The bestselling books in Canada: Oct. 21 to 27, 2018

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

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for Oct. 21 to 27, 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

Patrick deWitt's latest novel is French Exit. (Danny Palmerlee, House of Anansi Press)

  1. French Exit by Patrick deWitt
  2. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan​
  3. Women Talking by Miriam Toews
  4. The Flame by Leonard Cohen
  5. Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson
  6. Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
  7. Starlight by Richard Wagamese​
  8. ​Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  9. Careless Love by Peter Robinson
  10. Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Canadian nonfiction

All Our Relations is the 2018 Massey Lectures. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star/House of Anansi)

  1. All Our Relations by Tanya Talaga
  2. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  3. Dam Busters by Ted Barris
  4. Right Here, Right Now by Stephen J. Harper
  5. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  6. My Stories, My Times by Jean Chretien, translated by Sheila Fischman & Donald Winkler
  7. Cujo by Curtis Joseph & Kirstie McLellan Day
  8. Buffy Sainte-Marie by Andrea Warner
  9. I'm Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya
  10. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson

Canadian kids

Cherie Dimaline is the author of the YA novel The Marrow Thieves. (CBC)

  1. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  2. Go Show the World by Wab Kinew, illustrated by Joe Morse
  3. Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, illustrated by Sydney Smith        
  4. The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad, illustrated by Brock Nicol
  5. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw​
  6. The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield, Eric Fan & Terry Fan
  7. No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen
  8. Classic Munsch ABC by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  9. Ocean Meets Sky by Eric Fan & Terry Fan
  10. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko


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