Summer 2021 Simon & Schuster Catalog
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TitleTwo Little Girls in Blue
AuthorClark, Mary Higgins
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatMass Market Max
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Mystery & Detective/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Occult & Supernatural
ISBN-139781982169008
On Sale04/27/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$9.99
CDN Price$12.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
Queen of Suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling writer Mary Higgins Clark brilliantly weaves the mystery of twin telepathy into a mother’s search for a kidnapped child, presumed dead in this “riveting…suspense thriller [that] is certain to send terror into the heart of any parent” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleLet's Talk About Hard Things
AuthorSale, Anna
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781501190247
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From the host of the popular WNYC podcast Death, Sex, & Money, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is “like a good conversation with a friend” (The New Yorker) and an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter. “You will laugh, cry, nod in recognition, and by the end, feel like no topic is off-limits when it comes to creating meaningful connection” (Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk To Someone).
TitleThe Art of Her Deal
AuthorJordan, Mary
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Fashion
ISBN-139781982113414
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
In this “scrupulously reported biography” (NPR) Jordan documents how Melania Trump had discussing being First Lady nearly two decades before she landed in the White House and how she encouraged her husband to enter the race for president.
TitleYour Second Act
AuthorHeaton, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3RELIGION / Christian Living/Personal Growth
ISBN-139781982141615
On Sale05/04/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An entertaining book “filled with inspirational anecdotes” (People) about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Love’s Raymond, The Middle, Patricia Heaton Parties, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.
TitleWhy Peacocks?
AuthorFlynn, Sean
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ornithology
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Zoology/Ethology
ISBN-139781982101077
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
An acclaimed journalist seeks to understand the mysterious allure of peacocks—and in the process discovers unexpected and valuable life lessons.
TitleSwimming Back to Trout River
AuthorFeng, Linda Rui
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Asian American
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Sagas
ISBN-139781982129392
On Sale05/11/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$26
CDN Price
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
A lyrical novel set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution that follows a father’s quest to reunite his family before his precocious daughter’s momentous birthday, which Garth Greenwell calls “one of the most beautiful debuts I’ve read in years.”

“A beautifully written, poignant exploration of family, art, culture, immigration, and most of all, love.” —Jean Kwok, author of Searching for Sylvie Lee and Girl in Translation
TitleSunny Days
AuthorKamp, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1PERFORMING ARTS / Television/History & Criticism
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
ISBN-139781501137815
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
One of the “Best Books” of the year from The Smithsonian, The Washington Independent Review, and more!

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the “fun, fascinating, and surprisingly touching,” (People) behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Free to Be…You and Me, and Schoolhouse Rock!—which transformed American childhood for the better, teaching kids about diversity, the ABCs, and feminism through a fun, funky 1970s lens.

With a foreword by Questlove.
TitleBe Who You Want
AuthorJarrett, Christian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1PSYCHOLOGY / Personality
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Creative Ability
ISBN-139781501174698
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
From cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Christian Jarrett, a fascinating book exploring the science of personality and how we can change ourselves for the better.
TitleWar on the Border
AuthorGuinn, Jeff
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/Southwest
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/United States
ISBN-139781982128869
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
A dramatic account of the “Punitive Expedition” of 1916 that brought Pancho Villa and Gen. John J. Pershing into conflict, and whose reverberations continue in the Southwestern US to this day.
TitleLou Gehrig
AuthorGaff, Alan D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
Category Full 2SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/History
Category Full 3SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball/Essays & Writings
ISBN-139781982132408
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages240
Cover StatusFinal
The lost memoir from Lou Gehrig—“a compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero” (Sports Illustrated) and “a fitting tribute to an inspiring baseball legend” (Publishers Weekly).