The bestselling books in Canada: April 1 to April 7, 2018

American War by Omar El Akkad is on top of the Canadian fiction list this week.

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for April 1 to April 7, 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

Omar El Akkad
American War is Omar El Akkad's debut novel. (Michael Lionstar/McClelland & Stewart)

  1. American War by Omar El Akkad                           
  2. The Boat People by Sharon Bala
  3. Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson                           
  4. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
  5. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur                           
  6. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  7. ​The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman
  8. ​Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien 
  9. Find You in the Dark by Nathan Ripley                                     
  10. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley                                                                                                       

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. Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson
  4. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  5. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  6. Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot                       
  7. Shrewed by Elizabeth Renzetti
  8. Feeding My Mother by Jann Arden                         
  9. The Never-Ending Present by Michael Barclay                                                           
  10. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King                                                                                   

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. Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel
  4. Narwhal by Ben Clanton 
  5. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  6. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis & Nora Twomey
  7. You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel
  8. My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett   
  9. Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith
  10. Sparks! by Ian Boothby, illustrated by Nina Matsumoto