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Somewhere In-Between
Donna Milner

Following tragic events, from which Julie O’Dale believes she and her husband, Ian, will never recover, Julie buys into Ian’s dream to give up their comfortable city lives and retreat to the Chilcotin area of British Columbia.

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BC Bestsellers

For the week of August 24, 2014
Adult Bestseller List
                      1. Sensational Vancouver by Eve Lazarus
                      2. Cloudwalker by Robert Budd and Roy Henry Vickers
                      3. The Girl Who Writes by K. Jane Watt and Richard Cole
                      4. 109 Walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree
                      5. The Couch of Willingness by Maureen Palmer and Michael Pond
                      6. Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands by Don Genova
                      7. The Deerholme Foraging Book by Bill Jones
                      8. Gumboot Girls by Lou Allison
                      9. Heart and Soil by Des Kennedy
                      10. Becoming Wild by Nikki van Schyndel
                      11. Raincoast Chronicles 22 edited by David R. Conn
                      12. The Book of Kale and Friends by Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope


The BC Bestseller List is compiled using sales data from over 80 independent bookstores in BC, which is provided to the ABPBC by TBM BookManager. The list represents sales of BC published books released within the calendar year.


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News & Events

Job Posting: Technical Operations Officer, Publishing Unit, Hansard

August 27th, 2014

Hansard, the official record of the debates in Legislature of British Columbia, is seeking a person with technical skills and a love of language to work in their publishing unit. It’s a full-time position within a small friendly team that provides tech support to editors and publishes transcripts to deadline. The deadline is August 28. Full details here.

21st Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference

August 22nd, 2014

October 23rd-26th at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC. No matter what level your writing is at, this is your chance to attend over 70 workshops and meet one-on-one with well-known authors, agents and editors. View www.siwc.ca for more details.

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