Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Games & Activities
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TitleThe Grandmaster
AuthorButler, Brin-Jonathan
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Chess
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / General
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Essays
ISBN-139781501172618
On Sale11/12/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages224
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“A bravura performance…An entertaining book” (Kirkus Reviews) about the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world’s geopolitical unrest and rekindled a global fascination with the sport.
TitleThe Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini
AuthorPosnanski, Joe
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Magic
ISBN-139781501137235
On Sale10/22/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.
TitleSimon & Schuster Mega Crossword Puzzle Book #19
Author
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Crosswords/Dictionaries
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Puzzles
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Travel Games
ISBN-139781982109646
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Simon & Schuster celebrates ninety-five years of crossword puzzle excellence with 300 new, never-before-published Thursday to Sunday-sized brain breakers. Sharpen your pencils—unless you dare to use a pen.
TitleEmbrace Your Weird
AuthorDay, Felicia
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Creativity
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Guided Journals
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Anxieties & Phobias
ISBN-139781982113223
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In Embrace Your Weird, New York Times bestselling author, producer, actress, TV writer, and award-winning web series creator, Felicia Day takes you on a journey to find, rekindle, or expand your creative passions.
TitleThe Monsters Know What They're Doing
AuthorAmmann, Keith
Sub-ImprintSaga Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Role Playing & Fantasy
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Reference
ISBN-139781982122669
On Sale10/29/19
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages560
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the creator of the popular blog The Monsters Know What They’re Doing comes a compilation of villainous battle plans for Dungeon Masters.
TitlePuzzlesnacks
AuthorBerlin, Eric
Sub-ImprintTiller Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Puzzles
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Logic & Brain Teasers
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Crosswords/General
ISBN-139781982131562
On Sale07/30/19
US Price$12.99
CDN Price$17.99
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
From puzzlemaster Eric Berlin, a collection of more than 100 small yet satisfying puzzles that go way beyond the crossword.
TitleGeeks Who Drink Presents: Duh!
AuthorShort, Christopher D.
Sub-ImprintAdams Media
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1REFERENCE / Trivia
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Trivia
Category Full 3HUMOR / Form/Trivia
ISBN-139781507210499
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
100 hilarious essays, based on blindingly obvious questions, from the creators of Geeks Who Drink—led by six-time Jeopardy! champion, Christopher D. Short.
TitleThe Ultimate RPG Gameplay Guide
AuthorD’Amato, James
Sub-ImprintAdams Media
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Role Playing & Fantasy
Category Full 2LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / General
ISBN-139781507210932
On Sale10/08/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Improve your RPG campaign with this comprehensive and interactive guide to making the most out of your gaming experience.
TitleAries: Your Cosmic Coloring Book
AuthorWoods, Mecca
Sub-ImprintAdams Media
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Coloring Books
Category Full 2BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Astrology/General
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Activity Books
ISBN-139781507211939
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$10.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages48
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The perfect coloring book for every Aries—according to the stars—includes 24 customizable, astrology-themed drawings suited to your sign.
TitleTaurus: Your Cosmic Coloring Book
AuthorWoods, Mecca
Sub-ImprintAdams Media
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Coloring Books
Category Full 2BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Astrology/General
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Activity Books
ISBN-139781507212028
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$10.99
CDN Price$14.99
Pages48
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The perfect coloring book for every Taurus—according to the stars—includes 24 customizable, astrology-themed drawings suited to your sign.