June New Release Books

Each month we will be featuring several new release adult books that are coming out. Be sure to check out these June new releases and request your copy today!

  1. After the End by Clare Mackintosh
    Women’s Fiction | June 25
    For fans of: Jodi Picoult, Kimberly McCreight, Megan Abbott
    “A gripping and propulsive exploration of love, marriage, parenthood, and the road not taken, After the End brings one unforgettable family from unimaginable loss to a surprising, satisfying, and redemptive ending and the life they are fated to find.”
  2. Big Sky by Kate Atkinson
    Mystery/Suspense | June 25
    For fans of: Tana French, Robert Galbraith, Tana French
    “Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It’s picturesque, but there’s something darker lurking behind the scenes.”
  3. City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
    Historical Fiction/Romance | June 4
    For fans of: Sue Monk Kidd, Frances Mayes, All the stars in the heavens by Adriana Trigiani
    “Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love.”
  4. The First Mistake by Sandie Jones
    Thrillers/Psychological | June 11
    For fans of: The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins, Gone girl by Gillian Flynn, An anonymous girl by Greer Hendricks 
    “From Sandie Jones, the author of the Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller The Other Woman , comes an addictively readable new domestic suspense about a wife, her husband, and the woman who is supposedly her best friend.”
  5. In West Mills by Charles DeShawn Winslow 
    African American Fiction/Historical Fiction | June 4
    For fans of: Ernest Gaines, Lorraine Hansberry, The Turner House by Angela Flournoy, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
    “Azalea “Knot” Centre is determined to live life as she pleases. Let the people of West Mills say what they will; the neighbors’ gossip won’t keep Knot from what she loves best: cheap moonshine, nineteenth-century literature, and the company of men. And yet, Knot is starting to learn that her freedom comes at a high price. Alone in her one-room shack, ostracized from her relatives and cut off from her hometown, Knot turns to her neighbor, Otis Lee Loving, in search of some semblance of family and home.”
  6. Recursion by Blake Crouch
    Thriller/Technological | June 11
    For fans of: John Saul, Stephen King, Tabitha King
    “Memory makes reality. That’s what New York City cop Barry Sutton is learning as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome–a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived.”
  7. Searching for Slyvie Lee by Jean Kwok 
    Fiction Family Life/Asian American | June 4
    For fans of: Everything I never told you by Celeste Ng, The Leavers by Lisa Ko, The book of unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
    “A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women–two sisters and their mother–in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Translation.
  8. Backlash by Brad Thor
    Thrillers/Political | June 25
    For fans of: Vince Flynn, Daniel Silva, Mark Greaney
    “In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back.”
  9. The Bookshop on the Shore by Jenny Colgan
    Fiction/Family Life | June 25
    For fans of: The right time by Danielle Steel, A girl’s guide to moving on by Debbie Macomber and Where we belong by Emily Giffin
    “Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her four year old son Hari. She can barely afford the crammed studio apartment on a busy street where shouting football fans keep them awake all night. Hari’s dad, Jaz, a charismatic but perpetually broke DJ, is no help at all. But his sister Surinder comes to Zoe’s aid, hooking her up with a job as far away from the urban crush as possible: a bookshop on the banks of Loch Ness.”
  10. The Body in Question by Jill Ciment
    Legal fiction | June 11
    For fans of: Chuck Palahniuk, Bev Thomas
    “The place: central Florida. The situation: a sensational murder trial, set in a courthouse more Soviet than Le Corbusier; a rich, white teenage girl–a twin–on trial for murdering her toddler brother.”

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