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David Orr’s ‘Encountering Riel’ on Edmonton’s best-selling book list for third straight week

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended March 12, 2017, compiled on March 14, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Alberta author David Orr’s new book Encountering Riel is on the bestseller list for the third straight week. The book is published by Edmonton-based Stonehouse Publishing.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
  2. Encountering Riel – David D. Orr * †
  3. Fifteen Dogs – Andre Alexis
  4. Nostalgia – M.G. Vassanji
  5. The Lonely Hearts Hotel – Heather O’Neill
  6. The Break – Katerena Vermette
  7. The German Girl – Armando Correa
  8. The Naturalist – Alissa York
  9. Company Town – Madeline Ashby
  10. A Dog’s Purpose – Bruce W. Cameron

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Open Hear, Open Mind – Clara Hughes
  2. Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care – Gary Geddes
  3. Fur Trade in the West (Children’s Nonfiction) – Phyllis Arnold *
  4. This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence – Terry O’Reilly
  5. Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip – Lindsay Anderson, Dana VanVeller
  6. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs – Leanne Brown, * Tina Faiz *
  7. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly
  8. The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet – Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  9. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood – Trevor Noah
  10. Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman

*    ALBERTA AUTHOR

†   ALBERTA PUBLISHER

Encountering Riel by David Orr tops Audreys Books’ Edmonton Best-Selling Books List

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ending Feb. 19, 2017, compiled on Feb. 21, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Encountering Riel – David D. Orr * †
  2. Something Unremembered – Della Dennis * †
  3. Paper Teeth – Lauralyn Chow * †
  4. Evelina – Frances Burney †
  5. Birdie – Tracey Lindberg *
  6. A Wake for the Dreamland – Laurel Deedrick-Mayne *
  7. Company Town – Madeline Ashby
  8. Punk – Lex J. Grootelaar *
  9. Son of a Trickster – Eden Robinson
  10. Break – Katherena Vermette

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care – Gary Geddes
  2. Passage Across the Mersey – Robert Bhatia
  3. A Story of Edmonton’s Roots – Bruce Jeffery *
  4. Lion – Saroo Brierley
  5. Talking Music 2: More Blues Radio and Roots – Holger Petersen *
  6. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly
  7. Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right – Jane Mayer
  8. Happiness Equation – Neil Pasricha
  9. Triple Crown: Winning Canada’s Energy Future – Jim Prentice * Jean-Sebastien Rioux *
  10. Juliet’s Answer: One Man’s Search for Love and the Elusive Cure for Heartbreak – Glenn Dixon *

*    ALBERTA AUTHOR

†   ALBERTA PUBLISHER

“The Break” by Katherena Vermette tops Audreys Books’ Edmonton Best-Selling Books List

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ending Feb. 10, 2017, compiled on Feb. 14, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The Break – Katherena Vermette
  2. A Still and Bitter Grave – Ann Marston *
  3. Everybody’s Fool – Richard Russo
  4. The Naturalist – Alissa York
  5. Arcadia – Iain Pears
  6. The Woman in Cabin 10 – Ruth Ware
  7. The Slow Waltz of Turtles – Katherine Pancol, William Rodarmar
  8. I’ll Take You There – Wally Lamb
  9. Son of a Trickster – Eden Robinson
  10. Memoirs of a Polar Bear – Yoko Tawada, Susan Bernofsky

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Facing the Shards – Joy Ruth Mickelson *
  2. Your House, Your Choice: Whoever Told You That What You Don’t Know Won’t Hurt You,
  3. Surely Wasn’t Talking About Your Older House – Re Peters
  4. The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet – Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  5. The Case Against Sugar – Gary Taubes
  6. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari
  7. Even Cows Cry – Ella Drobot *
  8. Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL – Dennis McConaghy *
  9. Change the Story, Change the Future – David Korten
  10. The Lose Your Belly Diet – Travis Stork
  11. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly

* ALBERTA AUTHOR

Clara Hughes’ “Open Heart, Open Mind” tops Audreys Books’ Edmonton Best-Selling Books List

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ending Feb. 3, 2017, compiled on Feb. 7, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The German Girl – Armando Correa
  2. The Break – Katherena Vermette
  3. The Woman in Cabin 10 – Ruth Ware
  4. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  5. The Lonely Hearts Hotel – Heather O’Neill
  6. Art Lessons – Katherine Koller *
  7. Nostalgia – M.G. Vassanji
  8. Victoria: A Novel of a Young Queen – Daisy Goodwin
  9. Barkskins – Annie Proulx
  10. Lion – Saroo Brierley

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Open Heart, Open Mind – Clara Hughes
  2. Talking Music 2: More Blues Radio and Roots – Holger Petersen *
  3. Dysfunction: Canada After Keystone XL – Dennis McConaghy
  4. Change the Story, Change the Future – David Korten
  5. Waiting for First Light: My Ongoing Battle With PTSD – Romeo Dallaire
  6. A Dog’s Purpose – Bruce W. Cameron
  7. Behind the Kitchen Stove – Ella Drobot *
  8. Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly
  9. Birds Art Life – Kyo Maclear
  10. Edmonton House Journals 1821-1826 – Hudson Bay Company ed. Ted Binnema and Gerhard J. Ens*

* denotes Alberta Author

“Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett tops Audreys Books’ Edmonton Best-Selling Books List

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ending Jan. 27, 2017, compiled on Jan. 31, 2017, by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Commonwealth – Ann Patchett
  2. The Couple Next Door – Shari Lapena
  3. The Traitors of Camp 133 – Wayne Arthurson *
  4. My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante
  5. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  6. What She Knew – Gilly Macmillan
  7. Neverwhere: Author’s Preferred Text – Neil Gaiman
  8. The Slow Waltz of Turtles – Katherine Pancol
  9. The High Mountains of Portugal – Yann Martel
  10. Nutshell – Ian McEwan

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything –
    Neil Pasricha
  2. Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and
    Science Clash – Timothy Caulfield *
  3. Paintings of Edmonton – Judy Popham *
  4. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery
  5. A Family Outing – Ruby Remenda Swanson *
  6. Talking Music 2: More Blues Radio and Roots – Holger Petersen *
  7. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly
  8. The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet – Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  9. Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lillies – Ross King *
  10. The Princess Diarist – Carrie Fisher

*  ALBERTA AUTHORS

‘A Wake for the Dreamland’ by Laurel Deedrick-Mayne tops Audreys Books’ Edmonton Bestseller List

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

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

1. A Wake for the Dreamland – Laurel Deedrick-Mayne *
2. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
3. Wenjack – Joseph Boyden
4. Postcards from the Edge – Carrie Fisher
5. The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
6. The Couturier of Milan: The Triad Years – Ian Hamilton
7. The Fate of the Tearling – Erika Johansen
8. The Association of Small Bombs – Karan Mahajan
9. The Little Red Chairs – Edna O’Brien
10. The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

1. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs – Leanne Brown *, Tina Faiz *
2. Wishful Drinking – Carrie Fisher
3. Born a Crime –  Trevor Noah
4. Fur Trade in the West (Children’s) – Phyllis Arnold *
5. Edmonton House Journals 1821-1826 – Hudson Bay Company, ed. David Leonard *
6. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate: Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery
7. Behind the Kitchen Stove – Ella Drobot *
8. Notley Nation: How Alberta’s Political Upheaval Swept the Nation  – Sydney Sharpe*, Don Braid *
9. A Family Outing – Ruby Remenda Swanson *
10. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds – Michael Lewis

*Alberta Author