Happy new week and happy 1st of June! Today, I present to you six intriguing books that will be released in June 2019.
I have to confess: I love writing blog posts showcasing new books, for purely selfish reasons. These posts allow me to discover new novels for myself and add them to my very long To-Be Read List.
In short, I’m very happy that these posts seem to please you, because they’re very useful to me. They allow me to feed my book addiction (hehe).
Without further ado, here are the 6 most intriguing book releases of June 2019!
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June 4th – I’ll Never Tell by Abigail Haas
Publisher: Simon Pulse
*This book is in fact a reedition of the novel Dangerous Girls released in 2014 by the same author.
A week in Aruba. Heaven.
Spring Break for Anna and Elise was meant to be all about the beach, the sea and the sun. But when Elise is found, brutally murdered, Anna’s week turns into a nightmare.
The police and the local media see only one possible culprit: Anna. While they are doing everything to prove her guilt, Anna races against time to prove her innocence. But the more she digs in the last moments of her best friend’s life, the more she discovers – secrets, lies and betrayals.
Will Anna succeed in clearing her name before it’s too late?
June 4th – The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Emma Saylor’s life is unexpectedly disrupted when she is sent to spend the summer with her mother’s family, who passed away when she was 12 years old.
When she arrives in North Lake, Emma quickly realizes that two distinct communities live there: on the North Lake side, the middle class where her mother grew up, and on the Lake North Resort side, the wealthy, including her father’s family.
Quickly, Emma begins to feel like she is two different people herself: Emma, to her father, and Saylor, the nickname her mother gave her, to her mother’s family.
Then there’s Roo, the boy who was her best friend when she was little. Roo helps Saylor understand her family’s history and her childhood. It doesn’t take long for Saylor to feel something for Roo …
At the end of the summer, who will go home – Emma or Saylor?
June 4th – The Summer We Lost Her by Tish Cohen
Publisher: Gallery Books
Matt and Elise Sorenson live the good life: Matt was offered a promotion at his office in Manhattan, where he’s a lawyer; Elise’s prowess at riding seems to promise her a chance at the Olympics; and they have an adorable daughter, Gracie, whom they call Little Green.
But Elise’s long training hours have hit the couple hard and tensions are high. It’s summer, and Matt and Elise now have to prepare the sale of the lakehouse, a cottage that has been owned by Matt’s family for generations. Together, they navigate the memories in this cabin and face old acquaintances – like Matt’s old flame – until Gracie disappears without a trace.
Matt and Elise have to face the possibility that they will never see their daughter again, and think about their future together. Will their love be enough to allow them to go through a parent’s worst nightmare?
June 4th –I’ll Never Tell by Catherine McKenzie
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
What happened to Amanda Holmes?
After the sudden death of their parents, the MacAllister children return to Camp Macaw, the summer camp where they spent their childhood. The rundown camp belongs to their family, but the four sisters and brother have not set foot in it for the last 20 years. Not since the tragic accident …
Today, the siblings have to decide what to do with the property, which is worth millions. But a condition in their father’s will forces them to face their past – and to make a decision that will divide them forever.
June 18th – The Lemon Sisters by Jill Shalvis
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Brooke Lemon has always lived life as she wanted it: full of adventures – and mistakes, which her sister Mindy never understood. But when Mindy knocks on her door, on the brink of falling apart, with her three little children, Brooke is shocked.
Brooke finally agrees to take Mindy’s place for a few days while Mindy is recovering, and return with the children to their hometown. But Brooke has her own problems … especially since she hasn’t been home in 7 years. There, she comes face to face with a mistake of her past, who goes by the name of Garrett.
Garrett says he’s moved on: except that his actions contradict his words. Brooke begins to feel things she has buried long ago. The two sisters wonder if they aren’t made for love, especially since the demons of their past seem to catch up easily…
June 25th – Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle
Publisher: Park Row
Beth Murphy is on the run…
Beth has been planning this day for the past year. This day will be a new beginning, with a new name, a new identity and a new city. But Beth must be careful, because a misstep and her violent husband will be able to find her again …
Sabine Hardison is missing…
A hundred miles away, Jeffrey returns home after a short work trip, and realizes that his wife has disappeared. She did not take anything with her, and only her abandoned car tells the police that she was surely kidnapped.
The more they investigate, the more the police wonder if Sabine’s plan was not, from the beginning, to disappear. And it even seems that her husband has more to gain if she is never found …
The detective on the case refuses to give up. Where is Sabine? And who is Beth? One thing is certain, someone is lying, but the truth will not stay buried for long…
And that’s it for the 6 most intriguing book releases of June 2019!
Any of these books interest you? Or more than one? Let me know in the comments below!
Personally, I think I might order a few of these… The Rest of the Story for sure, since Sarah Dessen is one of my favorite authors.
Until next time!
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