Category Archives: Alberta Books

‘Do Not Say We Have Nothing’ by Madeleine Thien remains atop Audreys Books Edmonton Bestseller List

Here is this week’s list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  2. The Darkest Dark (Children’s) – Chris Hadfield, Eric Fan, Terry Fan
  3. Wenjack – Joseph Boyden
  4. A Wake for the Dreamland – Laurel Deedrick-Mayne*
  5. The Sellout – Paul Beatty
  6. Paper Teeth – Lauralyn Chow*
  7. Swing Time – Zadie Smith
  8. The Whistler – John Grisham
  9. The Witches of New York – Ami McKay
  10. The Nest – Cynthia D’Apriz Sweeney

EDMONTON NON-FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Edmonton House Journals 1821-1826 – Hudson Bay Company, ed. David Leonard*
  2. The Marriott Cell: The Epic Journey from Cairo’s Scorpion Prison to Freedom – Mohamed Fhamy, Carol Shaben *, Amal Clooney
  3. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs – Leanne Brown*, Tina Faiz*
  4. 99: Stories of the Game – Wayne Gretzky, Kirstie McLellan Day
  5. Colouring it Forward: Discover Blackfoot Nation Art and Wisdom – Diana Frost*
  6. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohileben, Tim Flattery
  7. Behind the Kitchen Stove – Ella Debrot*
  8. The Science of Why: Answers to Questions About the World Around Us – Jay Ingram*
  9. Testimony: A Memoir – Robbie Robertson
  10. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts – Karlynn Johnston*

*Alberta Author

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien tops this week’s Audreys Books Best Sellers List

Here is this week’s list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  2. A Wake for the Dreamland – Laurel Deedrick-Mayne *
  3. The Whistler – John Grisham
  4. Son of France: A Christopher Kruse Novel – Todd Babiak *
  5. Wenjack – Joseph Boyden
  6. Commonwealth – Ann Patchett
  7. The Darkest Dark (Children’s) – Chris Hadfield, Eric Fan, Terry Fan
  8. The Traitors of Camp 133 – Wayne Arthurson *
  9. The Break – Katherena Vermette
  10. A Taste of Murder – Jack Wear *

EDMONTON NON-FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Edmonton House Journals 1821-1826 – Hudson Bay Company – Ed. Ted Binnema and Gerhard J. Ens *
  2. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts – Karlynn Johnston *
  3. Notley Nation: How Alberta’s Political Upheaval Swept the Country – Don Braid,* Sydney Sharpe*
  4. Secret Path – Gord Downie, Jeff Lemire
  5. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs – Leanne Brown, * Tina Faiz *
  6. Sun Dogs and Yellowcake: Gunnar Mines – A Canadian Story – Patricia Sandberg
  7. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery
  8. Even Cows Cry – Ella Drobot *
  9. Colouring it Forward: Discover Blackfoot Nation Art and Wisdom – Diana Frost *
  10. This is That: Travel Guide to Canada – Chris Kelly, Pat Kelly, Peter Oldring *

*  Alberta Author

Audreys Books Edmonton Best-Seller list to appear here and on AlbertaPolitics.ca

Elimination of local arts news coverage in Edmonton means the Audreys Books weekly bestseller list has found itself without a home.

As a result, my colleague David Climenhaga at AlbertaPolitics.ca and I were delighted to offer Audreys Books and the Book Publishers Association of Alberta a home on our blogs for the weekly Edmonton Bestseller List, so that this important information will continue to be provided to Edmonton readers.

Here is the first instalment, compiled on December 14, showing the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton the previous week.

EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Almost a Full Moon (Children’s) – Hawksley Workman, Jensine Eckwall
  2. Wenjack – Joseph Boyden
  3. The Darkest Dark (Children’s) – Chris Hadfield, Kate Fillion, Eric Fan, Terry Fan
  4. A Wake for the Dreamland – Laurel Deedrick-Mayne *
  5. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  6. A Still and Bitter Grave – Ann Marston *
  7. The Tattooed Queen: #3 of The Tattooed Witch Trilogy – Susan MacGregor *
  8. The Break – Katherena Vermette
  9. Art Lessons – Katherine Koller *
  10. The Spawning Grounds – Gail Anderson-Dargatz

EDMONTON NON-FICTION BESTSELLERS

  1. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs –
    Leanne Brown, * Tina Faiz *
  2. Colouring It Forward: Discover Blackfoot Nation Art and Wisdom – Diana Frost *
  3. Notley Nation: How Alberta’s Political Upheaval Swept the Country – Don Braid, * Sydney Sharpe *
  4. Secret Path – Gord Downie, Jeff Lemire
  5. The Valiant Nellie McClung: Selected Writings by Canada’s Most Famous Suffragist – Barbara Smith *
  6. The McDavid Effect: Connor McDavid and the New Hope for Hockey – Marty Klinkenberg *
  7. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben
  8. Behind the Kitchen Stove – Ella Drobot *
  9. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-
    Fashioned Desserts  – Karlynn Johnston *
  10. Testimony: A Memoir – Robbie Robertson

*  Alberta Author