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June 2022 YA Books: Here’s What’s Coming to Shelves!

June 2022 YA books are here to help you kick off your summer reading in the best way possible. Scroll down for a preview of what’s coming to shelves!

6/7: TJ Powar Has Something to Prove by Jesmeen Kaur Deo

When TJ Powar—a pretty, popular debater—and her cousin Simran become the subject of a meme: with TJ being the “expectation” of dating an Indian girl and her Sikh cousin who does not remove her body hair being the “reality”—TJ decides to take a stand.

6/7: Zyla & Kai by Kristina Forest

A fresh love story about the will they, won’t they—and why can’t they—of first love.

6/7: Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

Bestselling authors Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz bring us a romantic retelling of Little Women starring Jo March and her best friend, the boy next door, Theodore “Laurie” Laurence—now available in paperback!

6/7: We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman

A poignant and uplifting novel about the power of community, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay. Now in paperback!

6/7: A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens

Modern witches must save friends stolen by an ancient demon in this YA fantasy-thriller. Now in paperback!

6/14: Go Hunt Me by Kelly deVos

For Dracula lovers and fans of Diana Urban’s All Your Twisted Secrets, this spine-tingling thriller follows seven horror buffs as their dream trip to a remote Romanian castle turns into a nightmare when they begin to be killed one by one.

6/14: The Sea Knows My Name by Laura Brooke Robson

In this seafaring fantasy, a soft-spoken and empathic teen must chart her own course to rescue the ruthless pirate who raised her.

6/21: Jumper by Melanie Crowder

In a ripped-from-the-headlines story, nineteen-year-old Blair’s passion for fighting fires lands her a spot with the Forest Service and sets her on a wilderness adventure that quickly turns catastrophic.

6/28: A Secret Princess by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

A surprising and romantic YA retelling-mashup of A Little Princess and The Secret Garden by bestselling authors Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz.

6/28: Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray

In this blockbuster fantasy series, perfect for fans of Kingdom of the Wicked and Iron Widow, fate binds two Black teenagers together as they journey into a magical jungle to hunt down a vicious monster. Now in paperback!

Penguin Teen