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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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Poetry in Transit 2014/2015 launches at Word Vancouver on Sept 28 #PoetryInTransit



BC Bestsellers

For the week of January 18, 2015
Adult Bestseller List
      1. Whitewater Cooks With Passion by Shelley Adams
      2. The Sea Among Us Edited by Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane
      3. Who We Are by Elizabeth May
      4. Live at the Commodore by Aaron Chapman
      5. The Dirty Apron Cookbook by David Robertson
      6. Great Bear Wild by Ian McAllister
      7. Cardboard Ocean by Mike McCardell
      8. From the West Coast to the Western Front by Mark Forsythe and Greg Dickson
      9. Poachers, Polluters and Politics by Randy Nelson
      10. A Rock Fell on the Moon by Alicia Priest
      11. Echoes of British Columbia by Robert Budd
      12. That Went By Fast by Frank White

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

Raziel Reid is in the Finals for Canada Reads 2015

January 20th, 2015

Arsenal Pulp Press is thrilled to announce that When Everything Feels like the Movies, the acclaimed young-adult novel by debut author Raziel Reid of Vancouver, is a finalist for CBC Radio’s Canada Reads 2015 competition, whose theme is “Books That Break Barriers.”

Lunch Poems at SFU

January 7th, 2015

SFU Public Square presents Kate Braid and Amber Dawn at Lunch Poems at SFU on January 21, 12-1pm in SFU Harbour Centre’s Teck Gallery (515 W Hastings St.). This is a free event and no registration is required. Lunch Poems hosts well-known and up-and-coming poets on the third Wednesday of every month except July and August. Please visit their website for more information.

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