I loved the paper quality in the brochure; I have designed the same content in the magazine format. I prefer the magazine binding and I did notice that BLURB NOW gives you a premium paper choice. I will try that.
I did notice that when the "magazine" product was shipped, some of the key pages were crinkled. My product is for presentation work and must be picture and feel-good perfect. I'll keep trying because I believe in BLURB.