All-new Cradle, Gemworld and Lore Olympus – these are the most anticipated new releases in fantasy books in June 2023
Ravaged worlds, savage rebellions and forsaken destinies. From cosmic retellings to high fantasy wars and mind-bending new magic, these are some of the most anticipated new fantasy books in June 2023.
Complete with titles, release dates, authors, synopsis and links to pre-order and buy your favourite new fantasy book releases right now…
11 Awesome New Fantasy Books in June 2023
Will Wight, 6 June 2023
The final in the series that started it all! Book 12 in Will Wight’s Cradle series is Waybound. And it’s time for Lindon to prepare to leave the Cradle, and this life, for good. But not before he conquers the most powerful beings in this realm and sets everything right, with his friends at his side. Trouble is events in the upper worlds are already conspiring to reshape the cosmos around them in Will Wight’s epic finale to the Cradle series, Waybound.
Lore Olympus: Volume Four
Rachel Smythe, 6 June 2023
Volume 4 of Rachel Smythe’s award-winning webtoon in book form. Lore Olympus: Volume Four continues to repaint the ancient Greek gods in a modern light with a volume focused on the budding romance between Persephone and Hades. But between revenge-fueled hook-ups with Hera, Ares’ return and Apollo’s unwelcome advances, it’s looking more like a love that will never be in Rachel Smythe’s Lore Olympus: Volume Four.
The Surviving Sky
Kritika H Rao, 13 Jun 2023
The first in Kritika H Rao’s new Rages Trilogy. The Surviving Sky introduces us to a stormy and overgrown world where the only safe haven for the last of humanity is the floating cities held aloft by the arcane abilities of the privileged few architects. And the ill-fated jungle expedition that threatens to destroy everything as the first city begins to fall in Kritika H Rao’s new The Surviving Sky.
WA Simpson, 13 June 2023
The sequel to WA Simpson’s Tales from the Riven Isles series. Tarotmancer takes us back to the Vale where divinator Harper has a tough choice to make – see justice served to the Red shapeshifter fox or free him to help save the Vale from the Rot eating at its core. Oh, and convince everyone else to put aside their hate long enough to save themselves in WA Simpson’s all-new Tarotmancer.
Matt Wallace, 13 June 2023
The finale in Matt Wallace’s Savage Rebellion trilogy. It’s an all-out war in Savage Crowns as Dyeawan, ruthless street urchin-come ruler of Cache gets nothing but trouble for capturing the rebellion’s Sparrow General, Evie. And, as the rebels close in on the city and rumours spread of a martyr on the streets that could topple it all, the only question remaining is whether they can manage to find some kind of resolution before everything burns to cinders in Matt Wallace’s Savage Crowns.
Demons of Good and Evil
Kim Harrison, 13 June 2023
Book 17 in Kim Harrison’s The Hollows series. Demons of Good and Evil finds Cincinnati’s protector Rachel Morgan in deeper trouble than ever. Yes, they managed to vanquish trickster demon Hodin. But now their mysterious accomplice knows about Rachel and is picking off her allies one by one. She needs help. And the only option is to make a deal with the unlikeliest of allies in Kim Harrison’s Demons of Good and Evil.
The Book of Gems
Fran Wilde, 20 June 2023
Book 3 in Fran Wilde’s Gemworld/The Gem Universe series. The Book of Gems takes us centuries into the future, to a new city built atop the long-forgotten site of the Jewelled Valley. Here, a scientist makes a great discovery – remnants of the Palace of Gems! But investigation proves perilous, as legends of a book and a dark prince threaten to become reality once more. And it’s up to protege Devina Brunai to stop history repeating itself in Fran Wilde’s The Book of Gems.
The First Bright Thing
JR Dawson, 22 Jun 2023
A standalone sci-fi fantasy novel by JR Dawson. The First Bright Thing takes us to an alternate post-World War 1 American Midwest, where a circus troupe of magical misfits offer respite and entertainment at their Big Top. But Ringmaster Rin, who can travel in time, knows that another war is coming. But it takes shape as a rival circus that will stop at anything to take everything Rin and her troupe have, in JR Dawson’s The First Bright Thing.
Gods of the Wyrdwood
RJ Barker, 27 June 2023
The first instalment in RJ Barker’s all-new The Forsaken trilogy. Gods of the Wyrdwood sees forester Cahan du Nahare offer to help a stranger lost in the woods only he can navigate. Only to run into vicious warrior monks who pit gods against each other. Poor them, for they don’t know. Before he became the forester, he was the Chosen of the god of fire. And fire burns in RJ Barker’s Gods of the Wyrdwood.
Ring of Ruin
Keri Arthur, 27 June 2023
Book 3 in Keri Arthur’s Relic Hunters series. Ring of Ruin finds Bethany and Luke with only two tasks to complete – destroy the Sword of Darkness and find the Ring of Ruin. Simple enough, except that their enemies are after the same thing, closing in fast and seemingly always a step ahead. Almost as if there’s a traitor in their midst in Keri Arthur’s Ring of Ruin.
Genres Urban Fantasy, Fae, Paranormal, Romance, Shapeshifters, Action
Author Keri Arthur Home Melbourne, Australia
Publisher KA Publishing Buy it e Book
Lindsay Buroker, 29 June 2023
Book 7 in Lindsay Buroker’s Legacy of Magic series. Wanted finds half-dwarf Matti all but able to settle down with her handsome elf assassin, Sarrlevi. Thanks to the bounty on her head. But an old elven flame of Sarrlevi returning to say that his banishment might be over and his status as royalty restored back home is a worry. Who wouldn’t ditch her to wear a crown again? We’ll have to see in Lindsay Buroker’s all-new Wanted.
Genres Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Dragons, Magic, Elves, Romance
Author Lindsay Buroker Home Oregon, US
Publisher Lindsay Buroker Buy it e Book
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