34 Most Anticipated New June 2022 Book Releases by Genre

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There are so many amazing June 2022 book releases that it was hard to narrow it down. We looked through too many book releases to count but we chose the books that we are most excited to read.

June is the start of summer reading. There are so many amazing romances, fiction, and thrillers this month. If historical fiction, fantasy or YA are more your speed, we have books for you as well.

For more summer reading, look at the Beach Read Hub for all things related to summer reading or the Ultimate List of Beach Reads 2022 for the latest vacation reading.

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June 2022 Historical Fiction Book Releases

The Last Dress  and more June 2022 Book Releases

The Last Dress from Paris by Jade Beer

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: From London in 2017 to post war France in 1952, this is a story that starts with a priceless Dior dress to reveal secrets. When Granny Sylvie asks her Granddaughter Lucille, Lucille is happy to help. What she finds are questions that will change everything.

If you Love historical fiction, we have a list of the Ultimate list of Historical Fiction Books

Romance Book Releases for June 2022

June 2022 Book Releases

Meant to Be Mine by Hannah Orenstein

Genre: Romance

Plot: Edie Meyer has always known the exact day she would meet the love of her life. Grandma Gloria has a vision about meeting her won husband and his since predicted the day every single family member would meet their match. But what her soul mate is not the perfect man she envisioned?

Stuck with you

Stuck with You by Ali Hazelwood

Genre: Romance

Plot: From the best-selling author of The Love Hypothesis comes this novella about Mara, Hannah and Sadie. They are friends who are women of science. Logically Sadie knows that things can change in an instant but, she never expected to be stuck in an elevator for hours with the man who broke her heart.

Nora Goes Off Script and more June 2022 Book Releases

Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

Genre: Romance

Plot: Nora is a romance channel screenwriter whose life takes a turn when her husband leaves her and their two children. Nora uses the pain to write the a script that is put on the big screen. When the lead of the movie offers her one thousand dollars a day to stay with her, life takes an unexpected turn.

Island Time by Georgia Clark and more June 2022 Book Releases

Island Time by Georgia Clark

Genre: Romance

Plot: From, the author of It Had To Be You comes a brand new queer romance. The Kelly’s and the Lees have nothing in common other than the fact that their daughters are married. When they find themselves stranded on an island after a volcano eruption, they will discover that it is never too late to change your destiny.

How to Face it in Hollywood

How to Fake it in Hollywood by Ava Wilder

Genre: Romance

Plot: A talented Hollywood starlet and a reclusive A-lister enter into a fake relationship . . . and discover that their feelings might be more than a PR stunt in this sexy debut for fans of Beach Read and The Unhoneymooners.

On Rotation and more June 2022 Book Releases

On Rotation by Shirlene Obuobi

Genre: Romance

Plot: Angela Appiah has spent her life living up to the expectations of her parents as the perfect immigrant daughter. She is in medical school with the appropriate boyfriend and friends her parents approve of. When he boyfriend dumps her, her friends desert her and she bombs a major exam, her life comes crashing down. Can she live a life of her dreams rather than the life her parents dreamed for her?

Fake it Till you Bake it and more June 2022 Book Releases

Fake it Till you Bake it by Jamie Wesley

Genre: Romance

Plot: A reality star and a cupcake-baking football player pretend to be a couple in order to save his bakery in this sweet and sexy romance from Jamie Wesley, Fake It Till You Bake It.

June 2022 Book Releases

American Royalty by Tracey Livesay

Genre: Romance

Plot: In this dangerously sexy rom-com that evokes the real-life romance between Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle, a prince who wants to live out of the spotlight falls for a daring American rapper who turns his life, and the palace, upside down.

Most Anticipated June 2022 Fiction Book Releases

Gilt by Jamie Brenner and more June 2022 Book Releases

Gilt by Jamie Brenner

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the acclaimed author of Blush, and our good friend, comes a new book by Jamie Brenner. This novel is about a perfect diamond, a family empire and the secrets that threaten to take the family down.

You can check out our interview with Jamie about her previous book, Blush right here.

Out of the Clear Blue Sky and more June 2022 Book Releases

Out of the Clear Blue Sky by Kristan Higgins

Genre: Woman’s Fiction

Plot: Lillie Silva did not think being an empty nester would mean that her husband would abruptly leave when her son left the house. Now, Lillie has to learn to navigate the next chapter of her life and she just might find some unexpected surprises along the way.


Counterfeit by Kristin Chen

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Ava Wong’s life seems perfect from the outside but, the reality is that it is crumbling. When an old college roommate shows up and is dripping with luxury handbags, Ava is intrigued. When Winnie lets her in on her brilliant counterfeited bag scheme, all is going splendidly until Winnie Disappears.

The Messy Lives of Book People and more June 2022 Book Releases

The Messy Lives of Book People by Phaedra Patrick

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Liv Green is a maid who can barely make ends meet. When the avid reader lander her dream job- cleaning for her favorite author, Essie Starling, she is shocked to learn that they author is a recluse who talks to nobody other than her. When Essie dies and asks Liv to complete her final book, Liv must step into Essie’s shoes to uncover past secrets.

The Beach Trap and more June 2022 Book Releases

The Beach Trap by Ali Brady

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Kat Steiner and Black O’Neill met at camp when they were 12 and became best friends until they learned that they were half sisters. They never spoke again until their father died 15 years later and left them both the family beach house in Florida. They are forced to come together and come to terms with their past and the fact that they are sisters.

Love Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean

Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean

Genre: Fiction

Plot: An American girl embarks on a competitive scavenger hunt in England—and along the way, meets up with a bookish British boy who can’t help her with the clues . . .  but might make the trip take some unexpected turns.

The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand and more June 2022 Book Releases

The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Plot: When Lizbet Keaton is names the new general manager of the Hotel Nantucket, she hopes that this is the beginning of her second act. The hotel was once a Gilded Age gem and is now run down. With the history of the hotel, multiple viewpoints, and the hope for redemption, this sounds like a perfect summer read.

Ghost Lover

Ghost Lover by Lisa Taddeo

Genre: Fictional Short Stories

Plot: From Lisa Taddeo, #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Three Women and “our most eloquent and faithful chronicler of human desire” (Esquire), Ghost Lover is an electrifying collection of fearless and ferocious short stories.

Best New Thrillers/ Mysteries for June 2022

A Botanists Guide to Parties and Poisons

A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons by Kate Kharvi

Genre: Mystery

Plot: Saffron is the newest research assistant at the University College in London and to say her male colleagues are not pleased is putting it lightly. When at a dinner for the school, one of the professors’ wives dies from an unknown poison. Saffron must use her knowledge in botany to prove her mentor is innocent of murder. And perhaps, she can find love in the process.

June 2022 Book Releases

Can’t Look Away by Carola Lovering

Genre: Suspense Novel

Plot: A From the author of Tell Me Lies and Too Good to Be True comes Carola Lovering’s Can’t Look Away, a sexy suspense novel about the kind of addictive, obsessive love that keeps you coming back––no matter how hard you try to look away.

The Lies I Tell

The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Kat Roberts has been waiting to find the women who turned her life up-side-down ten years ago. Meg/ Maggie/ Melody the con artist will become whatever you need in your life and then take it all. She has finally returned and Kat is determined to expose her.

The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager and more June 2022 Book Releases

The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Casey Fletcher has retreated to her family’s lake house in Vermont after being widowed. She spends her time drinking and watching there perfect couple across the lake. But when Katherine goes missing after the two women strike up a friendship, Casey is determined to find her.

The woman in the library

The Woman in the Library: A Novel by Sulari Gentill

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Four women are sitting together in the reading room of the Boston Public Library when there is a scream. The library is locked down until the threat is contained. The women strike up conversation and the story takes some twists and turns.

Most Anticipated June 2022 Fantasy/ Sci-fi Book Releases


Lapvona: A Novel by Ottessa Moshfegh

Genre: Historical Fantasy

Plot: NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2022 BY The Millions, Harper’s Bazaar, New York Magazine, LitHub, AV Club, and more

In a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test, in a spellbinding novel that represents Ottessa Moshfegh’s most exciting leap yet

ordinary monsters

Ordinary Monsters by J.M Miro

Genre: Historical Fantasy

Plot: In 1882 Victorian London, two children are haunted by a man made of smoke. Charlie’s Body heals itself and Marlowe shines with light. A female detective is tasked with keeping them safe so that they can keep the world safe.or

Non-fiction June 2022 Book Releases

Liking Myself

Liking Myself Back: An Influencer’s Journey from Self-Doubt to Self-Acceptance by Jacey Duprie

Genre: Non-fiction

Plot: Entrepreneur and lifestyle influencer Jacey Duprie shares her inspiring journey of going from farm girl to fashion icon and her lessons about personal growth and self-made successThe


Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks by Patrick Radden Keefe

Genre: Non-fiction

Plot: From the prize-winning,New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Pain and Say Nothing, twelve enthralling stories of skulduggery and intrigue by one of the most decorated journalists of our time.

Best YA June 2022 Book Releases

A Year to the Day by Robins Benway and more June 2022 Book Releases

A Year to the Day by Robin Benway

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Robin Benway returns with a story of love, loss, and sisterhood reminiscent of I’ll Give You the Sun and Every Day. Told in reverse chronological order, A Year to the Day will claim a permanent home in your heart.

Check out our review of Far From the Tree and More Feel Good Books!

The Song that Moves the Sun by Anna Bright

The Song that Moves the Sun by Anna Bright

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: This sweeping YA fantasy romance full of star-crossed love, complex female friendship, and astrological magic is perfect for fans of Laini Taylor, Alexandra Bracken, and V.E. Schwab. From the acclaimed author of The Beholder.

June 2022 Book Releases

Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: Ivy has started her summer vacation with an accident and now weird things have started happening. Years ago, when Dana was 16, her supernatural gifts began to bloom. Now, Ivy and Dana’s stories come together when they face the dark forces they never should have messed with.

Blood and Moonlight

Blood and Moonlight by Erin Beaty

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: In Erin Beaty’s fantasy mystery-thriller, Blood and Moonlight, an orphan with a secret, magical sight gets caught between a mysterious genius and the serial killer he’s hunting.

A Mirror Mended by Alix E. Harrow and more June 2022 Book Releases

A Mirror Mended by Alix. E Harrow

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: Zinnia, a former Sleeping Beauty, has been spending her time rescuing other Sleeping Beauties and is starting to feel stuck when she sees Snow White’s evil queen looking for a different ending to her story.

blade Breaker

Blade Breaker by Victoria Aveyard

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: In the sequel to Victoria Aveyard’s instant #1 New York Times bestselling Realm Breaker, a divided world must rally, an unstoppable enemy must be defeated, and the fate of the world rests on a blade’s edge.

If you love YA fantasy, we have a list of the Ultimate list of YA Fantasy

What June 2022 book releases are you adding to your To Read list?

Looking for more 2022 Book Releases? You can check out our New Release Hub for all the new releases!!!!

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