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BookNet Canada Unveils Top-Selling Books of 2019


If you're wondering what topped the sales charts in 2019, BookNet Canada has released their data for the best-selling books in Canada over the last year.

Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming (Crown Publishing) spends its second year in a row as Canada's bestselling English-language print book, beating out author and illustrator Dav Pilkey's Dogman 7: For Whom The Ball Rolls (Scholastic) and Margaret Atwood's Man Booker Prize-winning The Testaments (McClelland & Stewart) for the top spot.

Juvenile fiction was well-represented in the top ten, with spots going to Raina Telgemeier's Guts, Dav Pilkey's Dogman 6: Brawl of the Wild, and Jeff Kinney's Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid. The rest of the list was rounded out by the Tara Westover memoir Educated; Mark Manson's The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck; Heather Morris' The Tattooist of Auschwitz, and John Grisham's The Reckoning.

Beyond 2019, BookNet also released information about Canada's bestselling books of the decade, with those top honours going to E.L. James' steamy page-turners Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.

To read a more detailed account of the results, visit BookNet's end of the year blog post here