Self promotion idea. To adapt this idea for a small run - take small envelopes and insert your samples/resume/instagram pics etc. and bind with small screws available at ACE hardware - they sell them individually for a less than a dollar.
Process Manual by Dan Ogren. The concept behind this book was everyday inspiration, as a designer I find myself inspired by everyday things. This book was designed around my 10 step process as a designer. Each chapter has a brief description and 8 pages of grid paper for sketching and ideation.