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Loan Stars: Librarians pick their upcoming favourite December titles

Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their most-anticipated upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program and the Canadian Urban Libraries Council.

  • This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, Adam Kay (Little, Brown Spark/Hachette Book Group Canada)
  • Just Watch Me, Jeff Lindsay (Dutton/PRHC)
  • Meg and Jo, Virginia Kantra (Berkley/PRHC)
  • The Glittering Hour, Iona Grey (Thomas Dunne Books/Raincoast Books)
  • Now You See Them, Elly Griffiths (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Raincoast)
  • The Book of Science and Antiquities, Thomas Keneally (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster Canada)
  • How The Dead Speak, Val McDermid (Atlantic Monthly Press/Publishers Group Canada)
  • Trace of Evil: A Natalie Lockhart Novel, Alice Blanchard (Minotaur Books/Raincoast)
  • The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time, Nancy Davis Kho (Running Press Adult/HBGC)

Visit LoanStars.ca for more book recommendations and information about how publishers and library staff can get involved.