I’m sure each month there are even more books that land on my wishlist. Here you’ll find a mix of genres hitting the shelves in May.

As always, these are books I haven’t read so inclusion is not an endorsement. Quoted dates are based on the UK print editions unless otherwise specified, books may have had earlier digital only or US releases,


Alien: Echo by Mira Grant (US)
Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan


Toffee by Sarah Crossan
Nocturna by Maya Motayne
Faber & Faber: The Untold Story by Toby Faber
The Heavens by Sandra Newman
My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma
The Furies by Katie Lowe
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
Tiger by Polly Clark
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane


Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman + Jay Kristoff
The Farm by Joanne Ramos
Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan (US)


Finale by Stephanie Garber


The Plague Stones by James Brogden
The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad (US)
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal (US)
The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta (US)
The Things She’s Seen by Ambelin + Ezekiel Kwaymullina (US)
There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon


Love from A to Z by S. K. Ali (US)


Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling (US)


Superior by Angela Saini
Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered by Georgia Hardstark + Karen Kilgariff
Meat Market by Juno Dawson
The Passengers by John Marrs
Salt Slow by Julia Armfield
Birthday by Meredith Russo
Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith
The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper