Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
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TitleThe World That We Knew
AuthorHoffman, Alice
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Occult & Supernatural
ISBN-139781501137587
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL

On the brink of World War II, with the Nazis tightening their grip on Berlin, a mother’s act of courage and love offers her daughter a chance of survival.

“[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times…gravely beautiful…Hoffman the storyteller continues to dazzle.” —THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
TitleThe Girl from Widow Hills
AuthorMiranda, Megan
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781501165429
On Sale06/23/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last House Guest—a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick—comes a riveting new novel of psychological suspense about a young woman plagued by night terrors after a childhood trauma who wakes one evening to find a corpse at her feet.
TitleFlorence Adler Swims Forever
AuthorBeanland, Rachel
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Historical/World War II
Category Full 3FICTION / Jewish
ISBN-139781982132460
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$25.99
CDN Price$29.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
An Indie Next Pick

Over the course of one summer that begins with a shocking tragedy, three generations of the Adler family grapple with heartbreak, romance, and the weight of family secrets.

“Rachel Beanland is a writer of uncommon wit and wisdom, with a sharp and empathetic eye for character. She’ll win you over in the most old fashioned of ways: She simply tells a hell of a story.” —Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer Finalist for The Great Believers
TitleThe Pioneers
AuthorMcCullough, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
ISBN-139781501168703
On Sale05/05/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country.
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 Sale08/04/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
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.
TitleA Private Cathedral
AuthorBurke, James Lee
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
ISBN-139781982151683
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
After finding himself caught up in one of Louisiana’s oldest and bloodiest family rivalries, Detective Dave Robicheaux must battle the most terrifying adversary he has ever encountered: a time-traveling superhuman assassin.
TitleOne Year of Ugly
AuthorMackenzie, Caroline
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Cultural Heritage
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982128913
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
A fun, fresh, timely debut novel about the uproarious adventures that befall the Palacio family during their disastrous illegal residence in Trinidad that poignantly captures the complexities of dysfunctional families and passionate (but sometimes messy) romance.
TitleThe New American
AuthorMarcom, Micheline Aharonian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982120726
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
The epic journey of a young Guatemalan American college student, a “dreamer,” who gets deported and decides to make his way back home to California.
TitleThe Language of Butterflies
AuthorWilliams, Wendy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Butterflies & Moths
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Environmental Science (see also Chemistry/Environmental)
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Evolution
ISBN-139781501178061
On Sale06/02/20
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.
TitleThe Dearly Beloved
AuthorWall, Cara
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Sagas
ISBN-139781982104535
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
“This gentle, gorgeously written book may be one of my favorites ever.” —Jenna Bush Hager (A Today show “Read with Jenna” Book Club Selection!)

This “moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change” (The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice) traces two married couples whose lives become entangled when the husbands become copastors at a famed New York city congregation in the 1960s.