It is free to self-publish with Lulu xPress. When you place an order, you will be charged the manufacturing, shipping, and fulfillment costs associated with the order.Every year, Lulu xPress evaluates the cost to print and fulfill your orders. As the cost for materials (like paper, ink, and glue) rises, we must continually review the print cost you see for printing your books. As part of this annual review, some prices may increase. When they do, we’ll notify you ahead of time so you can plan accordingly.