About Waterstones Waterstones is the UK’s premier book specialist and high street retailer as well as offering customers the option to browse and shop online at Waterstones.com. It provides customers with exceptional choice, value and service from its team of well-read bookselling staff. Each branch of Waterstones carries its own book profile, meaning that you will find different books in the front of the shop, which are hand-picked by the staff in that particular store. A typical Waterstones outlet will offer around 30,000 books with the largest stores stocking around 200,000. Its online store offers customers the opportunity to browse books in many ways, by author, genre, subject matter and more. A great benefit of the website is that thousands of customers regularly leave quality reviews about the books they have read, providing you with a great basis to try something new!