Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
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TitleThe Other Black Girl
AuthorHarris, Zakiya Dalila
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / African American & Black/Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
ISBN-139781982160135
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Good Morning America, Esquire, and Read with Marie Claire Book Club Pick and a People Best Book of Summer

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Entertainment Weekly, Marie Claire, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Parade, Goodreads, Fortune, and BBC

​Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.
TitleThat Summer
AuthorWeiner, Jennifer
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781501133541
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages432
Cover StatusReady to Feed
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Weiner, the undisputed boss of the beach read, is back with another stunner.” —The New York Times

That Summer Is Your *IDEAL* Beach Read.” —Cosmopolitan

Named a Most Anticipated Book of Spring 2021 by Marie Claire, Bustle, Good Morning America, CNN, PopSugar, Good Housekeeping, Frolic, Country Living, and Working Mother

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Summer comes another deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship.
TitleHeart and Steel
AuthorCowher, Bill
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Happiness
ISBN-139781982175795
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A poignant, inspirational story about football, family, and love from Bill Cowher, the Super Bowl–winning, Hall-of-Fame Pittsburgh Steelers coach, and cohost of CBS’s The NFL Today.
TitleFortune and Glory
AuthorEvanovich, Janet
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
ISBN-139781982154851
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From “the most popular mystery writer alive” (The New York Times), the twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career. It’s the adventure of a lifetime.
TitleIt Had to Be You
AuthorClark, Georgia
Sub-ImprintEmily Bestler Books / Atria Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1FICTION / Romance/Romantic Comedy
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / City Life
ISBN-139781982133191
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
“A wedding planner dies and leaves the business to his wife—and his mistress. What could possibly go wrong? A charming rom-com to kick off your summer.”—People

An Elin Hilderbrand Entertainment Weekly Summer Reading Pick

“The book-equivalent of a perfect first date... Highly highly recommend.” —Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author

“A heady kaleidoscope of romance, heartbreak, and healing that’s both rich in insight and enchantingly funny.” —Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author

The author of the “emotional, hilarious, and thought-provoking” (People) novel The Bucket List returns with a witty and heartfelt romantic comedy featuring a wedding planner, her unexpected business partner, and their coworkers in a series of linked love stories—perfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Casey McQuiston.
TitleSeeing Serena
AuthorMarzorati, Gerald
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Racket Sports/Tennis
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982127886
On Sale06/15/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
A riveting chronicle of trailblazing tennis champion and cultural icon Serena Williams’s turbulent 2019 tour season and a revealing portrait of who she is, both on and off the court.
TitleThe Guns of John Moses Browning
AuthorGorenstein, Nathan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Weapons
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781982129217
On Sale05/25/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
The first major biography of “the Thomas Edison of guns,” John Moses Browning, a visionary inventor who designed the modern handgun and whose awe-inspiring array of firearms helped ensure victory in numerous American wars and found an important place in American culture.
TitleThe Sacred Band
AuthorRomm, James
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Ancient/Greece
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/Ancient
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies/General
ISBN-139781501198014
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
From classicist James Romm comes a thrilling deep dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great’s destruction of Thebes—and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit composed of 150 pairs of male lovers.
TitleWinning
AuthorGrover, Tim S
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success
Category Full 3SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
ISBN-139781982168865
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
From the elite performance coach who authored the international bestseller Relentless and whose clients have included Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Dwyane Wade, comes this brutally honest formula for winning in business, sports, or any arena where the battle is fiercely unforgiving.
TitleSinatra and Me
AuthorOppedisano, Tony
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Music
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
ISBN-139781982151782
On Sale06/08/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
An intimate, revealing portrait of Frank Sinatra—from the man closest to the famous singer during the last decade of his life.