Amazon acquires another publishing group Avalon Books

Amazon acquires another publishing group Avalon Books

Amazon continues to expand their presence in the publishing industry. They have now acquired Avalon Books.

Avalon Books deals in “hardcover mystery, “wholesome” romance and Westerns” and their titles would now be available for the first time in electronic format.

The deal includes around 3000 titles. Avalon is owned by Ellen Bouregy Mickelsen who is the daughter of the founder of the company. She would continue with Amazon for a while before ‘exploring the next chapter of her life”.

Amazon ensured that the books owned by Avalon would continue to be available in print format.

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