Books published by Simon & Schuster

The Assassination Complex

Simon & Schuster | May 30, 2017 | 256 pages
“A searing, facts-driven indictment of America’s drone wars and their implications for US democracy and foreign policy. A must-read for concerned citizens” (Library Journal, starred review) from bestselling author Jeremy Scahill and his colleagues at the investigative website The Intercept.... More Info

The Nazi Hunters

Simon & Schuster | May 23, 2017 | 416 pages
More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and is only now coming to an end” (The Washington Post). After... More Info

Inside the Inferno

Simon & Schuster | May 2, 2017 | 224 pages
An action-packed, on-the-ground memoir of the Fort McMurray wildfire and the courage, resilience, and sacrifice of the firefighters who saved the city. In May 2016, what began as a remote forest fire quickly became a nightmare for the ninety thousand residents of Fort McMurray. A perfect... More Info

Some Kind of Happiness

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 16, 2017 | 400 pages
Reality and fantasy collide in this “beautiful and reflective tale” (Booklist, starred review) for fans of Counting by 7s and Bridge to Terabithia, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself. Things Finley Hart doesn’t want to talk about: -Her parents,... More Info

A Stitch of Time

Simon & Schuster | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
For fans of Brain on Fire and My Stroke of Insight, an incredible first-person account of one woman’s journey to regaining her language and identity after a brain aneurysm affects her ability to communicate. Lauren Marks was twenty-seven, touring a show in Scotland with her friends, when an... More Info

Mother-Daughter Book Camp

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 2, 2017 | 352 pages
Spend one last summer with the Mother-Daughter Book Club at camp in this bittersweet conclusion to Heather Vogel Frederick’s beloved and bestselling series. After so many summers together, Emma, Jess, Megan, Becca, and Cassidy are reunited for one final hurrah before they go their separate ways.... More Info

The American Spirit

Simon & Schuster | April 18, 2017 | 176 pages
A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States—winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others—that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his... More Info

I Know What I'm Doing -- and Other Lies I Tell Myself

Simon & Schuster | April 25, 2017 | 224 pages
New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out. Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, Hey, you’re okay. Even if you sometimes think... More Info

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 464 pages
A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters. In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid,... More Info

The Road to Jonestown

Simon & Schuster | April 11, 2017 | 608 pages
By the New York Times bestselling author of Manson, the comprehensive, authoritative, and tragic story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre—the largest murder-suicide in American history. In the 1950s, a young Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a... More Info

Where I Live Now

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 208 pages
An intimate and uplifting book about finding renewal and hope through grief and loss. “It was a terrible life; it was an enchanted life; it was a blessed life. And, of course, one day it ended.” —Sharon Butala In the tradition of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking, Diana Athill’s... More Info

Rebel Mother

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 336 pages
The adventure tale and intimate true story of a boy on the run with his mother, a housewife turned radical who kidnapped her son and set off for South America in search of the revolution. Carol Andreas was a traditional 1950s housewife from a small Mennonite town in central Kansas who became a... More Info

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Simon & Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 288 pages
To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller” (The Washington Post). In the 1980s, a young adventurer... More Info

Dark Territory

Simon & Schuster | March 28, 2017 | 352 pages
“An important, disturbing, and gripping history” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), the never-before-told story of the computer scientists and the NSA, Pentagon, and White House policymakers who invent and employ cyber wars—where every country can be a major power player and every hacker a... More Info

Alligator Candy

Simon & Schuster | March 21, 2017 | 256 pages
From award-winning journalist David Kushner, a regular contributor to Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, Alligator Candy is “a raw story about courage, survival, and most certainly about love” (Tampa Bay Times). David Kushner grew up in the suburbs of Florida in the early 1970s,... More Info

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Simon & Schuster | March 21, 2017 | 224 pages
You will be scared. But you won’t know why… I’m thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays. It’s always there. Always. Jake and I have a real connection, a rare and intense attachment. What has it been...a month? I’m very attracted to him. Even though he isn’t... More Info

Asteroid Hunters

Simon & Schuster/ TED | March 14, 2017 | 128 pages
For the first time, scientists could have the knowledge to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale—an asteroid hitting the earth and in this exciting, adventuresome book, Carrie Nugent explains how. What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And, most urgently: Are they going to hit the... More Info

The Fall of Lisa Bellow

Simon & Schuster | March 14, 2017 | 352 pages
The breakout novel from the critically acclaimed author of the short story collections Who I Was Supposed to Be and Why They Run the Way They Do—when a middle school girl is abducted in broad daylight, a fellow student and witness to the crime copes with the tragedy in an unforgettable way. What... More Info

Gizelle's Bucket List

Simon & Schuster | March 7, 2017 | 240 pages
The playful, epic adventure of a 160-pound English Mastiff and the twentysomething girl who grew up alongside her—Marley & Me for a whole new generation. Lauren Watt took her 160-pound English Mastiff to college—so of course after graduation, Gizelle followed Lauren to her first, tiny... More Info

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

Simon & Schuster | March 7, 2017 | 352 pages
The internationally bestselling collection of poetry so powerful that it has moved readers to tears. “Anthony and Ben Holden remind us that you don’t have to be an academic or a postgraduate in creative writing to be moved by verse” (The Wall Street Journal). One hundred women—distinguished... More Info

Spring for Sophie

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | February 21, 2017 | 32 pages
From snowy days to gray skies, a little girl watches and waits and wonders, will spring ever come? And then one day… Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring. Day after day, the same snow is frozen outside her window and the skies above are as gray as the day before. And then Sophie... More Info

Neil Flambé and the Duel in the Desert

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 21, 2017 | 304 pages
Neil, “the flamboyant, irrepressible chef” (Kirkus Reviews), hits the road in his food truck and drives right into a new case in the sixth book in The Neil Flambé Capers, the culinary mystery series celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey calls “good fun.” Neil has lost his beloved restaurant. Though... More Info


Simon & Schuster | February 21, 2017 | 288 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of Be Safe I Love You comes a dark and breathtaking novel of love, friendship, and survival set in the red light district of Athens in the 1980s that Garth Greenwall calls “a ferocious, brilliant book.” Running brings together an ensemble of outsiders who... More Info

And Then All Hell Broke Loose

Simon & Schuster | February 14, 2017 | 256 pages
A major New York Times bestseller by NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel—this riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen close up “should be required reading” (Booklist, starred review). In 1997, young Richard Engel, working freelance... More Info

The Impossible Fortress

Simon & Schuster | February 7, 2017 | 304 pages
A dazzling debut novel—at once a charming romance and a moving coming-of-age story—about what happens when a fourteen-year old boy pretends to seduce a girl to steal a copy of Playboy but then discovers she is his computer-loving soulmate. Billy Marvin’s first love was a computer. Then he met... More Info

The Industries of the Future

Simon & Schuster | February 7, 2017 | 320 pages
The New York Times bestseller, from leading innovation expert Alec Ross, a “fascinating vision” (Forbes) of what’s next for the world and how to navigate the changes the future will bring. While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to... More Info

Can't Just Stop

Simon & Schuster | February 7, 2017 | 304 pages
The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior—using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion. Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, compulsion is something... More Info

The Blood of Emmett Till

Simon & Schuster | January 31, 2017 | 304 pages
The event that launched the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till—now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial. In 1955, a fourteen-year-old black... More Info

How to Murder Your Life

Simon & Schuster | January 31, 2017 | 384 pages
From Cat Marnell, “New York’s enfant terrible” (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky,... More Info

Why Time Flies

Simon & Schuster | January 24, 2017 | 320 pages
“Time” is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it’s always on our minds and it advances through every living moment. But what is time, exactly? Do children experience it the same way adults do? Why does it seem to slow down when we’re bored and speed by as we get older? How... More Info

The Woman in Cabin 10

Simon & Schuster | January 3, 2017 | 352 pages
From New York Times bestselling author of the “twisty-mystery” (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark Wood, comes The Woman in Cabin 10, an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware—this time, set at sea. In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works,... More Info

Juliet's Answer

Simon & Schuster | January 3, 2017 | 272 pages
Eat, Pray, Love (from a man’s perspective) meets Under the Tuscan Sun—a fresh, heartwarming story about a man who travels to Verona, where he answers letters addressed to Shakespeare’s Juliet, all in an attempt to understand heartbreak, to heal and to find love again. In fair Verona where we... More Info

The Lucky Years

Simon & Schuster | January 3, 2017 | 288 pages
“If you buy just one health book this year, then get The Lucky Years” (Howard Stern). In this groundbreaking guide, bestselling author David Agus shows how we can take control of our health like never before in the brave new world of medicine. In his first bestseller, The End of Illness, David... More Info

Opening Belle

Simon & Schuster | December 6, 2016 | 352 pages
Maureen Sherry’s funny insider novel about a female Wall Street executive also trying to be a mother and a wife is a “compulsively readable…cheeky—and at times, romantic—battle-cry for any woman who’s ever strived to have it all and been told by a man that she couldn’t”... More Info

Doodle Girl and the Monkey Mystery

Simon & Schuster Children's | June 11, 2015 | 32 pages
Doodle girl lives inside sketchbook with a group of friends and a magic pencil. She uses this to create adventures by transforming doodles into fantastical lands, full of amazing animals! In this story help her and her friends solve the monkey mystery on a tropical island. With a giant, free... More Info

A Path to Peace

Simon & Schuster | November 29, 2016 | 272 pages
Finally, a way forward in the Middle East: The answer to why Israel and Palestine’s attempts at negotiation have failed and a practical roadmap for bringing peace to this complicated, troubled region. George Mitchell knows how to bring peace to troubled regions. He was the primary architect of... More Info

The Great Surge

Simon & Schuster | November 22, 2016 | 368 pages
The untold story of the global poor: “Powerful, lucid, and revelatory, The Great Surge…offers indispensable prescriptions about sustaining global economic progress into the future” (George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management). We live today at a time of great progress for the global... More Info

Primary Greatness

Simon & Schuster | November 15, 2016 | 224 pages
From Stephen R. Covey—the late, legendary author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People—a set of principles for achieving a happy and fulfilling life of primary greatness. Many of us are hurting. We have chronic problems, dissatisfactions, and disappointments. Although we generally make it... More Info

The Lost Property Office

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | November 8, 2016 | 400 pages
James R. Hannibal presents a thrilling adventure through history, complete with mysteries, secret items, codes, and a touch of magic in this stunning middle grade debut. Thirteen-year-old Jack Buckles is great at finding things. Not just a missing glove or the other sock, but things normal people... More Info


Simon & Schuster | November 1, 2016 | 272 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate. Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an... More Info

The Science of Why

Simon & Schuster | November 1, 2016 | 224 pages
Ever wonder why onions make you cry? Or why lizards do pushups? Or why leaves change color in the fall? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Acclaimed science writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram wonders the same things. After a long career of asking important questions (Does time speed up as we age?... More Info

The Girl from Venice

Simon & Schuster | October 18, 2016 | 320 pages
The highly anticipated new standalone novel from Martin Cruz Smith, whom The Washington Post has declared “that uncommon phenomenon: a popular and well-regarded crime novelist who is also a writer of real distinction,” The Girl from Venice is a suspenseful World War II love story set against... More Info

The Promise of Canada

Simon & Schuster | October 18, 2016 | 400 pages
What does it mean to be a Canadian? What great ideas have changed our country? An award-winning writer casts her eye over 150 years of Canadian history.  More Info

The Misfit Economy

Simon & Schuster | October 25, 2016 | 256 pages
“A fresh perspective on business practices or working lives…and a snappy introduction to a new way of thinking” (Financial Times), The Misfit Economy shows how lessons in innovation, salesmanship, and entrepreneurship can come from surprising places: pirates, bootleggers, counterfeiters,... More Info

Big Game

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 11, 2016 | 368 pages
"Someone is trying to hunt FunJungle's Asian greater one-horned rhinoceros, and twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is on the case"--  More Info

Bitty Bot

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | October 4, 2016 | 32 pages
"All of the bots in Botsburg are powering down for the night...but Bitty Bot isn't tired! Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep"--  More Info

When Strangers Meet

Simon & Schuster/ TED | September 13, 2016 | 128 pages
When Strangers Meet reveals the transformative possibility of talking to people you don’t know—how these beautiful interruptions in daily life can change you and the world we share. When Strangers Meet argues for the pleasures and transformative possibility of talking to people you don’t... More Info

Snail Has Lunch

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | September 13, 2016 | 64 pages
Chuckle your way through this easy-to-read illustrated chapter book about a snail who leaves his bucket for a bigger world. Snail is a merry little mollusk in his rusty bucket. Day after day, rain or shine, Snail doesn’t move—and that suits him just fine. But when his bucket is turned over, his... More Info

Edward Gets Messy

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
A very particular little pig discovers the joys that come with getting messy in this sweet and silly debut picture book. Edward the pig never pets friendly dogs on the street. He never, ever eats food that spills or splatters. And he never, ever, EVER uses markers or glue sticks or paint. They are... More Info

Year of Yes

Simon & Schuster | September 13, 2016 | 352 pages
The instant New York Times bestseller from the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder shares how saying YES changed her life. “As fun to read as Rhimes’s TV series are to watch” (Los Angeles Times). She’s the creator and producer of... More Info