The Best Romance Books of June

Posted by Hayley on June 1, 2019
Do you know whom you'll be falling in love with this month? We've got suggestions…

Every month our team takes a look at the new romance books and how early readers are responding to them. We use this information to curate a list of soon-to-be-beloved favorites, from contemporary love stories to scandalous historical romances.

For June, we have another Pride and Prejudice retelling (how shall we bear so much happiness!), plus love for a reformed rogue, a sexy house flipper, a guy who's not afraid of commitment, and more. Add what looks good to your Want to Read shelf, and let us know what you're reading and recommending in the comments.



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In this irresistible debut, Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice gets a modern-day Muslim twist. Uninterested in an arranged marriage, Ayesha is drawn to Khalid, a smart conservative man who's also judgmental and annoyingly proud.

Release date: June 4


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Hunky men in hard hats try to nail down "the one" in this new series from the author of Protecting What's His. House flipper Travis can't stop thinking about goofy Georgie—too bad she's his best friend's sister.

Check out our interview with Tessa Bailey.

Release date: June 11


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According to a neighborhood seer, the only way Natalie can save San Francisco's Chinatown is by cooking three recipes from her grandmother's cookbook. She receives help from a surprising love interest in this delicious debut.

Release date: June 11


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Kristen needs to keep Josh at arm's length. Sure, he's sexy and hilarious, but he also wants a big family. She reluctantly sidesteps his advances in this sweet rom-com that tackles the realities of infertility with charm and sass.

Release date: June 11


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From the author of The Truth About Lord Stoneville comes a new historical romance series about an oft-widowed mother's grown children. Up first is Fletcher, a duke, whose reputation as a rogue has been greatly exaggerated.

Release date: June 25


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When Dean moves into the apartment at the back of Evvie's house, the two make a deal: He won't ask about her late husband, and she won't ask about his failed baseball career. Their unexpected bond soon blossoms into something more.

Release date: June 25


Which new romance books are you most excited to read? Let us know in the comments!




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message 1: by MundiNova (new)

MundiNova Don't forget Say No to the Duke for all those Eloisa James fans out there!


message 2: by Dana Al-Basha (new)

Dana Al-Basha دانة الباشا Want them all especially Ayesha at Last




message 3: by D.G. (last edited Jun 08, 2019 04:51AM) (new)

D.G. Dana Al-Basha wrote: "Want them all especially Ayesha at Last "

What a beautiful cover!


message 4: by Jackie (new)

Jackie imagine writing a post about romance books in june and not including any lgbt ones


message 5: by Kelley (new)

Kelley O'Brien It's Pride month and not a single lgbt book was included. I wish I was surprised.


message 6: by Shāfiya Mū (new)

Shāfiya Mū As if the GoodReads Awards didn't show us how non-inclusive the site can be, this list sure as fuck did.


Rachel Reads Ravenously Waiting for Tom Hanks should be on this list. It was so good!


message 8: by Sheyla ✎ (new)

Sheyla ✎ I loved the Friend Zone <3


message 9: by Dana Al-Basha (new)

Dana Al-Basha دانة الباشا D.G. wrote: "Dana Al-Basha wrote: "Want them all especially Ayesha at Last "

What a beautiful cover!"


I agree, it's so beautiful!


message 10: by Lauren (new)

Lauren Oh man. The LGBT miss here is just glaring...


message 11: by Ana (new)

Ana Or maybe there aren’t any good LGBT books being published in June...


message 12: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Would love to know if anyone actually has any LGBT suggestions I can add to my TBR list???


message 13: by Eilidh (last edited Jun 09, 2019 04:49PM) (new)

Eilidh Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi is a LGBT YA romance out on the 11th June. I can't wait to read it.


message 14: by Katie (new)

Katie To those commenting about a lack of LGBT choices, I received an email notification of both the "Best Romance Books of June" and "Celebrate Pride Month with readers' favorite LGBT romances."


message 15: by Linda (new)

Linda These books look so interesting ,can't wait to start reading, reading reading , and reading some more.!!


message 16: by Dottie (new)

Dottie Swingle i'M SORRY i COULDN'T SEND A REVIEW. I WAS SICK & THEN MOVING TO A PLACE THAT WILL HELP ME LIVE WITH HELP.


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