Our picks for your 2015 summer reading list

These great books are listed alphabetically according to our judges’ ranking.

Winner
Terry Fallis — No Relation (Penguin Random House Canada)

Shortlisted
Aaron Bushkowsky — Curtains for Roy (Cormorant Books)
Alan Doyle — Where I Belong (Penguin Random House Canada)
Zarqa Nawaz — Laughing All the Way to the Mosque (HarperCollins Canada)
Robert Wringham — A Loose Egg (Blurb)

Longlisted
Plum Johnson — They Left Us Everything (Penguin Random House Canada)
Bruce McCulloch — Let’s Start a Riot (HarperCollins Canada)
Andrew Peacock — Creatures of the Rock (Penguin Random House Canada)
Allan Stratton — The Resurrection of Mary Mabel McTavish (Dundurn Press)
Chris Westbury — The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors Even (Counterpoint Press)

In the Top 20
Caroline Adderson — Ellen in Pieces
Claire Battershill — Circus
Barbara Bond — On Sober Second Thought
Darrell Dennis — Peace Pipe Dreams
Ivanka Di Felice — A Zany Slice of Italy
Dawn Dumont — Rose’s Run
Scott Feschuk — The Future and Why We Should Avoid It
Jon Paul Fiorentino — I’m Not Scared of You or Anything
Jim Foster — The Crowning of Miss Mariposa
Elyse Friedman — The Answer to Everything
Bill Gaston — Juliet Was a Surprise
Cathy Gildiner — Coming Ashore
Joseph Kertes — The Afterlife of Stars
Elaine Lui — Listen to the Squawking Chickens
Colette Maitland — Riel Street
Dave Margoshes — Wiseman’s Wager
Arlene Marks — The Accidental God
David Muise — Awake at a Wake
Nicholas Ruddock — How Loveta Got Her Baby
Phyllis Rudin — Evie, The Baby and The Wife
Caroline Russell-King — Palliser Suite
Bill Sherk — The Big Tomato