Books published by Simon & Schuster

How We Fight for Our Lives

Simon & Schuster | October 8, 2019 | 208 pages
From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power. “People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us.... More Info


Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 1, 2019 | 416 pages
Look out for the original series starring Katherine Langford coming soon to Netflix! The Lady of the Lake is the true hero in this cinematic twist on the tale of King Arthur created by Thomas Wheeler and legendary artist, producer, and director Frank Miller (300, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns,... More Info

The Library Book

Simon & Schuster | October 1, 2019 | 336 pages
Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest... More Info

The World That We Knew

Simon & Schuster | September 24, 2019 | 384 pages
“Oh, what a book this is! Hoffman’s exploration of the world of good and evil, and the constant contest between them, is unflinching; and the humanity she brings to us—it is a glorious experience. The book builds and builds, as she weaves together, seamlessly, the stories of people in the... More Info

Truth Be Told

Simon & Schuster | September 24, 2019 | 368 pages
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin offers an intimate and revealing look at her life, from her childhood in the Alberta foothills to her career on the Supreme Court, where she helped to shape the social and moral fabric of the country. As a young girl, Beverley... More Info

Pokko and the Drum

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | October 1, 2019 | 64 pages
A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2019 “In embracing one’s own beat, Pokko discovers, extraordinary things can happen.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Forsythe's coy, playful writing is a wonder on its own, but the lush...illustrations beautifully elevate the... More Info

The Braid

Simon & Schuster | September 24, 2019 | 224 pages
In this unforgettable international bestseller, three women from very different circumstances around the world find their lives intertwined by a single object and discover what connects us—across cultures, backgrounds, and borders. In India, Smita is an untouchable. Desperate to give her daughter... More Info

Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 17, 2019 | 400 pages
“Fast-paced, smart, and action-packed...a real page-burner.” —Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestelling author of the Mr. Lemoncello’s Library series From New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs comes the first novel in a thrilling new series about the world’s youngest and... More Info


Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | September 24, 2019 | 40 pages
“An unusual…cast of animal characters makes this whimsical, charming story stand out.” —Kirkus Reviews A platypus who thinks he is an emu finds his way home with the help of his friends in this classic, tender picture book from Annika Dunklee and Brian Won. When the stork drops an egg... More Info

How to Start a Revolution

Simon & Schuster | September 24, 2019 | 192 pages
Teen Vogue award-winning columnist Lauren Duca shares a smart and funny guide for challenging the status quo in a much-needed reminder that young people are the ones who will change the world. A columnist at Teen Vogue, Lauren Duca has become a fresh and authoritative voice on the experience of... More Info


Simon & Schuster | September 24, 2019 | 304 pages
An award-winning novel about the value of friendships in present-day Singapore—a “stirring debut…relatable yet unsettling [that] smartly captures earnest teenage myopathy through a tumultuous high school relationship” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). “I am Miss Frankenstein, I am the... More Info


Simon & Schuster | September 17, 2019 | 336 pages
The action-packed conclusion to the MiNRS space adventure series, which School Library Journal praised for keeping readers “on the edge of their seats.” We do what we do best. Run. Hide. Survive. The children of Perses must return to Earth. They defeated Major Kirk Thatcher on their adopted... More Info

Mistletoe and Murder

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 17, 2019 | 368 pages
“As entertaining as ever.” —The Horn Book Hazel and Daisy trade mistletoe for a murder investigation and set out to save the day (Christmas Day that is!) in this fabulously festive fifth novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are spending the Christmas... More Info

Amour et courage

Simon & Schuster | August 27, 2019 | 336 pages
Le chef du Nouveau Parti démocratique du Canada, Jagmeet Singh, nous livre le récit fascinant et bouleversant de sa famille : une histoire de courage et de résilience face à l'adversité. En octobre 2017, Jagmeet Singh est devenu le premier membre d’une minorité visible à diriger un parti... More Info

Angela's Christmas

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | September 17, 2019 | 32 pages
Now an Emmy-nominated film streaming on Netflix! Pulitzer Prize recipient Frank McCourt shares the story of his mother’s childhood Christmas in this tender and heartwarming picture book, previously published as Angela and the Baby Jesus. Angela is six-years-old and worries for the baby Jesus on... More Info

Firefighters' Handbook

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | September 17, 2019 | 48 pages
From award-winning author-illustrator Meghan McCarthy comes an entertaining picture book that explores the training and day-to-day life of being a firefighter as they put out fires and saves lives. Do you have what it takes to be a firefighter? From attending the Firefighter Academy to training... More Info

Oscar the Octopus

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | August 27, 2019 | 14 pages
From #1 New York Times bestselling novelty creator Matthew Van Fleet comes an exciting book that teaches little ones the months of the year! Join Oscar as he introduces preschoolers to the months of the year, texture, colors, and fascinating sea creatures. The cleverly textured pages will tickle... More Info


Simon & Schuster | September 10, 2019 | 448 pages
OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD RUNAWAY #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SENSATIONAL #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “Explosive.”—The Washington Post “Devastating.”—The New Yorker “Unprecedented.”—CNN “Great reporting...astute.”—Hugh Hewitt THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY... More Info

Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 10, 2019 | 320 pages
“Wild, weird, hilarious, heartfelt, imaginative, and inventive. The spirit of Kurt Vonnegut is alive and well in its pages.” —Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King “A satisfying mix of mild adolescent angst and creature feature comedy.” —BCCB (starred review) “Frighteningly fun.”... More Info

Nate Expectations

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 10, 2019 | 272 pages
“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton “An exceptional swan song for a beloved character.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Third time’s a... More Info

If This Were a Story

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 3, 2019 | 272 pages
“An imaginative debut.” —Booklist “Hannah’s growth is organic and well earned.” —Publishers Weekly In the tradition of Crenshaw and The Thing About Jellyfish, ten-year-old Hannah copes with the bullies at school and troubles at home through the power of stories in this sweet and... More Info

Good and Mad

Simon & Schuster | September 3, 2019 | 320 pages
Journalist Rebecca Traister’s New York Times bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement is “a hopeful, maddening compendium of righteous feminine anger, and the good it can do when wielded efficiently—and... More Info

Spy School Goes South

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 3, 2019 | 384 pages
Ben is taken to Mexico by his nemesis in the hopes that he’ll finally be able to take down SPYDER in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series. Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has been caught in the snares of SPYDER more than once and knows well enough to be suspicious... More Info


Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | September 3, 2019 | 32 pages
From award-winning author Louise Greig and acclaimed illustrator Júlia Sardà comes an uplifting story about how to confront big emotions. Ed’s bad mood begins as something really small, hardly a thing at all. But before long it grows, gathers pace, and spreads through the whole town. Can Ed... More Info

The Turn of the Key

Simon & Schuster | August 27, 2019 | 352 pages
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and The Death of Mrs. Westaway comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated fifth novel. When Rowan stumbles across an ad for a live-in nanny, she’s looking for something else completely. But... More Info

Silver, Sword, and Stone

Simon & Schuster | August 27, 2019 | 496 pages
Against the background of a thousand years of vivid history, acclaimed writer Marie Arana tells the timely and timeless stories of three contemporary Latin Americans whose lives represent three driving forces that have shaped the character of the region: exploitation (silver), violence (sword), and... More Info

Full Disclosure

Simon & Schuster | August 27, 2019 | 368 pages
INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the former Chief Justice of Canada—a riveting thriller starring Jilly Truitt, a rising young defense attorney faced with a case that hits close to home. When everyone has something to hide, the truth is the only defense. There’s nothing Jilly Truitt likes more... More Info

Arthur Ashe

Simon & Schuster | August 20, 2019 | 784 pages
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public... More Info

Young Castro

Simon & Schuster | June 18, 2019 | 512 pages
An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world. This book will change how you think about Fidel Castro. Until now, biographers have treated Castro’s life like prosecutors, scouring... More Info

The Brink

Simon & Schuster | July 30, 2019 | 400 pages
“An informative and often enthralling book…in the appealing style of Tom Clancy” (Kirkus Reviews) about the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union.  More Info

The Tangled Tree

Simon & Schuster | August 6, 2019 | 480 pages
In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, “our greatest living chronicler of the natural world” (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life’s history. In the... More Info

A World Below

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | August 6, 2019 | 288 pages
“A swift-paced survival tale that’s a cool blend of Lord of the Flies and Journey to the Center of the Earth.” —School Library Journal “A sharp meditation on the seemingly universal difficulties of being young, smart, and uncertain.” —BCCB “A multifaceted journey from darkness to... More Info

Social Intercourse

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 320 pages
“A funny and satisfying love story [that] challenges simplistic preconceptions.” —Publishers Weekly Beckett Gaines, a gay teen living in South Carolina, has his world turned upside-down by a jock in this laugh-out-loud novel that’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets The Parent Trap.... More Info


Simon & Schuster | April 9, 2019 | 272 pages
A taut, philosophical mind-bender from the bestselling author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things. We don’t get visitors. Not out here. We never have. Junior and Hen are a quiet married couple. They live a comfortable, solitary life on their farm, far from the city lights, but in close quarters... More Info

No One Tells You This

Simon & Schuster | July 16, 2019 | 304 pages
Featured in multiple “must-read” lists, No One Tells You This is “sharp, intimate…A funny, frank, and fearless memoir…and a refreshing view of the possibilities—and pitfalls—personal freedom can offer modern women” (Kirkus Reviews). If the story doesn’t end with marriage or a... More Info

A Particular Kind of Black Man

Simon & Schuster | August 6, 2019 | 272 pages
One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer A stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Tope Folarin about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uncomfortable assimilation to American life. Living in small-town Utah has always been... More Info

The Monarchy of Fear

Simon & Schuster | July 30, 2019 | 272 pages
From one of the world’s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country. For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and... More Info

The Naked Truth

Simon & Schuster | May 21, 2019 | 272 pages
“A formidable, addictive storyteller, Morgan provides a highly stimulating story of a midlife education in the messiness of modern sex and love. A steamy, liberating tale of self-exploration and self-love that encourages readers to ‘revel in your sexuality’” —Kirkus Reviews Leslie Morgan,... More Info


Simon & Schuster | June 4, 2019 | 512 pages
“Extraordinary...beautifully precise...[an] earnestly ambitious debut.”—The New York Times Book Review “A wild, angry, and devastating masterpiece of a book.”—NPR “[A] descendent of the Dickensian ‘social novel’ by way of Jonathan Franzen: epic fiction that lays bare contemporary... More Info

I'll Never Tell

Simon & Schuster | June 4, 2019 | 384 pages
From Catherine McKenzie, the instant bestselling author of The Good Liar, comes a riveting domestic suspense in the vein of Liane Moriarty that sees five siblings forced to confront a tragedy they thought was buried long ago. What happened to Amanda Holmes? After the sudden death of their parents,... More Info

The Caregiver

Simon & Schuster | July 9, 2019 | 304 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of This Burns My Heart comes a “luminous mother-daughter saga” (Entertainment Weekly) about a young woman who is forced to flee 1980s Brazil for California, and in doing so unearths the hidden life of her enigmatic mother. Mara Alencar’s mother Ana is her... More Info

Your Life Is Mine

Simon & Schuster | June 4, 2019 | 304 pages
Instant national bestseller Nathan Ripley follows up the success of Find You in the Dark with another suspenseful page-turner—this time about a woman whose notorious father died when she was a child, but whose legacy comes back to haunt her. Blanche Potter never expected to face her past... More Info

The Last Resort

Simon & Schuster | June 18, 2019 | 320 pages
From bestselling author Marissa Stapley comes a gripping novel about marriage, loyalty, and the deadly secrets that unravel over the course of a two-week couples’ therapy retreat in Mexico. We all have thirteen secrets. Five stay buried forever, but the rest will be revealed. Miles Markell is... More Info

Broken Places & Outer Spaces

Simon & Schuster/ TED | June 18, 2019 | 112 pages
A powerful journey from star athlete to sudden paralysis to creative awakening, award-winning science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor shows that what we think are our limitations have the potential to become our greatest strengths. Nnedi Okorafor was never supposed to be paralyzed. A college track... More Info

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World

Simon & Schuster | April 30, 2019 | 208 pages
Fredrik Backman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown, delivers a poignant and insightful memoir from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World is bestselling author... More Info

This Is MY Room!

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 28, 2019 | 48 pages
Jojo’s ready for her first night all alone in her very own room, but a menagerie of animals have other ideas in this charming and fun picture book. Jojo can’t wait to spend the night in her very own bed in her very own room. She doesn’t care what her big sister Margaret says, she’s NOT... More Info

Learning to Breathe

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 6, 2019 | 352 pages
A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection Amelia Bloomer List’s 2019 Top Ten Recommended Feminist Books for Young Readers A Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist A Junior Library Guild Selection A Sheila A.  More Info

I'm Worried

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 40 pages
A girl, a flamingo, and a worried potato star in the third book in New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s series about feelings—and why they’re good, even when they feel bad. Potato is worried. About everything. Because anything might happen.... More Info

The Hotel Between

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 6, 2019 | 448 pages
“Magic and mystery draw you [in]…Can I make a reservation yet?” —James Riley, New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series “A wild ride across the globe, full of fun, adventure, and genuine heart.” —Kevin Sands, New York Times bestselling author of the Blackthorn Key... More Info

Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | June 4, 2019 | 48 pages
This beautiful edition of Tomie dePaola’s progressive 1979 classic stars a special little boy who won’t give up on the dreams that make him unique. Oliver Button is a sissy. At least that’s what the other boys call him. But here’s what Oliver Button really is: a reader, and an artist, and a... More Info