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Amazon acquires mystery/romance publisher Avalon

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Amazon has acquired Avalon Books, a small publisher that focuses on hardcover mystery, romance and Westerns, and will make its titles available digitally for the first time. more to come Press release SEATTLE, Jun 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN +3.05% and Avalon Books today announced that Amazon Publishing has acquired...
Amazon acquires mystery/romance publisher Avalon

Amazon Publishing takes on Europe; Kirshbaum to head U.S. unit in reorg

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Amazon is expanding its original publishing efforts to Europe and is also shaking up its publishing division’s structure, Publishing VP Jeff Belle announced in a letter to literary agents Wednesday (the full letter is below). Belle wrote that “early next year, we will launch Amazon Publishing in Europe from our...
Amazon Publishing takes on Europe; Kirshbaum to head U.S. unit in reorg

Amazon.com buys rights to 3,000 romance, mystery and western book titles

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Amazon.com continues to gobble up book titles, this time sealing deal for some 3,000 backlist titles from Avalon Books in the romance, mystery and western genres. The deal, terms of which weren’t disclosed, follows the company’s purchase late last year of 450 children’s book titles from Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. Founded...
Amazon.com buys rights to 3,000 romance, mystery and western book titles

Amazon Publishing buys 1,000 titles from defunct Dorchester

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As expected, Amazon Publishing has acquired the rights to 1,000 titles from Dorchester Publishing, which closed in February. Dorchester primarily published romance, Westerns and horror books. Dorchester had been in economic trouble for years. In the auction for Dorchester’s assets — where Amazon was the highest and perhaps only bidder...
Amazon Publishing buys 1,000 titles from defunct Dorchester
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