Toronto is Reading...

January 1954

  1. The Tudor Rose, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  2. Whiteoak Brothers, Mazo de la Roche
  3. Désirée, Annemarie Selinko
  4. Tidefall, Thomas Head Raddall
  5. Beyond This Place, A. J. Cronin
  6. Lord Vanity, Samuel Shellabarger
  7. Time and Time Again, James Hilton
  8. A Sunset Touch, Howard Spring
  9. Too Late the Phalarope, Alan Paton
  10. Digby, David Walker
  11. The Dark Enchantment, Dorothy Macardle
  12. A Passage in the Night, Sholem Asch

February 1954

  1. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  2. The Tudor Rose, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  3. Sayonara, James A. Michener
  4. Désirée, Annemarie Selinko
  5. A Sunset Touch, Howard Spring
  6. Whiteoak Brothers, Mazo de la Roche
  7. The Spare Room, Nelia White
  8. Lord Vanity, Samuel Shellabarger
  9. Beyond This Place, A. J. Cronin
  10. Time and Time Again, James Hilton
  11. Too Late the Phalarope, Alan Paton
  12. The Little Ark, Jan De Hartog

March 1954

  1. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  2. The Spare Room, Nelia White
  3. The Tudor Rose, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  4. Sayonara, James A. Michener
  5. The Well of the Silent Harp, James Barke
  6. A Pocket Full of Rye, Agatha Christie
  7. Lord Vanity, Samuel Shellabarger
  8. Désirée, Annemarie Selinko
  9. Beyond This Place, A. J. Cronin
  10. A Sunset Touch, Howard Spring
  11. Whiteoak Brothers, Mazo de la Roche
  12. The Spider King, Lawrence Schoonover

April 1954

  1. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton
  2. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  3. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield
  4. Sayonara, James A. Michener
  5. Bless this House, Norah Lofts
  6. Bhowani Junction, John Masters
  7. The Spider King, Lawrence Schoonover
  8. A Pocket Full of Rye, Agatha Christie
  9. The Tudor Rose, Margaret Campbell Barnes
  10. The Night of the Hunter, Davis Grubb
  11. Lord Vanity, Samuel Shellabarger
  12. The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler

May 1954

  1. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield
  2. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton
  3. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  4. Bless this House, Norah Lofts
  5. Bhowani Junction, John Masters
  6. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  7. Sayonara, James A. Michener
  8. The Spider King, Lawrence Schoonover
  9. The Dollmaker, Harriette Simpson Arnow
  10. The Dawning of the Day, Elisabeth Ogilvie
  11. A Pocket Full of Rye, Agatha Christie
  12. The Night of the Hunter, Davis Grubb

June 1954

  1. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  2. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield
  3. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  4. The Royal Box, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  6. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton
  7. The Chartered Libertine, Ralph Allen
  8. Bless this House, Norah Lofts
  9. The Dollmaker, Harriette Simpson Arnow
  10. The Secret Stair, Phyllis Bottome
  11. A Time to Love and a Time to Die, Erich Maria Remarque
  12. The Spider King, Lawrence Schoonover

July 1954

  1. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  3. The Royal Box, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. The Chartered Libertine, Ralph Allen
  5. A Time to Love and a Time to Die, Erich Maria Remarque
  6. The Secret Stair, Phyllis Bottome
  7. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield
  8. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  9. Bless this House, Norah Lofts
  10. The Fall of a Titan, Igor Gouzenko
  11. The Dollmaker, Harriette Simpson Arnow
  12. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton

August 1954

  1. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  3. The Royal Box, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  4. The Chartered Libertine, Ralph Allen
  5. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  6. The Fall of a Titan, Igor Gouzenko
  7. A Time to Love and a Time to Die, Erich Maria Remarque
  8. The Dollmaker, Harriette Simpson Arnow
  9. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton
  10. Bless this House, Norah Lofts
  11. The Secret Stair, Phyllis Bottome
  12. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield

September 1954

  1. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  3. The Fall of a Titan, Igor Gouzenko
  4. The Royal Box, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  5. The Chartered Libertine, Ralph Allen
  6. The Dollmaker, Harriette Simpson Arnow
  7. A Time to Love and a Time to Die, Erich Maria Remarque
  8. No Other Gods, Wilder Penfield
  9. Turn East, Turn West, Luella Creighton
  10. The Secret Stair, Phyllis Bottome
  11. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  12. Bless this House, Norah Lofts

October 1954

  1. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  2. Variable Winds at Jalna, Mazo de la Roche
  3. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  4. Leaven of Malice, Robertson Davies
  5. The Fall of a Titan, Igor Gouzenko
  6. The Royal Box, Frances Parkinson Keyes
  7. The Living Earth, Sheila Mackay Russell
  8. My Brother's Keeper, Marcia Davenport
  9. Love is Eternal, Irving Stone
  10. Katherine, Anya Seton
  11. Never Victorious, Never Defeated, Taylor Caldwell
  12. A Time to Love and a Time to Die, Erich Maria Remarque

November 1954

  1. My Brother's Keeper, Marcia Davenport
  2. Variable Winds at Jalna, Mazo de la Roche
  3. Leaven of Malice, Robertson Davies
  4. The Living Earth, Sheila Mackay Russell
  5. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier
  6. Katherine, Anya Seton
  7. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  8. Love is Eternal, Irving Stone
  9. The Captain's Table, Richard Gordon
  10. The Fall of a Titan, Igor Gouzenko
  11. Soldier of Fortune, Ernest Gann
  12. Charlotte Fairlie, D. E. Stevenson

December 1954

  1. My Brother's Keeper, Marcia Davenport
  2. Variable Winds at Jalna, Mazo de la Roche
  3. Not as a Stranger, Morton Thompson
  4. Leaven of Malice, Robertson Davies
  5. The Living Earth, Sheila Mackay Russell
  6. Andrew ConningtonGrace Irwin
  7. Katherine, Anya Seton
  8. No Time for Sergeants, Mac Hyman
  9. View from Pompey's Head, Hamilton Basso
  10. Love is Eternal, Irving Stone
  11. Soldier of Fortune, Ernest Gann
  12. Mary Anne, Daphne du Maurier


Sources:
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Feb. 1954, p. 5;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Mar. 1954, p. 28;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 Apr. 1954, p. 4;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 May 1954, p. 4;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 5 June 1954, p. 7;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 10 July 1954, p. 8;
"Toronto Public Libraries List Books in Demand." Globe and Mail, 21 Aug. 1954, p. 32;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Sept. 1954, p. 4;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 9 Oct. 1954, p. 4;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 6 Nov. 1954, p. 10;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 11 Dec. 1954, p. 16;
"Toronto is Reading..." Toronto Daily Star, 8 Jan. 1955, p. 11.