FROM THE ASHES by Jesse Thistle (Simon & Schuster Canada) and RECIPE FOR A PERFECT WIFE  by Karma Brown (Viking Canada) have topped the Canadian bestseller lists for all of 2020!

FROM THE ASHES is the number one bestselling book in Canada, as well as the number one bestselling nonfiction book. In addition to being a massive bestseller, FROM THE ASHES has won the Kobo, IVA, and High Plains Book Awards. Jesse Thistle is Métis-Cree, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He is an assistant professor in Métis Studies at York University in Toronto. He is a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, and the Indigenous Voices Awards, won a Governor General’s Academic Medal in 2016, and is a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholar and a Vanier Scholar. Jesse is represented by Samantha Haywood.

RECIPE FOR A PERFECT WIFE is number seven on the list of bestselling fiction! Published in Canada by Viking, the US by Dutton, the UK by Legend and with rights sales in Czech Republic, Brazil, Bulgaria, French Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, and the Ukraine so far. Film rights have been optioned by Independent Edge. 

Some of the exciting recognition RECIPE FOR A PERFECT WIFE has garnered:
#1 on the Globe & Mail Canadian Bestseller list
#1 on the Toronto Star Canadian Bestseller list 
Selected as a Discover Book of the Month for Barnes and Noble for January 2020
Selected as a Cityline BookClub pick for Winter 2020 
Selected as a Women’s Institute (UK) March 2020 bookclub selection (200k members) 
Selected as Halton Hills, One Book One Community selection for 2020
New York Post named it a Best book of the week for week of Dec 30/19

Karma Brown is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author of the novels Come Away With Me, The Choices We Make, In This Moment, and The Life Lucy Knew. In addition to her novels, Brown’s writing has appeared in publications such as Self, Redbook, Canadian Living, Today’s Parent, and Chatelaine. Karma is represented by Carolyn Forde.

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