Most Anticipated New Audiobooks June 2023: Fantasy, Thrillers, and Rom-Coms!

As the temperature climbs and we head into the long, sun-drenched days of June, there is no better time to sit back, relax, and lose yourself in the world of audiobooks. Whether you’re on the beach, in the park, or simply lounging in your backyard, a great audiobook can make your summer days that much more enjoyable. Here are eight of the most anticipated new audiobooks for June 2023.

Translation State by Ann Leckie

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Release date: June 6, 2023

Ann Leckie, the author of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice, returns with a new space adventure, Translation State. This standalone story, set in the same universe as the Imperial Radch trilogy, centers on the mystery of a missing translator. If you’re looking for sci-fi with incredible characters, intricate world-building, and a cozy quality, make sure to check this one out.

All the Sinners Bleed by S. A. Cosby

Narrator: Adam Lazarre-White
Release date: June 6, 2023

A Black sheriff. A serial killer. A small town ready to combust. This new novel from New York Times bestselling author S. A. Cosby delivers a dark, gripping story with richly developed characters making it a must-listen for crime fiction fans.

My Murder by Katie Williams

Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release date: June 6, 2023

What if the murder you had to solve was your own? My Murder is a speculative crime novel, set in a time where people who have died can be cloned and returned to the land of the living. Darkly comic and full of surprises, this audiobook is a unique and fresh spin on the mystery genre.

Waybound (Cradle, Book 12) by Will Wight

Narrated by Travis Baldree
Release date: June 6, 2023

The final book in the popular Cradle series! Years ago, Lindon left his home as a powerless Unsouled. Now, he goes to war with the most powerful beings in the world. This epic fantasy series has excellent world-building and a well-developed magic system. If you’re new to this series, you’ll want to start with the first book, Unsouled.

The In-Between by Hadley Vlahos, R.N.

Read by the author.
Release date: June 13, 2023

Hadley Vlahos is a hospice registered nurse who visits people at their homes while also educating and sharing stories about hospice care on social media, where she has more than a million followers. In this deeply personal memoir, she shares stories of joy, wisdom, and redemption from her patients’ final moments.

A Love Catastrophe by Helena Hunting

Narrators: Erin Mallon & Joe Arden.
Release date: June 13, 2023

A Love Catastrophe is a fun and charming romantic comedy featuring a cheerful cat sitter and a grumpy hockey nerd. If you’re looking for an easy summer listen with quirky characters and some sweet moments check this one out (especially if you love cats!).

Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

Narrator: Thérèse Plummer
Release date: June 13, 2023

Love, Theoretically is a new STEM romance from the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis and Love on the Brain. If you’re a fan of smart and sexy rom-coms, you won’t want to miss this one.

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

Narrator: Andy Serkis
Release date: June 22, 2023

The forerunner to The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion tells the earlier history of Middle-earth, recounting the events of the First and Second Ages, and introducing some of the key characters, such as Galadriel, Elrond, Elendil, and the Dark Lord, Sauron. Notably, this brand-new unabridged recording is read by the acclaimed actor, director, and author, Andy Serkis.

What audiobooks are you looking forward to most in June 2023? Let me know in the comments section below.

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