June 2019 Adult New Releases

June 2019 Adult Picks

June adult new releases from your favorite authors, just in time for the summer!

June 4

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The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel

Recounts the wealthy history of the Plaza hotel, covering major scandals, tragedies, and some of the celebrities who have graced the rooms of the establishment.

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Skin Game by Stuart Woods

When former CIA operative Teddy Fay travels to Paris in search of a treasonous criminal, his trail of clues leads to complicated secrets, evildoers making power grabs, and a global threat.

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City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eighty-nine-year-old Vivian recounts her life after being kicked out of Vassar College, living in Manhattan with her Aunt Peg and the personal mistake that resulted in a professional scandal.


Montauk by Nicola Harrison

Distancing herself from her unfaithful spouse and her fellow society wives at seaside Montauk Manor, Bea is drawn by the village’s natural beauty and community spirit before falling for a man who is nothing like her husband.

June 11

The Oracle by Clive Cussler
Searching for a cache of cursed scrolls from sixth-century northern Africa, treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo confront rival crime bands that have taken students hostage to steal supply shipments from a charity-funded Nigerian school.
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Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
Two sisters struggle to find their place, be true to themselves and adapt to rapid changes happening throughout the latter half of 20th-century America.
Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey
Annie Cassidy, a rom-com-obsessed romantic waiting for her perfect leading man learns that life doesn’t always go according to a script, in a delightfully charming and funny novel.
The Ice at the End of the World by Jon Gertner

 Presents an urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland and what it reveals about climate change.

June 18

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Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

During the tumultuous summer of 1969, the children of the Levin family, looking forward to spending the summer at their grandmother’s historic Nantucket home, find their lives upended by troubling family secrets.

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The Lemon Sisters by Jill Shalvis

Free-spirited Brooke and her high-achieving sister, Mindy, reconnect in the face of devastating personal setbacks before deciding to trade places to confront long-kept secrets.

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

The award-winning author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time presents a fantastical novel about the theft of female agency by rapacious men and the ways in which archetypal stories can warp history and the present.

Eyes in the Sky by Arthur Holland Michel

Documents the history and unsettling potential of the CIA’s Gorgon Stare aerial surveillance system, drawing on Pentagon and developer access to reveal its growing use on everyday American citizens.

June 25

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Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

Investigating a new client’s suspicions about an unfaithful spouse, iconoclastic detective Jackson Brodie is catapulted by a chance encounter into a sinister network of secrets and lies.


Paranoid by Lisa Jackson

Struggling with traumatic memories of the shooting accident that ended her half-brother’s life 20 years earlier, guilt-ridden Rachael Gaston prepares for her high-school reunion in Edgewater, Oregon, and begins to doubt her sanity when things in her home start moving by themselves.

backlashBacklash by Brad Thor

Far from home and surrounded by enemies in the wake of an unforgivable betrayal, Scot Harvath tests the limits of his training in an effort to escape and exact revenge.

Confirmation Bias by Carl Hulse

A Chief Washington correspondent analyzes the political fight to fill the Supreme Court seat in the aftermath of Antonin Scalia’s passing, explaining its direct ties to paralyzing dysfunctions throughout the nation’s capital.