This expanded version of the popular feature from the print edition of BookPage shares the release dates for some of the guaranteed blockbusters hitting shelves in June. Which June release are you most looking forward to? Tell us in the comments.

June 8
The Passage By Justin Cronin
Ballantine, $27
The buzz book of the summer, this is the beginning of a trilogy set in a bleak future. Read our interview with Cronin.

The Lion By Nelson DeMille
Grand Central, $27.99
Special agent John Corey returns to track—and kill—a Libyan terrorist (known as “The Lion”) in DeMille’s sequel to The Lion’s Game.

Death Echo By Elizabeth Lowell
Morrow, $26.99
Two special ops agents are drawn together as they investigate a global conspiracy.

June 15
Uncharted TerriTORI By Tori Spelling
Gallery, $25
More candid reflections on celebrity life in Hollywood from wife, mother and TV fixture Tori Spelling.

Imperial Bedrooms By Bret Easton Ellis
Knopf, $24.95
The author of Less than Zero returns with another chilling take on American life—about a screenwriter who must confront personal demons.

Frankenstein: Lost Souls By Dean Koontz
Bantam, $27
Koontz's take on one of the classic scary stories of all time is haunting, timely and fierce.

June 22

Sizzling Sixteen By Janet Evanovich
St. Martin’s, $27.99
Evanovich’s 16th novel featuring spunky New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is sure to be another sassy, sizzling romp.

Family Ties By Danielle Steel
Bantam, $28
A woman fights to escape a sociopath who has her under his control in Steel's thrilling new novel.

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