Books published by Simon and Schuster

A $500 House in Detroit

Simon and Schuster | April 11, 2017 | 304 pages
Drew Philp, an idealistic college student from a working-class Michigan family, withdraws from the comforts of life on a university campus in search of a place to live where he can make a difference. He sets his sights on Detroit, the failed metropolis of abandoned buildings, widespread poverty,... More Info

Saints and Misfits

Simon and Schuster | June 12, 2018 | 336 pages
Fifteen-year-old Janna Yusuf, a Flannery O'Connor-obsessed book nerd and the daughter of the only divorced mother at their mosque, tries to make sense of the events that follow when her best friend's cousin--a holy star in the Muslim community--attempts to assault her at the end of sophomore year.  More Info

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

Simon and Schuster | May 29, 2018 | 384 pages
Nearly three million copies of Ruth Ware’s books sold worldwide. The highly anticipated fourth novel from Ruth Ware, The Globe and Mail and New York Times bestselling author of the In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game. Harriet Westaway—better known as Hal—makes ends... More Info
$12.00

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales

Simon and Schuster | June 20, 1998 | 243 pages
Presents a series of stories about men and women who, representing both medical and literary oddities, raise fundamental questions about the nature of reality  More Info

Hank and Jim

Simon and Schuster | October 24, 2017 | 384 pages
Fonda and Stewart became friends and then roommates as stage actors in New York. When they began making films in Hollywood, they roomed together again, with shared interests in elaborate practical jokes and model airplaness. Eyman spoke with Fonda's widow and children as well as three of Stewart's... More Info

The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy

Simon and Schuster | June 6, 2017 | 312 pages
"Over 125 poetic companions for all life's ups and downs. The Buddha once told a disciple that good spiritual friends are the whole of holy life. The poems expertly gathered here offer all that one might hope for in such spiritual friendship: wisdom, compassion, peacefulness, good humor, and the... More Info
$22.00

A Talent for Murder

Simon and Schuster | January 2, 2018 | 320 pages
Distracted by revelations about her husband's affair, writer Agatha Christie is interrupted during a visit to her London literary agent by an insidious blackmailer seeking to manipulate her into committing a murder.  More Info
$35.00

A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

Simon and Schuster | January 23, 2018 | 288 pages
"Sandra Allen did not know her uncle Bob very well. As a child, she had been told he was 'crazy,' that he had spent time in mental hospitals while growing up in Berkeley in the '60s and '70s ... Then in 2009 Bob mailed her his autobiography. Typewritten in all caps, a stream of error-riddled... More Info

Woolly

Simon and Schuster | July 4, 2017 | 304 pages
Subtitle in pre-publication: The true story of the de-extinction of one of history's most iconic creatures.  More Info

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Simon and Schuster | November 21, 2017 | 247 pages
A three-step guide to recovery from addiction to consumerism, self-deception, and life as you thought it had to be. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Josh Korda left his high-powered advertising job—and a life of drug and alcohol addiction—to find a more satisfying way to live. In Unsubscribe,... More Info

The Potion Diaries

Simon and Schuster | October 18, 2016 | 400 pages
Samantha's ability to mix potions is needed when her family is summoned to take part in an ancient quest to save Princess Evelyn from a potion gone awry, but will curing the princess doom Samantha's chance at love?  More Info

The Secret War

Simon and Schuster | June 26, 2012 | 560 pages
Twelve-year-old Jack may be the Imagine Nation's only hope of fending off a new Rustov attack, with the help of his fellow superheroes-in-training, but the virus he carries, and Jonas's suspicions, provide new complications.  More Info

Full of Fall

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 40 pages
Simple text and photographs explore the science behind the transformation that trees undergo in the fall.  More Info

The Professor and the Puzzle

Simon and Schuster | August 8, 2017 | 192 pages
Nancy finds a case of sabotage at a party and she wonders if there is more to the story.  More Info

Malinche

Simon and Schuster | April 17, 2007 | 224 pages
Historical novel that retells the story of Hernâan Cortâes and Doäna Marina, his interpreter and mistress during the conquest of Mexico.  More Info

The Course of Love

Simon and Schuster | June 20, 2017 | 240 pages
What does it mean to live happily ever after? At dinner parties and over coffee, Rabih and Kirsten's friends always ask them the same question: how did you meet? The answer comes easily - it's a happy story, one they both love to tell. But there is a second part to this story, the answer to a... More Info

The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth

Simon and Schuster | April 25, 2017 | 528 pages
"Mama Natural's Week to Week Guide to Pregnancy is the modern (and yet ancient) approach to pregnancy and childbirth. "Natural" recognizes that pregnancy and birth are normal, and that having a baby is a wondrous biological process and rite of passage--not a medical condition. This book draws upon... More Info

This Little Trailblazer

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 26 pages
This board book highlights ten memorable female trailblazers.  More Info

Spy School Secret Service

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 352 pages
Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is assigned to protect the president from an assassination attempt in his first solo mission, but he may be in over his head.  More Info

The Antlered Ship

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 48 pages
An inquisitive fox named Marco and a bored flock of pigeons join the crew of deer Captain Sylvia, setting sail in her antlered ship in search of a wonderful island and finding friendship on the way.  More Info

The Night Before Christmas

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 40 pages
Santa and his reindeer make their Christmas eve visit to the world's children.  More Info

Muddy

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 48 pages
Celebrate the indomitable spirit of Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll.  More Info

A Little Taste of Poison

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 384 pages
Twelve-year-old Isaveth eagerly accepts an opportunity to study at the most exclusive magical school in the city but her scholarship might prove be more a trap than a gift.  More Info

It Takes a Village

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
"It Takes a Village offers a universal, unifying message. It captures perfectly Clinton's vision of a multicultural America working toward a constructive goal. So hopeful and forward-looking." --The Washington Post "Inspired by her 2006 book of the same name, Clinton's unadorned text celebrates how... More Info

Fred & the Lumberjack

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
"Fred has built a den. But not just any den. His DREAM DEN. Problem is, it's missing one small thing.... Maybe the lumberjack he meets in the woods can help!"--  More Info

This Is a Good Story

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 40 pages
A girl picks up her colored pencils and starts drawing a story, with frequent input from the narrator, of a Hero and Heroine rescuing the townsfolk of Our Setting, who have been imprisoned in the Dungeon of the Evil Overlord.  More Info

Sam & Eva

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 40 pages
Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape.  More Info

Navel Gazing

Simon and Schuster | August 15, 2017 | 208 pages
When a medical diagnosis forces him to realize he's not getting any younger, Black reexamines his life as a middle-aged guy-- in the deadpan wit and self-deprecating vignettes that have become trademarks of his humor.  More Info

The Third Reich

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 672 pages
"Based in part on documents seldom used by previous historians, this history of the Third Reich shows how the dramatic, improbable rise of the Nazis happened because of tragic miscalculations and blunders, then documents what life was like for ordinary Germans as the Nazis precipitated the horrors... More Info

Ghost

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 208 pages
"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--  More Info

Irena's Children

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 288 pages
Presents the story of a Holocaust rescuer to reveal the formidable risks she took to her own safety to save some 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.  More Info
$35.00

The Grouchy Historian

Simon and Schuster | October 10, 2017 | 352 pages
In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner—a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show—reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it. Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured that... More Info

Littler Women

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 224 pages
During one year, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March, aged nine to thirteen, get to know their neighbors the Lawrences, attend school dances and sleepovers, have first crushes, and grow closer despite their differences.  More Info

Mis(h)adra

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 288 pages
An Arab-American college student struggles to live with epilepsy in this starkly colored and deeply-cutting graphic novel. Isaac wants nothing more than to be a functional college student—but managing his epilepsy is an exhausting battle to survive. He attempts to maintain a balancing act between... More Info
$21.99

The Little Reindeer

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 32 pages
Originally published: London: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2016 under the title Ollie's Christmas reindeer.  More Info

Muslim Girl

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 144 pages
At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her first racial slur. Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age is the extraordinary account of Amani's coming of age in a country that... More Info

Ada Lace Sees Red

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 144 pages
Eight-year-old Ada Lace is determined to win the robot-building competition but is struggling with her art class so she soon wonders if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems.  More Info

The Power of Moments

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 320 pages
The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive... More Info

Ada Lace, on the Case

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 128 pages
"Eight-year-old Ada, who has a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries, teams up with her best friend, Nina, to find a missing dog."--  More Info

Writing to Save a Life

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 224 pages
Wideman "traces the life of the father of iconic civil rights martyr Emmett Till--a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett's murder--presenting an ... exploration of individual and collective memory in America by one of the most formidable black intellectuals of our... More Info

It's Hockey Time, Franklin!

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 24 pages
"Franklin is excited to play hockey with Charlie Brown until Peppermint Patty refuses to share the ice. Franklin waits his turn, but when another group of kids tries to take over; Franklin finally laces up. Can he and Peppermint Patty lead their friends to victory in a winner-take-all hockey game,... More Info

Why We Sleep

Simon and Schuster | October 3, 2017 | 368 pages
Offers a look at sleep and dreaming that incorporates the important discoveries of the last two decades regarding their purpose, addressing their importance in such functions as learning, logical thinking, emotional regulation, and metabolism.  More Info

LOL

Simon and Schuster | August 29, 2017 | 288 pages
What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians! What winter sport do trees participate in? Al-pine skiing! What do construction workers use to block traffic in winter? Snow cones!... More Info

Born to Run

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 528 pages
Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that... More Info

The Glass Town Game

Simon and Schuster | September 5, 2017 | 544 pages
"Inside a small Yorkshire parsonage, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne Brontë have invented a game called Glass Town, where their toy soldiers fight Napoleon and no one dies. This make-believe land helps the four escape from a harsh reality: Charlotte and Emily are being sent away to a... More Info

Leonardo Da Vinci

Simon and Schuster | October 17, 2017 | 624 pages
"A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life....the book is a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it."—The New Yorker “Majestic . . . Enthralling, masterful, and passionate.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A monumental tribute to a titanic figure.”—Publishers... More Info

I Have a Balloon

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 40 pages
"Owl has a red balloon and Monkey wants it, but Owl does not want to share. So Monkey tries to find something to trade for the balloon"--  More Info

Everything I Don't Remember

Simon and Schuster | September 12, 2017 | 272 pages
A 2016 Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, as Chosen by Joyce Carol Oates Winner of the August Prize, Sweden’s most prestigious literary honor, and from one of Sweden’s most celebrated and famous young writers, an innovative and gripping murder mystery that reads like a combination... More Info

Secret Origins

Simon and Schuster | September 26, 2017 | 400 pages
Life is boring when you live in the real world, instead of starring in your own book series. Owen knows that better than anyone, what with the real world's homework and chores. But everything changes the day Owen sees the impossible happen--his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the library.... More Info

Wild and Precious Life

Simon and Schuster | September 19, 2017 | 360 pages
"At the age of 29, Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. This was not, however, the end of her journey, but the beginning. Brittany's struggle to accept the diagnosis, and choose a path toward death, led eventually to the decision to take her own life before it could be taken... More Info

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