Bookseller's Resources

Reseller's discounts are not currently available from the website. Please do not order from the website. Instead, establish an account with us and then send us your order(s) by email (, or EDI.  


EDI @ SPD: Ordering Through Pubnet

SPD now takes electronic orders through Pubnet (SAN #106-6617)! Interested booksellers should verify that they have an open account, and that their SAN (Standard Accounting Number) code is on file. Contact for more information.  

Online Ordering for Bookstores

We recommend email, fax or EDI/Pubnet orders for most bookstores. 

SPD Recommends ("New Titles" Newsletter)

SPD Recommends is a regular email highlighting recommended new titles as they arrive at SPD. To sign up for this service, click on "Sign up for SPD e-newsletters" just above the footer on each page. The most recent SPD Recommmends titles are viewable from the "SPD Recommends" link on the left nav bar.

Trade Terms

Standard Discounts: 
Assorted 10 or more copies: 40%
1-9 assorted copies: 20%

(A very limited number of SPD titles may be on "short" discount, i.e have a maximum discount, usually of 20%. Currently this includes the Aunt Lute titles Borderlands (5th Edition) and Borderlands (The Critical Edition).

Textbook Stores 
Choose 20% returnable or 40% non-returnable for textbook orders.   

Event Discounts 
40% (returnable for credit for use within one year) 

International Shipping

SPD regularly ships to individuals internationally, often in 2lb FedEx packs. These generally arrive efficiently and economically.

Upon request, SPD is willing to ship larger cartons internationally to resellers as well. However, since SPD seldom ships this way we do not have access to shipping discounts for such packages. Also, as a small non-profit we also cannot cover any customs duties and must ask for those to be charged to the receiver.

Any reseller still wishing to use SPD to ship internationally should ask for a quote. Our quote will not include customs duties. Accurate quotes can take time, as can researching any customs or Covid-19 related restrictions, therefore please order early. Customers should understand they are opting to use an especially expensive method for obtaining the books. SPD encourages international resellers to contact our publishers directly to work out better terms.

New Accounts

New trade customers should fill out a credit application and email to in order to be extended net 30 terms.  You are also welcome to prepay orders at any time. 

Overstock Returns

Returns can be made within one year of paid purchase without prior authorization for credit against future purchases, or for refund in some cases. Boxes must be securely packed, labeled "returns," and include a packing slip with customer's claim number and date of return for reference. 

SPD will pay for shipping the return on any damaged or late-arriving books due to the fault of SPD or our shipping partners.  Just contact us and we will issue a call-tag.  For books being returned for reasons not the fault of SPD or our shipping partners the customers is expected to cover the return shipping expense.

No credit will be issued for titles not purchased from SPD. Returns in unsaleable condition (shopworn, stickered, sticker-marked, or damaged in transit) will either be granted no credit if the damage is extensive, or may be accepted with a 15% reshelving fee. No credit will be issued for books sold at a non-returnable discount. Titles ineligible for credit will be returned upon customer's request and at their expense. Do not use styrofoam packing peanuts under any circumstances!

Credits are good for one year from the date of issue.  

Returns should be sent to:

Publishers Storage & Shipping 
926-SPD Returns  
660 S. Mansfield 
Ypsilanti, Mi 48197

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