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Orca Book Publishers
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Orca Book Publishers is Western Canada’s premier children’s publisher. Orca publishes award-winning, best-selling books in a number of genres.

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 June 19, 2016
Bestseller List
      1. Peace Dancer by Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd
      2. Vancouver Tree Book by David Tracey
      3. Gut by Giulia Enders
      4. Boats in My Blood by Barrie Farrell
      5. Christy Clark by Judi Tyabji
      6. Cycling the Islands by John Crouch
      7. Haida Gwaii by Dennis Horwood
      8. Tuco by Brian Brett
      9. Walking to Camelot by John A. Cherrington
      10. I’m Right and You’re an Idiot by James Hoggan
      11. The Heaviness of Things That Float by Jennifer Manuel
      12. Campfire Stories of Western Canada by Barbara Smith
      13. The Wild in You by Lorna Crozier & Ian McAllister
      14. Journey After Midnight by Ujjal Dosanjh
      15. Victory Gardens for Bees by Lori Weidenhammer

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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The Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC) is a trade association, founded in 1974, whose aims are to foster an environment in which our members will flourish and to expand an awareness of the value of books in all our lives. We are the largest regional affiliate of the Association of Canadian Publishers.

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News & Events

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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Leah Horlick Wins 10th Dayne Ogilive Prize Award for LBGT Emerging Writers

June 8th, 2016

Leah Horlick, author of For Your Own Good (Caitlin Press, 2015) and Riot Lung (Thistledown Press, 2012) is to receive the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers, as announced by the Writer’s Trust of Canada. See more about the author and award here.

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