn covers, smears of ink, wrong interior. We apologize when this occurs as quality is important to you and to us. Since the books are shipped directly from the printer, it is the responsibility of the author or person in receipt of the books to send us photographic proof of the errors so that replacements can be ordered by Koehler Books. Saying there is a problem will not suffice. We must—and the printer must—see physical photographic evidence of the errors.

Things to do:

  • Please take photos of ALL the books with errors.
  • Shoot the cover and inside page with the error.
  • Stack all the books with the same errors and show at least 5 with the error exposed.
  • Indicate the number of books that need to be replaced, as well as the shipping address.
  • Koehler Books will then work with the printer to ship replacements.
  • Allow 2-3 weeks for shipping.

 

Wholesale Orders

This option is for authors, sponsors and businesses who wish to purchase bulk orders and have them count for royalties and through the Nielsen Bookscan reporting system. 

Terms:
• Koehler Books titles only
• Domestic US orders only
• 25% discount off list price for softcover book (eg. a $17.95 list would cost $13.46)
• 15% discount off list price for hardcover books (eg. a $26.95 list would cost $22.90)
• minimum order is 100 units for softcover and/or 100 hardcovers
• Plus shipping & handling
• Allow 10-15 business days for shipping
• No returns

Send your details to mainstreetreads@gmail.com
• Full name
• Name of company if any
• street address, including zip code the order is to be shipped to
• Phone number with area code

You will be emailed a PO/Invoice. Pay that by CC and the order will be shipped.

 

Retail Orders

Retailers and bookstores who already have an account with Ingram can order through iPage, your distributor, or any Ingram-friendly ordering system you already use. You may also order through Edelweiss. 
Retailers and bookstores who do not have an account with Ingram may open one online, at this link: https://getstarted.ingramcontent.com/

Retailers, sponsors, companies schools etc. affiliated with an author may order direct from Koehler Books with these terms:
• 40% wholesale discount
• One box minimum. No exceptions.
• No returns
• Retailer pays for shipping
• Payments made up front via credit card
• Use the order form above