Anticipated Book Releases: June 2020

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And just like that, June is right around the corner! May actually didn’t vanish in the blink of an eye, the days just slipped by! I’m hopeful for many more sunny days in the yard. There are certainly many good books coming out for us to order!

These are just some of the books releasing in June. I did my best to label the genre each book is under. For more information, visit Goodreads!

June 2

The Dragons, The Giant, The Women: A Memoir by Wayetu Moore (Non-Fiction)

A woman’s moving account of the journey to reunite with her mother, during the time of the First Liberian Civil War.

The Book of Posy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz & Julie Schwietert Collazo (Non-Fiction)

A heartbreaking story of a family from Guatemala torn apart upon reaching America, and the harrowing conditions detained families experience at the border.

June 9

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon (Contemporary Romance)

Farrah Rochon’s latest novel brings a strong female friendship and a steamy romance!

The Star Keeper by Faith Pray (Children’s Fiction)

A heartwarming tale about a little girl embarking on a personal journey!

June 11

Instructions for The British People During The Emergency by Jason Hazeley (Humor)

A very satiric account of how to behave during lockdown. We could all use some distractions!

June 16

All Welcome Here by James Peller (Children’s Fiction)

Poetry combined with beautiful illustrations by Mary GrandPre. Thoughts and feelings about the the first day of school, a powerful milestone for every child!

Imperfect Women by Araminta Hall (Thriller)

A murder mystery is the main focus for Araminta Hall’s latest novel!

Devolution by Max Brooks (Horror)

The legend of Bigfoot is the focal point for Max Brooks’s upcoming horror account.

June 23

Inconvenient Daughter by Lauren J. Sharkey (Fiction)

A very powerful story about a young woman’s search for identity!

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert (Contemporary Romance)

It’s Dani’s turn for romantic surprises as Talia Hibbert returns with Book 2 in The Brown Sisters’ stories!

Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory (Contemporary Romance)

Jasmine Guillory shares a heartwarming tale of romance discovered in unsuspecting places!

Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee (YA Fantasy)

An alluring fantasy tale featuring the power of sisterhood!

June 30

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Thriller)

A lovely socialite investigating dark secrets in Mexico is the focal point in Moreno-Garcia’s new novel!

This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla Lawson (Non-Fiction)

A compilation of essays documenting the richness and power of Black Girl culture!

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager (Thriller)

Riley Sager returns with his fourth thriller novel, the unsuspecting person being a young woman returning to the home made famous from her father’s chilling memoir.

What books are you looking forward to in June? Feel free to share!

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  1. Great selection of books! I am most excited about Mexican Gothic!

    1. Thank you! Yes I’m looking forward to Mexican Gothic to come out!

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