Canlit Book Lists

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryLife of Pi by Yann MartelThe Book of Negroes by Lawrence HillThe English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Canadian Fiction
651 books — 457 voters
Life of Pi by Yann MartelRoom by Emma DonoghueThe Book of Negroes by Lawrence HillLullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'NeillOryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Canada Reads 2011 - Top 40 Novels
75 books — 126 voters

Held Hostage by Bonnie McKeatingThe Stone Angel by Margaret LaurenceAlias Grace by Margaret AtwoodThe Piano Man's Daughter by Timothy FindleyForgotten Lore by Alexei Maxim Russell
Compelling CanLit Fiction
193 books — 30 voters

North By Northeast by Cherime MacFarlaneWe Walk Alone by Mariah E. WilsonLegends of Vancouver by E. Pauline JohnsonThe Daring Game by Kit PearsonA Ribbon of Shining Steel by Julie Lawson
British Columbia
110 books — 28 voters
Rosina, the Midwife by Jessica KlutheAmericas by Jason Lee NormanThe Puzzle Box by Eileen BellThe Dilettantes by Michael  HingstonDivinity and The Python by Bonnie  Randall
Books by Edmonton, AB Authors
129 books — 26 voters

The Scorpion Rules by Erin BowWhere Did You Sleep Last Night by Lynn CrosbieUndermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWittThe Nest by Kenneth OppelAn Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet
CanLit 2015
107 books — 22 voters
The Hockey Sweater by Roch CarrierThe Subway Mouse by Barbara ReidWhispers of War by Kit PearsonLucy Maud and Me by Mary Frances CoadyGuests of War Trilogy by Kit Pearson
37 books — 15 voters

Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth HayCrow Lake by Mary LawsonResurrecting Cybele by Jenifer MohammedSummer of My Amazing Luck by Miriam ToewsThe Last Woman by John Bemrose
Canadian Summer Books
16 books — 12 voters
The Shipping News by Annie ProulxThe Black Joke by Farley MowatThe Boat Who Wouldn't Float by Farley MowatThe Iambics of Newfoundland by Robert FinchWinter of Peril by Jan Andrews
Newfoundland & Labrador
124 books — 11 voters

Nikolski by Nicolas DicknerSwann by Carol ShieldsLady Oracle by Margaret AtwoodThe Tainted Trust by Stephen DouglassBedtime Story by Robert J. Wiersema
Canadian Bookish Novels
14 books — 11 voters
Kalila by Rosemary NixonHalf Blood Blues by Esi EdugyanTide Road by Valerie ComptonAlone in the Classroom by Elizabeth HayThe Guardians by Andrew Pyper
2011 CanLit releases
9 books — 10 voters

Ravenscrag by Alain FarahNikolski by Nicolas Dickner8 by Bernard ÉmondRu by Kim ThúyWhere Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy
French CanLit in English
37 books — 8 voters

No Safe Harbour by Julie LawsonBarometer Rising by Hugh MacLennanBurden of Desire by Robert MacNeilExploded Identity by Catherine M. MildonWho's a Scaredy-Cat! by Joan Payzant
Halifax Explosion Fiction
22 books — 7 voters

Fifteen Dogs by André AlexisThe Winter Family by Clifford JackmanMartin John by Anakana SchofieldDaydreams of Angels by Heather O'NeillIf I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie
Giller Prize 2015 longlist
12 books — 5 voters
Frog Music by Emma DonoghueThe Bear by Claire  CameronElephant in the Sky by Heather A. ClarkKraken Bake by Karen DudleyThe Goat in the Tree by Lorne Elliott
CanLit Animals
14 books — 2 voters

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