If you love reading, then welcome to Bailey’s Book Club! Here are 5 novels coming out this month.
1. THE UNBREAKABLES BY LISA BARR (JUNE 4)
On Sophie Bloom’s 42nd birthday, she goes to dinner with her husband and two couple friends. There, the group discusses a widespread cheating scandal rocking their town. As it turns out, her husband is one of the biggest cheaters. Shocked and humiliated, Sophie flees to France to meet up with her teenage daughter who is studying abroad. There, she rediscovers herself as a separate entity from her husband.
2. SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE BY JEAN KWOK (JUNE 4)
Sylvie is the Lee family’s brilliant and beautiful oldest daughter. When she travels to the Netherlands to visit her dying grandmother…she vanishes. Her parents are distraught, and Sylvie’s timid younger sister Amy sets out to find her. Along the way, Amy discovers that the family’s golden child was keeping painful secrets that could explain her disappearance.
3. FORMATION: A WOMAN‘S MEMOIR OF STEPPING OUT OF LINE BY RYAN LEIGH DOSTIE (JUNE 4)
Raised in a sheltered Christian community in New England, Dostie never imagined that she would end up on the front lines of a war halfway around the world. That is, until a conversation with an Army recruiter in her high-school cafeteria changes the course of her life. Hired as a linguist, she struggles to find her way in the testosterone-filled world of the Army barracks. She is assaulted by a fellow soldier and her memoir is a raw look at life with PTSD and proving her worth in a world where the odds are stacked against her.
4. CITY OF GIRLS BY ELIZABETH GILBERT (JUNE 4)
In the 1940s, nineteen-year-old Vivian has just been kicked out of Vassar College. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her aunt, who owns a crumbling midtown theater. When Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Elizabeth Gilbert, famous for Eat, Pray, Love returns to fiction, discovering that you don’t have to be a good girl to be a good person.
5. BUNNY BY MONA AWAD (JUNE 11)
At an elite MFA program in New England, Samantha is a scholarship student who rolls her eyes at her classmates’ privilege. Then, she gets a taste of the inside when she’s drawn into a clique of rich girls who all call each other “Bunny,” a name that’s sweeter than the weird rituals they practice behind closed doors.
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