Waterstones Books of the Month for May

From the gilded homes of Mayfair to a sinister island utopia; Waterstones pick of the month’s best reads

Across fiction, non-fiction, thrillers, science fiction and fantasy, and children’s books, Waterstones Books of the Month spotlight the biggest and best fresh publications. Take a literary journey through the year with them and discover 2024’s most essential reads.

A bittersweet dissection of a family feeling the pressure, shocking discoveries about the artificial nature of what we eat, Downton Abbey meets Ocean’s Eleven in a gleeful crime caper, dystopian drama from a master storyteller and fish-out-of-water fun for younger readers; Waterstones proudly present their unmissable Books of the Month for May.

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