1 Wild Rose
Sharon Butala. A woman leaves her life in rural Quebec behind to move to the Wild West.
Minor Patrick DeWitt. An adventure, a mystery, a searing portrayal of rural Alpine bad behaviour, but above all a love story. (5)
3 The Sicilian Wife Caterina Edwards. A Canadian immigrant’s duty to her Mafia family.
4 Let Us Be True Erna Buffie. Woman realizes that secrets are like dark angry ghosts that haunt you and everyone you love.
5 The Truth About Us Janet Gurtler. A young adult book on how we don’t really know people we think we do.
6 The Girl In The Spider’s Web David Lagercrantz. A continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series. (10)
7 The Piano Teacher Eugene Stickland. Reclusive pianist is asked to teach piano to seven-year-old girl. (4)
8 Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery Craig Johnson. The sheriff investigates the mysterious death of a detective.
9 The Illegal Lawrence Hill. A look at the lives of illegal immigrants.
10 The Martian Andy Weir. The first man to land on Mars must fight for his life.
1 Clockwork Zaid Shlah. Poems and essays on trying to see oneself anew.
2 Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Jung Chang. Empress who ruled China through two emperors. (5)
3 The Carbon Bubble: What Happens To Us When It Bursts Jeff Rubin. Author argues Stephen Harper’s economic vision is wrong.
4 The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Toward A Greener Future David R. Boyd. How a greener future is available to us.
5 Canoe Country: The Making Of Canada Roy MacGregor. His celebration of Canadians’ favourite means for getting around.
6 The Invention Of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Andrea Wulf. His daring explorations into wild environments and his ideas of natural preservation.
7 Changelings Cassy Welburn. The small but powerful acts of our lives that can transform us.
8 Stephen Harper John Ibbitson. A new biography of Stephen Harper.
9 How To Breathe Underwater Chris Turner. Essays on sustainability.
10 Niche Basma Kavanagh. Poems on extinctions and what will happen to the human race.