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August Indie Bestsellers

Noelle Allen, of Wolsak & Wynn, has been painstakingly putting together a list of bestselling Canadian books from independent Canadian publishers at independent Canadian bookstores—some of our favourite things. Here is the list from August. Learn more at

by Kerry Clare

Jonny Appleseed

by (author) Joshua Whitehead

Home of the Floating Lily

by (author) Silmy Abdullah

Butter Honey Pig Bread

by (author) francesca ekwuyasi

We Want What We Want

by (author) Alix Ohlin


by (author) Gil Adamson


by (author) Ross Breithaupt

Even So

by (author) Lauren B. Davis

The Doomsday Book of Fairy Tales

by (author) Emily Brewes


by (author) Catherine Hernandez


by (author) Farzana Doctor

Seven Fallen Feathers

Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

by (author) Tanya Talaga

Her Name Was Margaret

Life and Death on the Streets

by (author) Denise Davy

All Our Relations

Finding the Path Forward

by (author) Tanya Talaga


One Ojibway's Meditations

by (author) Richard Wagamese

The Education of Augie Merasty

A Residential School Memoir - New Edition

by (author) Joseph Auguste (Augie) Merasty
contributions by David Carpenter

Indigenous Toronto

Stories That Carry This Place

edited by Denise Bolduc, Mnawaate Gordon-Corbiere, Rebeka Tabobondung & Brian Wright-McLeod

I Hope We Choose Love

A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World

by (author) Kai Cheng Thom

21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality

by (author) Bob Joseph

On Decline

Stagnation, Nostalgia, and Why Every Year is the Worst One Ever

by (author) Andrew Potter

Treaty Words

For As Long As the Rivers Flow

by (author) Aimée Craft
illustrated by Luke Swinson

My Heart Fills With Happiness

by (author) Monique Gray Smith
illustrated by Julie Flett

Parent/Teacher Guide for When We Were Alone

by (author) Susy Komishin

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

by (author) Danielle Daniel

I Am Not a Number

by (author) Jenny Kay Dupuis & Kathy Kacer
illustrated by Gillian Newland