The bestselling books in Canada: Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2018

Sharon Bala's The Boat People climbs to the top of Canadian fiction this week.

These are the bestselling Canadian books for Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2018.

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Canadian fiction | Canadian nonfiction | Canadian kids

Canadian Fiction

Sharon Bala is the author of The Boat People, one of the novels on the Canada Reads 2018 longlist. (Nadra Ginting/McClelland & Stewart)
  1. The Boat People by Sharon Bala
  2. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley
  3. American War by Omar El Akkad
  4. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
  5. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  6. Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill
  7. The Break by Katherena Vermette
  8. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  9. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  10. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Canadian nonfiction

Jordan B. Peterson is the author of 12 Rules for Life. (Random House Canada)
  1. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  2. Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
  3. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  4. Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
  5. Feeding My Mother by Jann Arden
  6. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  7. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  8. Lands of Lost Borders by Kate Harris
  9. Policing Black Lives by Robyn Maynard
  10. The Year of Less by Cait Flanders

Canadian kids

Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature. (Cherie Dimaline/Dancing Cat Books)
  1. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  2. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw
  3. ​The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel by Deborah Ellis & Nora Twomey
  4. ​Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  5. Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith
  6. Get Me Another One! by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Mike Boldt
  7. When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett
  8. Narwhal by Ben Clanton
  9. Stolen Words by Melanie Florence, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
  10. You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel

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