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

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

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for Sept. 2 to Sept. 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

Miriam Toews is the author of the novel Women Talking. (Carol Loewen/Knopf Canada)

  1. Women Talking by Miriam Toews
  2. French Exit by Patrick DeWitt
  3. Starlight by Richard Wagamese​
  4. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  5. ​Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  6. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan​
  7. milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
  8. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur​
  9. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  10. Full Disclosure by Beverley McLachlin

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. Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga
  3. I'm Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya
  4. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  5. 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
  6. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  7. Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto
  8. A History of Canada in Ten Maps by Adam Shoalts​
  9. All We Leave Behind by Carol Off
  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. Heartwood Hotel by Kallie George, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
  4. Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel  
  5. Up the Creek by Nicholas Oldland
  6. Moving Day! by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  7. Carson Crosses Canada by Linda Bailey
  8. Classic Munsch ABC by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko       
  9. ​The Honeybee by Kirsten Hall, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
  10. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko 


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