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#LibFaves18: My Favorite Books Published This Year

#LibFaves18 is a 10-day countdown where library workers all over the country Tweet their favorite books published in 2018 using the hashtag #LibFaves18. Afterwards, the entire 10 days of library worker recommendations are compiled into an accessible spreadsheet where every single title that is mentioned (even if it’s only once) will be available for all to see, use for collection development, and to suggest to patrons (click on the year to see the results for previous years: 2017, 2016, and 2015).

Without further ado, here are my 10 choices for #LibFaves18 (in no particular order):

  1. What a Time to Be Alone: The Slumflower’s Guide to Why You Are Already Enough by Chidera Eggerue

  2. How Not to Always Be Working: A Toolkit for Creativity and Radical Self-Care by Marlee Grace

  3. Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels on Summoning the Power to Resist edited by Katie West

  4. Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

  5. The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

  6. Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

  7. Your Art Will Save Your Life by Beth Pickens

  8. Radical Self-Love Almanac by Gala Darling

  9. Good Company: The Community Issue

  10. It’s Ok to Feel Things Deeply by Carissa Potter

What were your favorite books published in 2018?

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