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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

Paperback

Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316349024 | Published June 4, 2019

Since she was seven years old, Yvonne has had her trusted violin to keep her company, especially in those lonely days after her mother walked out on their family. But with graduation just around the corner, she is forced to face the hard truth that she just might not be good enough to attend a conservatory after high school. Full of doubt about her future, Yvonne meets a street musician and fellow violinist who understands her struggle. He's mysterious, charming and different from Warren, the familiar and reliable boy who has her heart. But when Yvonne becomes unexpectedly pregnant, she has to make the most difficult decision yet about her future.

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart - Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316471428 | Published June 4, 2019

In a world where women have no rights, sisters Serina and Nomi Tessaro face two very different fates: one in the palace, the other in prison. Serina has been groomed her whole life to become a Grace --- someone to stand by the heir to the throne as a shining, subjugated example of the perfect woman. But when her sister, Nomi, catches the heir's eye, it's Serina who takes the fall for the dangerous secret that Nomi has been hiding. Now trapped in a life she never wanted, Nomi has only one way to save Serina: surrender to her role as a Grace until she can use her position to release her sister. This is easier said than done.

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd - Fairy Tale, Family, Fantasy, Friendship, Magic, Young Adult 13+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780358108238 | Published June 4, 2019

17-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves and have the freedom to fall in love. Enchanted from animal to human girl, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered and Anouk is accused of the crime. Pursued through Paris by the underground magical society known as the Haute, Anouk and her fellow Beasties only have three days to find the real killer before the spell keeping them human fades away.

Little Do We Know by Tamara Ireland Stone - Christian, Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484774168 | Published June 4, 2019

Neighbors and ex-best friends Hannah and Emory haven't spoken since the fight where they said things they couldn't take back. Now Emory is fine-tuning her UCLA application and trying to make the most of the months she has left with her boyfriend, Luke, before college. Meanwhile, Hannah's faith is shaken when her family's financial problems come to light, and she finds herself turning to unexpected places for answers. Hannah and Emory's paths cross when Hannah finds Luke doubled over in his car outside her house. When a devastating secret about Hannah and Emory's argument ultimately comes to light, they must all reexamine the things they hold true.

Nightblood by Elly Blake - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316273367 | Published June 4, 2019

Ruby is in love with a powerful Frost King, she's the heir to the Fire Throne and she may be a Nightblood --- the spawn of a vengeful deity hellbent on releasing an army of shadowy wraiths. Once freed, these beasts will devour the spirits of every last person until he or she is nothing but an empty husk. Ruby is able to control the shadows to a degree, even hosting one in her own body. But will this tenuous connection be enough to hold the beasts back? With time running out, she must bring Frostbloods and Firebloods together to make a stand against an immortal foe more deadly than any she's faced.

Tell Me No Lies by Adele Griffin - Contemporary Fiction, Family Life, Friendship, History

Algonquin Young Readers | 9781616209278 | Published June 4, 2019

Lizzy Swift is a senior in high school, emerging from her nerd chrysalis to take her first gamble on the social scene. She braves a relationship with her longtime crush, Matt Ashley, and befriends the reckless senior transfer, Claire Reynolds. But almost as quickly, these delights are clouded by doubts. Sometimes Lizzy feels that she and Matt are soul mates; other times it seems he’s holding back from her. Claire won’t tell Lizzy the whole story of her heart-wrenching breakup. Lizzy wants Claire to confide in her, even as she keeps her own secrets from her new best friend. When startling revelations come to light, they just might shatter the bonds of love and passion, friendship and loyalty. 

The Life and Death Parade by Eliza Wass - Fiction, Paranormal, Young Adult 14+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484787526 | Published June 4, 2019

One year ago, Kitty's boyfriend Nikki Bramley visited a psychic who told him he had no future. Now, he's dead. With the Bramley family grieving in separate corners of their home, Kitty sets out to find the psychic who read Nikki his fate. Instead she finds Roan, an enigmatic boy posing as a medium who belongs to the Life and Death Parade --- a group of supposed charlatans that explore, and exploit, the thin veil between this world and the next. A group whose members include the psychic...and Kitty's late mother. 
Zen and Gone by Emily France - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Spirituality, Young Adult 14+

Soho Teen | 9781641290319 | Published June 4, 2019

In Boulder, Colorado, Essence McKree feels older than any 17-year-old she knows because she has to care for her nine-year-old sister, Puck. When Essa meets Oliver, she is cautious at first, but Puck pushes Essa toward him. Together they explore Buddhism at the local zendo. Oliver agrees to accompany Essa on a three-day survival game in the mountains. Then she discovers that Puck has stowed away and followed them, and after a night in the mountrains, Essa wakes to find Puck missing. Now Essa must rely on her newfound spiritual strength to save her sister’s life, and ultimately her own.

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge - Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 12+

Amulet Paperbacks | 9781419733765 | Published June 11, 2019

Kate is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts. Reluctant to accept her appointed destiny as vessel for a coterie of her ancestors, she escapes. As she flees the pursuing Fellmottes across war-torn England, she accumulates a motley crew of her own allies, including outcasts, misfits, criminals and one extremely angry dead bear.

I Never by Laura Hopper - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Love & Romance, Young Adult 14+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9781328595874 | Published June 11, 2019

Janey King’s priorities used to be clear: track, school, friends and family. But when 17-year-old Janey learns that her seemingly happy parents are getting divorced, her world starts to shift. Back at school, Luke Hallstrom, an adorable senior, pursues Janey, and she realizes that she has two new priorities to consider: love and sex.

More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Bloomsbury YA | 9781681199917 | Published June 25, 2019

With loving adoptive parents by his side, Rev has managed to keep the demons of his past at bay...until he gets a letter from his abusive father. Emma's parents are constantly fighting, and her only escape is the computer game she built. But when an online troll's harassment escalates, she starts to fear for her safety. When Rev and Emma meet, they're both longing to lift the burden of their secrets. They connect instantly, promising to help each other no matter what. But soon Rev and Emma's secrets threaten to crush them, and they'll need more than a promise to find their way out.

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F. C. Yee - Adventure, Fiction

Amulet Paperbacks | 9781419732096 | Published June 25, 2019

The struggle to get into a top-tier college consumes sixteen-year-old Genie’s every waking thought. But when she discovers she’s a celestial spirit who’s powerful enough to bash through the gates of heaven with her fists, her perfectionist existence is shattered. Enter Quentin, a transfer student from China whose tone-deaf assertiveness beguiles Genie to the brink of madness. Quentin nurtures Genie’s outrageous transformation --- sometimes gently, sometimes aggressively --- as her sleepy suburb in the Bay Area comes under siege from hell-spawn. 

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily by Laura Creedle - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mental Health, Romance, Young Adult 13+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9781328603661 | Published June 25, 2019

When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and lands in detention with Abelard, she’s intrigued --- he seems thirty seconds behind, while she feels thirty seconds ahead. It doesn't hurt that he’s brilliant and beautiful. When Abelard posts a quote from THE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE online, their mutual affinity for ancient love letters connects them. The two fall for each other. Hard. But is it enough to bridge their differences in person?
The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins - Fiction, Magical Realism

Gallery Books | 9781982105549 | Published June 30, 2019

Sarah Dove is no ordinary bookworm. To her, books have always been more than just objects: they live, breathe and sometimes even speak. When Sarah grows up to become the librarian in her quaint Southern town of Dove Pond, her gift helps place every book in the hands of the perfect reader. Recently, however, the books have been whispering about something out of the ordinary: the arrival of a displaced city girl named Grace Wheeler. If the books are right, Grace could be the savior that Dove Pond desperately needs. The problem is, Grace wants little to do with the town or its quirky residents --- Sarah chief among them.