The Buzziest Books of May | 2018

24 May 2018

The Buzziest Books of May | 2018

May was a great time to be a reader with so many new releases from some amazing authors! There were a plethora of page-turning novels that captivated us from cover to cover this month. If you want to catch up on the books everyone was talking about, here are our choices for the buzziest books of May! Happy reading!


by Michael Ondaatje

Release Date: May 8, 2018

Warlight is the brand new novel from Michael Ondaatje, the bestselling author of The English Patient. This latest story is set in the decade after World War II and is told through the lives of teenagers Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel. In 1945, they stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore. Leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth.

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War Storm

by Victoria Aveyard

Release Date: May 15, 2018

The final book in the bestselling Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard… Mare Barrow learned that victory comes at a price. Cal’s betrayal nearly destroyed her and she is determined to protect her heart and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods. Mare wants to overthrow the Kingdom of Norta and is starting with Maven’s crown.

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The Outsider

by Stephen King

Release Date: May 22, 2018

Described as one of his most “unsettling and compulsively readable stories”, this new release from Stephen King is sure to have everyone on the edge of their seats… An eleven-year-old boy’s corpse is found in a town park and all the evidence points to one of Flint City’s most popular citizens, Terry Maitland. As the investigation expands, some horrifying answers begin to emerge.

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Love and Ruin

by Paula McLain

Release Date: May 1, 2018

Love and Ruin is the latest book from the bestselling author of The Paris Wife. Paula McLain has returned to the subject of Ernest Hemingway and tells the story of his passionate and stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn. She brings Gellhorn’s story to life as a heroine for the ages, who risked everything to find her own voice.

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The Electric Woman

by Tessa Fontaine

Release Date: May 1, 2018

The Electric Woman is a memoir that is perfect for anyone that has ever dreamed of running away with the circus. Tessa Fontaine tells her life-affirming journey on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with her mother. Two journeys, one of a daughter and the other of a mother.

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The Perfect Mother

by Aimee Molloy

Release Date: May 1, 2018

They are known as the May Mothers. A group of new moms whose babies were born in the same month. Twice a week they get together for much-needed adult time. When they go out for drinks at a neighborhood bar on a hot fourth of July night, something goes terrifyingly wrong… one of their babies has been taken from his crib.

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Fight the Good Fight

by Daniel Gibbs

Release Date: May 10, 2018

David Cohen and his people thought they had left war behind when they fled Earth centuries ago. But time has not stopped the hatred and intolerance of their oppressors. David has abandoned his dreams of becoming a rabbi for the battlefield to defend his homeland’s freedom. In doing so he discovers a side of himself he is not sure he can live with.

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by L.J. Shen

Release Date: May 6, 2018

Roman ‘Bane’ Protsenko is a liar, thief and a fraud. The last I heard, he was extorting the rich and screwing their wives. That’s why I was a little surprised to find him at my door looking for friendship. The only problem is I’m on a boycott. I cut boys out of my life permanently. But he’s no boy, he is all man. I’m falling, crashing and drowning in his lies.

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