Toronto is Reading...

Janurary 1942

  1. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  2. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  3. This Above All, Eric Knight
  4. Saratoga Trunk, Edna Ferber
  5. Windswept, Mary Ellen Chase
  6. All that Glitters, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  7. Wild Is the River, Louis Bromfield
  8. Pied Piper, Nevil Shute
  9. Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
  10. Botany Bay, Charles Nordhoff & James Norman Hall
  11. A Leaf in the Storm, Lin Yutang
  12. Barometer Rising, Hugh MacLennan

February 1942

  1. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  2. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  3. Frenchman's Creek, Daphne du Maurier
  4. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  5. This Above All, Eric Knight
  6. Pied Piper, Nevil Shute
  7. Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
  8. Wild Is the River, Louis Bromfield
  9. Saratoga Trunk, Edna Ferber
  10. All that Glitters, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  11. Windswept, Mary Ellen Chase
  12. Botany Bay, Charles Nordhoff & James Norman Hall

March 1942

  1. This Above All, Eric Knight
  2. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  4. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  5. Frenchman's Creek, Daphne du Maurier
  6. How Green Was My Valley, Richard Llewellyn
  7. Sam Small Flies Again, Eric Knight
  8. Pied Piper, Nevil Shute
  9. Marion Alive, Vicki Baum
  10. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  11. Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
  12. Windswept, Mary Ellen Chase

April 1942

  1. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  2. This Above All, Eric Knight
  3. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  4. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  5. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  6. Pied Piper, Nevil Shute
  7. Frenchman's Creek, Daphne du Maurier
  8. The Long Alert, Philip Gibbs
  9. How Green Was My Valley, Richard Llewellyn
  10. Sam Small Flies Again, Eric Knight
  11. Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
  12. Marion Alive, Vicki Baum

May 1942

  1. This Above All, Eric Knight
  2. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  4. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  5. Bright to the Wanderer, Bruce Lancaster
  6. The Children, Nina Fedorova
  7. Pied Piper, Nevil Shute
  8. How Green Was My Valley, Richard Llewellyn
  9. The Long Alert, Philip Gibbs
  10. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  11. Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair

June 1942

  1. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  2. This Above All, Eric Knight
  3. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  4. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  5. Until the Day Break, Louis Bromfield
  6. Bright to the Wanderer, Bruce Lancaster
  7. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  8. How Green Was My Valley, Richard Llewellyn
  9. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  10. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin
  11. Commandos, Elliott Arnold
  12. The Long Alert, Philip Gibbs

July 1942

  1. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  2. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  4. This Above All, Eric Knight
  5. Until the Day Break, Louis Bromfield
  6. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  7. Commandos, Elliott Arnold
  8. The Hour Before the Dawn, W. Somerset Maugham
  9. Bright to the Wanderer, Bruce Lancaster
  10. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  11. Marion Alive, Vicki Baum
  12. The Keys of the Kingdom, A. J. Cronin

August 1942

  1. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  2. Assignment in Brittany, Helen MacInnes
  3. This Above All, Eric Knight
  4. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  5. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  6. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  7. Drivin' Woman, Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier
  8. The Hour Before the Dawn, W. Somerset Maugham
  9. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  10. Until the Day Break, Louis Bromfield
  11. One Small Candle, Cecil Roberts
  12. Bright to the Wanderer, Bruce Lancaster

September 1942

  1. This Above All, Eric Knight
  2. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  3. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  4. Assignment in Brittany, Helen MacInnes
  5. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  6. The Moon Is Down, John Steinbeck
  7. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  8. Until the Day Break, Louis Bromfield
  9. Drivin' Woman, Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier
  10. The Hour Before the Dawn, W. Somerset Maugham
  11. One Small Candle, Cecil Roberts
  12. Signed with Their Honour, James Aldridge

October 1942

  1. This Above All, Eric Knight
  2. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  3. The Uninvited, Dorothy Macardle
  4. The Seventh Cross, Anna Seghers
  5. Thorn-Apple Tree, Grace MacLennan Grant Campbell
  6. Assignment in Brittany, Helen MacInnes
  7. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  8. Drivin' Woman, Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier
  9. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  10. Signed with Their Honour, James Aldridge
  11. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  12. The Cup and the Sword, Alice Tisdale Hobart

November 1942

  1. Thorn-Apple Tree, Grace MacLennan Grant Campbell
  2. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  3. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  4. This Above All, Eric Knight
  5. The Uninvited, Dorothy Macardle
  6. The Seventh Cross, Anna Seghers
  7. The Young Matriarch, Gladys Bronwyn Stern
  8. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  9. Assignment in Brittany, Helen MacInnes
  10. And Now Tomorrow, Rachel Field
  11. The Sun Is My Undoing, Marguerite Steen
  12. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck

December 1942

  1. Thorn-Apple Tree, Grace MacLennan Grant Campbell
  2. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  3. The Song of Bernadette, Franz Werfel
  4. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  5. Crescent Carnival, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  6. Reprisal, Ethel Vance
  7. This Above All, Eric Knight
  8. The Seventh Cross, Anna Seghers
  9. The Young Matriarch, Gladys Bronwyn Stern
  10. Little Man, G. Herbert Sallans
  11. Assignment in Brittany, Helen MacInnes
  12. Black-out in Gretley, J. B. Priestley


Sources:
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 14 Feb. 1942, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Mar. 1942, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Apr. 1942, p. 9;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 May 1942, p. 11;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 June 1942, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 4 July 1942, p. 13;
"Toronto Public Libraries' July List of Popular Books in Order of Demand." Globe and Mail, 15 Aug. 1942, p. 11;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 Sept. 1942, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Oct. 1942, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Nov. 1942, p. 9;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 Dec. 1942, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 Jan. 1943, p. 5.