Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Pub Month: July 2020
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TitleYour Second Act
AuthorHeaton, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3RELIGION / Christian Life/Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982141608
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.
TitleMake Russia Great Again
AuthorBuckley, Christopher
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Political
Category Full 2FICTION / Satire
Category Full 3FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781982157463
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
The award-winning and bestselling author of Thank You for Smoking delivers a hilarious and whipsmart fake memoir by Herb Nutterman—Donald Trump’s seventh chief of staff—who has written the ultimate tell-all about Trump and Russia.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“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.
Title14 Miles
AuthorGibson, DW
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
ISBN-139781501183416
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego—and the impact on the lives of local residents.
TitleThe Year of Dangerous Days
AuthorGriffin, Nicholas
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Modern/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
ISBN-139781501191022
On Sale07/14/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The harrowing story of the rise and fall of one of America’s most popular destination cities—rife with police brutality, a drug epidemic, and a bulging refugee crisis—The Year of Dangerous Days is a riveting blend of urgent social commentary and cinematic drama, from the award-winning journalist and author of Ping Pong Diplomacy.
TitleLake Life
AuthorPoissant, David James
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/Siblings
ISBN-139781476729992
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From the award-winning author of the acclaimed story collection The Heaven of Animals, called “a wise debut…beautiful [stories] with a rogue touch” (The New York Times Book Review), comes a sweeping, domestic novel about a family that reunites at their North Carolina lake house for one last vacation before the home is sold—and the long-buried secrets that are finally revealed.
TitleExtraordinary Insects
AuthorSverdrup-Thygeson, Anne
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Entomology
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Biological Diversity
Category Full 3NATURE / Animals/Insects & Spiders
ISBN-139781982112882
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Cover StatusReady to Feed
This enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we could not survive without them is “a joy” (The Times, London) and “charming...Highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleThe Need
AuthorPhillips, Helen
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Science Fiction/General
ISBN-139781982113179
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
***LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION***

“An extraordinary and dazzlingly original work from one of our most gifted and interesting writers” (Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Glass Hotel). The Need, which finds a mother of two young children grappling with the dualities of motherhood after confronting a masked intruder in her home, is “like nothing you’ve ever read before…in a good way” (People).
TitleGatecrasher
AuthorWiddicombe, Ben
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/Cultural & Social
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/Celebrity & Popular Culture
ISBN-139781982128838
On Sale07/07/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A smart, gossipy, and very funny examination of celebrity culture from New York’s premiere social columnist.
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 StatusNYP
US Price$25.99
CDN Price$29.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
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 in this stunning debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Manhattan Beach and The Dollhouse.

“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