featured book:
Greening Your Home
by Thomas Teuwen and Laura Lynn Parker

We all want a more environmentally smart home, but many of us worry it will cost too much, be too difficult to fix or maintain, and not worth the bother. Not so. This book identifies the practical path to a more sustainable household.

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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 June 28, 2015
Bestseller List
      1. Letters to My Grandchildren by David Suzuki
      2. Gut by Giulia Enders
      3. Whitewater Cooks With Passion by Shelley Adams
      4. Orca Chief by Robert Budd & Roy Henry Vickers
      5. Grilling with the House of Q by Brian Misko
      6. Peace Pipe Dreams by Darrell Dennis
      7. Raincoast Chronicles 23 edited by Peter A. Robson
      8. Gerry, Get Your Gun by Gerry Bracewell
      9. Vancouver Blue by Wayne Cope
      10. A Better Place on Earth by Andrew MacLeod
      11. The Waste Not, Want Not Cookbook by Cinda Chavich
      12. British Columbia: A Natural History by Richard Cannings and Sydney Cannings

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: Publicist Wanted

June 24th, 2015

Harbour Publishing/Douglas & McIntyre, book publishers, require an experienced publicist to work in their Madeira Park office. Duties include media relations, author relations, and event planning and hosting. Candidate should be personable, well-organized, computer savvy and unflappable. Good copy writing skills essential and design/desktop publishing skills a plus. Previous experience in book publishing preferred. Remuneration based on experience. Send cover letter and resume by July 10 to Howard White, info@harbourpublishing.com.

Job Posting: Ampersand is Looking for an Account Manager

June 8th, 2015

Ampersand Canada’s Book and Gift Agency Inc. is looking for an Account Manager based in their Richmond, B.C. office with a territory covering the Okanagan, North Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. As an Account Manager you will be responsible for selling our line’s lists and will serve as the liaison between lines and accounts.
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