I use the LaTeX booklet style often to make folio-size booklets — for example, Haiku a Day has used it since it started, and so when working on a longer zine I turned to it.
The booklet style has the concept of signatures, essentially a logical grouping of pages. In actual printing it defines how many pages are printed on a large sheet of paper, which is then folded and cut in various ways to make a grouping of pages. If you look at a quality hardback book, you'll see a number of signatures that have been bound together to make your book.
The default number of pages per signature in booklet is 32, which never affected
me while making