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Book Clubs

Complete list of Book Club Titles

Book Club titles are available to everybody, but are especially handy for book clubs as we own multiple copies.


Azar, Shokoofeh

Banner, Catherine

Barnes, Julian

Beaton, Kate

Benjamin, Chloe

Bennett, Brit

Bowers, Cedar

Boyagoda, Randy

Brooks, Geraldine

Browder, Bill

Cameron, Claire

Campbell, Deborah

Chamberlin, J. Edward

Chang, Janie

Charles, Janet Skeslien

Christie, Michael

Clark, Krystin

Clegg, Bill

Clinton, Hilary R / Penny, Louise

Dimaline, Cherie

Dunmore, Helen

Dunning, Norma

Dyson, Phyllis

Edugyan, Esi

Egan, Jennifer

Eisen, Max

El Akkad, Omar

Fuller, Alexandra

Galgut, Damon

Garmus, Bonnie

Giese, Rachel

Good, Michelle

Gowda, Shilpi Somaya

Greer, Andrew Sean

Hamilton, Ian

Hannah, Kristin

Hay, Elizabeth

Heighton, Stephen

Henstra, Sarah

Heti, Sheila

Humphreys, Helen

Jackson, Joshilyn

Jemisin, N. K.

Johnson, Harold R.

Karunatilaka, Shehan

Khan, Ausuma Zehanat

Klein, Naomi

Klein, Seth

King, Thomas

Kishkan, Theresa

Lambert, Shaena

Lee, Harper

Lee, Jen Sookfong

Macintyre, Linden

Mandel, Emily St. John

Mate, Gabor

Mayr, Suzette

McDonald, Bob

McLeod, Darrel

McMillan, Amber

Moore, Graham

Moyes, Joo

Murray, Sheila

Nawaz, Zarqa

Nelsen, Jane

Obama, Michelle

Off, Carol

Orwell, George

Osman, Richard

Owens, Delia

Penny, Louise

Persson Giolito, Malin

Peterson, Lester

Pottle, Adam

Ramadan, Danny

Redhill, Michael

Rijneveld, Marieke Lucan

Robinson, Eden

Robson, Jennifer

Saunders, George

Sakamoto, Mark


Simard, Suzanne

Stuart, Douglas

Sullivan, J. Courtney

Thammavongsa, Souvankham

Thapa, Manjushree

Thien, Madeleine

Toews, Miriam

Toews, Miriam

Tokarczuk, Olga

Towles, Amor

Veletzos, Roxanne

Vermette, Katherena

Wagamese, Richard

Ware, Ruth

Warland, Betsy

Westover, Tara

Whitehead, Joshua

Williams, Ian

Wilson, Tom

Wilson-Raybould, Jody

Wingate, Lisa

Winman, Sarah

Wong, Lindsay



The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

The House at the edge of night

The noise of time

Ducks : two years in the oil sands (Canada Reads 2023 winner)

The immortalists

The vanishing half


Original Prin


Freezing order : A true story of money laundering, murder…

The last neanderthal

A disappearance in Damascus

Story lines : how words shape our world (SC FoWA 2023)

The Porcelain moon (SC FoWA 2023)

The Paris library


Grateful jar project

Did you ever have a family

State of terror

Empire of wild

Birdcage walk

Annie Muktuk and other stories

Among silent echoes (Local author)

Washington Black

Manhattan Beach : a novel

By chance alone

What strange paradise (Scotiabank Giller Prize 2021 Winner)

Quiet until the thaw

The Promise : a novel (Booker Prize 2021 winner)

Lessons in Chemistry

Boys : what it means to become a man

Five little Indians (Gov. Gen Fiction 2020 Winner)

The golden son

Less (2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner)

The couturier of Milan

The four winds

All things consoled

The nightingale won’t let you sleep

The red word

Pure Colour (Governor General’s Literary Award winner 2022)

Machine without horses

The opposite of everyone

The fifth season

Peace and good order

The seven moons of Maali Almeida (Booker Prize 2022 Winner)

A dangerous crossing

On fire : the burning case for a Green New Deal

A good war

The inconvenient Indian : a curious account…

Euclid’s orchard & other essays


Go set a watchman

The shadow list

The only café

Sea of tranquility

The myth of normal : trauma, illness & healing in a toxic culture

The sleeping car porter (Scotiabank Giller 2022 winner)

The future is now: solving the climate crisis… (SC FoWA 2023)

Mamaskatch : a Cree coming of age

The woods: a year on Protection Island

The last days of night

The giver of stars

Finding Edward (SC FoWA 2023)

Laughing all the way to the Mosque

Positive discipline


All we leave behind : a reporter’s journey into…


The Thursday Murder Club

Where the crawdads sing

A world of curiosities


The story of the Sechelt Nation


The foghorn echoes (SC FoWA 2023)

Bellevue Square

The discomfort of evening

Trickster drift

Goodnight from London

Lincoln in the Bardo


Monday was a simpler time : reflections on a pandemic

Finding the Mother Tree

Shuggie Bain (2020 Booker Prize winner)

Saints for all occasions

How to pronounce knife (2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize)

All of us in our own lives

Do not say we have nothing

Fight night

Women Talking

Flights (Man Booker Prize 2018 Winner!)

The Lincoln Highway

The girl they left behind

The break


The woman in cabin 10



Jonny Appleseed (Canada Reads Winner 2021)

Reproduction (Scotiabank Giller Prize 2019)

Beautiful scars : Steeltown secrets…

True reconciliation : how to be a force for change

Before we were yours

Still life

The woo woo : how I survived ice hockey, drug raids…



Starting Your Own Book Club?

Visit the links below for information on how to get your own book club going:

  • NoveList
    Includes book reviews, read-alikes, author biographies and discussion questions.
  • GoodReadsIncludes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.
  • BookClubs.caFocuses on Canadian titles and includes reading guides, information about author events, and books in the news.
    An online book club that anyone can join.
  • Oprah’s Book Club
    Includes recommended book lists, author interviews and more.
    Includes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides, and more.
  • Mostly, we eat!
    A long-running book club that includes recommended reads and advice on starting a book club.