June 2019 book releases

Apparently, it’s June already – did you know that? Time flies when you’re having fun. So lets try to have fun in June as well! What does June have in store for use, except for summer? Well, tons of new books of course. And since it’s hard to decide what new book to read (as always), I’ve made a list of five news books that you really shouldn’t miss out on!

Soul of the Sword1. Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) – Julie Kagawa
Release date: June 18th 2019
Publisher: Inkyard Press
She’s only my favorite author in the world and she only writes amazing fantastical YA books: Julie Kagawa! Whenever Julie releases a new book, she’ll always end up on top of the list. In her newest series, it’s all about shapeshifter Yumeko, an ancient scroll and an all powerful wish fulfilling dragon. Throw a demon trapped in a cursed sword in the mix, and you’ve got yourself one hell of a book! Read more…



Sourcery of Thorns2. Sourcery and Thorns – Margaret Rogerson
Release date: June 4th 2019
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power. Plottwist, power, dark forces, lies, enchantments and much more. Sound very promising! Read more…


The Evil Queen3. The Evil Queen (The Forst of Good and Evil #1) – Gena Showalter
Release date: June 25th 2019
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Gena Showalter is the author of many amazing fantasy and dystopian stories. She’s well knows for her Alice in Zombieland books (which I love for it’s excitement and humor) or maybe her First Live books with the amazing covers. If you’ve read her books, you know about how much passion she puts in the story. So now that’s she’s writing a Snow White retelling, I can only say I am 100% excited and looking forward to this story. Read more…


Like a Love Story4. Like a Love Story – Abdi Nazemian
Release date: June 4th 2019
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Set in New York in 1989, Like a Love Story tells the story of three teens. Reza, who just moved the the city, is gay. Judy is an aspiring fashion designer who worships her uncle Stephen, a gay man with AIDS who devotes his time to activism as a member of ACT UP. Art is Judy’s best friend, their school’s only out and proud teen. He’ll never be who his conservative parents want him to be, so he rebels by documenting the AIDS crisis through his photographs. How will they not break each other’s hearts? Read more…


Call It What You Want5. Call It What You Want – Brigid Kemmemer
Release date: June 25th 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA
When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah. Even worse, his father’s failed suicide attempt leaves Rob and his mother responsible for his care. Everyone thinks of Maegan as a typical overachiever, but she has a secret of her own after the pressure got to her last year. And when her sister comes home from college pregnant, keeping it from her parents might be more than she can handle. When they are paired up for a calculus project and get to know each other, they wonder: is it okay to do something wrong for the right reasons? Read more…


Which of these books are on your TBR? Let us know down below! 😀








Nanouk Meijer

Nanouk is the founder and owner of the website. She runs the website, takes care of the lay-out, give-aways, social media, book reviews and events. She is 25 years old and graduated from 'Comparative Literature' at Utrecht University. She is Digital Product Manager at HarperCollins Holland and staff reviewer at YA Books Central. She breaths books.

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