Toronto is Reading...

January 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  3. Also the Hills, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. Boughs Bend Over, Maida Parlow French
  5. So Little Time, John P. Marquand
  6. None But the Lonely Heart, Richard Llewellyn
  7. The Weeping Wood, Vicki Baum
  8. The Apostle, Sholem Asch
  9. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  10. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  11. The Walsh Girls, Elizabeth Janeway
  12. Survival, Phyllis Bottome

February 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  3. So Little Time, John P. Marquand
  4. Also the Hills, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  6. The Apostle, Sholem Asch
  7. Boughs Bend Over, Maida Parlow French
  8. The Walsh Girls, Elizabeth Janeway
  9. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  10. The Two Mrs Abbotts, D. E. Stevenson
  11. None But the Lonely Heart, Richard Llewellyn
  12. The Weeping Wood, Vicki Baum

March 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  3. Also the Hills, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  5. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  6. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, Ludwig Bemelmans
  7. The Weeping Wood, Vicki Baum
  8. So Little Time, John P. Marquand
  9. Anger in the Sky, Susan Ertz
  10. Tomorrow is Forever, Gwen Bristow
  11. The Promise, Pearl S. Buck
  12. A Bell for Adano, John Hersey

April 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  3. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  4. Also the Hills, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  6. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  7. The Promise, Pearl S. Buck
  8. Bedford Village, Hervey Allen
  9. So Little Time, John P. Marquand
  10. The Final Hour, Taylor Caldwell
  11. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  12. The Signpost, E. Arnot Robertson

May 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  3. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  4. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  5. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  6. Also the Hills, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  7. What Became of Anna Bolton, Louis Bromfield
  8. Blessed Are the Meek, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
  9. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  10. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  11. The Final Hour, Taylor Caldwell
  12. The Promise, Pearl S. Buck

June 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. Presidential Agent, Upton Sinclair
  3. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  4. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  5. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  6. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  7. Blessed Are the Meek, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
  8. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  9. What Became of Anna Bolton, Louis Bromfield
  10. The Labyrinth, Cecil Roberts
  11. The Final Hour, Taylor Caldwell
  12. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport

July 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  3. Presidential Agent, Upton Sinclair
  4. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  5. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  6. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  7. Blessed Are the Meek, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
  8. Peter Domanig: Morning in Vienna, Victor White
  9. The Promise, Pearl S. Buck
  10. The Labyrinth, Cecil Roberts
  11. Joseph the Provider, Thomas Mann
  12. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase

August 1944

  1. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  2. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  3. Presidential Agent, Upton Sinclair
  4. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  5. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  6. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  7. Peter Domanig: Morning in Vienna, Victor White
  8. Blessed Are the Meek, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka
  9. The Labyrinth, Cecil Roberts
  10. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase
  11. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  12. Leave Her to Heaven, Ben Ames Williams

September 1944

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  2. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  3. Presidential Agent, Upton Sinclair
  4. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  5. Cluny Brown, Margery Sharp
  6. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  7. Green Dolphin Street, Elizabeth Goudge
  8. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes
  9. Ride With Me, Thomas B. Costain
  10. Peter Domanig: Morning in Vienna, Victor White
  11. Hotel Berlin '43, Vicki Baum
  12. In Bed We Cry, Ilka Chase

October 1944

  1. Earth and High Heaven, Gwethalyn Graham
  2. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  3. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  4. Cluny Brown, Margery Sharp
  5. The Valley of Decision, Marcia Davenport
  6. Green Dolphin Street, Elizabeth Goudge
  7. The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas
  8. Dragon Seed, Pearl S. Buck
  9. Presidential Agent, Upton Sinclair
  10. Listening Valley, D. E. Stevenson
  11. Peter Domanig: Morning in Vienna, Victor White
  12. While Still We Live, Helen MacInnes

November 1944

[Data is missing.]

December 1944

  1. The Green Years, A. J. Cronin
  2. Earth and High Heaven, Gwethalyn Graham
  3. Green Dolphin Street, Elizabeth Goudge
  4. Building of Jalna, Mazo de la Roche
  5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
  6. Hard Facts, Howard Spring
  7. Pastoral, Nevil Shute
  8. The Higher Hill, Grace MacLennan Grant Campbell
  9. The Battle Within, Philip Gibbs
  10. Immortal Wife, Irving Stone
  11. The Razor's Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  12. Roger Sudden, Thomas Raddall


Sources:
"January Favorites at Toronto Public Libraries." Globe and Mail, 12 Feb. 1944, p.16;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Mar. 1944, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Apr. 1944, p. 15;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 May 1944, p. 23;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 June 1944, p. 14;
"June Choices at Toronto Public Libraries." Globe and Mail, 8 July 1944, p. 8;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 12 Aug. 1944, p. 14;
"August Choices Toronto Public Libraries." Globe and Mail, 9 Sept. 1944, p. 16;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Oct. 1944, p. 20;
"October Library Choices." Globe and Mail, 11 Nov. 1944, p. 18;
[No source available for November];
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 13 Jan. 1945, p. 20.