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BC Bestsellers

For the week ending May 20, 2017
Bestseller List
        1. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from A Secret World by Peter Wohlleben (Greystone Books)
        2. Embers: One Ojibway’s Meditations by Richard Wagamese (Douglas & McIntyre)
        3. On Island: Life Among the Coast Dwellers by Pat Carney (TouchWood Editions)
        4. Hello Humpback! by Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd, illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers (Harbour Publishing)
        5. British Columbia Lullaby by P.L. McCarron & Joy Steuerwald (Baby Lullaby Books)
        6. Chilcotin Chronicles: Stories of Adventure and Intrigue from British Columbia’s Central Interior by Sage Birchwater (Caitlin Press)
        7. Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest: A Complete Guide by Richard Cannings, Tom Aversa, Hal Opperman (Heritage House Publishing)
        8. Tails Don’t Lie 2: A Pack of Dog Cartoons by Adrian Raeside, illustrated by Adrian Raeside (Harbour Publishing)
        9. Best Places to Bird in British Columbia by Russell Cannings & Richard Cannings (Greystone Books)
        10. Haida Gwaii: A Guide to BC’s Islands of the People by Dennis Horwood (Heritage House Publishing)
        11. Dirty Windshields: The Best and the Worst of the Smugglers Tour Diaries by Grant Lawrence (Douglas & McIntyre)
        12. The Queen of the North Disaster: The Captain’s Story by Colin Henthorne (Harbour Publishing)
        13. Hard Knox: Musings from the Edge of Canada by Jack Knox (Heritage House Publishing)
        14. We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp, illustrations by Julie Flett (Orca Book Publishers)
        15. Vancouver in the Seventies: Photos from a Decade That Changed the City by Kate Bird (Greystone Books)


The BC Bestseller List is compiled using sales data from more than 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

Read Local BC website takes readers on a literary tour of the province

May 18th, 2017

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) is proud to announce the launch of readlocalbc.ca, a new website that focuses on the vibrant community of authors, publishers, bookstores, and libraries that make up our province’s literary landscape.
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Job Posting: Senior Editor at Greystone Books

May 16th, 2017

Greystone Books is an award-winning publisher of exceptional trade books on social issues, the environment, science, health, nature, outdoor and recreation, travel and adventure, and sports. They’re searching for a dynamic, connected, creative-minded editor to come work with them full-time in their bright, airy office in Vancouver’s edgy Railtown neighbourhood.
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