BC Bestsellers

For the week of Oct 16, 2016
Bestseller List
        1. The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
        2. Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs
        3. Vancouver in the Seventies by Kate Bird
        4. Gut by Giulia Enders
        5. Price Paid by Bev Sellars
        6. British Columbia Lullaby by P.L. McCarron & Joy Steuerwald
        7. Peace Dancer by Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd
        8. Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest by Richard Cannings, Tom Aversa & Hal Opperman
        9. Red Robinson by Robin Brunet
        10. The Queen of the North Disaster by Colin Henthorne
        11. None of This Was Planned by Mike McCardell
        12. Vancouver Tree Book by David Tracey
        13. The Killer Whale Who Changed the World by Mark Leiren-Young
        14. The Hockey Song by Stompin’ Tom Connors
        15. In the Red Canoe by Leslie A. Davidson


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

Read Local BC Showcases Local Books with Events & Promotions Across the Province

October 19th, 2016

Following the widespread success of the inaugural Read Local BC campaign in 2015, the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) launches the initiative for a second year. From October 28 – November 7, 2016, readers across the province can discover locally published books and meet authors resident in their community through a range of activities in bookstores and libraries throughout British Columbia.
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Poetry in Transit celebrates 20 years!

September 21st, 2016

Poetry in Transit will celebrate twenty years of BC-authored poems on SkyTrains, bus shelters, and buses throughout the province on Wednesday September 21 at The Emerald, as part of Word Vancouver.

Readings of 20 poems featured as part of the campaign will commemorate the extraordinary contribution poets have made to the cultural fabric of BC. Poetry in Transit initiator Sandy Shreve will host. Read Article

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