Contest: Win 2015 Finalist Books

With the BC Book Prizes Gala less than a month away, it’s time to give away some finalist books! Seven prizes, one for each prize category, will be given out over the next four weeks. Each will include all five books shortlisted for one of the seven prizes. You can enter to win one of the following prizes here.

Prize #1 (Winner drawn April 2)

  • Born Out of This by Christine Lowther
  • Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest by Ian McAllister
  • The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia by Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane (editors)
  • Surveying Southern British Columbia: A Photojournal of Frank Swannell, 1901-07 by Jay Sherwood
  • Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History by Margaret Horsfield and Ian Kennedy

Prize #2 (Winner drawn April 7)

  • Washita by Patrick Lane
  • Dreamland Theatre by Rob Budde
  • From the Poplars by Cecily Nicholson
  • For Your Safety Please Hold On by Kayla Czaga
  • School by Jen Currin

Prize #3 (Winner drawn April 9)

  • The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia by Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane (editors)
  • Live at the Commodore: The Story of Vancouver’s Historic Commodore Ballroom by Aaron Chapman
  • The Sobo Cookbook: Recipes from the Tofino Restaurant at the End of the Canadian Roadby Lisa Ahier, with Andrew Morrison
  • Cloudwalker by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd
  • A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist by Alicia Priest

Prize #4 (Winner drawn April 13)

  • Ellen in Pieces by Caroline Adderson
  • The Beautiful West & The Beloved of God by Michael Springate
  • Paradise & Elsewhere by Kathy Page
  • The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter
  • The Wind is Not a River by Brian Payton

Prize #5 (Winner drawn April 16)

  • Stop, Thief! by Heather Tekavec, illustrated by Pierre Pratt
  • The Most Magnificent Thing written and illustrated by Ashley Spires
  • Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin by Chieri Uegaki, illustrated by Qin Leng
  • Norman, Speak! by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Qin Leng
  • Dolphin SOS by Roy Miki and Slavia Miki, illustrated by Julie Flett

Prize #6 (Winner drawn April 20)

  • Blue Gold by Elizabeth Stewart
  • Capricious by Gabrielle Prendergast
  • Sophie, in Shadow by Eileen Kernaghan
  • Rabbit Ears by Maggie de Vries
  • Finding Grace by Becky Citra


Prize #7 (Winner drawn April 23)

  • Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge: Ethnobotany and Ecological Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern North America by Nancy J. Turner
  • In the Slender Margin: The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying by Eve Joseph
  • The Elusive Mr. Pond: The Soldier, Fur Trader and Explorer Who Opened the Northwest by Barry Gough
  • Northern Dancer: The Legendary Horse That Inspired a Nation by Kevin Chong
  • Olive Odyssey: Searching for the Secrets of the Fruit That Seduced the World by Julie Angus

Don’t forget: You have to enter to win!

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