Our Mission

Book House Publishing's mission is to produce your book as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible, on a mutually agreed schedule. We pride ourselves in being uncommonly responsive to our authors and going the extra mile to ensure that they’re pleased with both the process and the final product.

Our Story

After more than five years working with Book Publishers Network, the Book House team took over operations in 2019. Book Publishers Network and Book House Publishing have a combined 30+ years in the indie-publishing business.


Melissa Vail Coffman, co-publisher/manager:

Melissa has three decades of experience in a range of publishing positions, highlighted by 12 years as the group publisher for Tiger Oak Publications in Seattle. This included the flagship Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride and Seattle Business, which was introduced during her tenure there. She also created several successful custom publications for Tiger Oak. And for nearly 30 years, she was the associate publisher of MARKETING newspaper and the annual MARKETING ATLAS. She began her career as the publisher of Bored Magazine for the fledgling snowboard industry, with her husband, Scott Book. Melissa also worked in layout and production management for more than five years with Book Publishers Network, before launching Book House Publishing.

Scott Book, co-publisher/designer:

Scott is a versatile and multi-talented designer and production manager with three decades of experience with a range of publications, including newspapers, magazines and books. He is expert in ad and cover design as well as magazine, newspaper and book layouts.