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Among the Walking Wounded by Colonel John Conrad tops Audreys Books list of bestsellers

Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended May 28, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

Edmonton Non-Fiction Bestsellers

  1. Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and PTSD – John Conrad*
  2. Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community – Lily Gontard, Mark Kelly
  3. Our Place: Changing the Nature of Alberta – Kevin Van Tighem*
  4. Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada – Andre Picard
  5. Scarce Heard Amid the Guns – John Conrad*
  6. The Full Catastrophe: A Memoir – Karen Elizabeth Lee*
  7. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World – Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword)
  8. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari
  9. Into the Fire The Fight to Save Ft. McMurray – Jerron Hawley*, Graham Hurley*, Steve Sackett*
  10. The Reason You Walk: A Memoir – Wab Kinew

Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers

  1. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  2. Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold – Margaret Atwood
  3. One Brother Shy – Terry Fallis
  4. A Great Reckoning – Louise Penny
  5. Crying for the Moon – Mary Walsh
  6. The It Girl and Me: A Novel of Clara Bow – Laini Giles*
  7. The Color of Our Sky – Amita Trasi
  8. Into the Water – Paula Hawkins
  9. Men Without Women – Haruki Murakami
  10. Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

* Alberta Author
+ Alberta Publisher

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

‘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