15 Best Books Publishing in June 2023

15 Best Books Publishing in June 2023

The summer season of 2023 is around the corner! What are your plans for this summer? Apart from getting in shape to fit into those swimsuits and enjoying those summer cuisines, reading must also be on your buck-it list. To help you through it, here are some of the new anticipated books publishing in June 2023.

I LOVE summer books. Like, there’s just something bright and vibrant about them. I can’t wait to read those great new releases while sipping into my iced cola on my couch, lying comfortably with the air conditioner on. I’m already so excited!

They say it’s the age of Gen-Z, who like only Romance and Horror. Well, this book list will prove them wrong as we have Young Adult, Domestic Fiction, Suspense, and even Historical fiction, along with a bit of Horror and Romance. These books will be well received and appreciated.

Excited already? Well, without any further ado, let’s get right into it!

15 Awesome Books Publishing in June 2023

01. The Whispers

The Whispers | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: The Whispers

Author: Ashley Audrain

Genre: Suspense

Publishing Date: 6 June 2023


The Loverly family sits by the hospital bed of their little son, who fell from his bedroom window in the middle of the night and is now in a coma; Whitney, the boy’s mother, won’t talk to anybody. The Loverlys’ closest friends, the kind-hearted Parks, the young, aspirational Goldsmiths, who are trying to start a family, the quiet, elderly Portuguese couple who look after their adult son with a developmental disability and who spend long days on the front porch, observing their neighbors, are all left in shock and must each confront their part in the events that led up to what happened that terrible night.

The narrative unfolds for one week in the alternating voices of the ladies in each household as they are compelled to confront the difficult realities that tie them all to one another and the secrets kept inside the confines of their own homes.

02. The Five-Star Weekend

The Five-Star Weekend | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: The Five-Star Weekend

Author: Elin Hilderbrand

Genre: Domestic Fiction

Publishing Date: 13 June 2023


Hollis Shaw looks to have the ideal existence. She is the author of the well-known culinary blog Hungry with Hollis and is wed to the enticing heart surgeon Matthew. But one snowy morning, following a furious disagreement between her and Matthew, he drives off to the airport and is killed in a collision.

Hollis’ seemingly ideal life begins to fall apart as her troubled marriage and her difficult connection with her daughter Caroline worsen. Hollis decides to throw her own “Five-Star Weekend” on Nantucket after learning about a concept known as a “Five-Star Weekend,” in which one woman arranges trips for her best friends from each stage of their lives—teenage, twenties, thirties, and midlife.

However, the weekend doesn’t end up being a happy Hallmark film. When Hollis’s first love, Jack Finigan, visits them, the husband of her childhood friend Tatum stirs up old emotions.

Tatum feels compelled to get along with Dru-Ann, Hollis’ best friend from UNC Chapel Hill, who is unpleasant and arrogant. After her remarks about a client’s mental health issues were misinterpreted online, Dru-Ann’s career as a top sports agent in Chicago is now in jeopardy. Hollis’ friend Brooke, who is in her 30s, just learned that her husband is involved in an unprofessional relationship with a coworker.

Finally, there is Gigi, a total stranger to everyone (even Hollis) who contacted Hollis via her blog. Gigi exudes a remarkable grace and, as luck would have it, is full of secrets.

03. All the Sinners Bleed

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Full Title: All the Sinners Bleed

Author: S. A. Cosby

Genre: Mystery

Publishing Date: 6 June 2023


In Charon County’s history, Titus Crowne is the first Black sheriff. Titus returned home to care for his father and watch out for his troublesome younger brother. Titus is a former FBI agent and security expert. He campaigned for the sheriff to change things, particularly for the Black community, which has frequently experienced unfair police treatment.

However, the town is rocked by a school shooting exactly one year after his election. An ex-student murders a respected instructor, and as Titus tries to diffuse the situation and convince the youngster to give himself up, one of his deputies fires the fatal shot.

The inquiry reveals that the pupil they shot had been subjected to abuse by both the deceased instructor and other unidentified abusers. The trail leads to secrets and buried bodies.

Titus must confront what it means to be a Black man in the American South while wearing a police uniform as he works to find a murderer who is lurking in plain sight and juggles other daily responsibilities like guarding Confederate pride marches.

04. The First Ladies

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Full Title: The First Ladies

Author: Heather Terrell and Victoria Christopher Murray

Genre: Contemporary literature

Publishing Date: 27 June 2023


White racists try to stop Mary McLeod Bethune from doing her work, but she won’t back down. Her parents were formerly enslaved. She continues to work as an activist and an educator, and as her fame rises, she develops into a superstar admired by business moguls and acknowledged by American presidents. Eleanor Roosevelt is in awe of her and eager to get to know her.

Mary and Eleanor were initially brought together by their common support for women’s rights and the value of education. They quickly grew close, sharing secrets and aspirations and even holding one another’s hands through success and grief.

The two women start working together more closely when Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president, especially as Eleanor advances toward her agenda independent of FDR due to the heartbreaking revelation of her husband’s covert affair. Eleanor’s honesty, particularly about civil rights, makes her a divisive First Lady. And when she receives threats due to her close ties to Mary, the women are more determined to unite in their battle for equality and justice.

05. The Spare Room

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Full Title: The Spare Room

Author: Andrea Bartz

Genre: Mystery Thriller

Publishing Date: 20 June 2023


Kelly’s new life in Philadelphia has devolved into a nightmare; she is now friendless, jobless, and stuck in a small flat with the man she sacrificed everything for but who recently called off their wedding due to the lockdown. The only thing she has going for her is her recently reestablished friendship with Sabrina, a friend from childhood who is now a glamorous bestselling author with a charming, high-ranking husband. Kelly seizes the opportunity to flee her old life when Sabrina and Nathan donate the spare room in their secluded Virginia home as an escape route.

Kelly discovers that she is secretly falling for both of her charming hosts—until one night, a wild and unanticipated threesome convinces them to let her into their marriage. She at first enjoys being a part of this new, risqué world. But she begins to question whether they could be dangerous and whether she might be the next when she learns that the previous lady they accepted into their marriage is disappeared.

06. The Beach at Summerly

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Full Title: The Beach at Summerly

Author: Beatriz Williams

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: 27 June 2023


June 1946. A glamorous new person settles into the guest cottage at Summerly, the picturesque seaside home of the affluent Peabody family, as the residents of Winthrop Island get ready for the first summer season following the sacrifice of war.

Olive Rainsford provides Emilia Winthrop, a Summerly resident descended from the island’s pioneers and the daughter of the year-round caretaker, a portal into a world of bright promise. Olive traveled the world, married fascinating men, and became active in political causes, while Emilia spent the war years caring for her disabled mother. She is also adored by Emilia’s complicated romantic history’s two remaining Peabody sons, Amory and Shep.

April 1954. Eight years later, Summerly is boarded up. Emilia has rebuilt her destroyed life as a professor at Wellesley College when shocking news from Washington comes in—the traitor she assisted in convicting is about to be exchanged for an American spy held in captivity in the Soviet Union.

Still, with a mysterious requirement only Emilia can fulfill it. Emilia is brought to the CIA headquarters against her will, where she is forced to confront the terrifying repercussions of her decisions from that fateful summer – a decision that could once again ruin the Peabody family and Emilia’s opportunity for atonement.

07. The Seven Year Slip

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Full Title: The Seven Year Slip

Author: Ashley Poston


Publishing Date: 27 June 2023


Clementine devises a strategy to guard her heart:

  • Be busy.
  • Put in a lot of effort.
  • Locate a great partner.
  • Try to remember to chase the moon.

The final example is ridiculous and symbolic, but her aunt always advised her to have at least one huge dream to stay motivated. And for the past year, everything has gone according to plan. Mostly the difficult side of love is that she doesn’t want to become overly attached to somebody since she isn’t sure her heart can handle it. Then, in her late aunt’s flat, she discovers a strange man standing in the kitchen.

A man with sympathetic eyes, a Southern twang, and a penchant for lemon pies. The kind of man she would have gone head over heels for before everything happened. Again, she might. He does, however, exist in the past. Exactly seven years ago. And she spends seven years living in his future.

According to her aunt, the flat was where time stood still, and events mingled like watercolors. And Clementine knows she will be doomed if she allows her heart to break.

08. The Paris Daughter

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Full Title: The Paris Daughter

Author: Kristin Harmel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: 6 June 2023


Paris, 1939: Young mothers Elise and Juliette meet in the lovely Bois de Boulogne and quickly become friends. Despite the looming threat of war overtaking Europe, neither woman realizes how drastically their lives will change.

Elise gives Juliette custody of her young daughter, a playmate for Juliette’s small daughter, when she becomes a target of the German occupation. But during a war, no place is secure, not even a quiet little bookshop like Juliette’s Librairie des Rêves; so, when a bomb is dropped on their neighborhood, Juliette to loses her world.

After the battle has been over for over a year, Elise returns to see her daughter but finds Juliette missing and her friend’s bookstore in ruins. What transpired to her daughter in those dreadful final seconds? All of the solutions have disappeared along with Juliette. Elise’s desperate search brings her one last, tragically, to New York—and Juliette.

09. Love, Theoretically

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Full Title: Love, Theoretically

Author: Ali Hazelwood

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publishing Date: 13 June 2023


Elsie Hannaway, a theoretical physicist, has finally been caught up in her many lives. She works as an adjunct professor during the day, grading laboratories and instructing thermodynamics to obtain tenure. By advertising her services as a fake girlfriend, Elsie compensates for her nonexistent income by using her finely trained people-pleasing techniques to become any persona the customer desires.

It’s a great gig until her meticulously built Elsie-verse crumbles. Because it turns out that Jack Smith, her favorite client’s older, obnoxious-attractive brother, is the cold-hearted experimental physicist who destroyed her mentor’s career and damaged the reputation of theorists everywhere. And that same Jack, who now sits on the hiring committee at MIT, stands between Elsie and her dream job.

10. The Bookshop by the Bay

The Bookshop by the Bay | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: The Bookshop by the Bay

Author: Pamela M. Kelley

Genre: Domestic Fiction

Publishing Date: 6 June 2023


Jess enjoys her job as a prominent attorney in Charleston, a respectable and formal city. She returns to her childhood home in Chatham, on Cape Cod, with her 30-year-old daughter Caitlin for comfort after learning that her husband, Parker, had been having an affair with his assistant.

Caitlin has always been intelligent but aimless, searching for her passion but unable to find it. And Jess has to refocus on delectable food and drink, Allison’s company, and creating a plan. Allison’s career has reached a low point. The Chatham magazine’s circulation is declining after twenty years as an editor, and despite Jim, her longtime friend and employer, doing everything in his power to keep her on, she is forced to step back.

Allison is at a turning point in her life with her career on hold and her primary relationship being with Chris, her ex-husband, who is still a close friend.

Allison’s daughter Julia gets the kind of daily fulfillment Allison longs for because she launched her own artisanal jewelry business a year earlier. A long-held ambition becomes a reality for Allison due to Jess when she visits her favorite local bookstore one day and discovers that the proprietor wants to sell. What was previously a location that brought back fond childhood memories is now theirs to run, thanks to a strategy that Allison and Jess set into motion.

The community’s beloved bookstore and adjacent coffee shop are reopened to the public by the two friends with the assistance of their daughters, and in doing so, they also expose themselves to the prospect of romance, the relationships between mothers and daughters, and the power of second chances.

11. The Wife App

The Wife App | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: The Wife App

Author: Carolyn Mackler

Genre: Humorous Fiction

Publishing Date: 27 June 2023


Three close friends decide they’ve had enough of their ex-husbands taking advantage of their roles as mothers and wives. They’re prepared to make money off the mental strain, humiliate their ex-partners, and enjoy an exciting journey. The comedy begins as Lauren, Madeline, and Sophie scream about everything wives do for free on a drunken night out.

Let’s create a monetizing mental burden app. and perhaps get back at our ex-lovers. The Wife App was soon born and quickly became the start-up with the quickest growth in New York City.

Life then gets in the way. Love steps in. Former husbands step in. And the repercussions go far beyond what Lauren, Madeline, or Sophie could have anticipated. Carolyn Mackler makes her adult fiction debut with a comic tale of retribution and redemption that simultaneously mocks contemporary marriage and celebrates female friendship and love in all its forms.

12. Starring Adele Astaire

Starring Adele Astaire | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: Starring Adele Astaire

Author: Eliza Knight

Genre: Biographical Fiction

Publishing Date: 6 June 2023


Adele Astaire was a brilliant, glitzy performer who charmed audiences from New York to London by dancing with her brother, Fred. She has innumerable admirers and is feted by royalty, but she still longs for a devoted husband and a large family. 

Adele may get her wish when she meets Lord Charles Cavendish, but at what price? Violet Wood desired to dance on the London stage since she could walk. She is Adele’s buddy and, driven by ambition, is more than ready to make the necessary compromises to realize her dreams of rising from obscurity to stardom. The path to popularity is complex, though.

Adele and Violet’s lives are intertwined as they go from the fast-paced world of the Roaring 20s to the tragedies and sacrifices of wartime London. Each must decide whether fame is worth the price you must pay.

13. Sally Brady’s Italian Adventure

Sally Brady's Italian Adventure | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: Sally Brady’s Italian Adventure

Author: Christina Lynch

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: 13 June 2023


Dust Bowl refugee Sally Brady, who was abandoned as a young kid in Los Angeles in 1931, persuades a Hollywood movie star to adopt her, and she grows up to become a vibrant gossip journalist who covertly satirizes Europe’s upper class. By 1940, sassy Sally is charming and cunningly capturing fascist-era Rome. During World War II, Sally is stranded in Italy with a fraudulent passport, a caustic wit, and an ill-defined sense of right and wrong.

Sally must overcome tragedy with humor, entangle pompous bureaucrats in their red tape, persuade the cruel to be kind, and untangle the mystery, weight, and meaning of family to save her friends and navigate her way home through a country of besieged castles and villas.

14. Where Echoes Die

Where Echoes Die | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: Where Echoes Die

Author: Courtney Gould

Genre: Young adult fiction

Publishing Date: 20 June 2023


Since her mother’s passing, a talented but troubled investigative writer, Beck Birsching, has been lost. She struggles to control the want to regress to happier times and longs for the days when everything was as it should be. So Beck is hopeful that a cryptic note in her mother’s handwriting that reads, “Come and find me,” pointing to the town of Backravel, may have the solution.

There is something strange about the hamlet of Backravel, Arizona, as soon as Beck and her sister Riley arrive. Automobiles, graves, and churches are all absent.

The town is a mix of aging military facilities and brand-new, shining structures, all under the watchful eye of the town’s glistening treatment facility perched high on a plateau. Nobody seems to know how they got there, and only the mysterious town leader and his daughter Avery seem to know more than they’re saying.

15. Have You Seen Her

Have You Seen Her | Books Publishing in June 2023

Full Title: Have You Seen Her

Author: Catherine McKenzie

Genre: Contemporary

Publishing Date: 27 June 2023


Cassie Peters has fled her frantic and hidden life in New York City for the safety of her birthplace of Mammoth Lakes, California, armed with a burner phone and a new job. There, where a case she worked on ten years ago still haunts her, she starts working with Yosemite Search and Rescue once more. She joins a gang of youthful explorers and seasonal laborers who have made Yosemite their summer home and rapidly reverts to old habits.

She meets Petal, a young lady who shares a caravan with her much older wife and keeps a comprehensive journal of the park’s activities, and Jada, a recent college graduate traveling cross-country with her boyfriend and posting pictures of their trip to Instagram. In this riveting thriller, Cassie’s history comes up with her when these three women meet paths, with surprising results that have far-reaching repercussions.

Conclusion| 15 Best Books Publishing in June 2023

Well, what do you say? Don’t they all seem amazing? I can’t wait for them to be out in the market so I can grab them! They seem just so enjoyable!

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