Best New Books of May 2021


It’s the time of the month, book lovers! There are plenty of new must-read books this May and the only downside is that your TBR will be overflowing with new readings. When the weather warms up and the world suddenly feels a little brighter, now is the perfect time to go outside (or stay inside!) And lose yourself in a good book. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of beach readings to hit shelves this month, including Mary Kay Andrew’s latest and a new summer story by Jennifer Weiner. Fancy something darker? There are plenty of literary readings, mysteries, and even a Greek mythology designed to take your breath away.

Read on to discover the top 25 books out this May (and don’t forget to check out the April Must-Reads list for even more TBR inspiration).



Robert Dunfee