2017 Reads

  1. The Heart Goes Last (Margaret Atwood)* – book club pick
  2. Everyone’s An Artist (Ron Tite, Scott Kavanagh & Christopher Novais)*
  3. The Legend of Zippy Chippy (William Thomas)*
  4. Extraordinary (David Gilmour)*
  5. The Reason You Walk (Wab Kinew)*
  6. David and Goliath (Malcolm Gladwell)*
  7. Up Ghost River (Edmund Metatawabin)*
  8. Damned Nations (Samantha Nutt)
  9. A Jest of God (Margaret Laurence)*
  10. Bear (Marian Engel)*
  11. Small Great Things (Jodi Picoult) – book club pick
  12. Still Mine (Amy Stuart)*
  13. Books for Living (Will Schwalbe)
  14. Weology (Peter Aceto)*
  15. Halfblood Blues (Esi Edugyan)*
  16. Optimists Die First (Susin Neilsen)*
  17. Twelve Years a Slave (Northrup Solomon)
  18. Faithful (Alice Hoffman) – book club pick
  19. Real Food, Fake Food (Larry Olmstead)
  20. Company Town (Madeline Ashby)*Canada Reads
  21. Milk and Honey (Rupi Kaur)*
  22. Nostalgia (M.G. Vassangi)*Canada Reads
  23. The Translation of Love (Lynne Kutsukake)*
  24. The Break (Katherena Vermette)*Canada Reads
  25. My Reading Life (Pat Conroy)
  26. The Best of Adam Sharp (Graeme Simsion)
  27. Hatchet (Gary Paulsen)
  28. Fifteen Dogs (Andre Alexis)*Canada Reads
  29. One Day We’ll All be Dead and None of this Will Matter (Saachi Koul)*
  30. for Joshua (Richard Wagamese)*
  31. Son of a Trickster (Eden Robinson)*
  32. Lion (Saroo Brierly)
  33. The Two-Family House (Lynda Cohen Loigman)
  34. Home from the Vinyl Cafe (Stuart McLean)*
  35. The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (Heather O’Neill)*
  36. The Nightingale (Kristin Hannah)
  37. Thirteen Reasons Why (Jay Asher)
  38. The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
  39. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)*
  40. Juliet’s Answer (Glenn Dixon)*
  41. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)
  42. The Weekend Effect (Katrina Onstad)*
  43. Rainbow Valley (L.M. Montgomery)*
  44. The One-In-A-Million Boy (Monica Wood)
  45. The Underpainters (Jane Urquhart)*

*Canadian authors