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S&S to Acquire Adams Media

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S&S to Acquire Adams Media

By John Maher | Nov 15, 2016

Simon & Schuster will acquire Adams Media, a nonfiction-focused publisher based in Avon, Mass., from F+W Media, according to a letter sent by S&S president and CEO Carolyn Reidy to staff on November 14.

Adams Media's current v-p of books and content, Karen Cooper, will lead the Adams Media imprint at S&S as v-p and publisher, reporting to Reidy. The imprint will remain based in Avon, Mass. The purchase includes Adams' fiction imprints Merit Press, Crimson Romance, and Tyrus Books.

Adams Media publishes approximately 200 frontlist titles per year, and has a backlist of more than 1,200 titles including The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book, Bushcraft 101, Life Hacks and Dude, You’re Gonna Be a Dad! Major publishing categories include self-help, wellness, business, personal finance, parenting, and cooking.

S&S expects to complete the deal before Thanksgiving, according to Reidy's letter.

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