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August 2018 - Read Alikes: Summer in the City

Try a few of these books and make the most of your summer in the city from the comfort of your own backyard.

July 2018 - Defending Jacob Read Alikes

Want thrills and chills this summer? Cool down with one of these mysteries. If you enjoyed Defending Jacob by William Landay, you might want to read these other thriller and psychological suspense books.

June 2018 - Indigenous Book Club Month

June is Indigenous Book Club Month! Check out some of these recommended titles.

Who's Reading What? Lists

Ruth Ohi, Reader, Illustrator, Author

Ruth Ohi is the illustrator of 60 books, 20 of which she is also the author. Her books include the “Chicken, Pig, Cow” series & “Kenta and the Big Wave” (both Annick Press), “Scribble” and the “Fox and Squirrel” series (both Scholastic Canada). www.RuthOhi.com, Twitter: @Ruth_Ohi, Instagram: @RuthOhi, Facebook: @RuthOhi.

Christopher Hume, Journalist, author, dog walker

Columnist, critic and curator, Christopher Hume retired from the Toronto Star in 2016 but continues as that paper's urban affairs writer. He has been nominated six times for Canada's highest prize in print journalism, the National Newspaper Award, and won in 2009. In 2014, Ryerson University presented Hume with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Deborah Dundas, writer, Books Editor at the Toronto Star, and minor league girls' hockey aficionado

Deborah Dundas became the Books Editor at the Toronto Star after reviewing books for the paper for more than 15 years. She has worked in the media for more than 25 years - including stints as a books editor, but also in business, lifestyle, and national and city politics. She's worked at CTV and TVO, both as an editor/producer and reporting, interviewing or producing shows on emerging artists, popular writers and literary powerhouses.

Monthly lists of recommended books voted on by librarians.