Waterstone’s Best Books of the Year Round-Up!
Books

We’re absolutely thrilled to have a whopping 21 of our books and authors featured on the Waterstone’s Best Books of the Year round-up for 2023! Please see below for the full selection across categories:

FICTION

Alison Weir – HENRY VIII

Kate Mosse – THE GHOST SHIP

Sophie Kinsella – THE BURNOUT

CRIME & THRILLERS

Amy Chua – THE GOLDEN GATE

HISTORY

Tracy Borman – ANNE BOLEYN & ELIZABETH I

John Nichol – EJECT! EJECT!

Rowland White – MOSQUITO

ENTERTAINMENT

Dick & Angel – THE CHATEAU FOREVER HOME

CHILDREN’S / YA

EL Norry – Fable House

Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre – ADVENTUREMICE OTTER CHAOS!

Emily Gravett – ISLAND OF WHISPERS

FOOD & DRINK

Nigel Slater – TOAST

Pen Vogler – STUFFED

NATURE & TRAVEL

John Lewis-Stempel – LA VIE

Sarah Beeny – THE SIMPLE LIFE

Giles & Mary – COUNTRY LIFE

Mike Parker – ALL THE WIDE BORDER

ART, ARCHITECTURE & CRAFT

Florian Gadsby – BY MY HANDS

POPULAR SCIENCE

Tim Peake – SPACE

Tom Fletcher/Silverback – LIFE ON OUR PLANET

AUTHOR’S PICKS

James Strawbridge – SALT (picked by Alexin Anatole)

To read about the full selection and the other incredible authors featured, see here. Congratulations all!