June has totally got away from me, I can’t believe it’s time for another round of of new releases already, but here we are. A veritable smorgasbord of books to keep you occupied over the summer months.

Titles marked with a * are ones I’ve received review copies of and P means they are on my pre-order list.


The Darkening by Sunya Mara (Hodder & Stoughton)

Below Zero by Ali Hazelwood (Sphere)P

Honey & Spice by Bolu Babalola (Headline)

The Pallbearers’ Club by Paul Tremblay (Titan)

The Bewitching by Jill Dawson (Sceptre)

The Last Storm by Tim Lebbon (Titan)

Lore Olympus Volume Two by Rachel Smythe (Del Rey)P

The Moonday Letters by Emmi Itäranta (Titan)

Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez (Titan)P


The Ends by James Smythe (HarperVoyager)P

The Society for Soulless Girls by Laura Steven (Electric Monkey)P

Listen to Me by Tess Gerritsen (Bantam Press)*

Not Exactly What I Had in Mind by Kate Brook (Corvus)

The Reluctant Vampire Queen by Jo Simmons (Hot Key Books)

Upgrade by Blake Crouch (Macmillan)

Finding Mr Perfectly Fine by Tasneem Abdur-Rashid (Zaffre)

The King is Dead by Benjamin Dean (Simon & Schuster)*

Her Dark Wings by Melinda Salisbury (David Fickling)

Stalking the Atomic City by Markiyan Kamysh (Pushkin Press)

Rapunzella, Or, Don’t Touch My Hair by Ella McLeod (Scholastic)

Breathe and Count Back From Ten by Natalia Sylvester (Clarion)

It’s a Continent: Unravelling Africa’s History One Country at a Time by Astrid Madimba, Chinny Ukata (Coronet)


A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers (Tor)P

August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White (Orbit)

Life Ceremony by Sayaka Murata (Granta)

Invasion of the Spirit People by Juan Pablo Villalobos (And Other Stories)

The Hive by Scarlett Brade (Zaffre)


Am I Normal?: The 200-Year Search for Normal People (and Why They Don’t Exist) by Sarah Chaney (Wellcome Collection)

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Chatto & Windus)


The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Jo Fletcher)


Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson (HarperVoyager)P

Dead Water by C.A. Fletcher (Orbit)

Ten Thousand Stitches by Olivia Atwater (Orbit)

Takeaway: Stories From a Childhood Behind the Counter by Angela Hui (Trapeze)

Just Like Home by Sarah Gailey (Hodder & Stoughton)

The Movement by Ayisha Malik (Headline)


Bet on It by Jodie Slaughter (St. Martin’s)


The Book of Gothel by Mary McMyne (Orbit)*

The Holloway Girls by Susan Bishop Crispell (Sourcebooks)

Hunting by Stars by Cherie Dimaline (Jacaranda)