History and Historicals: At 75, Avon Romances the Readers

This year marks the diamond anniversary of Avon Books' operation in the market, although it has been focused on romance for 44 of its 75 years. Today, it's HarperCollins' Avon Books. The post History and Historicals: At 75, Avon Romances the Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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