The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Nov. 23, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Nov. 23, 2022

Our bestseller lists this week is a good tip sheet for the books that will be making their way to prime positions under the tree and into Canadian stockings in December. The No. 1 book sold across Canada this week is Michelle Obama’s just out “The Light We Carry,” a sequel to her massively popular … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Oct. 12, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Oct. 12, 2022

Two anticipated books involving conflict in high places debut on the Original Non-Fiction bestseller list this week. In the top spot is “Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America,” by the New York Times reporter and veteran Trump-watcher Maggie Haberman. And at No. 9 is “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Sept. 10, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Sept. 10, 2022

September — a.k.a. the Annual Book Deluge — is underway, with several new and noteworthy books on the bestseller lists this week. On the Original Fiction list, Taylor Jenkins Reid’s latest, “Carrie Soto Is Back,” arrives at No. 1. It’s a stand-alone, though it occupies the same literary universe as the previous three books in … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Aug. 31, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Aug. 31, 2022

Our attention this week is focused on the Non-Fiction list, with three anticipated new books taking their place in the ranking. In top spot on both the Original and the Canadian list is “The Series,” Ken Dryden’s revisiting of the 1972 Summit Series, the almost month-long series of epic hockey matches between Canada and the … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Aug. 24, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending Aug. 24, 2022

Several interesting books — fiction and non — debut on the bestseller lists this week. The Canadian Fiction list features Irish-Canadian writer Emma Donoghue’s ninth novel, “Haven,” at No. 2 and Toronto writer Joy Fielding’s 31st thriller, “The Housekeeper,” at No. 6. And still another look at the British royals, this time from the prolific … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 27, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 27, 2022

In this weeks bestsellers lists: Something Old: Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” enjoys comfortable sales year after year. But the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v Wade, ending the right of women to obtain abortion, and a new season of the Hulu series, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” coming in September have likely … Read more

Canada’s book bestsellers for the week ending July 27, 2022

Canada’s book bestsellers for the week ending July 27, 2022

In this weeks bestsellers lists: Something Old: Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” enjoys comfortable sales year after year. But the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v Wade, ending the right of women to obtain abortion, and a new season of the Hulu series, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” coming in September have likely … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 20, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 20, 2022

It took Ruth Ware, recently blurbed by David Baldacci as “the Agatha Christie of our generation,” to unseat TikTok powerhouse Colleen Hoover and her “It Ends With Us” from the No. 1 spot on the Original Fiction list. CoHo (as her fans call her) has held No. 1 since May 25, an epoch for fast … Read more

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 13, 2022

The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending July 13, 2022

The Original Non-Fiction list is the interesting place to be this week. Most notable is the top-ranked book, “The Freedom Convoy: The Inside Story of Three Weeks That Shook the World.” Journalist Andrew Lawton takes us inside the truckers’ protest in Ottawa early this year, offering a narrative starkly at odds with the depiction of … Read more

Bestselling books in Canada for week ending July 6, 2022

Bestselling books in Canada for week ending July 6, 2022

There are two notable newcomers to the Canadian bestseller lists this week, one fiction, the other non-fiction. “The Apothecary’s Garden” is the third novel by Saskatoon- and Toronto-based novelist Jeanette Lynes. Set in Victorian-era Belleville, it is at once a romance and mystery about impoverished spinster Lavender Fitch and how her life is transformed with … Read more