Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Fiction
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TitleOut of Darkness, Shining Light
AuthorGappah, Petina
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Friendship
ISBN-139781982110338
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative, Out of Darkness, Shining Light is a novel that lends voice to those who appeared only as footnotes in history, yet whose final, brave act of loyalty and respect changed the course of it. An incredible and important book by a masterful writer.” ​—Yaa Gyasi, author of Homegoing
TitleThe Institute
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Horror
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Supernatural
ISBN-139781982110567
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages576
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It—publishing just as the second part of It, the movie, lands in theaters.
TitleMr. Mercedes
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatMass Market Paperbound
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
Category Full 3FICTION / Mystery & Detective/Police Procedural
ISBN-139781501125607
On Sale12/29/15
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages560
Cover StatusFinal
Now an AT&T Audience Original Series
WINNER of the EDGAR AWARD for BEST NOVEL and #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

In a high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from murdering thousands. “Mr. Mercedes is a rich, resonant, exceptionally readable accomplishment by a man who can write in whatever genre he chooses” (The Washington Post).
TitleDarkness at Noon
AuthorKoestler, Arthur
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Political
Category Full 3FICTION / Psychological
ISBN-139781982123734
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The newly discovered lost text of Arthur Koestler’s modern masterpiece, Darkness at Noon—the haunting portrait of a revolutionary, imprisoned and tortured under totalitarian rule—is now restored and in a completely new translation.
TitleDarkness at Noon
AuthorKoestler, Arthur
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Political
Category Full 3FICTION / Psychological
ISBN-139781501161315
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The newly discovered lost text of Arthur Koestler’s modern masterpiece, Darkness at Noon—the haunting portrait of a revolutionary, imprisoned and tortured under totalitarian rule—is now restored and in a completely new translation.
TitleThe Possible World
AuthorSchwarz, Liese O'Halloran
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781501166150
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages368
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“A brilliantly written, moving story” (The Washington Book Review) about the converging lives of a young boy who witnesses a brutal murder, the doctor who tends to him, and an old woman guarding her long-buried past.
TitleLikely to Die
AuthorFairstein, Linda
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatMass Market Paperbound
Category Full 1FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Medical
ISBN-139781982127756
On Sale09/24/19
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages448
Cover StatusReady to Feed
New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein’s “Grisham-esque page turner” (Time) puts smart and savvy assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper directly in the line of fire as she tries to find a killer in the oldest and largest hospital in New York City.
TitleThe Crossed-Out Notebook
AuthorGiacobone, Nicolás
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Psychological
ISBN-139781501198748
On Sale09/24/19
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the Academy Award-winning cowriter of Birdman, a wonderfully eccentric, suspenseful debut in the tradition of Misery and Kiss of the Spiderwoman about a screenwriter kidnapped by a world-famous director who orders him to compose a masterpiece.
TitleLooker
AuthorSims, Laura
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Psychological
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Psychological
ISBN-139781501199127
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages192
Cover StatusReady to Feed
*Vogue’s “Most Anticipated Books of 2019”
*Entertainment Weekly’s “One of January’s Hottest Reads”
*Literary Hub’s “Most Anticipated Books of 2019”
*Southern Living’s “Best New Books Coming Out Winter 2019”

In this taut, arresting debut, a woman becomes fixated on her neighbor—the actress.
TitleShe Was Like That
AuthorWalbert, Kate
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781476799421
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career-spanning collection of new and selected stories.