Hey bookworms! I really wanted to use today’s blog post to discuss some of my most anticipated June 2022 releases with you guys! For Lost In The Plot’s Newsletters, I always try to share some of the following month’s book releases that I’m excited for, and June has some awesome ones! While I definitely didn’t plan for there being only 2 genres, it looks like I’m most excited for thrillers and romances, as usual! 😉 Let’s get started!
The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
This women’s fiction book is to be released on June 14th, 2022. After a tragic fire in 1922 that killed 19-year-old chambermaid, Grace Hadley, The Hotel Nantucket descended from a gilded age gem to a mediocre budget-friendly lodge to inevitably an abandoned eyesore — until it’s purchased and renovated top to bottom by London billionaire, Xavier Darling. Xavier hires Nantucket sweetheart Lizbet Keaton as his general manager, and Lizbet, in turn, pulls together a charismatic, if inexperienced, staff who shares the vision of turning the fate of the hotel around. They face challenges in getting along with one another (and with the guests), in overcoming the hotel’s bad reputation, and in surviving the (mostly) harmless shenanigans of Grace Hadley herself — who won’t stop haunting the hotel until her murder is acknowledged.
I feel like what intrigued me most about this book is that it’s so different what Elin Hilderbrand’s usual stories set in Nantucket, and because it’s so different in general! This general fiction would be perfect for hotel enthusiasts or people in the travel industry! I always love reading multiple points of view, so I’m really excited to read this and see where it goes!
The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill
This thriller book is to be released on June 7th, 2022. The ornate reading room at the Boston Public Library is quiet until the tranquility is shattered by a woman’s terrified scream. Security guards take charge immediately, instructing everyone inside to stay put until the threat is identified and contained. While they wait for the all-clear, four strangers, who’d happened to sit at the same table, pass the time in conversation, and friendships are struck. Each has his or her own reasons for being in the reading room that morning—it just happens that one is a murderer.
I think what caught my eye first for this book is the fact that it’s a thriller set in a library, and because it gives me No Exit vibes! I love that this book focuses on 4 strangers and allows us as the reader to gain insight into all their lives while we try and see who the murderer is! Sounds super thrilling and I can’t wait to pick it up!
The House Across the Lake by Riley Sagar
This book is set to be released on June 21st, 2022. Casey Fletcher, a recently widowed actress trying to escape a streak of bad press, has retreated to the peace and quiet of her family’s lake house in Vermont. Armed with a pair of binoculars and several bottles of liquor, she passes the time watching Tom and Katherine Royce, the glamorous couple who live in the house across the lake. They make for good viewing—a tech innovator, Tom is rich; and a former model, Katherine is gorgeous.
One day on the lake, Casey saves Katherine from drowning, and the two strike up a budding friendship. But the more they get to know each other—and the longer Casey watches—it becomes clear that Katherine and Tom’s marriage is not as perfect and placid as it appears. When Katherine suddenly vanishes, Casey becomes consumed with finding out what happened to her. In the process, she uncovers eerie, darker truths that turn a tale of voyeurism and suspicion into a story of guilt, obsession and how looks can be very deceiving.
I’ve always been a fan of Riley Sagar’s work, and hearing about this summer-vibe Woman In The Window-esque book intrigued me right away! I’m all about a domestic thriller, and trying to figure out if someone in the relationship is guilty, or someone else!
Stuck With You by Ali Hazelwood
This is set to be released on June 7th, 2022. Mara, Sadie, and Hannah are friends first, scientists always. Though their fields of study might take them to different corners of the world, they can all agree on this universal truth: when it comes to love and science, opposites attract and rivals make you burn…
Logically, Sadie knows that civil engineers are supposed to build bridges. However, as a woman of STEM she understands that variables can change, and when you are stuck for hours in a tiny New York elevator with the man who broke your heart, you earn the right to burn that brawny, blond bridge to the ground. Not even the most sophisticated of Sadie’s superstitious rituals could have predicted such a disastrous reunion. But while she refuses to acknowledge the siren call of Erik’s steely forearms or the way his voice softens when he offers her his sweater, Sadie can’t help but wonder if there might be more layers to her cold-hearted nemesis than meet the eye.
I have yet to read the first novella from the STEMinist series, but I cannot wait to read each of them and get to know each of the three girls mentioned in their own novellas! I know Ali Hazelwood’s work is beyond amazing, so I cannot wait to see how much detail, friendship, and smut she can fit into such a small book!
Maggie Moves On by Lucy Score
This book is set to be released on June 21st, 2022. House-flipping sensation and YouTube star Maggie Nichols can’t wait to dig into her next challenge. Arriving in tiny Kinship, Idaho, with only a cot and a coffeemaker, Maggie is prepared to restore a crumbling Victorian mansion in four months or less. What she doesn’t have is time for sexy, laid-back landscaper Silas Wright.
The man takes flirtation to a whole new level. And he does it shirtless. He and his service school-dropout dog are impressively persistent. But she’s not interested in putting down roots. Not when fans tune in to watch her travel the country turning dilapidated houses into dream homes. A short-term fling on the other hand could fit nicely into her calendar. After all, Maggie remembers what fun is like. As their summer gets downright steamy, Silas manages to demolish the emotional walls she’s spent years building, sending Maggie into a panic. He’s the wrench in her carefully constructed plans. With the end of the project looming, she has a decision to make. But how can she stay when her entire career is built on moving on.
Okay, but this book is literally perfect for me right now, as it revolves around house-flipping and I’m moving to a house that needs TLC soon!!! I’m sure a lot of people have heard of Lucy Score’s book Things We Never Got Over, but this is another new release and it’s all about house-flipping and steamy moments with a sexy landscaper! I can’t wait to feel the small-town vibes, read about Silas’ cute dog, and see if I can get any creative ideas for my new home!
There are always so many books that I’m excited about every month, but I hope you guys enjoyed reading more about my top 5 most anticipated June releases! If I had to choose which books I’m least vs most excited about, this would be the order:
Thank you so so much for reading today’s blog post bookworms! Comment down below some June 2022 releases that you’re excited about from any genre; I’d love to check them out! Have a wonderful rest of your day! ❤
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