The bestselling books of the week: April 29-May 5

Full Disclosure by Beverly McLachlin tops the Canadian fiction list this week.

Here are the bestselling Canadian books for April 29 to May 5, 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

Beverley McLachlin was the chief justice of Canada for 17 years before becoming a crime fiction writer. (Supplied by Beverley McLachlin, Evan Mitsui/CBC)
  1. Full Disclosure by Beverley McLachlin                      
  2. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese                        
  3. Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson                           
  4. The Boat People by Sharon Bala                             
  5. American War by Omar El Akkad                           
  6. Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley                        
  7. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur                               
  8. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur                               
  9. Motherhood by Sheila Heti                             
  10. Glass Houses by Louise Penny      

Canadian nonfiction

Forgiveness tells the true story of how Mark Sakamoto's grandparents survived the Second World War. (Mark Sakamoto/HarperCollins)
  1. Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto                           
  2. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson                       
  3. 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph                              
  4. Shrewed by Elizabeth Renzetti                      
  5. Embers by Richard Wagamese                        
  6. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga                            
  7. Lands of Lost Borders by Kate Harris                             
  8. The Power of Kindness by Brian Goldman                           
  9. Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson                          
  10. Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot                    

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. Narwhal by Ben Clanton                             
  4. When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett           
  5. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko                           
  6. Sparks! by Ian Boothby, illustrated by Nina Matsumoto            
  7. Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel                         
  8. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis & Nora Twomey             
  9. Restart by Gordon Korman                           
  10. The Ice Chips and the Magical Rink by Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith                       

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