5 New Books to Check Out This May

It’s May! That means it’s time to gear up for the travel season and stack some new releases onto your TBR, whether you’re headed around the world, down the road, or staycationing in your own place. Here are five books that Hachette is releasing in May that are strong contenders for the next on your list!

Mary Kay McBrayer is the author of America’s First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster. You can find her short works at Oxford American, Narratively, Mental Floss, and FANGORIA, among other publications. She hosts the podcast about women in true crime, The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told. Follow Mary Kay McBrayer on Instagram and Twitter, or check out her author site here.