Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Title Status: NYP
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TitleThese Ghosts Are Family
AuthorCard, Maisy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Cultural Heritage
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781982117436
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
*An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most-Anticipated Book of 2020 pick*
*A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most-Anticipated Debut of 2020 pick*
*A Ms. Magazine Top Feminist Book Coming Out in 2020*
*A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of 2020*
*A Celadon Books Most-Anticipated Novel of 2020*
*A Lily Top Book to Read by Women in 2020 Selection*
*A Buzz Magazine Top New Book of the New Decade*
*A She Reads Most-Anticipated Historical Fiction Pick of 2020*

A transporting debut novel that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and fractures over generations, in the tradition of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.
TitleThe Roxy Letters
AuthorLowry, Mary Pauline
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982121433
On Sale04/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
Meet Roxy. She’s a sometimes vegan, always broke artist with a heart the size of Texas and an ex living in her spare bedroom. Her life is messy, but with the help of a few good friends and by the grace of the goddess Venus she’ll discover that good sex, true love, and her life’s purpose are all closer than she realizes.
TitleThe Second Chance Club
AuthorHardy, Jason
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Social Services & Welfare
ISBN-139781982128593
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book.
TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ichthyology & Herpetology
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Fish
ISBN-139781501160271
On Sale04/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
A wondrous debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.
TitleWe Are Not Here to Be Bystanders
AuthorSarsour, Linda
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
ISBN-139781982105167
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Linda Sarsour, co-organizer of the Women’s March, shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of marginalized communities across the country.
TitleWho Killed the Fonz?
AuthorBoice, James
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Media Tie-In
Category Full 2FICTION / Mystery & Detective/Amateur Sleuth
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
ISBN-139781501196898
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages208
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
The legendary 1950s-era TV show Happy Days gets reinvented as a gritty, “shamelessly entertaining” (Kirkus Reviews) 1980s noir.
TitleNorthern Lights
AuthorStrom, Raymond
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / LGBT/Gay
ISBN-139781501190315
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Marketing SpecialistBreeden, Elizabeth
A stunning debut novel set in the late 1990s—“a powerful depiction of the currency of intolerance and addiction in one small town” (Kirkus Reviews)—about an androgynous youth who arrives in Minnesota, searching for the mother who abandoned him as a child.
TitleCommandos
AuthorWaller, Douglas
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Special Forces
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Persian Gulf War (1991)
Category Full 3HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
ISBN-139781982128227
On Sale02/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Discover what it takes to fight alongside the very best of America’s armed forces in this heart-pounding precursor to American Sniper and Seal Team Six.
TitleSuffrage
AuthorDuBois, Ellen Carol
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Women
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781501165160
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages400
Marketing SpecialistBedford, Stephen
Honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, this exciting history explores the full scope of the movement to win the vote for women through portraits of its bold leaders and devoted activists.
TitleOn Being 40(ish)
Author
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781501172144
On Sale02/25/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Marketing SpecialistRingo, Elise
Fifteen powerful women and writers you know and love—from the pages of The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, Glamour, and The Atlantic—offer captivating, intimate, and candid explorations about what it’s really like turning forty—and that the best is yet to come.