Margaret Reynolds with her family at the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards, where she was a nominee in the category of Arts, Culture & Design.

BC Bestsellers

For the week of August 28, 2016
Bestseller List
      1. Gut by Giulia Enders
      2. Vancouver Tree Book by David Tracey
      3. Peace Dancer by Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd
      4. Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest by Richard Cannings, Tom Aversa & Hal Opperman
      5. Haida Gwaii by Dennis Horwood
      6. I’m Right and You’re an Idiot by James Hoggan
      7. Price Paid by Bev Sellars
      8. The Heaviness of Things That Float by Jennifer Manuel
      9. Britannia’s Navy on the West Coast of North America, 1812-1914 by Barry Gough
      10. My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith
      11. Walking to Camelot by John A. Cherrington
      12. Campfire Stories of Western Canada by Barbara Smith
      13. Heart of the Raincoast by Alexandra Morton & Bill Proctor
      14. Where Mountains Meet the Sea by Daniel Francis
      15. Out of the Orchard by Julie Van Rosendaal

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 Opportunity: Editor (contract position), Heritage House Publishing

August 3rd, 2016

Heritage House Publishing is looking to retain an enthusiastic, formally trained editor with a sharp eye for detail and a capacity for multi-tasking for a minimum term of five to six months (an estimated eight hundred hours in total). The ideal candidate will have some industry experience through previous employment, internships, or at least a year of relevant freelancing history. While it is mandatory that the candidate live in Victoria and do project work in-house a minimum of two days per week, we are open to schedule proposals. By the end of the agreed-upon term, we will be evaluating our ongoing needs depending on the scope of our upcoming projects.
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ABPBC Announces New Executive Director!

June 24th, 2016

The ABPBC has announced Heidi Waechtler as the incoming executive director. Heidi is currently the Managing Editor at Coach House Books in Toronto and will begin her tenure with the Association on September 6th.
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