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There is no friend as loyal as a book - Ernest Hemingway

Top of the charts / After combing recent bestseller lists in Canada and the U.S., we bring you 10 titles that are flying off the shelves.


1The Hill We Climb

After wowing the world with her performance at the inauguration, Gorman’s poetry shot to the top of Amazon's best-seller list.

2Neighbors: A Novel

After a devastating earthquake, a reclusive movie star opens up her home to her neighbors with shattering consequences.

3The Scorpion’s Tail

An archeologist and an FBI agent team up to solve the mystery of a mummified corpse found in a remote New Mexico ghost town.

4 Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

A shocking catastrophe in hyperspace threatens the Republic’s peaceful alliance.

5 Bridgerton: The Duke and I

Regency London’s powerful Bridgerton family must navigate the high society drama of finding love and marriage.

6The Push

A tense psychological drama about what really happens behind the closed doors of even the most perfect-looking families.

7Pretty Little Wife

All is not what it seems in an idyllic college town, especially when a woman’s dead husband doesn’t appear to stay dead.

8The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

A thrilling reconstruction of Agatha Christie's mysterious 11-day disappearance in 1926.

9Our Darkest Night

With Nazi Germany occupying most of Italy, a young Jewish woman poses as a Christian farmer’s wife to survive the Holocaust.


A 19th century midwife’s daughter joins a group of female and nonbinary outlaws to create a town where nonconforming people can belong.


No two books smell alike, and scientists are breaking down their odour profiles. At Oxford University’s Bodelian Library, a 1217 copy of the Magna Carta is described as “an aromatic mix of moist wheat bread and beach sand.” Vanilla, maraschino cherries, biscuits – all have been used to describe the unique scents of books, which come from chemical reactions triggered when light, heat and water interact with paper, adhesives and ink. There’s even a word – bibliosmia – for people who love the smell of books. At the Bodelian, they are analyzing and recreating the smells of some of their treasured texts for a future exhibition called Sensational Books.