Books published by Simon and Schuster

The Evangelicals

Simon and Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 752 pages
“[A] capacious history of Evangelical American Protestantism….A complex and fascinating epic.” —Booklist (starred review) “FitzGerald’s brilliant book could not have been more timely, more well-researched, more well-written, or more necessary.” —The American Scholar This... More Info


Simon and Schuster | April 18, 2017 | 272 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning creator of Essex County, Secret Path, Descender, and The Underwater Welder comes an all-original graphic novel about a brother and sister who must come together after years apart to face the disturbing history that has cursed their... More Info

Dear White People

Simon and Schuster | October 28, 2014 | 160 pages
A tongue-in-cheek guide for identifying and avoiding stereotypes and microaggressions against African Americans includes a "should I wear blackface?" flowchart, a guide to minstrelsy in reality television, and thoughts on interracial relationships.  More Info

Penguin the Magpie

Simon and Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 208 pages
Penguin the Magpie is the extraordinary true story of recovery, hope, and courage as one injured bird and her human family learn to heal and celebrate life, featuring the gorgeous photography of Cameron Bloom and a captivating narrative by New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Day Book... More Info

Crown of Three

Simon and Schuster | February 9, 2016 | 432 pages
Family secrets combine with fantasy in this epic tale of battle, magic, strange creatures, power, and fate—a Game of Thrones for a younger audience. Separated at birth triplets, Tarlan, Elodie, and Gulph, have grown up knowing nothing about each other. However, an ancient prophecy says that the... More Info


Simon and Schuster | February 7, 2017 | 192 pages
From the acclaimed writer of the beloved Clara Callan comes a memorable new novel about first loves, love-after-love, and the end of things, set in summer in Quebec City. James Hillyer, a retired university professor whose life was evocatively described in October (Wright’s novel published in... More Info


Simon and Schuster | September 13, 2016 | 384 pages
"Responding to orders from on high, the Atlanta Police Department is forced to hire its first black officers, including war veterans Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith. The newly minted policemen are met with deep hostility by their white peers: they aren't allowed to arrest white suspects, drive squad... More Info

My Life

Simon and Schuster | April 24, 2017 | 723 pages
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A Sweet Smell of Roses

Simon and Schuster | December 26, 2007 | 32 pages
Minnie and her sister hear about a freedom march and leave their home to go to their city's downtown area where they listen to Dr. Martin Luther King and join the march, all the while smelling roses.  More Info

Neil Flambé and the Tokyo Treasure

Simon and Schuster | October 28, 2014 | 368 pages
Includes an excerpt from "Neil Flambe and the Bard's Banquet."  More Info

Spy School

Simon and Schuster | April 2, 2013 | 320 pages
Twelve-year-old Ben Ripley leaves his public middle school to attend the CIA's highly secretive Espionage Academy, which everyone is told is an elite science school.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | April 24, 2007 | 351 pages
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming.  More Info

Olivia Helps with Christmas

Simon and Schuster | October 2, 2007 | 58 pages
As she impatiently waits for Santa's arrival, Olivia the pig tries to help with family preparations on the day before Christmas.  More Info

Freckle Juice

Simon and Schuster | May 27, 2014 | 64 pages
Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents.  More Info

The Last Temptation of Christ

Simon and Schuster | April 24, 1988 | 512 pages
Novel which portrays Christ as a sensitive human being who is torn between his own passionates desires and his triumphant destiny on the cross  More Info


Simon and Schuster | September 13, 2016 | 224 pages
"A new novel about a troubled young college freshman who becomes dangerously sexually obsessed with a classmate"--  More Info

Snow White

Simon and Schuster | September 13, 2016 | 24 pages
The classic story of Snow White gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Japanese spin on the beloved fairy tale! Once upon a time, there was a princess called Snow White. She lived in a magnificent castle with her stepmother, a beautiful but wicked queen... The classic tale of Snow White gets a fresh... More Info

Freedom Over Me

Simon and Schuster | September 13, 2016 | 56 pages
Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, Ashley Bryan offers a moving and powerful picture book that contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away. Imagine being looked up and down and... More Info

Primates of Park Avenue

Simon and Schuster | May 31, 2016 | 272 pages
"Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the... More Info

I Don't Want to Talk About It

Simon and Schuster | March 2, 1998 | 383 pages
A study of the hidden epidemic of male depression draws on case studies to examine the causes of the ailment and how men can heal themselves, repair relationships, and break the chain of depression  More Info

JFK and the Unspeakable

Simon and Schuster | October 19, 2010 | 560 pages
SSuggests that John F. Kennedy was assassinated because military leaders feared his dedication to peace would result in the United States falling to Russia  More Info

Angela's Ashes

Simon and Schuster | May 25, 1999 | 363 pages
The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies  More Info

The Lake House

Simon and Schuster | June 7, 2016 | 512 pages
"From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Secret Keeper and The Distant Hours, an intricately plotted, spellbinding new novel of heartstopping suspense and uncovered secrets. Living on her family's idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright,... More Info

Sweet Peas and Honeybees

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 128 pages
Anna and her friends throw a Summer Bee Bash in the fourth book in the Friendship Garden series. The Friendship Garden summer program is in full swing. The summer session, called Sweet Peas and Honeybees, is going to be all about flowers…and bugs. Anna hates bugs! But her little brother, Colin,... More Info


Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 256 pages
"Inspirational true story of and lessons from a Canadian sniper who lost his legs in Afghanistan."--  More Info

Life Moves Pretty Fast

Simon and Schuster | June 14, 2016 | 352 pages
From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever—featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics. For Hadley Freeman, movies of the... More Info

End of Watch

Simon and Schuster | June 7, 2016 | 496 pages
"A fabulously suspenseful closing volume--Brady Hartsfield, the Mercedes killer Stephen King introduced in his Edgar award winning first book in the trilogy, returns to diabolically drive his victims to suicide in this last, masterful installment starring the ever more winning Bill Hodges and Holly... More Info

Hot Dudes Reading

Simon and Schuster | April 26, 2016 | 208 pages
"Based on the viral @hotdudesreading Instagram account, a gift book featuring all-new candid photos, clever captions, and hilarious hashtags celebrating handsome and highly-literate men spotted in the wilds of New York City"--  More Info

Heidi Heckelbeck Makes a Wish

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 160 pages
To undo a disastrous spell, second-grader Heidi Heckelbeck must grant three wishes without magic.  More Info

Basil and the Cave of Cats

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 112 pages
Named one of “13 Detective Book Series You Obsessed over as a Kid” by and the inspiration for a hit Disney film, the masterful Great Mouse Detective series is now available to a whole new generation of readers! Basil the mouse detective sets off on a journey to solve one of the... More Info

Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 144 pages
Six misfits get stuck together in a middle school restroom and discover friendship. Includes playscript of the story.  More Info

Into the Wild

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 112 pages
The Chicken Squad is back for their third (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing off with whatever’s hiding in a mystery box in the backyard. A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and Diary of a Worm. Our fluffy, fearless young detectives are back out... More Info

Snail and Slug

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of The Perfect Pumpkin Pie comes a picture book about the friendship between a snail and a slug that teaches readers how good friends can help you do anything, including finding the courage to make a difference. It’s a hot, hot day and Snail invites her new... More Info


Simon and Schuster | June 28, 2016 | 304 pages
Thirteen-year-old wallflower Veronica’s most intense emotions physically manifest themselves in hilarious and embarrassing ways. Veronica McGowan is a typical, unremarkable, average thirteen-year-old. And this is the bane of her existence. Desperate to be an “Est”—cutest, smartest,... More Info

The Mystery of the Secret Society

Simon and Schuster | March 22, 2016 | 128 pages
"Twins Ethan and Ella go on an adventure in Greece, where they learn about the mystery-solving Society of Apollo"--  More Info


Simon and Schuster | February 2, 2016 | 304 pages
High-octane adventures continue in the eighth book of the H.I.V.E. series, and the team of supremely talented criminals is forced to question everything they know about life as villains. Otto and Raven are desperate to rescue their friends from the clutches of Anastasia Furan, head of the evil... More Info


Simon and Schuster | February 9, 2016 | 40 pages
When the glass kingdom begins cracking, the king and queen fail in their quest to get help from the fairy Bloom, who can work great magic but was banished because of her muddy boots and messiness, so they send Genevieve, an ordinary girl who will do what it takes to save the day.  More Info

And Then All Hell Broke Loose

Simon and Schuster | February 9, 2016 | 256 pages
“Quick-paced...a thrilling adventure story laced with historical context.” —Associated Press Based on two decades of reporting, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent’s riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen up-close—sometimes dangerously so.... More Info


Simon and Schuster | March 22, 2016 | 304 pages
It has been called "the great destroyer" and "the evil." The Pentagon refers to it as "the pervasive menace." Itdestroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty. Rust costs America more than $400 billion per year-more than all other... More Info

The New Arabs

Simon and Schuster | October 20, 2015 | 368 pages
"The renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics. Beginning in January 2011, the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests, riots, and civil wars that comprised what many... More Info

Punk Rock Blitzkrieg

Simon and Schuster | January 5, 2016 | 416 pages
"The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone. Rolling Stone ranked the Ramones at #26 on its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time." They received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement... More Info

Once Upon A Revolution

Simon and Schuster | January 19, 2016 | 288 pages
"The inside story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution by following two courageous and pivotal leaders--and their imperfect decisions that changed the world... Thanassis Cambanis tells the story of the noble dreamers who brought Egypt to the brink of freedom, and the dark powerful forces that--for the... More Info

Murder at Camp Delta

Simon and Schuster | February 23, 2016 | 256 pages
Retired Army Staff Sergeant Hickman's full eyewitness account of the night of June 9, 2006, and his four-year investigation into the facts behind what happened at Guantanamo Bay.  More Info

Time of the Locust

Simon and Schuster | October 6, 2015 | 256 pages
" . . . A novel about an autistic boy whose drawings represent something much deeper than even the doctors who study can grasp; his father, serving 25 to life for murder; his mother, trying to hold herself together and fix her broken child. It's a supernatural journey of crime and punishment,... More Info

Playing Against the House

Simon and Schuster | February 16, 2016 | 288 pages
"Salting is a simple concept: get hired at a non-union company, do the job you were hired to do, and, with the help of organizers on the outside, unionize your coworkers from the inside. James Walsh spent almost three years as a 'salt' in two casinos in South Florida, working as a buffet server and... More Info

The Dorito Effect

Simon and Schuster | March 22, 2016 | 272 pages
"In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation's number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led... More Info

Let's Go Crazy

Simon and Schuster | October 6, 2015 | 304 pages
Purple Rain is a song, an album, and a film-each one a commercial success and cultural milestone. How did this semi-autobiographical musical masterpiece that blurred R&B, pop, dance, and rock sounds come to alter the recording landscape and become an enduring touchstone for successive... More Info

Double Double

Simon and Schuster | January 12, 2016 | 256 pages
A unique and honest dual memoir of alcoholism, a disease that affects nearly 45 million Americans each year. Award-winning mystery writer Martha Grimes and her son, Ken Grimes, offer two points of view on their struggles with alcoholism.  More Info

The Color of Grace

Simon and Schuster | January 19, 2016 | 384 pages
A middle-class woman in rural America and war-affected children in Africa find common ground in their journeys from brokenness to redemption. Author and psychologist Bethany Haley Williams shares how her own emotional healing led her into treacherous war zones, where she provides care to former... More Info

The Lucky Years

Simon and Schuster | January 5, 2016 | 288 pages
Bestselling author David Agus unveils the brave new world of medicine, one in which we can take control of our health like never before and doctors can fine-tune strategies and weapons to prevent illness. In his first bestseller, The End of Illness, David Agus revealed how to add vibrant years to... More Info