2 Book Lovers Reviews

June's Anticipated Reads 

​​June is the ideal time to sit back, relax, and read (I say that about every month, though).  If you haven’t already made your summer reading list, you’re probably thinking about it.  With the start of every month, I enjoy looking through the upcoming releases and adding a few to my own TBR list.  Just "click" on the book title to read the synopsis.

- June 1 - Malibu Rising  – By Taylor Jenkins Reid - A new book by Taylor Jenkins Reid will always find a home on my reading list.

Malibu 1983. Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of one night, each of their lives will be changed forever.

- June 1 - The Road Trip  – By Beth O’Leary - This just sounds fun!

Two exes reach a new level of awkward when forced to take a road trip together.

- June 8The Last Goodbye  – By Fiona Lucas - This novel looks like it has the potential to break my heart.  I can't wait to read it!

Spencer was the love of Anna’s life: her husband, her best friend, her rock. She thought their love would last forever.
But three years ago, Spencer was tragically killed in an accident and Anna’s world was shattered. How can she ever move on, when she’s lost her soulmate?
On New Year’s Eve Anna calls Spencer’s phone number, just to hear his old voicemail greeting. But to her shock, someone answers…

- June 8Pack Up the Moon  – By Kristan Higgins - I suspect a box of tissues will be needed for this one.

Every month, a letter. That's what Lauren decides to leave her husband when she finds out she's dying. Each month, she gives Josh a letter containing a task to help him face this first year without her, leading him on a heartrending, beautiful, often humorous journey to find happiness again.

- June 15Bath Haus  – By P.J. Vernon – Thriller! 

Oliver Park, a recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life together. With everything to lose, Oliver shouldn't be visiting Haus, a gay bathhouse. But through the entrance he goes, and it's a line crossed. Inside, he follows a man into a private room, and it's the final line. Whatever happens next, Nathan can never know. But then, everything goes wrong, terribly wrong, and Oliver barely escapes with his life...

- June 22Songs in Ursa Major  – By Emma Brodie - For music lovers! 

The year is 1969, and the Bayleen Island Folk Fest is abuzz with one name: Jesse Reid. Tall and soft-spoken, with eyes blue as stone-washed denim, Jesse Reid’s intricate guitar riffs and supple baritone are poised to tip from fame to legend with this one headlining performance. That is, until his motorcycle crashes on the way to the show.
Jane Quinn is a Bayleen Island local whose music flows as naturally as her long blond hair. When she and her bandmates are asked to play in Jesse Reid’s place at the festival, it almost doesn’t seem real. But Jane plants her bare feet on the Main Stage and delivers the performance of a lifetime, stopping Jesse’s disappointed fans in their tracks: A star is born...

- June 29To Sir, with Love – By Lauren Layne  - For a fun, lighter reading experience.

A romantic comedy following two thirty-somethings who meet on a blind dating app—only to realize that their online chemistry is nothing compared to their offline rivalry.

- June 29Survive the Night  – By Riley Sager - Love a good scare?  So do I!  This book sounds like the perfect read for a road trip/camping trip.

It’s November 1991. Nirvana's in the tape deck, George H. W. Bush is in the White House, and movie-obsessed college student Charlie Jordan is in a car with a man who might be a serial killer...

What books are you looking forward to this month?  Let me know!

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