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June's TBR list additions

Each month I share with you the books I've added to my TBR list - just in case you might find one that appeals to you as well. I also track why I added them - I don't know why, I just like tracking stuff! :) Hope you find something of interest for YOUR TBR list:

Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

Genre: Mystery

Published 2019, 353 pages

Why I added this book: a mystery recommended by a Goodreads buddy

Synopsis: a mysterious young girl of indeterminate age petitions for adulthood and a forensic psychologist must decide if she can; the same psychologist is also investigating the murder of an ice skater - are the two cases related?

Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne

Genre: Nonfiction

Published 2010, 384 pages

Why I added this book: recommended by my brother-in-law

Synopsis: a history of the Comanche, particularly Parker Quanah, a great chief

Walk the Wire #6 by David Baldacci

Genre: Mystery

Published 4/20, 433 pages

Why I added this book: the most recent addition to the 'memory man' series, which I enjoy

Synopsis: a small town in N Dakota is experiencing a boom growth due to fracking drawing all sorts of unsavory characters....and then a murder

Black River #3 by Will Dean

Genre: Mystery

Published 3/20, 384 pages

Why I added this book: recommended by Mel @ Strong Sense of Place

Synopsis: set in Sweden, a deaf reporter discovers her best friend is missing and sets out to find her

Dawn #1 by Octavia Butler

Genre: Sci Fi

Published 2012, 310 pages

Why I added this book: classic sci-fi on sale at Amazon, first female black sci-fi author

Synopsis: (sporting a new cover) a few survivors from earth's final war waken after centuries aboard an alien spaceship and start to resettle earth but, the alien forms survive by merging with their hosts so new children aren't quite human

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Genre: Mystery

Published 6/2020, 320 pages

Why I added this book: classic 'closed door' mystery, Reese June selection

Synopsis: exclusive wedding on remote island, dead body. Need I say more?

**ED: Review here

The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Genre: Historical Fiction

Published 2019, 530 pages

Why I added this book: highly recommended by my sister, Donna

Synopsis: a British journalist and Russian female bomber pilot team up to track The Huntress, a Nazi war criminal hiding in America

**ED: Review here

Did any of these strike a chord with you? Which one(s) make it to your TBR? Do you have a recommendation for me? What great book have you read recently? Let's Talk Books!

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