AL Historical Fiction Catalog
TitleHow Strange a Season
AuthorMayhew Bergman, Megan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Short Stories
ISBN-139781476713106
On Sale03/29/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
“Dazzling.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice
“Richly satisfying.” —The Wall Street Journal
“These are stories you want to live in…a collection perfectly suited for our moment.” —Booklist (starred review)

A collection of stories “so beautifully crafted they feel like tiny worlds unto themselves” (Los Angeles Times) about women experiencing all life’s beauty and challenges, from award-winning writer Megan Mayhew Bergman.
TitleManhattan Beach
AuthorEgan, Jennifer
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / General
ISBN-139781476716749
On Sale06/05/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author.

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, Esquire, Vogue, The Washington Post, The Guardian, USA TODAY, and Time
TitleThe Philosopher's War
AuthorMiller, Tom
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Fantasy/Historical
Category Full 2FICTION / Fantasy/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781476778181
On Sale07/16/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
The second book in the thrilling series that began with The Philosopher’s Flight finds Robert Canderelli Weekes as a rookie Rescue and Evacuation flier on the front lines of World War I in France. He came to save lives, but has no idea how far he’ll have to go to win the war.
TitleThe Magician
AuthorToibin, Colm
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Biographical
ISBN-139781476785080
On Sale09/07/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price
Pages512
Cover StatusFinal
A New York Times Notable Book, Critic’s Top Pick, and Top Ten Book of Historical Fiction

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg Businessweek

From one of today’s most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set across a half-century spanning World War I, the rise of Hitler, World War II, and the Cold War that is “a feat of literary sorcery in its own right” (Oprah Daily).
TitleMrs. Everything
AuthorWeiner, Jennifer
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781501133480
On Sale06/11/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages480
Cover StatusFinal
A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION
ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019
THE WASHINGTON POST’S 50 NOTABLE WORKS OF FICTION IN 2019
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING’S 50 BEST BOOKS OF 2019

An instant New York Times bestseller

“A multigenerational narrative that’s nothing short of brilliant.” —People
“Simply unputdownable.” —Good Housekeeping
“The perfect book club pick.” —SheReads

Named a Best Book of Summer by Entertainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, PopSugar, HelloGiggles, and Refinery29

From Jennifer Weiner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who Do You Love and In Her Shoes comes a smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters’ lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places—and be true to themselves—in a rapidly evolving world.
TitleThe Queen's Men
AuthorClements, Oliver
Sub-ImprintAtria/Leopoldo & Co.
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Historical
Category Full 3FICTION / Historical/Renaissance
ISBN-139781501154751
On Sale12/07/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
The Agents of the Crown—the “rollicking new historical thriller” (The New York Times Book Review) series—returns with this riveting novel following the original MI6 agent as he is assigned a dangerous mission to recreate a weapon from antiquity.
TitleThe Island of Sea Women
AuthorSee, Lisa
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781501154850
On Sale03/05/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.
TitleVera
AuthorEdgarian, Carol
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781501157523
On Sale03/02/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
New York Times bestselling author Carol Edgarian delivers “an all-encompassing and enthralling” (Oprah Daily) novel featuring an unforgettable heroine coming of age in the aftermath of catastrophe, and her quest for love and reinvention.
TitleDear Mrs. Bird
AuthorPearce, AJ
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / Humorous/General
ISBN-139781501170065
On Sale07/03/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
This charming, irresistible debut novel set in London during World War II about a young woman who longs to be a war correspondent and inadvertantly becomes a secret advice columnist is “a jaunty, heartbreaking winner” (People)—for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and Lilac Girls.
TitleYours Cheerfully
AuthorPearce, AJ
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/World War II
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / Humorous/General
ISBN-139781501170096
On Sale08/10/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From the author of the “jaunty, heartbreaking winner” (People) and international bestseller Dear Mrs. Bird comes a charming and uplifting novel set in London during World War II about a plucky young journalist and her adventures as wartime advice columnist.