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The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin

by Kate Chopin Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2014)

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers...


Perfidia

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar—the troubling story of a mother and daughter whose hostility and co-dependence may result in their deaths.

In Perfidia, Maddy yearns desperately...


August

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar— the story of two women, a psychoanalyst and her patient who help each other through very different periods in their lives.

When Dawn Henley,...


His Little Women

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar the epic family saga of four very different sisters and their Hollywood producer father.

A spellbinding saga of the four daughters of larger-than-life...


Looking for Mr. Goodbar

by Judith Rossner Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.

Theresa Dunn spends...


We Are Called to Rise

by Laura McBride Simon & Schuster (June 03, 2014)

Three lives are bound together by a split-second mistake, and a child’s fate hangs in the balance.

What happens next will test—and restore—your faith in humanity.

Far from the neon lights of the Vegas strip,...


Blind Ambitions

by Lolita Files Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

From the author of Scenes from a Sistah and Getting to the Good Part, a provocative, dynamic story about making it big in the city of desire

Hollywood. The place people go to fulfill their dreams. But its reality...


The Aloha Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Elm Creek Quilts #16

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (April 06, 2010)

Another season of Elm Creek Quilt Camp has come to a close, and Bonnie Markham faces a bleak and lonely winter ahead, with her quilt shop out of business and her divorce looming. A welcome escape comes when...


The Christmas Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Elm Creek Quilts #8

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2005)

When Christmas Eve comes to Elm Creek Manor, the tenor of the holiday is far from certain. Sylvia Bergstrom Compson, the Master Quilter, has her own reasons for preferring a quiet, even subdued, Christmas. Her...


Rainwater

by Sandra Brown Simon & Schuster (November 03, 2009)

A romantic historical novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seeing Red about an independent woman who runs a boarding house in Dust Bowl Texas.

Ella Baron runs her Texas boarding house with the...


A Quilter's Holiday: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Elm Creek Quilts #15

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (November 03, 2009)

The Elm Creek Quilters are home for the holidays in this heartwarming Christmas story from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini.

For the Elm Creek Quilters, the day after Thanksgiving marks the...


The Lost Quilter

Elm Creek Quilts #14

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (March 31, 2009)

Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson treasures an antique quilt called by three names -- Birds in the Air, after its pattern; the Runaway Quilt, after the woman who sewed it; and the Elm Creek Quilt, after...


The Rest of Us: A Novel

by Jessica Lott Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2013)

A gorgeous literary debut about second chances, New England Book Festival prize winner The Rest of Us is an indelible love story that explores the legacy of an affair between a young student and her older professor....


Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns

The Devil Wears Prada #2

by Lauren Weisberger Simon & Schuster (June 04, 2013)

With brand-new scenes, The New York Times bestseller and sequel you’ve been waiting for—the follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Devil Wears Prada!

Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs...


The Summer House: A Novel

by Santa Montefiore Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2013)

Previously published as The Woman from Paris

“Superb storyteller” (Plum Sykes) Santa Montefiore’s sweeping and sophisticated international bestseller Summer House is “a feel good story, full of exuberance...


The Runaway Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Elm Creek Quilts #4

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (January 31, 2012)

The fourth book in the popular Elm Creek Quilts series explores a question that has long captured the imagination of quilters and historians alike: Did stationmasters of the Underground Railroad use quilts to...


Run Catch Kiss: A Novel

by Amy Sohn Simon & Schuster (August 07, 2012)

"I was only twenty-two and already I was infamous..." So begins Amy Sohn's hilarious and wise debut novel, Run Catch Kiss.

When the saucy Ariel Steiner returns home to New York City to be an actress, she is buoyed...


Gilded Age: A Novel

by Claire McMillan Simon & Schuster (June 12, 2012)

Intelligent, witty, and poignant, Gilded Age presents a modern Edith Wharton heroine—dramatically beautiful, socially prominent, and just a bit unconventional—whose return to the hothouse of Cleveland society...


Thrill

by Jackie Collins Simon & Schuster (April 18, 2017)

Jackie Collins' most outrageous, erotically charged New York Times bestseller is a sexy, shaterring roller-coaster thrill ride!

From chic New York and the exclusive Hamptons to the hungry heart of L.A., this...


Round Robin

Elm Creek Quilts #2

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (January 31, 2012)

Jennifer Chiaverini’s bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series began with The Quilter’s Apprentice and continues with Round Robin—the name for a quilt stitched by many hands in turn—a poignant story of friendship...


Girl in Snow

by Danya Kukafka Simon & Schuster (August 01, 2017)

“A perfectly paced and tautly plotted thriller…and an incredibly accomplished debut” (Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water), about a beloved high...


The Quilter's Apprentice

Elm Creek Quilts #1

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (January 31, 2012)

Jennifer Chiaverini’s bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series starts with The Quilter’s Apprentice, a timeless tale of family, friendship, and forgiveness as two women weave the disparate pieces of their lives...


The French Gardener

by Santa Montefiore Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2009)

A neglected garden. A cottage that holds a secret. A mysterious and handsome Frenchman. Prepare to be “spellbound by the sheer charm” (Daily Express, UK) of Santa Montefiore’s tender and powerful novel...


The Master Quilter

Elm Creek Quilts #6

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (March 30, 2004)

The Master Quilter opens with the sound of wedding bells ringing in the ears of the Elm Creek Quilters. The close-knit group can hardly believe that their own Sylvia Compson planned her holiday wedding to sweetheart...


Chasing Harry Winston

by Lauren Weisberger Simon & Schuster (May 27, 2008)

The bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and Everyone Worth Knowing is back with a delicious novel about a trio of best friends in Manhattan who agree to change their lives in the most personal and dramatic...


The English American

by Alison Larkin Simon & Schuster (March 04, 2008)

When Pippa Dunn,adopted as an infant and raised terribly British, discovers that her birth parents are from the American South, she finds that "culture clash" has layers of meaning she'd never imagined. Meet...


Oxygen

by Carol Cassella Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2008)

With the compassion of Jodi Picoult and the medical realism of Atul Gawande, real-life anesthesiologist Carol Cassella’s riveting national bestseller seamlessly melds compelling women’s fiction and medical...


This Love Could Not be Delivered

by Lu Min Simon & Schuster (May 24, 2016)

A love story set against the backdrop of the 1980s “Strike Hard” crackdown on youth crime, this heartbreaking novel shows how the pain of first love can last a lifetime.


The Cross-Country Quilters

Elm Creek Quilts #3

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (June 03, 2001)

Readers of The Quilter’s Apprentice and Round Robin have been enchanted by Elm Creek Quilt Camp, where women gather each year for quilting, friendship, and fun. The third in the Elm Creek Quilts series introduces...


Sea Escape

by Lynne Griffin Simon & Schuster (July 06, 2010)

Acclaimed novelist and nationally recognized family expert Lynne Griffin returns with Sea Escape—an emotional, beautifully imagined story inspired by the author’s family letters about the ties that bind...


Motherland

by Amy Sohn Simon & Schuster (August 14, 2012)

With her trademark blend of “social satire, interpersonal drama, and urban glamour” (The New York Times), Amy Sohn delivers a candid, unsentimental look at modern marriage.

In her acclaimed novels, Amy Sohn...


A Dark and Lonely Place

by Edna Buchanan Simon & Schuster (November 08, 2011)

From Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Buchanan, the novel she has always wanted to write: the gripping saga of star-crossed lovers across generations.

From Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Buchanan, the novel she has always...


The New Year's Quilt

Elm Creek Quilts #11

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2007)

As each holiday season approaches, some revel in welcoming the New Year ahead; others quietly mourn the passing of time gone by. "We can't hold on to the past," says Master Quilter Sylvia Compson, "but we can...


The Quilter's Legacy

Elm Creek Quilts #5

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

Readers of Jennifer Chiaverini's popular and engaging Elm Creek Quilts series are treated in each successive volume to storytelling that expertly weaves the joys and intricacies of history, quilting, and family...


The Quilter's Kitchen

Elm Creek Quilts #13

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2008)

Anna Del Maso had known that she wanted to be a chef since she was in the seventh grade. "Somehow everything in my life ends up being about food," she realizes, as she begins the latest of her food-themed quilts....


The Winding Ways Quilt

Elm Creek Quilts #12

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (April 01, 2008)

Jennifer Chiaverini's bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series continues with The Winding Ways Quilt, in which the arrival of newcomers into the circle of quilters heralds unexpected journeys down pathways near and...


Murdering Mr. Monti

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (March 29, 2016)

“Highly entertaining…Sit back in the bubbles and enjoy.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer

Brenda Kovner, a newspaper advice columnist and amateur psychologist in 1990s Washington DC, doesn’t consider herself...


How to Party With an Infant

by Kaui Hart Hemmings Simon & Schuster (August 09, 2016)

“Mommyhood gets hilariously tricky in this novel from the author of The Descendents” (Cosmopolitan). How to Party With an Infant follows a quirky single mom who finds friendship and love in this “smart,...


Amour Provence

by Constance Leisure Simon & Schuster (July 05, 2016)

A lush, evocative, debut novel set in Provence about the people who grow up and live and remain in two tiny neighboring villages—from the Nazi occupation to the present day—in particular, one man and one...


The Course of Love

by Alain De Botton Simon & Schuster (June 14, 2016)

“An engrossing tale [that] provides plenty of food for thought” (People, Best New Books pick), this playful, wise, and profoundly moving second novel from the internationally bestselling author of How Proust...


Opening Belle: A Novel

by Maureen Sherry Simon & Schuster (February 02, 2016)

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...


Three Lives

by Gertrude Stein Simon & Schuster (May 03, 2016)

The first published work of fiction by legendary author and poet Gertrude Stein, Three Lives is a collection of two short stories and a novella focusing on the bleak existence that faced immigrant and minority...


Before We Visit the Goddess

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Simon & Schuster (April 19, 2016)

A beautiful, “deeply affecting” (Kirkus Reviews) novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spices about three generations of mothers and daughters who must...


A Window Opens: A Novel

by Elisabeth Egan Simon & Schuster (August 25, 2015)

What happens when having it all proves too much to handle? In this “fresh, funny take on the age-old struggle to have it all” (People) a wife and mother of three leaps at the chance to fulfill her professional...


Eight Hundred Grapes

by Laura Dave Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2015)

Heralded as “impossible to put down” (Elle), and named a Best Book of the Summer by Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, and Us Weekly, Eight Hundred Grapes is a heartbreaking, funny,...


The Given World

by Marian Palaia Simon & Schuster (April 14, 2015)

“Complex and haunting…vivid and unforgettable” (People), this story of one injured but indefatigable young woman is a stunning portrait of a family, a generation, and a country all coming of age.

From a...


The Sweetheart

by Angelina Mirabella Simon & Schuster (January 20, 2015)

In a “powerful tale of a person’s capacity for reinvention” (Kirkus Reviews), a teenage girl from Philadelphia leaves her old life behind to become The Sweetheart, one of America’s most infamous female...


Etta and Otto and Russell and James

by Emma Hooper Simon & Schuster (January 20, 2015)

This “poetic, poignant” (US Weekly) debut features last great adventures, unlikely heroes, and a “sweet, disarming story of lasting love” (The New York Times Book Review).

Eighty-three-year-old Etta has...


Circle of Quilters: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

Elm Creek Quilts #9

by Jennifer Chiaverini Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

The ninth book in Jennifer Chiaverini's bestselling series—when two of Elm Creek Quilts’ founding members decide to leave the fold, who can possibly take their place in the circle of quilters?

When Elm Creek...