June Releases 2021

This June delivers a wide selection of books to add to your summer reading basket. Which are you looking forward to read? High up in my TBR pile are The Passing Playbook, Instructions for Dancing and Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous. I have Blackout, Sisters of the Neversea and Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun. I have finished and really need to write reviews for Miles Morales Shock Waves and Harriet Tubman : Toward Freedom. Short review: you’ll want to read them!!

1 June A Chorus Rises A Song Below Water Novel by Bethany Morrow. Tor Teen
1 June Continuum (Pocket Change Collective) by Chella Man. Penguin Workshop
1 June An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi. HarperCollins
1 June Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon. Delacorte
1 June Mile Morales Shock Waves, an original Spider-Man graphic novel by Justin Reynolds, illustrated by Pablo Leon. Graphix
1 June The Passing Playbook by Isaac Fitzsimons. Dial Books. DEBUT
1 June Rea and the Blood of the Nectar (The Chronicles of Astranthia) by Payal Doshi. Mango and Marigold Press. DEBUT
1 June Simone Breaks All the Rules by Debbie Rigaud. Scholastic
1 June Sisters of the Neversea by Cynthia Leitich Smith. Heartdrum/HarperCollins
1 June Sonia Sotomayor (She Persisted) by Meg Medina, Chelsea Clinton and Alexandria Boiger. Philomel Books
1 June Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park. Sourcebook Fire
6 June Josephine Against the Sea by Shakirah Bourne. Scholastic. DEBUT
8 June Curse of the Forgotten City by Alex Aster. Sourcebooks
8 June Fifteen Hundred Miles From the Sun by Jonny Garze Villa. Skyscape/Amazon. DEBUT
8 June Love & Other Natural Disasters by Misa Sugiura. HarperTeen
8 June The Marvelous by Clarie Kann. Swoon Reads
8 June Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac. Dial Books
8 June Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz and Fahmida Azim. Kokila
8 June Fire With Fire by Destiny Soria. HMH
8 June We’re In This Together: A Young Readers Edition of We Are Not Here to be Bystanders by Linda Sarsour. Salaam Reads/Simon and Schuster
10 June Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide. Feiwel and Friends. DEBUT
12 June Of Princes and Promises (Rosetta Academy) by Sandhya Menon. Simon and Schuster
15 June Animal Rescue Friends by Gina Loveless and Meika Hashimoto, illus. by Genevieve Kote. Andrews McMeel Publishing
15 June Broken Web (Shamanborn series) by Lori M. Lee. Page Street
15 June Dovey Undaunted: A Black Woman Breaks Barriers in the Law, the Military and the Ministry by Tonya Bolden. Norton Young Readers
15 June Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom by Whit Taylor, illus. by Kazimir Lee. Little, Brown
15 June The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor.  Kokila
15 June Mischief and Mayhem #1: Born to Be Bad by Ken LamugKatherine Tegen Books
15 June Rea and the Blood of the Nectar by Payal and Doshi. Mango and Marigold Press. DEBUT
15 June Sisters Of The Snake by Sasha Nanua and Sarena Nanua. HarperTeen. DEBUT
22 June Ahmed Aziz’s Epic Year by Nina Hamza
. Quill Tree Books
22 June Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, NicStone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk and Nicola Yoon. Quill Tree
22 June Chunky written and illustrated by Yehudi Mercado. Katherine Tegen Books
22 June Darling by K. Ancrum. Imprint
22 June The Lady or the Lion by Aamna Qureshi. Camcat Books
22 June Rising Like a Storm (Wrath of Ambar) by Tanaz Bhathena. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux
25 June One Land, Many Nations, vol. 1 by Traci Sorell and Lee Francis IV; illustrated by Jesse Hummingbird. Reycraft Books
29 June The Chariot at Dusk by Swati Teerdhala. Katherine Tegen Books
29 June Generation Misfits by Akemi Dawn Bowman. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux
29 June Kingdom of Animals #3: Fish of Fury by Meng and Slaium; illustrated by Black Ink Team. Papercutz
29 June Pixels of You by Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota, illus. by J.R. Doyle. Amulet Books.
29 June This Poison Heart Kalynn Bayrron. Bloomsbury
29 June A War of Swallowed Stars by Sangu Mandanna. Sky Pony Press