Read and review

We're always keen to hear your thoughts on brand new books, so each month we give out hundreds of pre-publication copies of exciting new books for Waterstones Cardholders to read and review.

It could be the latest from a bestselling author, or a smash debut that's the talk of the publishing world -- if you want to be among the first to read something, and you're happy to share your views, enter our prize draws.

We update these books regularly -- if these books aren't for you, check back again soon!

The Paying Guests

[Image] Publishing 28th August

It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change.

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Station Eleven

[Image] Publishing 10th September

Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe. But now a new danger looms, and he threatens the hopeful world every survivor has tried to rebuild.

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Nora Webster

[Image] Publishing 2nd October

It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband.

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Tips on how to write a great review

If you want to make your review stand out -- or you're worried whether it's acceptable or not -- take a look at our guide on writing Cardholder reviews for