Spring 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
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TitleThe Falcon Thief
AuthorHammer, Joshua
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1TRUE CRIME / Heists & Robberies
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Birds
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Special Interest/Adventure
ISBN-139781501191886
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
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A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.
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$24
CDN Price$33
Pages288
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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
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Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Where’d You Go, Bernadette in this comic novel about twenty-something Roxy, an unlucky-in-love Whole Foods employee, aspiring artist, and sometimes vegan, who teams up with her two best friends to save Austin from gentrification—and to save her personal life—in whatever way she can.
TitleRace Against Time
AuthorMitchell, Jerry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Category Full 3TRUE CRIME / Murder/General
ISBN-139781451645132
On Sale02/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages448
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An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases—decades after they had gotten away with murder.
TitleThe Buddhist on Death Row
AuthorSheff, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mindfulness & Meditation
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Category Full 3RELIGION / Buddhism/Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY/Zen)
ISBN-139781982128456
On Sale03/10/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy explores the transformation of Jarvis Jay Masters who has become one of America’s most inspiring Buddhist practitioners while locked in a cell on death row.
TitleRun Me to Earth
AuthorYoon, Paul
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / General
ISBN-139781501154041
On Sale01/28/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
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From award-winning author Paul Yoon comes a beautiful, aching novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as “one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books.”
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 Sale02/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
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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.
TitleHeart of Junk
AuthorGeddes, Luke
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Small Town & Rural
ISBN-139781982106669
On Sale01/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
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A hilarious debut novel about an eclectic group of merchants at a Kansas antique mall who become implicated in the kidnapping of a local beauty pageant star.
TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2NATURE / Animals/Fish
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/General
ISBN-139781501160271
On Sale04/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$23
CDN Price$32
Pages192
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A wondrous nonfiction debut from the cofounder of NPR’s Invisibilia, Why Fish Don’t Exist tells the story of a 19th-century scientist who rebuilt his life’s work after losing everything, an astonishing tale that becomes an investigation into the biggest questions of our lives.
TitleMolly Bit
AuthorBevacqua, Dan
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982104580
On Sale02/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A haunting and provocative debut novel about the stratospheric rise of an enigmatic Hollywood star and her legacy in the vein of Daisy Jones and the Six, from Columbia MFA graduate Dan Bevacqua.