Toronto is Reading...

January 1948

  1. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  2. Serpent's Tooth, Isabelle Hughes
  3. Came a Cavalier, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. House Divided, Ben Ames Williams
  5. The Moneyman, Thomas B. Costain
  6. Nothing So Strange, James Hilton
  7. The Song in the Green Thorn Tree, James Barke
  8. Prince of Foxes, Samuel Shellabarger
  9. Chatterton Square, E. H. Young
  10. Gentleman's Agreement, Laura Z. Hobson
  11. Wax Fruit, Guy McCrone
  12. The Foxes of Harrow, Frank Yerby

February 1948

  1. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  2. Serpent's Tooth, Isabelle Hughes
  3. Came a Cavalier, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. House Divided, Ben Ames Williams
  5. Gentleman's Agreement, Laura Z. Hobson
  6. A Light In The Window, Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  8. Wax Fruit, Guy McCrone
  9. The Song in the Green Thorn Tree, James Barke
  10. The Moneyman, Thomas B. Costain
  11. Nothing So Strange, James Hilton
  12. The Foxes of Harrow, Frank Yerby

March 1948

  1. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  2. House Divided, Ben Ames Williams
  3. King Cotton, Thomas Armstrong
  4. Came a Cavalier, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. Wax Fruit, Guy McCrone
  6. Gentleman's Agreement, Laura Z. Hobson
  7. A Light In The Window, Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. Serpent's Tooth, Isabelle Hughes
  9. Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason
  10. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  11. Raintree County, Ross Lockridge, Jr.
  12. The Ides of March, Thornton Wilder

April 1948

  1. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  2. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  3. Lucinda Brayford, Martin Boyd
  4. Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason
  5. House Divided, Ben Ames Williams
  6. King Cotton, Thomas Armstrong
  7. The Ides of March, Thornton Wilder
  8. The Pleasant Morning Light, Josephine Lawrence
  9. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  10. Unconquered, Neil H. Swanson
  11. Wax Fruit, Guy McCrone
  12. Came a Cavalier, Frances Parkinson Keyes

May 1948

  1. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  2. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  3. Peony, Pearl S. Buck
  4. Lucinda Brayford, Martin Boyd
  5. Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason
  6. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  7. King Cotton, Thomas Armstrong
  8. Unconquered, a Novel of the Pontiac Conspiracy, Neil H. Swanson
  9. Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton
  10. The Pleasant Morning Light, Josephine Lawrence
  11. The Town Below, Roger Lemelin
  12. Wax Fruit, Guy McCrone

June 1948

  1. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  2. Peony, Pearl S. Buck
  3. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  4. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  5. The Foolish Gentlewoman, Margery Sharp
  6. Lucinda Brayford, Martin Boyd
  7. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  8. The Aging Nymph, A. J. Elliott
  9. Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason
  10. The Town Below, Roger Lemelin
  11. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  12. Unconquered, a Novel of the Pontiac Conspiracy, Neil H. Swanson

July 1948

  1. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  2. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  3. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  4. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  5. The Foolish Gentlewoman, Margery Sharp
  6. Peony, Pearl S. Buck
  7. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  8. The Aging Nymph, A. J. Elliott
  9. Lucinda Brayford, Martin Boyd
  10. East Side, West Side, Marcia Davenport
  11. Unconquered, Neil H. Swanson
  12. Eagle in the Sky, F. Van Wyck Mason

August 1948

  1. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  2. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  3. Peony, Pearl S. Buck
  4. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  5. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene
  6. Tomorrow Will be Better, Betty Smith
  7. The Foolish Gentlewoman, Margery Sharp
  8. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  9. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  10. The Aging Nymph, A. J. Elliott
  11. The Town Below, Roger Lemelin

September 1948

  1. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  2. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  3. Tomorrow Will be Better, Betty Smith
  4. One Clear Call, Upton Sinclair
  5. Peony, Pearl S. Buck
  6. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  7. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene
  8. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  9. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  10. No Highway, Nevil Shute
  11. The Foolish Gentlewoman, Margery Sharp
  12. The Town Below, Roger Lemelin

October 1948

  1. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  2. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  3. One Clear Call, Upton Sinclair
  4. Tomorrow Will be Better, Betty Smith
  5. No Highway, Nevil Shute
  6. The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene
  7. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  8. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  9. Pilgrim's Inn, Elizabeth Goudge
  10. The Cleft Rock, Alice Tisdale Hobart
  11. A Candle for St Jude, Rumer Godden
  12. Peony, Pearl S. Buck

November 1948

  1. The Big Fisherman, Lloyd C. Douglas
  2. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  3. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  4. One Clear Call, Upton Sinclair
  5. No Highway, Nevil Shute
  6. Tomorrow Will be Better, Betty Smith
  7. The Young Lions, Irwin Shaw
  8. Melissa, Taylor Caldwell
  9. The Golden Hawk, Frank Yerby
  10. The Bishop's Mantle, Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  11. The Varsity Story, Morley Callaghan
  12. I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

December 1948

  1. The Big Fisherman, Lloyd C. Douglas
  2. Dinner at Antoines, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. Melissa, Taylor Caldwell
  4. Shannon's Way, A. J. Cronin
  5. One Clear Call, Upton Sinclair
  6. Portobello Road, Monica Dickens
  7. The Precipice, Hugh MacLennan
  8. The Young Lions, Irwin Shaw
  9. Tomorrow Will be Better, Betty Smith
  10. I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
  11. The Plague, Albert Camus
  12. No Highway, Nevil Shute


Sources:
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 7 Feb. 1948, p. 24;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Mar. 1948, p. 17;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Apr. 1948, p. 27;
"Toronto Public Libraries Report on Borrowings." Globe and Mail, 8 May 1948, p. 12;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 June 1948, p. 13;
"Books in Demand in Toronto Today." Toronto Daily Star, 10 July 1948, p. 7;
"Most Popular Books At Toronto Libraries." Globe and Mail, 28 Aug. 1948, p. 12;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Sept. 1948, p. 14;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 Oct. 1948, p. 40;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Nov. 1948, p. 39;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Dec. 1948, p. 21;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Jan. 1949, p. 7.