Happy to see Winter’s Rage on today’s Calgary Herald Fiction Bestsellers List, in some very good company. Thanks to those who purchased my new novel from our local independent bookstores, Owl’s Nest and Shelf Life Books.
CALGARY BESTSELLERS * Calgary Herald * 2 Oct 2021
FICTION 1. Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney. Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young — but life is catching up with them.
2. Five Little Indians
Michelle Good. Told from the alternating points of view of five former residential school survivors.
3. Winter’s Rage
Susan Calder. Insurance investigator Paula Savard is pulled into another mystery.
4. Harlem Shuffle. Colson Whitehead. A family saga masquerading as a crime novel and ultimately a love letter to Harlem.
5. Fight Night. Miriam Toews. Fight Night unspools the pain, love, laughter, and above all, will to live a good life across three generations of women.
6. The Winter Wives. Linden Mac in ty re. psychological drama weaves threads of crime, disability and dementia together into a tale of unrequited love and delusion.
7. Bewilderment. Richard Powers. With its soaring descriptions of the natural world, tantalizing visions of life beyond and its account of a father and son’s ferocious love, Bewilderment marks Powers’ most moving novel.
8. The Midnight Library. Matt Haig. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently.
9. Where the Crawdads Sing. Delia Owens. An exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
10. Hamnet. Maggie O’farrell. A portrait of a marriage and a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss.