Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Pub Month: August 2020
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TitleShow Them You're Good
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982116330
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college.
TitleBear Necessity
AuthorGould-Bourn, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Friendship
ISBN-139781982128296
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
A heartwarming, poignant, and charming debut novel for fans of Nick Hornby and The Rosie Project, about a father and son overcoming their grief in surprisingly inventive ways.
TitleThe End of Everything
AuthorMack, Katie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Physics/Astrophysics
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Cosmology
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Astronomy
ISBN-139781982103545
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.
TitleTender Is the Flesh
AuthorBazterrica, Agustina
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Dystopian
Category Full 3FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
ISBN-139781982150921
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.
TitleBunker
AuthorGarrett, Bradley
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1REFERENCE / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
ISBN-139781501188558
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A thought-provoking, chilling, and eerily prescient look at “prepper” communities around the world that are building bunkers against a possible apocalypse.
TitleOur Dogs, Ourselves
AuthorHorowitz, Alexandra
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1PETS / Dogs/General
Category Full 2PETS / Dogs/Training
Category Full 3PETS / Dogs/Breeds
ISBN-139781501175015
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Inside of a Dog, an eye-opening, informative, “entertaining, and enlightening” (BookPage) celebration of the human-canine relationship for the curious dog owner and science-lover alike.
TitleWomen in the Kitchen
AuthorWillan, Anne
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1COOKING / Essays & Narratives
Category Full 2COOKING / History
Category Full 3COOKING / Individual Chefs & Restaurants
ISBN-139781501173318
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
Culinary historian Anne Willan traces the origins of American cooking through profiles of twelve essential women cookbook writers—from Hannah Woolley in the mid-1600s to Fannie Farmer, Julia Child, and Alice Waters—highlighting their key historical contributions and most representative recipes.
TitleFire in the Sky
AuthorDillow, Gordon
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Space Science
Category Full 2SCIENCE / History
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
ISBN-139781501187759
On Sale08/04/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
This “accessible and always entertaining” (Booklist) combination of history, pop science, and in-depth reporting offers a fascinating account of the asteroids that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us now, as well as how prepared we are against asteroid-caused catastrophe.
TitleThree Perfect Liars
AuthorPerks, Heidi
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Psychological
ISBN-139781982139933
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From the author of Her One Mistake, hailed as chilling, captivating” by New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda, comes a riveting new suspense novel about three ambitious women whose lives are turned upside down in the aftermath of a horrifying fire, which destroys a successful advertising agency and threatens to expose a tangled web of lies.
TitleGrown Ups
AuthorUnsworth, Emma Jane
Sub-ImprintScout Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / FIC076000 -Feminist
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982141936
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
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Fleabag meets Conversations with Friends in this brutally honest, observant, original novel about a woman going through a breakup…but really having more of a breakdown.