Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory
Former Simon & Schuster editor-in-chief and bestselling author Michael Korda (Hero, 2010) was born and raised in England and evacuated as a child during World War II. Thus, he weaves family stories into his account of the crucial year 1940, when Winston Churchill replaced Neville Chamberlain as Prime Minister and Germany tramped into France, leaving Britain alone to fight the enemy. Then there was the heroic rescue of Allied soldiers stranded at the beaches of Dunkirk, France. For fans of the Christopher Nolan film, Dunkirk.
The Child Finder
Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon's Skookum National Forest. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, the Culvers turn to Naomi, the "Child Finder", a private investigator with an uncanny talent for locating the lost and missing. Naomi understands children like Madison because once upon a time, she was a lost girl, too. A haunting, richly atmospheric, and deeply suspenseful novel from the author of The Enchanted (2014).
George & Lizzie
George and Lizzie have a radically different understanding of what love and marriage should be. George grew up in a warm and loving family, while Lizzie, the only child of two famous psychologists, was viewed as more of an in-house experiment than a child to love. Over the course of their marriage, nothing has changed--George is happy; Lizzie remains unfulfilled. When a shameful secret from Lizzie's past resurfaces, she'll need to face her fears in order to accept the true nature of the relationship she and George have built over a decade together. An emotionally riveting debut novel.
Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve
Journalist Lenora Chu was living in Shanghai with her husband and three-year-old son, Rainer, when she noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her toddler. They decided to enroll him in China’s state-run public school system, and while he easily settled in, they were shocked to discover his teachers’ methods of instilling obedience and conformity. As Chu researched China’s military-like education system, she began to wonder: Are Chinese children paying too high a price for their academic prowess? And what, if anything, can Westerners learn from China? An enthralling back-to-school title for fans of Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (2011).
Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is tormented by visions of her dead brother; Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household alone. When the father of Leonie's children is released from prison, she packs her kids into her car and sets out for the Mississippi State Penitentiary on a journey rife with danger and promise. A searing Southern odyssey from the National Book Award-winning author of Salvage the Bones (2011).