Fall 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Distributed Publisher Catalog
TitleRat Rule 79
AuthorGalchen, Rivka
Sub-ImprintRestless Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure/General
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Mathematics
Category Full 3JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
ISBN-139781632060990
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$21.99
CDN Price$26.5
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
From the New Yorker “20 Under 40” author of Atmospheric Disturbances comes a brain-twisting adventure story of a girl named Fred on a quest through a world of fantastical creatures, strange logic, and a powerful prejudice against growing up.
TitleThe Mermaid in the Bathtub
AuthorZarchi, Nurit
Sub-ImprintRestless Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels/Fairy Tales, Folklore, Legends & Mythology
Category Full 2JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore/Adaptations
Category Full 3JUVENILE FICTION / Mermaids
ISBN-139781632062116
On Sale10/01/19
US Price$22.99
CDN Price
Pages36
Cover StatusFinal
In a gorgeously retro illustrated reimagining of “The Little Mermaid,” Israeli author Nurit Zarchi and illustrator Rutu Modan bring us the poignant story of a worrywart named Whatwilltheysay, whose life is turned upside down by the spunky mermaid who shows up in his bathtub one day.
TitleLook Hamlet
AuthorLindgren, Barbro
Sub-ImprintRestless Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Adaptations
Category Full 2COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Humorous
Category Full 3COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary
ISBN-139781632062598
On Sale10/15/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price
Pages32
Cover StatusFinal
A hilarious, darkly comic graphic retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in radically condensed prose by legendary Swedish children’s author Barbro Lindgren and illustrator Anna Höglund.
TitleSilence of the Chagos
AuthorPatel, Shenaz
Sub-ImprintRestless Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Political
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3
ISBN-139781632062345
On Sale11/05/19
US Price$17.99
CDN Price
Pages178
Cover Status
Based on a true, still-unfolding story, Silence of the Chagos is a powerful exploration of cultural identity, the concept of home, and above all the neverending desire for justice. Shenaz Patel draws on the lives of uprooted Chagossian activists in this tragic example of 20th century political oppression.
TitleTexts from Mittens
AuthorBailey, Angie
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HUMOR / Topic/Animals
Category Full 2HUMOR / Topic/Internet & Social Media
Category Full 3HUMOR / General
ISBN-139781524851729
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages152
Cover StatusFinal
The Internet’s favorite text-happy cat is back at it—with a little help from his friends. 
 
TitleCivility
AuthorSelzer, Steven Michael
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills
ISBN-139781524852443
On Sale09/03/19
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages208
Cover StatusFinal
With advice for handling conflict, managing stress, and promoting respect, this book is for anyone longing for a more civil world.
TitlePrank Postcards
Author
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HUMOR / Form/Parodies
Category Full 2HUMOR / General
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Marriage & Family
ISBN-139781524851514
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages74
Cover StatusFinal
From the people who brought you Awkward Family Photos and Prank Packs come 35 wildly funny prank postcards that you never knew you needed.
TitleMAIN GAUCHE Grim & Perilous Supplement
AuthorFox, Daniel D.
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Role Playing & Fantasy
Category Full 2GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Reference
Category Full 3GAMES & ACTIVITIES / General
ISBN-139781524851675
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$55
CDN Price$76
Pages360
Cover StatusFinal
CHAOS IS NOT A PITIT IS A LADDER.
 
MAIN GAUCHE is a supplement for the ENnie award-winning Best Game & Product of the Year ZWEIHÄNDER Grim & Perilous RPG – a gritty, dark fantasy tabletop role-playing game.
TitleJoe DiMaggio Moves Like Liquid Light
AuthorBroaddus, Loren
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POETRY / American/General
Category Full 2POETRY / Subjects & Themes/Death, Grief, Loss
Category Full 3POETRY / Subjects & Themes/Inspirational & Religious
ISBN-139781524852498
On Sale09/10/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages144
Cover StatusFinal
What better view is there of daily struggle, of America’s complex legacies, of true love than from the bleachers of a baseball stadium? In the same way that NPR’s Car Talk was not really all about cars, these poems are not really all about baseball.
 
Titleto drink coffee with a ghost
AuthorLovelace, Amanda
Sub-ImprintAMP Adult
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POETRY / Subjects & Themes/Death, Grief, Loss
Category Full 2POETRY / American/General
Category Full 3
ISBN-139781449494278
On Sale09/17/19
US Price$14.99
CDN Price$19.99
Pages160
Cover StatusFinal
"You cannot have a funeral for your mother without also having a funeral for yourself."  This book poses the ever-lingering question: What happens when someone dies before they're able to redeem themselves?