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Loan Stars: Librarians pick their favourite upcoming August titles

Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program.

  1. By Gaslight by Steven Price (McClelland & Stewart)
  2. The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster Canada)
  3. Britt Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman (Sceptre/Hachette)
  4. The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall (House of Anansi Press)
  5. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (Doubleday Canada)
  6. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue (Random House)
  7. To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey (Little, Brown and Company/Hachette)
  8. The Cauliflower by Nicola Barker (Henry Holt and Co./Macmillan)
  9. The Unseen World by Liz Moore (WW Norton/PRH Canada)
  10. The Hike by Drew Magary (Viking/PRH Canada)