Canada Reads spoiler alert: Who won Canada Reads 2018?

A new champion is crowned on the battle of the books.
The Canada Reads 2018 panellists (from left): tornado hunter Greg Johnson, fashion journalist Jeanne Beker, actor Tahmoh Penikett, singer Mozhdah Jamalzadah and singer Jully Black. (CBC)

FinaleForgiveness by Mark Sakamoto, defended by Jeanne Beker won Canada Reads, as American War by Omar El Akkad, defended by Tahmoh Penikett, was eliminated

Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto is the winner of Canada Reads 2018. (CBC)

Here's a breakdown of the vote:

Tahmoh Penikett voted to eliminate: Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
Jully Black voted to eliminate: Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
Greg Johnson voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad
Mozhdah Jamalzadah voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad
Jeanne Beker voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline, defended by Jully Black was voted off on Day Three of Canada Reads 2018.

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline was eliminated on Day Three of Canada Reads. (CBC)

Here's a breakdown of the vote:

Tahmoh Penikett voted to eliminate: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Jully Black voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad
Greg Johnson voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad
Mozhdah Jamalzadah voted to eliminate: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Jeanne Beker voted to eliminate: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson, defended by Greg Johnson was voted off on Day Two of Canada Reads 2018.

Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson was voted off on Day Two on Canada Reads 2018. (CBC)

Here's a breakdown of the vote:

Tahmoh Penikett voted to eliminate: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
Jully Black voted to eliminate: American Warby Omar El Akkad
Greg Johnson voted to eliminate: American War by Omar El Akkad
Mozhdah Jamalzadah voted to eliminate: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
Jeanne Beker voted to eliminate: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

​TIE BREAK vote: Jeanne Beker voted to eliminate: Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson

The Boat People by Sharon Bala, defended by Mozhdah Jamalzadah was voted off on Day One of Canada Reads 2018.

The Boat People by Sharon was the first book to be eliminated on Day One of Canada Reads 2018. (CBC)

Here's a breakdown of the vote:

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