CALGARY BEST SELLERS
Sophie Stocking. A woman tries to cut ties with her opioid-addicted father, but when he dies guilt ties her to him.
Margaret Atwood. The sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
Craig DiLouie. A gripping novel of a second American Civil War, and the children caught in the conflict. Local author.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris. The story of the man who was forced to tattoo numbers onto many Jews at Auschwitz.
Word Is Murder
Anthony Horowitz. A twist on the classic crime novel.
Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler. A futuristic story of people trying to survive after society collapses.
Donna Tartt. A young New Yorker grieving his mother’s death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth.
The Piano Teacher
Eugene Stickland. The journal of a concert pianist who is brought back to the world when asked to teach a girl the piano. Local author
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Alan Bradley. The first book in the Flavia detective series.
The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates. The story of a slave who tries to escape.
Let’s Talk About The C Word: How Cancer Gave More than it Took
Shauna Marie MacDonald. Interviews with six exceptional people.
Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and The Threat to Canada’s Future
Dennis McConaghy — A discussion of the pipeline debate in Canada by an energy executive. Local author.
Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver
Jill Heinerth. One of the most dangerous and exhilarating jobs on earth.
Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire
Ted Barris. Exploring the evolution of battlefield medicine.
Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest
Sharon Wood. A memoir of her trip up Everest.
One Day in August
David O’Keefe. A study of why the Dieppe Raid was ordered, and how it went wrong.
The Cure For Hate: A Former White Supremacist’s Journey from Violent Extremism to Radical Compassion.
Spy and the Traitor
Ben McIntyre. The story of Oleg Gordievsky and his role in the fall of the Soviet Union.
Against Death: 35
Essays on Living
Elee Kraljii Gardiner (Editor). Facing death with truth and compassion.
Promise and Peril
Aaron Wherry. Exploring how the Trudeau government has succeeded or failed in its biggest commitment.
Compiled from information from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books.