Give POD, that is, "Print On Demand" books a try. Why buy on POD basis? As the owner, Danny Pollard, himself an author under the pen name D.T. Pollard, said on his website at Good Green Books:
"The traditional method often leads to excess inventory of unsold books and the loss of the energy used to produce them."
So, let's save some energy and trees along the way and go "POD". And before you start reading your new book, take this next step to extend its life.