34 Most Anticipated New June 2022 Book Releases by Genre
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 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
Meant to Be Mine by Hannah Orenstein
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 by Ali Hazelwood
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 by Annabel Monaghan
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
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 Fake it in Hollywood by Ava Wilder
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 by Shirlene Obuobi
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 by Jamie Wesley
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.
American Royalty by Tracey Livesay
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
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 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
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 by Phaedra Patrick
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 by Ali Brady
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
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
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 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 Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons by Kate Kharvi
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.
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 by Julie Clark
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
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: A Novel by Sulari Gentill
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 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 Back: An Influencer’s Journey from Self-Doubt to Self-Acceptance by Jacey Duprie
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
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 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
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.
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 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
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 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.