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(from left to right) Speaker of the House, Linda Reid; Executive Director of the ABPBC, Margaret Reynolds; and Lieutenant-Governor, Judith Guichon enjoying the displays at this year’s BC Book Day. (April 22, 2015)



BC Bestsellers

For the week of May 3, 2015
Bestseller List
      1. Whitewater Cooks With Passion by Shelley Adams
      2. Orca Chief by Robert Budd & Roy Henry Vickers
      3. When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid
      4. Vancouver Blue by Wayne Cope
      5. British Columbia: A Natural History by Richard Cannings and Sydney Cannings
      6. A Better Place on Earth by Andrew MacLeod
      7. The Sea Among Us edited by Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane
      8. Raincoast Chronicles 23 edited by Peter A. Robson
      9. Paint the Town Black by Arthur Black
      10. Ted Harrison Collected introduction by Robert Budd
      11. Do You Think This Is Strange? by Aaron Cully Drake
      12. Dipnetting with Dad by Willie Sellars and Kevin Easthope

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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For more information on our member-driven association go to Who We Are.

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News & Events

Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts Book Launch on May 3rd

April 28th, 2015


2015 BC Book Prizes Winners Announced

April 28th, 2015

This past Saturday, The West Coast Book Prize Society announced the names of the winners of the 31st Annual BC Book Prizes, which were established in 1985 to celebrate the achievements of British Columbia writers and publishers. Full details on the winners available here.

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