Thanks to a great turnout at my book launch, my novel, Spring Into Danger, hit #1 on today’s Calgary Herald Bestsellers List. Here I am on the list in pretty good company.
Compiled from information from Owl’s Nest Books and Shelf Life Books.
30 Sep 2023
FICTION 1. Spring into Danger
Susan Calder. After thieves break into a store and steal two bicycles, a psychic phones Det. Mike Vincelli.
2. Brave Like the Buffalo
Melissa Allan and Jadyn Fischer-mcnab. A children’s book with a message that will inspire all readers.
3. The Last Devil to Die
Richard Osman. It’s rarely a quiet day for the Thursday Murder Club when shocking news reaches them — an old friend has been killed.
4. Lady Tan’s Circle of Women
Lisa See. The latest historical novel from See, inspired by the true story of a female doctor from 15th-century China.
5. Fourth Wing
Rebecca Yarros. Friends, enemies, lovers. Everyone at Basgiath War College has an agenda.
6. The Covenant of Water
Abraham Verghese. A shimmering evocation of a bygone India.
7. Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology
Shane Hawk and Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. (editors). Many Indigenous people believe whistling at night can cause evil spirits to appear.
R F Kuang. White lies. Dark humour. Deadly consequences.
9. Tom Lake
Ann Patchett. Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers.
10. Lessons in Chemistry
Bonnie Garmus. Elizabeth Zott is a scientist who becomes the star of a beloved TV cooking show.
NON FICTION 1. The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartenders Guide From the Celebrated Speakeasy
Jim Meehan and Chris Gall. Jim Meehan, PDT’S innovative operator and mixmaster, is revolutionizing bar books.
2. Run Towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory
Sarah Polley. Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and actor explores memory and the dialogue between her past and present. Canadian author.
3. The Home Cafe: Creative Recipes for Espresso, Matcha, Tea and Coffee Drinks
Asia Lui Chapa. With this classy curation of recipes, you’ll find endless ideas.
4. The Met Office: Pocket Cloud Book
Richard Hamblyn and the Met Office. This book provides you with all the information you need to identify different kinds of clouds and the weather that may be on its way.
5. Alberta Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals
James Kavanagh. Covers 140 of the most common and familiar animals you are likely to encounter.
6. Bugs & Slugs, 2nd Edition: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Invertebrates
James Kavanagh. This guide highlights over 140 familiar species of insects, spiders and invertebrates.
7. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann. A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
8. The 48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene. Every law here has an interest in total domination.
9. How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We’re Going
Vaclav Smil. An essential analysis of the modern science and technology that makes our 21st-century lives possible.
10. Fire Weather: The Making of a Beast
John Vaillant. A riveting journey through the intertwined histories of North America’s oil industry and the birth of climate science. Canadian author