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POPSUGAR Book Club: 5 of May's Best New Reads

Updated: May 27, 2018

Welcome to the POPSUGAR Book Club, a monthly series that highlights the most buzzed-about book releases and authors.

Few things are better than a book you just cannot put down — we're talking about the can't-turn-the-page-fast-enough, lose-track-of-time-over kind.

They don't come around often, but when they do, it'll always leave you hungry for more. Luckily, you've got five very, very good ones to keep you occupied all for the month of May, from true-crime inspired tales to love stories so poignant, your heart might just hurt a little. In a good way, of course.

Paige Toon

Nell and Van became childhood best friends at aged five, but soon become separated by tragedy. Since then, they've crossed paths every five years over the span of two decades, but continuously find circumstances tearing them apart. A poignant and emphatic tale of the complexities of love that you'll be instantly absorbed by.

On sale: April 30

Curtis Sittenfeld

You Think It, I'll Say It is a collection of 10 short stories which tackle the inner lives of women — an introverted Ivy League student learning the truth about a classmate; a visiting academic getting into bed with her taxi driver for all the wrong reasons; a woman who's developed an obsession with a television star . . . All told in Sittenfeld's razor sharp wit and uncanny ability to create authentic characters.

On sale: April 30

Charlie Donlea

When Grace, the subject of a true crime documentary series, reaches out to filmmaker Sidney Ryan to prove her innocence, Sidney uncovers evidence, timelines and suspects that don't add up. Fast-paced, gripping and addictive, this one will feed your true crime obsession and then some.

On sale: April 30

Aimee Molloy

Liane Moriarty meets Paula Hawkins in this psychological thriller about a missing baby, soon to be a movie starring Kerry Washington When a single mum discovers her newborn son has been abducted during a night out with her mother's group, they go to risky lengths to bring him home.

On sale: May 1

Catherine Isaac

Jess takes her son, William to the French countryside for a holiday to bond with his father. What no one knows though, is that she's harbouring a secret of her own, which leads to the trip becoming a learning curve for everyone. Grab the tissues: your heart will break and your heart

will soar.

On sale: May 1

30 April, 2018 by ASHLING LEE

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