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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!

There There

Tommy Orange (2018)

My Plain Jane

Cynthia Hand Brodi Ashton (2018)


Lauren Groff (2018)

The Mermaid

Christina Henry (2018)

Bruja Born

Zoraida Cordova (2018)

Series starters

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

The Cuckoo's Calling

Robert Galbraith (2013)

In the Woods

Tana French (2007)

The Pillars of the Earth

Ken Follett (2007)

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss (2007)

Storm Front

Jim Butcher James Marsters (2002)

Altered Carbon

Richard K. Morgan Todd McLaren (2005)

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)

Must Read Science Fiction & Fantasy by Female Authors

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

A Skinful of Shadows

Frances Hardinge (2017)

Elizabeth and Zenobia

Jessica Miller Yelena Bryksenkova (2017)

The Belles

Dhonielle Clayton (2018)

Spy Glass

Maria V. Snyder (2017)

An Unkindness of Ghosts

Rivers Solomon (2017)

Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo (2015)

Page to screen 2018

Books becoming movies and shows this year

A Wrinkle In Time

Madeleine L'engle Hope Davis (2012)

Red Sparrow

Jason Matthews (2013)

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson Bernadette Dunne (2010)

The House with a Clock In Its Walls

John Bellairs Edward Gorey (2004)

The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood (1986)