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 / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
ISBN-139781982160135
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
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

​​“Riveting, fearless, and vividly original.” —Emily St. John Mandel, New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Hotel

“A brilliant combustion of suspense, horror, and social commentary that leaves no assumption unchallenged and no page unturned.” —Walter Mosley, internationally bestselling author of Devil in a Blue Dress

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.
TitleBilly Summers
AuthorKing, Stephen
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
Category Full 3FICTION / Action & Adventure
ISBN-139781982173616
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages528
Cover StatusFinal
From legendary storyteller and #1 bestseller Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained,” (The New York Times Book Review) comes a thrilling new novel about a good guy in a bad job.
TitleLightning Strike
AuthorKrueger, William Kent
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Mystery & Detective/Private Investigators
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 3FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
ISBN-139781982128685
On Sale08/24/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages400
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The author of the instant New York Times bestseller This Tender Land returns with a powerful prequel to his acclaimed Cork O’Connor series—a book about fathers and sons, long-simmering conflicts in a small Minnesota town, and the events that echo through youth and shape our lives forever.
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 StatusFinal
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.
TitleGoldenrod
AuthorSmith, Maggie
Sub-ImprintAtria/One Signal Publishers
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POETRY / Women Authors
Category Full 2POETRY / Subjects & Themes/Family
Category Full 3POETRY / American/General
ISBN-139781982185060
On Sale07/27/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages128
Cover StatusFinal
From the award-winning poet and bestselling author of Keep Moving and Good Bones, a stunning poetry collection that celebrates the beauty and messiness of life.
TitleWhere the Truth Lies
AuthorBailey, Anna
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Thrillers/Crime
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781982157166
On Sale08/03/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
When a teenaged girl disappears from an insular small town, all of the community’s most devastating secrets come to light in this stunningly atmospheric and slow-burning suspense novel—perfect for fans of Megan Miranda and Celeste Ng.
TitleThe Atmospherians
AuthorMcElroy, Alex
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Feminist
Category Full 3FICTION / Dystopian
ISBN-139781982158309
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A “dazzling” (Bryan Washington, author of Lot) and brilliantly satirical debut novel for fans of Women Talking and Red Clocks about two best friends—a disgraced influencer and a struggling actor—who form The Atmosphere, a cult designed to reform problematic men.
TitleEveryone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead
AuthorAustin, Emily
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/Black Humor
Category Full 3FICTION / Women
ISBN-139781982167356
On Sale07/06/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
This hilarious and profound debut for fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye, Vitamin, follows a morbidly anxious young woman—“the kindhearted heroine we all need right now” (Courtney Maum, New York Times bestselling author)—who stumbles into a job as a receptionist at a Catholic church and becomes obsessed with her predecessor’s mysterious death.
TitleThe Hummingbirds' Gift
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1NATURE / Animals/Birds
Category Full 2NATURE / Birdwatching Guides
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Entomology
ISBN-139781982176082
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusBSB
US Price$20
CDN Price$25
Pages96
Cover StatusFinal
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of the “fascinating…entertaining” (The Daily Beast) National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, a charmingly perfect gem of a book about the most exquisite and extraordinary of winged creatures—hummingbirds.
TitleThe Shimmering State
AuthorWestgate, Meredith
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Coming of Age
Category Full 3FICTION / Dystopian
ISBN-139781982156718
On Sale08/10/21
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages320
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Cinematic, dreamlike, at times brutal yet poignant.” —Frances Cha, author of If I Had Your Face

“Meredith Westgate has an extraordinary ear, not only for the stories we tell ourselves in order to live, but for the ways that we endlessly revise them to suit the new selves we continue to construct.” —Adam Wilson, author of Sensation Machines

A luminous literary debut following two patients in recovery after an experimental memory drug warps their lives.