I'm a frequent borrower of books from our local library -- lots of quilt books but also fiction and non-fiction; however, the librarians are often surprised when I check out my books and there aren't any quilting books.
Here are four of the books I've borrowed recently. I'm showing only covers (so I don't violate copyright) and adding a few notes/comments.
Everything Patchwork: 40 Classic Quilts, Bags and Accessories by Corinne Crasbercu.
Being from the U.S., I was slightly put off by measurements in centimeters. I'm not math-inclined so trying to imagine the size was hard. Of course a tape measure with both inches and centimeters solved the problem.
Quilt Lovely: 15 Vibrant Projects Using Piecing & Applique by Jen Kingwell
There's probably a pattern for everyone to love in this book. Clear directions for each pattern accompany the photographs, which cover several pages.
This is a book I will have a hard time returning to the library. Even if I never make one of the patterns exactly, it holds a wealth of inspiration amongst its pages.
The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters: A Guide to Creating, Quilting & Living Courageously by Sherri Lynn Wood
If you are a hesitant block-maker and are willing to experiment and take chances, this will be a great book for you. If you're already adventurous and want to acquire new skills and experiment, this book is for you, also.
Sew Organized for the Busy Girl: Tips to Make the Most of Your Time & Space: 23 Quilt & Clever Sewing Projects You'll Love by Heidi Staples
I recommend this book even if the only reason you read it is because you need help organizing your time, your fabric, or your workspace. Of course, there are also some fun patterns for projects created with fabric.
There you have four of my recent quilting book finds. Have you found any great quilt books lately?