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Last updated: March 27, 2015
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 BESTSELLERS  |  SPRING 2015  |  FALL 2014  |   SPRING 2014   |   PAST SEASONS



BESTSELLERS


BC BESTSELLERS for week of March 22, 2015

Source: Association of Book Publishers of BC

Adult Titles

#5 Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd Cloudwalker
#6 Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd Orca Chief
#12 Frank White That Went By Fast


SPRING 2015

Amanda Bath Disaster in Paradise | Arthur Black Paint the Town Black | Wayne Cope Vancouver Blue | Trisha Cull  The Death of Small Creatures Andrew MacLeod  A Better Place on Earth | Armand Garnet Ruffo The Thunderbird Poems | Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd Orca Chief Cloudwalker

Amanda Bath

Disaster in Paradise: The Landslides in Johnson's Landing
978-1-55017-695-7, $22.95, Paperback
Publication date: March 28, 2015

Events

Book Launch at Touchstones Nelson - Museum of Art and History (502 Vernon Street) in Nelson, BC on April 30 at 7:30pm, presented jointly by the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, Touchstones Nelson, the Nelson Public Library, and Oxygen Art Centre. Books for sale from Touchstones Nelson gift shop

Arthur Black

Paint the Town Black
978-1-55017-701-5, $22.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: May 2015

Events

Author dinner evening at Lefty’s Fresh Food Restaurant in Parksville (presented by Mulberry Bush Bookstore) on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6pm

Wayne Cope

Vancouver Blue: A Life Against Crime
978-1-55017-699-5, $22.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: March 2015

Events

Book Launch at the Vancouver Police Museum on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 12:00pm

Trisha Cull

The Death of Small Creatures
978-0-88971-307-9, $22.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Publication date: April 2015

Media

Upcoming
Review in Publisher’s Weekly, date TBA

Andrew MacLeod

A Better Place on Earth: Among the Haves and Have Nots in Super Unequal British Columbia
978-1-55017-704-6, $22.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: April 2015

Events

Book Launch at The Bard & Banker in Victoria on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00pm. Book sales by Munro’s Books
Book Launch & Panel Discussion on Inequality in BC at SFU Woodwards in Vancouver on Monday, May 11, 2015

Media

Upcoming
Interview and feature in Focus Magazine, April 2015 issue
Q&A in the Vancouver Sun, late April 2015 date TBA
Interview on CFAX 1070 with Frank Stanford, late April 2015 date TBA
Interview with Books On The Radio, early May 2015 date TBA
Review/feature in Common Ground, April 2015 date TBA

Armand Garnet Ruffo

The Thunderbird Poems
978-1-55017-706-0, $18.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: May 2015

Events

Reading at Ottawa’s VERSeFest’s Factory Lecture Series at Pressed Cafe (750 Gladstone, Ottawa) on March 28, 2015 at 2:30pm

Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd

Orca Chief
978-1-55017-693-3, $19.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Cloudwalker (Spring 2014)
978-1-55017-619-6, $19.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing

Bestseller

#5 BC Bestseller, week of March 22, 2015 (Cloudwalker)
#6 BC Bestseller, week of March 22, 2015 (Orca Chief)

Events

Wine Bar Talk & Reception in Duncan, BC on Monday, May 4 at 7:00pm, details TBA (Orca Chief)
Book Launch at Courtenay Public Library on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30pm (Orca Chief)
Book Launch at Salt Spring Island Public Library on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00pm (Orca Chief)
Book Launch and Art Show at Legacy Art Gallery in Victoria on Thursday, May 7 at 7:00pm (Orca Chief)
Book Launch and Speaking Series with the David Suzuki Foundation on Saturday, May 9 at 11:00am. Location TBA (but likely The Improv Centre on Granville Island) (Orca Chief)

Media

Upcoming
Interview with Lucky and Roy in Windspeaker, March or early April date TBA (Orca Chief)
Profile of the book and book launch event in WHERE Victoria, May 2015 issue (Orca Chief)
Interview with Lucky in Monday Magazine, May 2015 issue (Orca Chief)
Interview with Roy and Lucky in the Coastal Spectator, date TBA (Orca Chief)
Interview with Roy and Lucky on CBC’s North by Northwest, May 2015 date TBA (Orca Chief)
Interview with Roy and Lucky in the Vancouver Sun, May 2015 date TBA (Orca Chief)
Print/Online
Mentioned in the Coast Reporter article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 26, 2015 (Cloudwalker)

FALL 2014

Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane The Sea Among Us | Kayla Czaga For Your Safety Please Hold On | Patrick Lane Washita | Alicia Priest A Rock Fell on the Moon  | Frank White That Went By Fast | Elaine Woo Cycling with the Dragon

Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane, editors

The Sea Among Us: The Strait of Georgia
978-1-55017-683-4, $39.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: November 22, 2014

Events

UPDATED! Reading as part of Read Local BC's event, "Exploring the Nature of the Comox Valley", with Paula Wild and John Ford at the Courtenay Public Library (300 6th Street, Courtenay) on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30pm

Media

TV/Radio
CANCELLED! Interview on ShawTV Central Vancouver Island, March 26, 2015. Runs for two weeks
Print/Online
Mentioned in the Coast Reporter article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 26, 2015
Article in Where Vancouver, March 2015 issue 

Kayla Czaga

For Your Safety Please Hold On
978-0-88971-303-1, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Publication date: September 28, 2014

Media

Print/Online
Mentioned in the Coast Reporter article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 26,2015

Patrick Lane

Washita
978-1-55017-676-6, $18.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: October 25, 2014

Media

Print/Online
Mentioned in the Coast Reporter article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 26, 2015
Mentioned in the Prince George Citizen article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 13, 2015

Alicia Priest

A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist
978-1-55017-672-8, $32.95, Hardcover, Lost Moose
Publication date: September 16, 2014

Media

Print/Online
Mentioned in the Coast Reporter article about BC Book Prize shortlist, March 26,2015

Frank White

That Went By Fast: My First Hundred Years
978-1-55017-668-1, $32.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: October 25, 2014

Bestseller

#12 BC Bestseller, week of March 22, 2015 (That Went By Fast)

Elaine Woo

Cycling with the Dragon
978-0-88971-301-7, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: September 28, 2014

Media

Print/Online
Included in Welsh poetry online site Your One Phone Call, March 22, 2015

 PUBLICITY for PAST SEASONS

 Mark Leiren-Young Free Magic Secrets Revealed 

Mark Leiren-Young

Free Magic Secrets Revealed
978-1-55017-607-0, $26.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Featured on CBC Radio’s Ideas on April 10, 2015


LAST UPDATED: March 27, 2015