The bestselling Canadian books for the week of March 3 to 9, 2019

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Check out the bestselling Canadian books for March 3 to March 2, 2019.

Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.

Canadian fiction | Canadian nonfiction | Canadian kids

Canadian fiction

Rhonda Mullins (L) and Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette (R) are the translator and author of Suzanne, an English translation of the French-language hit, La femme qui fuit. (CBC)
  1. Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, translated by Rhonda Mullins
  2. Brother by David Chariandy
  3. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan 
  4. The Gown by Jennifer Robson​
  5. French Exit by Patrick deWitt
  6. The Quintland Sisters by Shelley Wood
  7. Days by Moonlight by André Alexis
  8. Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
  9. The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley
  10. Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny

Canadian nonfiction

Teenage refugee Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and his English teacher Winnie Yeung are behind the memoir Homes. (CBC)
  1. Homes by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah with Winnie Yeung
  2. The Woo-Woo by Lindsay Wong
  3. By Chance Alone by Max Eisen
  4. Claws of the Panda by Jonathan Manthorpe
  5. Lands of Lost Borders by Kate Harris
  6. Chop Suey Nation by Ann Hui
  7. Embers by Richard Wagamese
  8. ​​21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
  9. Mourning Has Broken by Erin Davis
  10. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson

Canadian kids

Cherie Dimaline is the author of The Marrow Thieves. (Peter Power/CBC, Dancing Cat Books)
  1. The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
  2. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw
  3. Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, illustrated by Sydney Smith
  4. ​​The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield, illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan
  5. Go Show the World by Wab Kinew, illustrated by Joe Morse
  6. A World of Kindness by the editors and illustrators of Pajama Press
  7. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
  8. The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
  9. Heartwood Hotel by Kallie George, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
  10. Bear for Breakfast by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Jay Odjick


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