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Our Most Anticipated Books: June - August 2022

Updated: May 17, 2022

There are some great books coming out this summer. Here is a selection that we are excited about, including Geraldine Brooks, Jess Walter, Ruth Ware and more! Order now, and we’ll have a copy ready for you as soon as the book arrives.


Horse by Geraldine Brooks (June 14)

A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history.

Lapvona by Otessa Moshfegh (June 21)

In a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test, in a spellbinding novel that represents Ottessa Moshfegh's most exciting leap yet.

The Angel of Rome by Jess Walter (June 28)

From the bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins and The Cold Millions comes a stunning collection about those moments when everything changes--for the better, for the worse, for the outrageous--as a diverse cast of characters bounces from Italy to Idaho, questioning their roles in life and finding inspiration in the unlikeliest places.


Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (July5) In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends--often in love, but never lovers--come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.

Upgrade by Blake Crouch (July 12)

Intimate in scale yet epic in scope, Upgrade is an intricately plotted, lightning-fast tale that charts one man's thrilling transformation, even as it asks us to ponder the limits of our humanity--and our boundless potential.

The It Girl by Ruth Ware (July 12)

"The Agatha Christie of our generation" (David Baldacci) proves once again that she is "as ingenious and indefatigable as the Queen of Crime" (The Washington Post) with this propulsive murder mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (July 19)

From the author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a dreamy reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid (August 2)

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Exit West, a story of love, loss, and rediscovery in a time of unsettling change. The Last White Man powerfully uplifts our capacity for empathy and the transcendence over bigotry, fear, and anger it can achieve.

Haven by Emma Donoghue (August 23)

Haven has Emma Donoghue's trademark world-building and psychological intensity--but this story is like nothing she has ever written before.

Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger (August 23)

The latest in the Cork O'Connor Mystery Series from the "master storyteller" (Kristin Hannah) follows Cork in a race against time to save his wife, a mysterious stranger, and an Ojibwe healer from bloodthirsty mercenaries.

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