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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

June 2019

Mrs. Everything (Audiobook) written by Jennifer Weiner, read by Ari Graynor and Beth Malone - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Simon & Schuster Audio | 9781508251798 | Published June 11, 2019

Growing up in 1950s Detroit, Jo and Bethie Kaufman live in a perfect “Dick and Jane” house, where their roles in the family are clearly defined. But the truth ends up looking different from what the girls imagined. As their lives unfold against the background of free love and Vietnam, Woodstock and women’s lib, Bethie becomes an adventure-loving wild child who dives headlong into the counterculture and is up for anything (except settling down). Meanwhile, Jo becomes a proper young mother in Connecticut, a witness to the changing world instead of a participant. Neither woman inhabits the world she dreams of, nor has a life that feels authentic or brings her joy. Is it too late for them to finally stake a claim on happily ever after?

The Summer Guests (Audiobook) written by Mary Alice Monroe, read by Cassandra Campbell - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Simon & Schuster Audio | 9781508279129 | Published June 11, 2019

When a hurricane threatens the coasts of Florida and South Carolina, an eclectic group of evacuees flees for the farm of their friends Grace and Charles Phillips in North Carolina: the Phillips’ daughter Moira and her rescue dogs, famed equestrian Javier Angel de la Cruz, makeup artist Hannah McLain, horse breeder Gerda Klug and her daughter Elise, and island resident Cara Rutledge. They bring with them only the few treasured possessions they can fit in their vehicles. During the course of one of the most challenging weeks of their lives, relationships are put to the test as the evacuees are forced to confront the unresolved issues they have with themselves and with each other.

Hardcover

Who's Sorry Now?: A Lady Adelaide Mystery by Maggie Robinson - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Poisoned Pen Press | 9781464211355 | Published June 1, 2019

Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Devenand Hunter finds himself in the middle of a series of upper-class deaths in London. Bright Young People are being extinguished in their favorite night spots, from a sleazy private jazz club to the Savoy ballroom. Dev knows just the person to help him navigate the treacherous society waters: Lady Adelaide Compton, a marquess' daughter and widow of a Great War hero. Unfortunately, he has put her in jeopardy once before, almost leading him to turn in his warrant card. But when her sister Cee is nearly one of the victims, Addie turns to Mr. Hunter, offering her help...and it soon becomes clear that the two of them working together again could lead to much more than merely solving crime.

1941: The Year Germany Lost the War by Andrew Nagorski - History, Nonfiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781501181115 | Published June 4, 2019

In early 1941, Hitler’s armies ruled most of Europe. Churchill’s Britain was an isolated holdout against the Nazi tide, but German bombers were attacking its cities and German U-boats were attacking its ships. Stalin was observing the terms of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, and Roosevelt was vowing to keep the United States out of the war. But by the end of 1941, Hitler had repeatedly gambled on escalation and lost: by invading the Soviet Union and committing a series of disastrous military blunders; by making mass murder and terror his weapons of choice, and by rushing to declare war on the United States after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Britain emerged with two powerful new allies: Russia and the United States. By then, Germany was doomed to defeat.

Assassin of Shadows by Lawrence Goldstone - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Pegasus Books | 9781643131306 | Published June 4, 2019

Just after 4pm on September 6, 1901, 28-year-old anarchist Leon Czolgosz pumped two shots into the chest and abdomen of President William McKinley. Both law enforcement and the press insisted that Czolgosz was merely the tip of a vast and murderous conspiracy, likely instigated by the “high priestess of anarchy,” Emma Goldman. To untangle its threads and bring the remaining conspirators to justice, the president’s most senior advisors choose two other Secret Service agents, Walter George and Harry Swayne. What they uncover will not only absolve the anarchists, but also expose a plot that will threaten the foundations of American democracy and likely cost them their lives.

Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age by Robert Stone and Alan Andres - History, Nonfiction

Ballantine Books | 9781524798123 | Published June 4, 2019

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy proposed the nation spend 20 billion dollars to land a man on the Moon before the end of the decade. Based on eyewitness accounts and newly discovered archival material, CHASING THE MOON reveals for the first time the unknown stories of the fascinating individuals whose imaginative work across several decades culminated in America’s momentous achievement. More than a story of engineers and astronauts, the moon landing --- now celebrating its 50th anniversary --- grew out of the dreams of science fiction writers, filmmakers, military geniuses and rule-breaking scientists.

Just One Bite by Jack Heath - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Hanover Square Press | 9781335952844 | Published June 4, 2019

Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn’t supposed to find and is forced to hide it. When the FBI calls Blake in to investigate a missing university professor, Blake recognizes him as the dead man in his freezer. Then another man goes missing. And another. There’s a serial killer in Houston, Texas, and Blake is running out of time to solve the case. His investigation takes him to a sex doll factory, a sprawling landfill in Louisiana and a secret cabin in the woods. As they hunt the killer together, FBI agent Reese Thistle starts to warm to Blake --- but she also gets closer and closer to discovering his terrible secret.

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong - Fiction

Penguin Press | 9780525562023 | Published June 4, 2019

ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late 20s, the letter unearths a family’s history that began before he was born --- a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam --- and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class and masculinity.

Rag and Bone: A Jay Porter Novel by Joe Clifford - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Oceanview Publishing | 9781608093267 | Published June 4, 2019

Having spent 10 months on the run after he was framed for the murder of an estate-clearing associate, handyman Jay Porter returns to his hometown of Ashton, New Hampshire. During his time as a fugitive, he searched for a hard drive --- evidence that would put his longtime nemeses Adam and Michael Lombardi behind bars. But he came up empty-handed. With his reputation tarnished and employment opportunities nonexistent, Jay takes a charity assignment from old friend/flame Alison Rodgers and learns of a fire at Alison’s former rehab farm. Jay is convinced that the Lombardis started the fire as a scare tactic to pressure Alison to sell. But he soon discovers that evil isn’t so easy to define, and sometimes we need to take the law into our own hands if we want justice.

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok - Fiction

William Morrow | 9780062834300 | Published June 4, 2019

Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother --- and then vanishes. Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to remember a time when her parents were newly immigrated and too poor to keep Sylvie. Seven years older, Sylvie was raised by a distant relative in a faraway, foreign place, and didn’t rejoin her family in America until age nine. Timid and shy, Amy has always looked up to her sister, the fierce and fearless protector who showered her with unconditional love. But what happened to Sylvie? Amy and her parents are distraught and desperate for answers.

Skin Game: A Teddy Fay Novel Featuring Stone Barrington by Stuart Woods and Parnell Hall - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

G.P. Putnam's Sons | 9780735219168 | Published June 4, 2019

When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal. But as Teddy unearths more information that just doesn't seem to connect, his straightforward mission becomes far bigger --- and stranger --- than he could imagine. The trail of breadcrumbs leads to secrets hidden within secrets, evildoers trading in money and power, and a global threat on an unprecedented scale. Under the beautiful veneer of the City of Lights, true villainy lurks in the shadows...and Teddy Fay alone can prevent the impending disaster.

The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Sarah Crichton Books | 9780374146856 | Published June 4, 2019

For more than 30 years, Claude Ballard has been living at the Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel. A French pioneer of silent films who started out as a concession agent for the Lumière brothers, the inventors of cinema, Claude now spends his days foraging for mushrooms in the hills of Los Angeles and taking photographs of runaways and the striplings along Sunset Boulevard. But when a film history student comes to interview Claude about The Electric Hotel --- the lost masterpiece that bankrupted him and ended the career of his muse, Sabine Montrose --- the past comes surging back. In his run-down hotel suite, the ravages of the past are waiting to be excavated.

The Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen Cullen - Fiction

Graydon House | 9781525892080 | Published June 4, 2019

Inside the walls of the Dead Letters Depot, letter detectives work to solve mysteries. They study missing zip codes, illegible handwriting, rain-smudged ink, lost address labels, torn packages, forgotten street names --- all the many twists of fate behind missed birthdays, broken hearts, unheard confessions, pointless accusations, unpaid bills, unanswered prayers. Their mission is to unite lost mail with its intended recipients. But when letters arrive addressed simply to “My Great Love,” longtime letter detective William Woolf faces his greatest mystery to date. Written by a woman to the soulmate she hasn’t met yet, the missives capture William’s heart in ways he didn’t know possible.

The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Minotaur Books | 9781250178367 | Published June 4, 2019

In a London slowly recovering from World War II, two very different women join forces to launch a business venture in the heart of Mayfair --- The Right Sort Marriage Bureau. Miss Iris Sparks and Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge are determined to achieve some independence and do some good in a rapidly changing world. But the promising start to their marriage bureau is threatened when their newest client, Tillie La Salle, is found murdered and the man arrested for the crime is the prospective husband with whom they matched her. While the police are convinced they have their man, Miss Sparks and Mrs. Bainbridge are not. To clear his name --- and to rescue their fledgling operation’s reputation --- Sparks and Bainbridge decide to investigate on their own.

The Shallows: A Nils Shapiro Novel by Matt Goldman - Fiction, Mystery

Forge Books | 9781250191311 | Published June 4, 2019

A prominent lawyer is found dead, tied to his own dock by a fishing stringer through his jaw, and everyone wants private detective Nils Shapiro to protect them from suspicion: The unfaithful widow. Her artist boyfriend. The lawyer’s firm. A polarizing congressional candidate. A rudderless suburban police department. Even the FBI. Nils and his investigative partners illuminate a sticky web of secrets and deceit that draws national attention. But finding the web doesn’t prevent Nils from getting caught in it. Just when his safety is most in peril, his personal life takes an unexpected twist, facing its own snarl of surprise and deception.

Their Little Secret: A Tom Thorne Novel by Mark Billingham - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802147363 | Published June 4, 2019

When DI Tom Thorne arrives at the metro station, where a woman named Philippa Goodwin threw herself in front of an underground train, he inexplicably senses something awry and feels compelled to dig deeper. He soon discovers that she was the victim of a callous conman who preys on vulnerable women, and whose deception plunged Philippa to her end. Thorne enlists DI Nicola Tanner to help him track down the swindler and bring him to justice. But the detective duo gets more than they bargained for when a young man’s bludgeoned body turns up on the shore of a nearby seaside town. The two cases come together in a way that neither of the detectives could have foreseen.

We Were Killers Once by Becky Masterman - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Minotaur Books | 9781250074522 | Published June 4, 2019

Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn and her husband Carlo, a former priest and university professor, are trying to enjoy each other in this new stage in their lives. But a memento from Carlo's days as a prison chaplain --- a handwritten document hidden away undetected in a box of Carlo's old things --- has become a target for a man on the run from his past. Jerry Beaufort has just been released from prison after decades behind bars, and though he'd like to get on with living the rest of his life, he knows that somewhere there is a written record of the time he spent with two killers in 1959. Following the path of this letter will bring Jerry into contact with the last person he'll see as a threat: Brigid Quinn.

Your Life Is Mine by Nathan Ripley - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Atria Books | 9781501178238 | Published June 4, 2019

Blanche Potter, an up-and-coming filmmaker, has distanced herself in every way she can from her father, the notorious killer and cult leader, Chuck Varner. In 1996, he went on a shooting spree before turning the gun on himself. Now, Blanche learns that her mother has been murdered. She returns to her childhood home, where she soon discovers there’s more to the death than police are willing to reveal. The officer who’s handling the case is holding information back, and a journalist who’s nosing around the investigation is taking an unusual interest in Blanche’s family. Blanche begins to suspect that Chuck Varner’s cult has found a new life, and that her mother’s murder was just the beginning of the cult’s next chapter. Then another killing occurs.

City of Fear by Larry Enmon - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Crooked Lane Books | 9781643850313 | Published June 11, 2019

The unexpected killing of Dallas drug kingpin Ricardo Salazar sets everyone on edge. A New York crime family is up in arms about the loss of a major narcotics supplier. The Dallas Police dread the ensuing gang war, but Detectives Rob Soliz and Frank Pierce were on the scene at the time of the shooting. Frank saw a mysterious red-haired woman enter Ricardo’s just moments before the shooting, but she was never seen leaving. Instead, all they found inside the house was a dead man and a voodoo doll at his feet. Rob and Frank search for the redhead. She is the key to unraveling the crime. But finding her only presents more questions than answers. Frank knows she’s not being honest but can’t prove a direct connection to the murder.

Here's the Catch: A Memoir of the Miracle Mets and More by Ron Swoboda - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports

Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250235664 | Published June 11, 2019

Ron Swoboda wasn’t the greatest player the Mets ever had, but he made the greatest catch in Met history, saving a game in the 1969 World Series, and his RBI clinched the final game. By Met standards that makes him legend. The Mets even use a steel silhouette of the catch as a backing for the right field entrance sign at Citi Field. In this smart, funny and insightful memoir, which is as self-deprecating as a lifetime .249 hitter has to be, he tells the story of that magical year nearly game by game, revealing his struggles, his triumphs and what life was like for an everyday, Every Man player, even when he was being platooned.

Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder - Fiction

Flatiron Books | 9781250143150 | Published June 11, 2019

The Wright family is in ruins. Sue Ellen Wright has what she thinks is a close-to-perfect life: a terrific career as a Classics professor, a loving husband, and a son who is just about to safely leave the nest. But then disaster strikes. She learns that her husband is cheating, and that her son has made a complete mess of his life. So when the opportunity to take her family to a Greek island for a month presents itself, she jumps at the chance. This sunlit Aegean paradise is, after all, where she first fell in love with both a man and an ancient culture. Perhaps Sue Ellen’s past will provide the key to her and her family’s salvation.

Man of the Year by Caroline Louise Walker - Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Gallery Books | 9781982100452 | Published June 11, 2019

Dr. Robert Hart, Sag Harbor’s just-named Man of the Year, is the envy of his friends and neighbors. His medical practice is thriving. He has a beautiful old house and a beautiful new wife and a beautiful boat docked in the village marina. Even his wayward son, Jonah, is back on track, doing well at school, finally worthy of his father’s attentions. So when Jonah’s troubled college roommate, Nick, needs a place to stay for the summer, Robert and his wife generously offer him their guest house. But when he begins to notice his new houseguest getting a little too close to his wife, the good doctor’s veneer begins to crack. Before long, he’s embroiled in a desperate downward spiral, destroying the lives that stand in his way.

Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw - History, Music, Nonfiction

Random House | 9780593132951 | Published June 11, 2019

Through all the years of strife and triumph, America has been shaped not just by our elected leaders and our formal politics but also by our music --- by the lyrics, performers and instrumentals that have helped to carry us through the dark days and to celebrate the bright ones. From “The Star-Spangled Banner” to “Born in the U.S.A.,” Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw take readers on a moving and insightful journey through eras in American history and the songs and performers that inspired us. Meacham chronicles our history, exploring the stories behind the songs, and McGraw reflects on them as an artist and performer. Their perspectives combine to create a unique view of the role music has played in uniting and shaping a nation.

The Ditch by Herman Koch - Fiction

Hogarth | 9780525572381 | Published June 11, 2019

When Robert Walter, popular mayor of Amsterdam, sees his wife toss her head back with laughter while chatting to one of his aldermen at a New Year's reception, he immediately suspects the worst. Robert starts spending a lot of time and energy "behaving normally." Naturally, his normal behavior is far more suspicious. Normally Robert is not really present when he's at home; he's preoccupied with his phone, the newspapers and his own thoughts. But now Robert is so sure he'll miss the clues if he doesn't pay attention that he starts to be almost alarmingly attentive and interested --- ultimately losing himself in increasingly panicked and paranoid trains of thought.

The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation - A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy by J. Randy Taraborrelli - Biography, Nonfiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250174062 | Published June 11, 2019

A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his celebrated siblings, Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy. Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, this third generation of Kennedys often veered between towering accomplishment and devastating defeat. In his revelatory new book, acclaimed Kennedy historian J. Randy Taraborrelli draws back the curtain on the next generation of America’s most famous family.