What Will You Read for May 2024?

By Rachel Tran | February 26 2024 | NewsStaff Picks

Request eGalleys of some of our favorite May titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the May list ends on 4/1.

View our featured picks below, or browse an extended collection here.

View a Spanish language collection of May titles here.

Lies and Weddings
A Novel
From the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy: A forbidden affair erupts volcanically amid a decadent Hawaiian wedding in this outrageous comedy of manners.

The Hazelbourne Ladies Motorcycle and Flying Club
A Novel
A young woman's life is forever changed in the summer after World War I when she befriends a group of independent, motorcycle-riding women in a seaside town on the English coast—a captivating novel from the bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand"You may find you've fallen head over heels for Ms. Simonson's funny, barbed, delightfully winsome storytelling"--The New York Times

You May Now Kill the Bride
A Novel
The bride-to-be drops dead at her bachelorette weekend, with all of her bridesmaids as suspects for her murder, in this wry thriller full of deadly twists and characters you'll love to hate.

Daughters of Shandong
A propulsive, extraordinary novel about a mother and her daughters’ harrowing escape to Taiwan as the Communist revolution sweeps through China, by debut author Eve J. Chung, based on her family story

All Fours
A Novel
The New York Times–bestselling author of The First Bad Man returns with an irreverently sexy, tender, hilarious, and surprising novel about a woman upending her life

The Second Coming
A novel
From the New York Times best-selling author of City on Fire, an intimate epic that plunges us deep into the lives of a teenage girl and her father as they navigate love, grief, betrayal, and redemption“Beautiful and daring.” —Nathan Hill, author of Oprah’s Book Club pick Wellness “Breathtaking.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of #1 New York Times best seller Orphan Train