Apple Books recently released the lists of the most popular and top-selling fiction and non-fiction releases in 2019. Perfect as we were looking for our next reads for the upcoming downtime after the holiday crush! We were excited to see out how many Canadian authors also made the lists (noted with the Canadian Flag).

Here’s a look at the Top 10 in each category!

Best Books of the Year

1. Five Wives, Joan Thomas 🇨🇦
2. Dual Citizens, Alix Ohlin 🇨🇦
3. The Ticking Heart, Andrew Kaufman 🇨🇦
4. The Topeka School, Ben Lerner
5. The Man Who Saw Everything, Deborah Levy
6. A Mind Spread Out on the Ground, Alicia Elliott 🇨🇦
7. Break in Case of Emergency, Brian Francis 🇨🇦
8. The Family Upstairs, Lisa Jewell
9. The Art of Living, Ayelet Tsabari 🇨🇦
10. Had it Coming, Robyn Doolittle 🇨🇦

Most Popular Books: Nonfiction

1. Howard Stern Comes Again, Howard Stern
2. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell 🇨🇦
3. Inside Out: Demi Moore
4. Girl, Stop Apologizing, Rachel Hollis
5. Life Will Be the Death of Me, Chelsea Handler
6. Everything is F*cked, Mark Manson
7. Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
8. Catch and Kill, Ronan Farrow
9. Me, Elton John
10. Best Self, Mike Bayer

Most Popular Books: Fiction

1. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood 🇨🇦
2. Redemption, David Baldacci
3. The Mister, EL James
4. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
5. The 18th Abduction, James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
6. The New Girl, Daniel Silva
7. A Better Man, Louise Penny 🇨🇦
8. The Guardians, John Grisham
9. Connections in Death, JD Robb
10. Under Currents, Nora Roberts

Best AudioBooks of the Year

1. High School (Unabridged), Sara Quin & Tegan Quin 🇨🇦
2. Bunny: A Novel (Unabridged), Mona Awad 🇨🇦
3. Things No One Else Can Teach Us, Humble the Poet 🇨🇦
4. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell 🇨🇦
5. The Billionaire Murders: The Mysterious Deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman (Unabridged), Kevin Donovan 🇨🇦
6. The Testaments: A Novel (Unabridged), Margaret Atwood 🇨🇦
7. In the Planet (Unabridged), Jill Heinerth 🇨🇦
8. Recursion: A Novel (Unabridged), Blake Crouch
10. Me, Elton John

Most Popular Audiobooks: Fiction

1. The Testaments: A Novel (Unabridged), Margaret Atwood 🇨🇦
2. Olive, Again (Oprah’s Book Club): A Novel (Unabridged), Elizabeth Stout
3. The Guardians: A Novel (Unabridged), John Grisham
4. The Chestnut Man, Soren Sviestrup
5. Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel (Unabridged), Lee Child
6. The Night Fire, Michael Connelly
7. The Water Dancer: A Novel (Unabridged), Ta-Nehisi Coates
8. The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
9. The Institute (Unabridged), Stephen King
10. Doku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars) (Unabridged), Cavan Scott

Most Popular Audiobooks: Nonfiction

1. Girl, Stop Apologizing, Rachel Hollis
2. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell 🇨🇦
3. The Path Made Clear, Oprah Winfrey
4. Everything is F*cked, Mark Manson
5. Life Will Be the Death of Me: …and you too! (Unabridged), Chelsea Handler
6. Inside Out, Demo Moore
7. Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered, Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark
8. Kids These Days: A Game Plan for (Re)Connecting with Those we Teach, Lead, & Love (Unabridged), Jody Carrington 🇨🇦
9. Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams (Unabridged), Gabrielle Bernstein
10. Best Self, Mike Bayer

Top 10 Books of the Year – FRENCH

1. Le drap blanc, Céline Huyghebaert 🇨🇦
2. Rouge impératrice, Léonora Miano
3. Ta mort à moi, David Goudreault 🇨🇦
4. Les Furtifs, Alain Damasio
5. Marcheer sur un Lego et autres raisons d’aimer la vie, Stéphane Dompierre 🇨🇦
6. Les Testaments, Margaret Atwood 🇨🇦
7. L’Humanité en péril, Fred Vargas
8. Pour l’amour de ma mère, Boucar Diouf 🇨🇦
9. Anna et l’enfant-vieillard, Francine Ruel 🇨🇦
10. Millénium 6 – La fille qui devait mourir, David Lagercrantz

Top 10 Audiobooks Released in 2019 – FRENCH

1. Les Belles-Sœurs, Mario Girard 🇨🇦
2. S’aimer, malgré tout, Nicole Bordeleau 🇨🇦
3. Terminal Grand Nord, Isabell Lafortune 🇨🇦
4. Le jour où je n’ai pas pu plonger, Sylvie Bernier 🇨🇦
5. Les millionnaires ne sont pas ceux que vous croyez, Nicolas Bérubé 🇨🇦
6. Soif, Amélie Nothomb
7. Surface, Oliver Norek
8. L’humanité en péril, Fred Vargas
9. Histoires des Jean-Quelque-Chose (Tome 1) – L’omelette au sucre, Jean-Philippe Arrou-Vignod
10. Les quatre coins du cœur, Françoise Sagan & Denis Westhoff