Books of the Month

With so many books being released each week, it can be difficult to know which ones to read. Each month we’ll update our Books of the Month, so that you can be sure which are the best books to read.

Most, if not all, of these books are available at a special price from Waterstones. So, there’s no better time to add to your collection.

Books of the month for March 2019

  • Waterstones Thriller of the Month

    Cover of the book, If I Die Before I Wake.

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA STEEL DAGGER AWARD 2018LONGLISTED FOR THE AUTHORS' CLUB FIRST NOVEL AWARD5* BY REAL READERS:'UNIQUE''THRILLING...FULL OF TENSION''BEAUTIFUL, HEART-WRENCHING'Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, he can only listen.But he soon begins to suspect that his accident wasn’t really an acc...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 1,217 ratings.

  • Non-Fiction Book of the Month

    Cover of the book, Talking to My Daughter: A Brief History of Capitalism.

    ‘Why is there so much inequality?’ Xenia asks her father, the world famous economist Yanis Varoufakis.Drawing on memories of her childhood and a variety of well-known tales – from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix – Varoufakis explains everything you need to know in order to understand why economics is the most important drama of our times. In answering h...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 2,790 ratings.

  • Welsh Book of the Month

    Cover of the book, The Adulterants.

    From the wickedly funny author of Submarine comes a hilarious new tragicomedy -- a screwball tale of millennial angst, pre-midlife crises and one man's valiant quest to come of age in his thirties.'Blisteringly funny and brimming with caustic charm - a joyous diagnosis of our modern ills that made me laugh out loud even when it was breaking my heart' Paul Murray, author of Skip...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 652 ratings.

  • Irish Book of the Month

    Cover of the book, The Shoemaker and his Daughter.

    'O'Clery takes us into the hidden heart of Soviet Russia... An arresting and evocative story.' Keggie Carew, author of Dadland'A tour de force ... Love, politics, murder, wars, and the fracturing of ties, personal and ethnic. O'Clery is a gifted writer.' Luke Harding, bestselling author of CollusionThe Soviet Union, 1962. Gifted shoemaker Stanislav Suvorov is imprisoned for fiv...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 99 ratings.

  • Fiction Book of the Month

    Cover of the book, The Western Wind.

    15th century Oakham, in Somerset; a tiny village cut off by a big river with no bridge. When a man is swept away by the river in the early hours of Shrove Saturday, an explanation has to be found: accident, suicide or murder? The village priest, John Reve, is privy to many secrets in his role as confessor. But will he be able to unravel what happened to the victim, Thomas Newma...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 669 ratings.

  • Scottish Book of the Month

    Cover of the book, Women of the Dunes.

    From the author of the acclaimed novels The House Between Tides and Beyond the Wild River, a rich, atmospheric tale set on the sea-lashed coast of west Scotland, in which the lives of a ninth-century Norsewoman, a nineteenth-century woman, and a twenty-first-century archeologist weave together after a body is discovered in the dunes.Libby Snow has always felt the pull of Ullane...(Read More)

    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★

    based on 569 ratings.

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