My June TBR List is here!
Hey, Book Club! I wanted to share this month’s TBR book list with you!
The Betrothed by Keira Cass is a YA novel. This book centers around King Jameson, who decides he loves Lady Hollis Brite. At first, Hollis is thrilled because, like every other girl in the kingdom, falling in love with the King is a dream come true. However, she soon realizes her heart may not be his to take.
The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse is a historical novel. Hanneke is the main character of this novel. She is mourning the death of her boyfriend, using selling black-market goods during WWII as an act of rebellion. Everything she is doing gets turned upside down when Mrs. Janssen asks her to find a young Jewish girl she was hiding in a room within her house. Will Hanneke decide to take on this dangerous task?
The Spitfire Girls by Soraya M. Lane is another historical novel. This takes place during WWII, centering around the characters of Ruby, Lizzie, and May. They are female fighter pilots fighting for the chance to fly planes during the war. Lizzie is the only American between the two Brits. Her personality and attitude are hardly acceptable. Can Lizzie rise to the occasion to learn to work with a team to lead a squadron in the USA?
Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz is a YA romantic retelling. This novel centers around the beloved characters of Jo, Amy, Meg, Marmee, and Laurie. It gives us insight into Jo’s writing part II of Little Women. We get a closer look at her relationship with Laurie and if they truly did belong together in the end.
So This is Love by Elizabeth Lim is a YA fairytale retelling. This novel is about Cinderella and what happened if she never tried on that infamous glass slipper. Cinderella isn’t able to prove she the long-lost princess, nor can she stand being around Lady Tremaine. Therefore, she gets a job at the palace, where she witnesses a plot to take down the King and the prince. Can Cinderella stop the evil villains?
Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth is a YA fantasy novel. Sloane, Matt, Ines, Albie, and Ester are the Chosen Ones who are in charge of battling the Dark One. Ten years after defeating him, the Chosen Ones are now the world’s most sought-after celebrities. But are any of them happy? When one of their own dies, new trauma slams into them. What’s worse is what if the Dark One is still out there?
They Went Left by Monica Hesse is a historical novel. Zofia Lederman suffered torture in the concentration camps for years. Now, liberated, she is hurt, lost, and broken. But her mind has one goal regardless of the after-effects of the war: find her younger brother. She searches everywhere for him, forming unlikely bonds with Miriam and Breine. But will Zofia ever be the same? More importantly, is there any hope in finding her brother?
Redemption Prep by Samuel Miller is a YA fantasy novel. Everyone person in school knows Emma and her best friend, Neesha. But when Emma goes missing and secrets of their school, Redemption Prep, come to light is escape possible? Neesha, Aiden, and Evan are determined to find her no matter what danger they face for reasons they don’t want to share.
The 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro is a crime/mystery novel. Patterson brings back all the fantastic characters of the Women’s Murder Club: Lindsay, Cindy, Yuki, and Claire. With a case where high-profile people are getting killed at the same time in different cities, the police are outnumbered. Can they stop these killings before it’s too late? Meanwhile, Joe is helping his friend Dave who believes someone close to him was also murdered. With this string of mysteries, you do not want to miss your chance to find out!
That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger is a YA novel. It’s been three years since the deadly shooting within the walls of Virgil County High. Lee struggles with losing her best friend, Sarah. What makes it worse is everything thinks she died declaring her fate. Did she? Or is that not what happened. Meanwhile, other survivors are talking about their stories, the media spun. But again, is that what happened? It’s the time truth comes out. But it isn’t up to Lee to deliver it.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins is a YA fantasy novel centering around President Snow’s early life. Coriolanus is eighteen years old and attending the reaping of the Hunger Games. He gets paired with the very last person. A female from District 12 making him either rise or fall to embracing this tribute and showing everyone what he’s made of. Coriolanus knows inside that fated arena it’s a fight to the death for his tribute, but outside of it, he’s falling for her. Will, he let desire sway him or do whatever it takes for him to survive too.
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