The bestselling books in Canada: Dec. 2 to 8, 2018

Bestseller lists are based on using weekly sales from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for Dec. 2 to 8, 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

Louise Penny's latest mystery is Kingdom of the Blind. (Raincoast Books, Jean-Francois Berube)

  1. Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny
  2. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan​
  3. French Exit by Patrick deWitt
  4. The Flame by Leonard Cohen
  5. Women Talking by Miriam Toews
  6. Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
  7. Starlight by Richard Wagamese​​
  8. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  9. Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
  10. Dear Evelyn by Kathy Page

Canadian nonfiction

Final Report is a collection of essays and rants by Rick Mercer. (Jon Sturge, Doubleday Canada)

  1. Final Report by Rick Mercer  
  2. All Our Relations by Tanya Talaga
  3. Dam Busters by Ted Barris 
  4. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  5. Cujo by Curtis Joseph & Kirstie McLellan Day
  6. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  7. My Stories, My Times by Jean Chretien, translated by Sheila Fischman & Donald Winkler
  8. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  9. Bobby by Bobby Orr 
  10. Buffy Sainte-Marie by Andrea Warner

Canadian kids

Cherie Dimaline's YA novel The Marrow Thieves will be defended by Jully Black. (CBC)

  1. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  2. Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, illustrated by Sydney Smith  
  3. The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield, illustrated by Eric Fan and Terry Fan
  4. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  5. The Log Driver's Waltz by Wade Hemsworth, illustrated by Jennifer Phelan
  6. They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki 
  7. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw
  8. Go Show the World by Wab Kinew, illustrated by Joe Morse
  9. Heartwood Hotel: A True Home by Kallie George, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
  10. Classic Munsch ABC by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko


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