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The Professional Book Nerds Podcast reading list: Best June new book releases

Our Professional Book Nerds offer up their favorite new books coming out this month. Subscribe & listen today!

My Plain Jane

Cynthia Hand Brodi Ashton (2018)


Lauren Groff (2018)

Bruja Born

Zoraida Cordova (2018)

There There

Tommy Orange (2018)

The Mermaid

Christina Henry (2018)

Series starters

Start a new series with any of these "Book 1's"

In the Woods

Tana French (2007)

Altered Carbon

Richard K. Morgan Todd McLaren (2005)

The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett (2007)

Storm Front

Jim Butcher James Marsters (2002)

The Cuckoo's Calling

Robert Galbraith (2013)

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss (2007)

The Immigrant Experience Through Fiction

See the world through the eyes of other cultures.

Exit West

Mohsin Hamid (2017)

The Sympathizer

Viet Thanh Nguyen (2015)


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2013)

Behold the Dreamers

Imbolo Mbue (2016)

Must Read Science Fiction & Fantasy by Female Authors

Fantastical adventures through space, time and other worlds by some of today's best female authors.

An Unkindness of Ghosts

Rivers Solomon (2017)

The Belles

Dhonielle Clayton (2018)

A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge (2017)

Elizabeth and Zenobia

Jessica Miller Yelena Bryksenkova (2017)

Spy Glass

Maria V. Snyder (2017)

Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo (2015)

Page to screen 2018

Books becoming movies and shows this year

Red Sparrow

Jason Matthews (2013)

The House with a Clock In Its Walls

John Bellairs Edward Gorey (2004)

The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood (1986)

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson Bernadette Dunne (2010)

A Wrinkle In Time

Madeleine L'engle Hope Davis (2012)