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The Most Anticipated Book Releases in June 2024

The queen of STEM is back 🤩

Hooked on Books
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6 min readJun 7, 2024


I’ve compiled a list of June’s most promising book releases. I hope you find something you want to check out 📚

But first, Yeah — Ali Hazelwood is back!

‘Summer Romance’ by Annabel Monaghan

Publication date: June 4, 2024
Genre: Contemporary Romance

What is it about?

Benefits of a summer romance: it’s always fun, always brief, and no one gets their heart broken.

There aren’t enough labeled glass containers to contain the mess that is Ali Morris’s life. Her mom died two years ago, then her husband left, and she hasn’t worn pants with a zipper in longer than she cares to remember. She’s a professional organizer whose pantry is a disgrace.

No one is more surprised than Ali when the first time she takes off her wedding ring and puts on pants with hardware — overalls count, right? — she meets someone. Or rather, her dog claims a man for her in the same way he claimed his favorite of her three children: by peeing on him. Ethan smiles at Ali like her pants are just right — like he likes what he sees. The last thing Ali needs is to make her life messier, but there’s no harm in a little…



Elin Melaas
Hooked on Books

Books, reading, health, parenting, and coffee 📚 MSc in Medical Physics and BSc in Nutrition. Editor at Illumination. Owner of Hooked on Books.