Here are the bestselling books in Canada of 2017

Discover the most popular fiction, nonfiction, young adult and children's books this year.

As 2017 comes to a close, here are some of the bestselling books in Canada this past year.

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 230 Canadian independent stores. 

Overall | Canadian fiction | Canadian nonfiction | Canadian young adult | Canadian picture books

Overall

Rupi Kaur won the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards for her second poetry collection, the sun and her flowers. (rupikaur.com/Simon & Schuster)
  1. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  2. The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
  3. Wonder by R.J. Palacio 
  4. Glass Houses by Louise Penny
  5. The Break by Katherena Vermette
  6. Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey 
  7. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo
  8. ​Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis
  9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  10. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

Canadian fiction

Rupi Kaur won the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards for her second poetry collection, the sun and her flowers. (rupikaur.com/Simon & Schuster)
  1. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  2. Glass Houses by Louise Penny
  3. The Break by Katherena Vermette
  4. ​Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis
  5. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  6. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  7. the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur
  8. Secret Path by Gord Downie & Jeff Lemire
  9. Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson
  10. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien 

Canadian nonfiction

Richard Wagamese was an Ojibwe author and journalist. (CBC/Douglas & McIntyre)
  1. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  2. No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein
  3. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  4. This I Know by Terry O'Reilly
  5. The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  6. Vimy by Tim Cook
  7. Game Change by Ken Dryden
  8. In Search of A Better World by Payam Akhavan
  9. Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
  10. Powered by Love by Joanna Henry, Ilana Landsberg-Lewis & Alexis MacDonald

Canadian YA

The Blackthorn Key is Kevin Sands' debut novel and the first book in a mystery series for young adults. (Kevin Sands/Simon & Schuster)
  1. The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
  2. The Mask That Sang by Susan Currie
  3. After Peaches by Michelle Mulder
  4. Mark of the Plague by Kevin Sands
  5. Dear Canada: These Are My Words by Ruby Slipperjack
  6. The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawrence
  7. We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen
  8. Masterminds by Gordon Korman
  9. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  10. ​Pandas on the Eastside by Gabrielle Prendergast

Canadian picture books

Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw, has sold over 30 million copies in the past decade. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press/Firefly Books)
  1. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw​
  2. The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield, illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan 
  3. When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett​​
  4. The Paper Bag Princess, 45th Edition by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  5. The Paper Bag Princess, 78th Edition by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  6. Narwhal by Ben Clanton
  7. Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs, Nizar Ali Badr & Falah Raheem 
  8. Carson Crosses Canada by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Kass Reich 
  9. Blackflies by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Jay Odjick
  10. Canada ABC by Paul Covello

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