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(flood basement

(flood basement

by Stewart, Jeremy

Jeremy Stewart's first book, (flood basement, is a young poet's search for and discovery of his place in the local landscape. The poet is haunted by the legacy of colonialism and propelled by the struggles of a community seeking its own identity. (flood basement is the raw, shocking and innocent journey of an emerging artist in a seemingly inflexible world...

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Accidental Eden

Accidental Eden

by Hamilton, Douglas

Lasqueti Island has a rowdy and divided reputation. Between the 1970s and early ?80s, the island attracted a flood of counter-culture seekers - communards, hippies, utopians, revolutionaries and other exotic characters looking for an alternative lifestyle...

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The Adventures of Grey-Dawn

The Adventures of Grey-Dawn

by Ghostwriter, The

The Adventures of Grey-Dawn is the first in a series of books that brings the knowledge and wisdom of ancient native legends into a new era with renewed life.

Métis legends come alive in this tale of courage and perseverance...

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Alison's Fishing Birds

Alison's Fishing Birds

by Haig-Brown, Roderick

Beautifully illustrated children's story about Canadian wildlife by famed Canadian conservationist and Governor General Award-winning author, Roderick Haig-Brown...

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All Roads Lead to Wells

All Roads Lead to Wells

by Safyan, Susan

In the late 1960s and '70s a small group of idealistic young women and men, self-described as "volunteer peasants," moved to the tiny town of Wells in British Columbia's Central Interior...

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All Things Said & Done

All Things Said & Done

by Dachsel, Marita

Shortlisted for the 2008 Relit Award for Poetry

Marita Dachsel's debut collection is a visceral exploration of the moments of life that stand out in the pages of a family album and the intervals of memory.

She playfully and poignantly documents first crushes, first times, weddings and trips across town, across water, and across continents...

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All Those Drawn to Me

All Those Drawn to Me

by Petersen, Christian

The junction of Highways 20 and 97 forms a rough right angle around which lies the city of Williams Lake. These are the coordinates by which Christian Petersen's fiction can be charted. From the building of the Gaol at Soda Creek to ruminations on the origins of the Barkerville fire, All Those Drawn to Me explores the unpredictable, romantic and spiritual qualities of life in rural...

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The Amazing Mazie Baker

The Amazing Mazie Baker

by Johnston, Kay

In 1931, Mazie Antone was born into the Squamish Nation, a community caught between its traditional values of respect—for the land, the family and the band—and the secular, capitalistic legislation imposed by European settlers. When she was six, the police carried her off to St. Paul’s Indian Residential School, as mandated by the 1920 Indian Act...

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And See What Happens

And See What Happens

by Vaira, Ursula

In her first book of poetry, Ursula Vaira captures the rugged and challenging beauty of the West Coast landscape in three poignant stories.

The first, told through a set of linked poems, describes her thirty-day, thousand-mile paddle from Hazelton to Victoria with skipper Roy Henry Vickers...

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And the River Still Sings

And the River Still Sings

by Czajkowski, Chris

How does one go from English villager to wilderness dweller? Chris Czajkowski was born and raised at the edge of a large village in England, until she abandoned the company of others to roam the countryside in search of the natural world. As a young adult she studied dairy farming and travelled to Uganda to teach at a farm school...

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Atlin's Anguish

Atlin's Anguish

by Lillis, Brendan

On September 27, 1986, pilot Theresa Bond and five passengers took off on a routine flight from Atlin, BC, in her beloved de Havilland Beaver. The Taku Air passenger list that day included local politician Al Passarell, his wife, and three of Atlin's most prominent citizens--including larger-than-life Atlin Inn owner Joe Florence...

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Attemptations

Attemptations

by Clark, Kim

Imagine you're given the startling news that your body is only capable of having six more orgasms. "It's either buck up or fuck up," decides Mel in "Six Degrees of Altered Sensation," adding this new restraint to the perplexity of single life with progressive Multiple Sclerosis. In "Flickering," Francis becomes a pyromaniac in order to give her grown sons the opportunity to become heroes...

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The Average Height of Flight

The Average Height of Flight

by Kope, Beth

The poems in AVERAGE HEIGHT OF FLIGHT are founded in the landscape of coastal BC, built on the losses within the narrator's life in counterpoint to her walks in the natural world. In forests with her dog, along watersheds and hill climbs, Beth Kope goes off trail to find inspiration and time for meditation...

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Back to the Red Road

Back to the Red Road

by Kaefer, Florence

In June 1967, Norway House Indian Residential School of Manitoba closed its doors after a somewhat questionable past. In 1954, when Florence Kaefer was just nineteen, she accepted a job as a teacher at Norway House. Unaware of the difficult conditions the students were enduring, Florence and her fellow teachers nurtured a school full of lonely and homesick young children...

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Base Camp

Base Camp

by Whelan, Dianne

Each spring, over eight hundred climbers attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. The conditions are challenging, and without warning can become life-threatening. Some make it to the top of what is considered the world's most majestic mountain, but others are not so lucky, and in the attempt to reach the elusive summit, many more have tragically lost their lives...

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Beautiful Mutants

Beautiful Mutants

by Pottle, Adam

In this jarring collection, Adam Pottle cracks open the world of disability, illuminating it with an idiom that is both unsettling and exhilarating. His subjects are gritty and multifarious: amputee sex swingers; drug-related shootings; institutionalized adolescents coerced into sterilization...

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Becoming Lin

Becoming Lin

by Dower, Tricia

It's 1965. Twenty-two-year-old Linda Wise despairs of escaping her overprotective parents and her hometown, where far too many know she was sexually assaulted as a teenager. Deliverance arrives in the form of marriage to the charismatic, twenty-six-year-old Ronald Brunson, a newly ordained Methodist minister who ignites her passion for social justice...

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Becoming Wild

Becoming Wild

by van Schyndel, Nikki

Nikki van Schyndel is not your typical grizzled survivalist. She is a contemporary, urban young woman who threw off modern comforts to spend nineteen months in a remote rainforest with her housecat and a virtual stranger. Set in the Broughton Archipelago, a maze of isolated islands near northern Vancouver Island, BECOMING WILD is a story of survival in the pristine wilderness of BC...

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Better the Devil You Know

Better the Devil You Know

by Keller, Betty

Better the Devil You Know, set in Vancouver in 1907, centres on the picaresque adventures of a small-time con man who passes himself off as an evangelical preacher, the scrawny hooker whom he reluctantly befriends, and the five-year-old hellion left in his care by a former lady friend...

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Black Liquor

Black Liquor

by Bolen, Dennis E.

Dennis E. Bolen's forthcoming volume of poetry, "Black Liquor," continues his exploration of modern disconnection and the disparate paths taken by those railing against the austere landscape of their lives...

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Bloody Practice

Bloody Practice

by Haynes, Sterling

Beginning his medical practice in the wild frontier town of Williams Lake, the author reflects on his life, which takes him through northern Canada, Alabama, Africa and Central America.

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Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

by Chow, Lily

Third book by de facto expert on Chinese Immigration to BC reveals never-before-told stories relevant to food, politics and national heritage.  In this long awaited third book, author Lily Chow further explores Chinese settlement in BC. In the nineteenth century, thousands of Chinese immigrants arrived in British Columbia to work as labourers...

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Boobs

Boobs

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At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, BOOBS is a diverse collection of stories about the burdens, expectations and pleasures of having breasts...

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Born Out of This

Born Out of This

by Lowther, Christine

BORN OUT OF THIS, Christine Lowther's first collection of essays, follows her journey from the unutterable loss of her mother to the discovery of her own poetic voice through deep reflection and her intimate connection to the coastal rainforest. Lowther looks back on her mother's poetry and activism...

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The Butcher of Penetang

The Butcher of Penetang

by Trumpener, Betsy

Shortlisted for the Relit Award for Fiction

Finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for short fiction


Betsy Trumpener's raw fiction hits quickly, cuts deeply and lingers on in the imagination. Her urgent, unique voice pushes fiction north of what's real. The Butcher of Penetang carves up rare slices of savory stories that are both tough and delicious...

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Cassiar

Cassiar

by LeBlanc, Suzanne

With an eye for detail and a lively writing style, author Leblanc recreates the history of Cassiar, an asbestos mining town in northern British Columbia.

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The Centre

The Centre

by McKinnon, Barry

These poems span fifteen years of life in the northern industrial output of Prince George, BC. They portray family, friendship, sex, death, health, work, love and human hope as subjects of a harsh social, economic, and bureaucratic system that is itself trapped in its own contradictions and ironies...

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Chasing Their Dreams

Chasing Their Dreams

by Chow, Lily

'Chasing Their Dreams' recreates the hardships early Chinese settlers faced in Northwestern British Columbia: harsh land and climate, little or no financial resources, deep-set prejudice and sometimes racial violence...

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Chautauqua Serenade

Chautauqua Serenade

by Sherwood, Jay

Ruth Bowers had a dream of becoming a professional violinist. In 1910, when traditional careers for women included nursing or teaching, Ruth joined the chautauqua and lyceum tour circuit and hit the road. In the first part of the twentieth century, these popular tours brought music, education and entertainment to millions of people in rural North America...

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Chicken Poop for the Soul

Chicken Poop for the Soul

by Dowling, Kristeva

Food sovereignty goes beyond addressing the need to secure a daily food source. Food sovereignty means having the right to determine where your food comes from and how it is produced. In 2008, alarmed by the impact agro-business was having on Canadian food quality and security, Kristeva Dowling decided to take control of her own food source...

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Chilcotin Chronicles

Chilcotin Chronicles

by Birchwater, Sage

A collection of historical stories about the early indigenous people, settlers, trappers, and adventurers of BC's Cariboo Chilcotin. A compilation of stories that meld both culture and bloodlines, CHILCOTIN CHRONICLES by Sage Birchwater is set in the wild and untamed country of central British Columbia's Chilcotin Plateau...

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Clearcut Cause

Clearcut Cause

by Anderson, Steve

Set in the wild and wonderful Kootenay region of British Columbia, this novel probes the on-going battle between environmentalists and loggers over the forests both groups love--but for very different reasons. Author Steve Anderson has evenly divided the debate, allowing his characters to fully present their perspectives and the reader to decide who is right and who is wrong...

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  • Accidental Eden
  • The Adventures of Grey-Dawn
  • Alison's Fishing Birds
  • All Roads Lead to Wells
  • All Things Said & Done
  • All Those Drawn to Me
  • The Amazing Mazie Baker
  • And See What Happens
  • And the River Still Sings
  • Atlin's Anguish
  • Attemptations
  • The Average Height of Flight
  • Back to the Red Road
  • Base Camp
  • Beautiful Mutants
  • Becoming Lin
  • Becoming Wild
  • Better the Devil You Know
  • Black Liquor
  • Bloody Practice
  • Blossoms in the Gold Mountains
  • Boobs
  • Born Out of This
  • The Butcher of Penetang
  • Cassiar
  • The Centre
  • Chasing Their Dreams
  • Chautauqua Serenade
  • Chicken Poop for the Soul
  • Chilcotin Chronicles
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