Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, where book bloggers are invited to share their top ten lists centered on a certain theme.
This week is National Library Week, and as a librarian, I’m super excited! I thought it would be fun to share my ten most recent library check-outs. If you’ve ever wondered what kinds of books a librarian checks out, now’s your chance to find out!
- Disability Visibility by Alice Wong: I’ve heard incredible things about this anthology of essays by disabled authors, and after a long hold list I was super excited to finally check it out!
2. This is Just a Test by Madelyn Rosenberg & Wendy Wan-Long Shang: As a biracial Asian Jew, I’ve been really looking to read more books about Asian Jews. This MG novel’s been on my radar for a while and I finally checked it out!
3. Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd & Michelle Mee Nutter: I was totally that kid who was allergic to everything so I had to check this graphic novel out! I can’t wait to start it.
4. How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole: I loved Alyssa’s thriller debut, When No One is Watching, but I’ve never read any of her romances! So when I spotted this one on our New Books shelf at work, I had to grab it.
5. Vampires Never Get Old edited by Zoraida Córdova & Natalie C. Parker: I’m a sucker for vampire books, and this one includes so many of my favorite authors!
6. This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell & Aurélia Durand: I love reading new kids books at my library to keep up to date on children’s literature. This anti-racist nonfiction title is super colorful with gorgeous illustrations!
7. A Phở Love Story by Loan Le: I get to order the teen books for my library, and this was one that I put a hold on as soon as I ordered it because I love food-related books! I was so happy when it finally arrived at the library.
8. The Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera Hiranandani: This is another MG novel about a biracial Asian Jewish character! This one follows a half-Indian, half-Jewish girl and I’ve heard great things about this author.
9. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman: This is yet another one about (you guessed it!) a mixed Asian Jewish kid. This follows a mixed Indian & Jewish girl preparing for her bat mitzvah!
10. Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera: This MG novel about a biracial Mexican & Chinese girl obsessed with baseball has been on my radar for a while! As soon as I saw it on the New Books shelf in the children’s section, I had to check it out.
What was the last book you checked out from the library?