The Exciting List of June 2022 Book Releases

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What new releases are coming out in 2022? Take a look at all the most anticipated June 2022 Book Releases!

This Month's Most Recommended

Starting a new month is always exciting, especially when we get to arrange our reading schedule as well!

With great upcoming books, be ready to wander from romance book releases to the next New York Times Best Selling authors to a coming of age story or a most anticipated historical fiction novel that will keep you glued to your seat.

Being quite an eclectic reader, I bet you’ll find a feel-good read on this list, and I’m so excited to spread the word about all of these new book releases.

If you’re new to Comet Readings, thanks for being here! Every month I’ll share the hottest upcoming releases to put on your radar.

I know that sometimes choosing between new releases is overwhelming. I’ve tried my best to read and include a variety of genres, famous and debut authors to make your reading experience the best and as diverse as possible.

Happy Reading!


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Best 2022 Upcoming Releases

Best June 2022 Book Releases

It All Comes Down to This book cover

It All Comes Down to This

by Therese Anne Fowler

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: June 7, 2022

When their mother dies, The Geller sisters have to face their own secrets and desires. Beck is a freelance journalist whose marriage is more like a sibling bond than a passionate partnership. Claire is a pediatric cardiologist who has always felt like the misfit of the family. And Sophie is a young woman whose glamorous life is actually a cash-strapped house of cards.

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The Hotel Nantucket

by Elin Hilderbrand

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: June 14, 2022

The Hotel Nantucket is a world-famous resort that was once the jewel of the Gilded Age. Now, it’s been abandoned and is in need of a major overhaul. When Lizbet Keaton is named the new general manager, she’s determined to turn things around. With the help of her staff and a London billionaire owner, she just might be able to make the Hotel Nantucket great again. But with a haunted past and a lot of secrets, the road to success is anything but easy.

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The Lies I Tell

 by Julie Clark

On Sale: June 21, 2022

A domestic thriller that explores the lives of two women who are determined to seek justice for the past and rewrite the future. The story follows con artist Meg Williams, who uses different identities to con unsuspecting people out of their money. When she comes up against Kat Roberts, a woman who has been waiting for years for her to return, the two begin a cat-and-mouse game that will have you guessing until the very end.

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A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons

A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons

by Kate Khavari

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: June 7, 2022

A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons is a fast-paced mystery set in 1923 London. A research assistant named Saffron must use her knowledge of botany to clear her mentor’s name after he is accused of poisoning a professor’s wife. Along the way, she must navigate the challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated field and deal with the expectations of society. This entertaining examination of society’s expectations is perfect for fans of historical fiction and mystery.

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Blood Orange Night

Blood Orange Night

 by Melissa Bond

On Sale: June 14, 2022

As a new mother, Bond suffers from unbearable insomnia and is prescribed benzodiazepines by her doctor. Following her doctor’s orders, Bond takes the pills night after night and quickly becomes addicted. When she collapses while holding her infant daughter, Bond finally realizes the danger of her situation and begins the months-long process of tapering off the drugs without suffering debilitating, potentially deadly consequences

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Top Thrillers June 2022 Book Releases

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Local Gone Missing

 by Fiona Barton

On Sale: June 14, 2022

Detective Elise King investigates a man’s disappearance in a small seaside town. With the town’s locals and weekenders at odds, Elise must uncover the town’s secrets to find the man. But Ebbing is a small town, and its hidden connections run deeper than she could have ever imagined.

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The House Across The Lake

 by Riley Sager

On Sale: June 21, 2022

When Casey Fletcher retreats to her family’s lake house in Vermont, the last thing she expects is to get wrapped up in the lives of her glamorous neighbors, Tom and Katherine Royce. As she spends more time watching them, however, Casey begins to suspect that all is not as it seems in the Royce household, and when Katherine suddenly vanishes, Casey is convinced that Tom is behind it. But the more she investigates, the more she realizes that there are dark secrets lurking beneath the surface of the idyllic lake house.

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One of The Girls

 by Lucy Clarke

On Sale: June 28, 2022

When six very different women travel to a sun-soaked Greek island for Lexi’s bachelorette party, they’re each hiding a secret. Someone is determined to ensure that Lexi’s marriage never happens – and that one of them doesn’t leave the island alive. As dangerous undercurrents start to run beneath the surface of their seemingly perfect vacation, it becomes clear that there’s more at stake than just Lexi’s wedding.

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Top Historical Fiction Book Releases

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The Teacher of Warsaw

by Mario Escobar

On Sale: June 7, 2022

A historical novel based on the true story of Janusz Korczak, a Polish doctor and children’s rights advocate who ran an orphanage in Warsaw during World War II. As the Nazis invade Poland and begin rounding up Jews, Korczak does everything he can to protect the children under his care. With dignity and courage, he leads them through the hardships of the ghetto and into a future full of hope.

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The German Wife

by Kelly Rimmer

On Sale: June 28, 2022

Inspired by the true story of Operation Paperclip, a controversial US intelligence program that employed former Nazis after WWII, this novel follows the story of Sofie von Meyer Rhodes and her family as they navigate their way through Berlin during the rise of the Nazi party, and eventually to America where they must grapple with the aftermath of their past. The novel is a gripping tale of family, secrets, and betrayal that will leave readers captivated.

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Most anticipated June 2022 New Book Releases

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Out of the Clear Blue Sky

by Kristan Higgins

Women’s Fiction
On Sale: June 7, 2022

Lillie Silva’s life is turned upside down when her husband dumps her for another woman just as her son leaves for college. With her world in shambles, Lillie finds herself going a little rogue as she attempts to pick up the pieces. But with the support of her sister and the unlikely friendship of Ben Hallowell, Lillie just might find that the best is yet to come.

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An Island Summer

 by Jenny Hale

On Sale: June 9, 2022

 Meghan Gray returns to her beloved grandfather’s cottage on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. There she meets Toby Meyers, a local businessman, and begins to unravel a decades-old mystery surrounding a black-and-white photograph. Will uncovering the truth bring Meghan and Toby closer together or tear them apart?

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by Meg Mitchell Moore

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: June 14, 2022

Louisa, a mother of three has come to her parents’ house in Maine for the summer. While there, she must grapple with her father’s Alzheimer’s disease and her own complicated feelings about her family. Meanwhile, Kristie, a young woman from Pennsylvania, has arrived in Maine with her own secrets and baggage. As the summer unfolds, both Louisa and Kristie will be forced to confront their pasts and present choices. Vacationland is a touching novel about family, relationships, and finding your way in life.

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Not Exactly What I Had in Mind

Not Exactly What I Had in Mind

 by Kate Brook

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: June 28, 2022

Two roommates find themselves drawn together even as their lives start to head in different directions. Hazel and Alfie have just moved in together as roommates and friends, but things quickly become complicated when they sleep together. Now they’re not sure what their relationship is, and they’ll have to figure it out as Hazel’s sister and her wife come to visit.

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The Love of my Other Life

 by C.J. Connolly

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: June 30, 2022

Josie is a 36-year-old British woman living in Brooklyn. She has a crush on a guy who she thinks is about to break up with his girlfriend, and she’s looking forward to her birthday dinner with friends. However, her plans change when she’s involved in a bike accident and wakes up in a hospital. As she begins to recover, she realizes that she’s in a completely different life – one where she’s married to a handsome stranger and living in Manhattan.

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Reese's Book Club Pick June 2022

Reese’s Book Club is a book club founded by Reese Witherspoon. The club reads one book a month and then discusses it online. All the books are chosen with a wide range of readers in mind. Reese’s Book Club is a great way to get recommendations for books to read and to connect with other readers. Here you’ll find the updated list and know about my favorite picks.

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by Kirstin Chen

Literary Fiction
On Sale: June 7, 2022

Ava Wong is a successful Chinese American lawyer with a happy family life. But when her old college roommate, Winnie Fang, reappears and draws her into a scheme involving counterfeit luxury handbags, Ava’s perfect world begins to unravel. As their business grows, Ava and Winnie find themselves in over their heads, and when Winnie suddenly vanishes, Ava is left to face the consequences.

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Read With Jenna Book Club Pick June 2022

The Read with Jenna Book club is a great way for fans of Jenna Bush Hager to connect with each other and discuss their favorite books. It’s also a great way to discover new authors and learn more about the reading experience. If you’re looking for a way to get more out of your reading, be sure to check out the Read with Jenna Book Club. You won’t regret it!

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These Impossible Things

by Salma El-Wardany

Literary Fiction
On Sale: June 7, 2022

In this coming-of-age debut novel, three best friends must navigate the complicated terrain of love, sex, faith, and family as they move into adulthood. Malak, Kees, and Jenna have been inseparable since childhood. But as they enter their college years, they find themselves pulled in different directions by the expectations of their families, their community, and their own desires.

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Book of the Month June 2022

Book of the Month is perfect if you’re looking for a subscription that will keep you entertained and engaged. They carefully select books from well-known authors and new releases to send to their subscribers. You’re guaranteed to find a great book each month.

So if you’re looking for a great way to get new books each month, Book of the Month is a great option. Try it out today!

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by Jennifer Ryan

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byJulie Clark

These are the best new books of June 2022. Let me know if you find something interesting or have already read and enjoyed any of these new releases.

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