June 2021 Books – Upcoming New Releases


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Notable upcoming books to be published in June 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated titles for the month:

The Maidens
Alex Michaelides

What It's About: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek Tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike—particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.

Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge...

Publication Date: June 3, 2021
  
mystery thriller dark academia


Malibu Rising
Taylor Jenkins Reid

What It's About: An alternate cover edition for this ISBN can be found here.

Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.

Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch...

Publication Date: May 27, 2021
  
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The Chosen and the Beautiful
Nghi Vo

What It's About: Immigrant. Socialite. Magician.

Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society—she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer, Asian, adopted, and treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
historical fiction lgbtq lgbt


The Hidden Palace
Helene Wecker

What It's About: Chava is a golem, a woman made of clay, able to hear the thoughts and longings of the people around her and compelled by her nature to help them. Ahmad is a jinni, a perpetually restless and free-spirited creature of fire, imprisoned in the shape of a man. Fearing they’ll be exposed as monsters, these magical beings hide their true selves and pretend to be human—just two more immigrants in the bustling world of 1900s Manhattan...

Publication Date: June 8, 2021
  
fantasy historical fiction series


Animal
Lisa Taddeo

What It's About: Honestly, sometimes I think it’s the only recourse. Killing men in times like these.

Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruel acts of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past...

Publication Date: June 8, 2021
  
physical tbr contemporary dnf


Golden Girl
Elin Hilderbrand

What It's About: In this #1 bestselling page-turner a Nantucket novelist has one final summer to protect her secrets while her loved ones on earth learn to live without their golden girl.

On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while jogging near her home on Nantucket...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
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An Emotion of Great Delight
Tahereh Mafi

What It's About: From bestselling and National Book Award-nominated author Tahereh Mafi comes a stunning novel about love and loneliness, navigating the hyphen of dual identity, and reclaiming your right to joy--even when you're trapped in the amber of sorrow.

It's 2003, several months since the US officially declared war on Iraq, and the American political world has evolved...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
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One Last Stop
Casey McQuiston

What It's About: For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a 24-hour pancake diner and moving in with too many weird roommates could possibly change that...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
lgbtq physical tbr lgbt


The Other Black Girl
Zakiya Dalila Harris

What It's About: Get Out meets The Stepford Wives in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.

Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
thriller mystery dnf


The Personal Librarian
Marie Benedict

What It's About: Librarian note: An alternative cover for this ISBN can be found here.

The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian—who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray...

Publication Date: June 29, 2021
  
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The Disappearing Act
Catherine Steadman

What It's About: A woman has gone missing
But did she ever really exist?

Mia Eliot has travelled from London to LA for pilot season. This is her big chance to make it as an actor in Hollywood, and she is ready to do whatever it takes. At an audition she meets Emily, and what starts as a simple favour takes a dark turn when Emily goes missing and Mia is the last person to see her...

Publication Date: June 8, 2021
  
thriller mystery audiobook


For the Wolf
Hannah Whitten

What It's About: The first daughter is for the Throne.
The second daughter is for the Wolf.

As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose—to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in the hope he'll return the world's captured gods.

Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can't control, at least she knows that in the Wilderwood, she can't hurt those she loves...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
fantasy dnf physical tbr


The Road Trip
Beth O'Leary

What It's About: Addie and her sister are about to embark on an epic road trip to a friend's wedding in the north of Scotland. The playlist is all planned and the snacks are packed.

But, not long after setting off, a car slams into the back of theirs. The driver is none other than Addie's ex, Dylan, who she's avoided since their traumatic break-up two years earlier...

Publication Date: April 17, 2021
  
romance physical tbr contemporary


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