2016 Reads

  1. A Recipe for Bees (Gail Anderson-Dargatz)*Canadian
  2. the life-changing magic of tidying up (marie condo)
  3. The Dovekeepers (Alice Hoffman)
  4. the curious incident of the dog in the night-time (mark haddon)
  5. Eight Hundred Grapes (Laura Dave)
  6. The Illegal (Lawrence Hill)**(Canada Reads winner 2016)
  7. Hemingway in Love:  His Own Story (A.E. Hotter)
  8. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto (Mitch Albom)
  9. Owls in the Family (Farley Mowat)*
  10. Anne of Inglelside (L.M. Montgomery)*
  11. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
  12. Love Story (Erich Segal)*Book Club Choice (theme: “romance”)
  13. All Out (Kevin Newman & Alex Newman)*
  14. Paris A Love Story (Kati Marton)
  15. Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
  16. When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalinithi)
  17. Fifteen DogsFifteen Dogs (Andre Alexi)**(theme: Giller Prize)
  18. Birdie (Tracey Lindberg)** (Canada Reads 2016)
  19. Eleanor and Park (Rainbow Rowell)
  20. Carrie (Stephen King)
  21. The Painted Girls (Cathy Marie Buchanan)*(One Book One Brant)
  22. Bone & Bread (Saleema Nawaz)** (Canada Reads 2016)
  23. Minister Without Portfolio (Michael Winter)** (Canada Reads 2016)
  24. The Hero’s Walk (Anita Rau Badami)**(Canada Reads 2016)
  25. On Chesil Beach (Ian McEwan)
  26. lullabies for little criminals (Heather O’Neill)* (Canada Reads winner 2007)
  27. The High Mountains of Portugal (Yann Martel)*
  28. The Nest (Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney)
  29. A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding (Jackie Copleton)
  30. My Name is Lucy Barton (Elizabeth Strout)
  31. Fifth Business (Robertson Davies)*
  32. Moonlight Over Paris (Jennifer Robson)*
  33. A Casualty of Grace (Lisa Brown)**
  34. Black Apple (Joan Crate)*
  35. The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
  36. The Happiness Equation (Neil Pasricha)*
  37. Sweetland (Michael Crummey)*
  38. And the Birds Rained Down (Jocelyn Saucier)*
  39. Room (Emma Donaghue)*
  40. Middlesex (Jeffrey Eugenides)
  41. The Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
  42. The Three Sisters Bar and Hotel (Katherine Govier)*
  43. Unknown Enemy (Michelle Karl)**
  44. 101 letters to a prime minister (Yann Martel)*
  45. Medicine Walk (Richard Wagamese)*
  46. After You (JoJo Moyes)
  47. The Amazing Absorbing Boy (Rabindranath Maharaj)*
  48. They Left Us Everything (Plum Johnson)*
  49. The Life We Bury (Alan Eskers)*
  50. The Sleep Revolution (Arianna Huffington)
  51. Celia’s Song (Lee Maracle)*
  52. Indian Horse (Richard Wagamese)*
  53. The Vegetarian (Han Kang)
  54. The Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)*
  55. Essex County (Jeff Lemire)*
  56. Runaway (Alice Munro)*
  57. Certainty (Madeleine Thien)*
  58. Obasan (Joy Kogawa)*
  59. Mercy Among the Children (David Adams Richards)*
  60. The Antagonist (Lynn Coady)*
  61. George & Rue (George Elliott Clarke)*
  62. Ragged Company (Richard Wagamese)*
  63. The Cellist of Sarajevo (Steven Galloway)*
  64. The Prison Book Club (Ann Walmsley)*
  65. Under the Visible Life (Kim Echlin)*
  66. The BFG (Roald Dahl)
  67. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Jack Thorne)
  68. Green Grass Running Water (Thomas King)*
  69. Slammerkin (Emma Donoghue)*
  70. Where the Light Gets In (Kimberly Williams-Paisley)
  71. And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
  72. Year of Yes (Shonda Rhimes)
  73. Under an Afghan Sky (Mellissa Fung)*
  74. Night (Elie Wiesel)
  75. Turtle Valley (Gail Anderson-Dargatz)*
  76. Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
  77. Away (Jane Urquhart)*
  78. The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
  79. The Couple Next Door (Shari Lapena)*
  80. Smoke River (Krista Foss)*
  81. The Queen of Katwe (Tim Crothers)
  82. A Number of Things (Jane Urquhart)*
  83. Boy:  Tales of Childhood (Roald Dahl)
  84. The Rainbow Comes and Goes (Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper)
  85. The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)*
  86. Never Cry Wolf (Farley Mowat)*
  87. The Lightning Thief (Rick Riordan)
  88. The Power of One (Bryce Courtenay)
  89. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Iain Reid)*
  90. 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl (Mona Awad)*
  91. Wenjack (Joseph Boyden)*
  92. The Best Kind of People (Zoe Whittall)*
  93. The Velvet Hours (Alyson Richman)
  94. The Wonder (Emma Donoghue)*
  95. The Party Wall (Catherine Leroux)*
  96. The Giver (Lois Lowry)
  97. Yiddish for Pirates (Gary Barwin)*
  98. The Witches of New York (Ami McKay)*
  99. An Invisible Thread (Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski)
  100. Gathering Blue (Lois Lowry)
  101. Messenger (Lois Lowry)
  102. One Native Life (Richard Wagamese)*
  103. The Book of (Holiday) Awesome (Neil Pasricha)*
  104. The Gift (Cecelia Ahern)
  105. The Best Worst Christmas Pageant Ever (Barbara Robinson)
  106. Winter Storms (Elin Hilderbrand)
  107. Pretty Paper (Willie Nelson)
  108. The Immortal Nicholas (Glenn Beck)
  109. Christmas with Anne (L.M. Montgomery)*
  110. Son (Lois Lowry)
  111. A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
  112. The Wars (Timothy Findley)*
  113. On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light (Cordelia Strube)*
  114. Embers:  An Ojibway’s Meditation (Richard Wagamese)*
  115. Nocturne (Helen Humphreys)*
  116. Wonder (R.J. Palacio)