This list excludes the digital collections, which according to the Revelstoke Library is one of the fastest growing collections, and magazines. However, the most checked out magazine, by far, is Peoples Weekly. It’s more than double Canadian House and Home, which is the second most checked out.
Regardless, here are some of the most checked out books for the Revelstoke Library in 2019.
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
This novel follows a 10-year-old girl and her mother who invites a Chinese refugee into their home. The book was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize as well as the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Thien is Canadian.
Minimalist baker’s everyday cooking: 101 entirely plant-bases, mostly gluten free, easy and delicious recipes by Dana Shultz
The book has 101 recipes, that requires 10 ingredients or less, can be made in one bowl, or requires 30 minutes or less to prepare.
Under Earth: Under Water by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
A junior nonfiction book that explains what’s happens in the ground and under the sea – from early submarines and deep-sea life to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels.
Garfield: Caution: Wide Load by Jim Davis
It’s Garfield’s 56th book.
Stone Cold by Greg Farshtey
A junior fiction book. It’s the seventh book in the Lego Ninjago series
Return of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces her biggest challenge yet in the third and final installment of the Zita adventures. This New York Times-Bestselling graphic novel trilogy is for middle grade readers.
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
The novel is about a middle-aged man who owns a failing independent bookstore on Alice Island off the coast of Massachusetts.
Garfield Brings Home the Bacon by Jim Davis
It’s Garfield’s 53rd.
Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
The first book in the space adventure trilogy aimed for junior readers.
Garfield & Co. #3: Catzilla by Jim Davis
For Halloween, Garfield has dressed up as Catzilla