Every month, Book of the Month Club brings book lovers five new books to pick up and read. As big fans of this company, we’ve put a list together of June’s BOTM picks so you can read along all month.
The Anomaly by Michael Rutger
Nolan Moore is an adventurer with one goal in The Anomaly: find a secret cavern in the Grand Canyon. Finding the cavern is no problem but what comes after the discovery is a whole other story. As the cavern seems to attack its inhabitants, Nolan must figure out why it has been left alone for so long if he wants to make it out alive.
The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
Essie doesn’t know what life is like outside of the reality television show she has grown up in. Due to her family’s strict faith, they can’t fathom the fact that Essie is now pregnant and immediately are in talks with the producers to find a way around the criticism that comes with having a child out of wedlock. As Essie does her best to form a fake relationship for the camera, she’s suddenly struck with questions about herself and the sister who disappeared when she was young.
Calypso by David Sedaris
When David Sedaris buys a beach house, he’s anticipating a relaxing vacation with his family. But he soon realizes that a vacation doesn’t mean he can escape his own thoughts and expectations. Stories about middle age and mortality, while deep subjects, will have readers laughing out loud. This dark yet humorous essay collection is some of the author’s best work.
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Helen Hoang’s debut novel focuses on an extremely smart girl who hasn’t the slightest clue about romance or love. Stella Lane knows just about everything there is to know about math, but relationships? Not so much. In The Kiss Quotient, she hires an escort to show her the romance ropes. But before she knows it, Stella has made a real connection with her tutor. The two will have to decide whether to keep their relationship professional or take it a step further.
When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
When Katie Daniels is thrown back into the world of being single, she is smitten when she meets smart and confident businesswoman, Cassidy. As the two embrace their connection, they come to find that true love comes around when you least expect it.