The doom and gloom of winter is finally over. Spring is in full bloom, and there is nothing better to do as the weather warms up than get stuck into a really great book while enjoying the great outdoors. But with so many wonderful options, it can be a challenge to know where to begin and what May 2019 book releases to bother keeping up with, because there are so many incredible ones hitting the shelves this spring.
There are already some highly anticipated novels coming out this year. Margaret Atwood will finally be releasing another novel to follow her hugely successful Handmaid's Tale novel, which is now a hit TV show. The Testament will be hitting shelves on Sept. 10 2019, and begins 15 years from where the story left off. And Malorie Blackman is releasing Crossfire on the July 5. It will be the fifth book in the Noughts and Crosses series,andset 34 years after the original protagonists.
While the wait begins for those new books, here are some stellar novels out now that you should be reading in 2019. From fantasy trilogies encapsulating African mythology to creepy dystopian fictions about fertility farms, there's so many options to get your teeth stuck into this May.