Books Released in June 2023

Published:May 31, 2023
June 2023 Release

Get ready to add some page-turners to your summer reading list! These new releases hitting shelves in June are sure to keep you hooked until the very last chapter. Mark your calendars for June and get ready to indulge in these captivating new books!


Released June 1, 2023


Carrie Cox

A novel about beauty, vulnerability, and all that we don’t see

Released June 7, 2023

One More Time

Mandy Magro

Fate, hope, and desire collide for one special couple in a way they never would have expected. An epic love story, in the tradition of Nicholas Sparks, from bestselling Australian author Mandy Magro.

Untethered by Ayesha Inoon

Released June 7, 2023


Ayesha Inoon

Winner of the 2022 ASA/HQ Fiction Prize. A finely observed debut novel of a young Muslim woman’s experience of immigration to Australia from Sri Lankan-Australian writer Ayesha Inoon.

After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

Released June 7, 2023

After She Wrote Him

Sulari Gentill

Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime FictionIt’s an author’s job to create a new world in the pages of a book. But when lines start to blur and reality begins to fade, getting lost in a story can be dangerous—especially if you can’t find your way back…

Sad Girl Novel by Pip Finkemeyer

Released June 7, 2023

Sad Girl Novel

Pip Finkemeyer

A young woman tries to figure out if she’s the best (a creative genius) or if she’s maybe just the worst (completely delusional).

Broken Bay by Margaret Hickey

Released June 13, 2023

Broken Bay

Margaret Hickey

From the author of the bestselling Cutters End and Stone Town, a captivating new crime novel featuring Detective Mark Ariti. Old loyalties and decades-long feuds rise to the surface in this stunning crime novel, set in a spectacular Australian landscape known for its jagged cliffs and hidden caves.

The Days Toppled Over by Vidya Madabushi

Released June 20, 2023

The Days Toppled Over

Vidya Madabushi

The most unexpected friendships really can transform your life.

Why We Are Here by Briohny Doyle

Released June 27, 2023

Why We Are Here

Briohny Doyle

Why We Are Here is a love story revelling in the beauty and solace of the natural world, embracing the bonds between humans and celebrating the empathy and wisdom provided by dogs.


Released June 27, 2023

The Art of Breaking Ice

Rachael Mead

In 1960, the legendary icebreaker Magga Dan set sail for Antartica, it contained a secret. Hiding on board was Nel Law, wife of expedition leader Phillip Law. She would make history by becoming the first Australian woman to set foot on the icy continent.

And that’s about it! With so many exciting new releases on the horizon, June promises to be a splendid month for book aficionados everywhere. Whether you’re in the mood for a thrilling mystery or a heartwarming romance, these books are sure to provide endless hours of entertainment.

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