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The Olive Oil and Vinegar Lover’s Cookbook

The Olive Oil and Vinegar Lover’s Cookbook

Revised and Updated Edition
by Emily Lycopolus
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A brand-new updated edition of The Olive Oil and Vinegar Lover’s Cookbook, which has sold more than 13,000 copies to date.

There’s nothing like fresh extra-virgin olive oil, infused and fused olive oils, and flavoured white and balsamic vinegars—but how, exactly, do we use them? Elevate the flavour of your fare using products like Rosemary or …

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Boom & Bust

Boom & Bust

The Resilient Women of Historic Telegraph Cove
by Jennifer L. Butler
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Received Honourable Mention for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

A century of life in Telegraph Cove as told by the resourceful and resilient women who turned this isolated coastal village into a tight-knit community.

Telegraph Cove, one of Vancouver Island’s most visited tourist destinations, has humble origins as a one- …

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A Year on the Wild Side

A Year on the Wild Side

A West Coast Naturalist's Almanac
by Briony Penn, Ph.D
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Shortlisted for a 2020 BC Yukon Book Prize

A freshly designed, new edition of a funny weekly chronicle that offers a year-long, intimate view of the flora and fauna populating the West Coast.

A Year on the Wild Side is a witty commentary on the social and natural history of Vancouver Island. Composed of 52 essays arranged in 12 monthly chapters, this …

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Island Home

Island Home

Out and About on Vancouver Island
by Anny Scoones
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A collection of humorous essays about Vancouver Island’s unique quirks, from the south end to the north from beloved storyteller, Anny Scoones.

Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands have a reputation for their ineffable charisma, laid-back pace, and distinct grooviness. As Anny Scoones travels the length of our beloved Vancouver Island, and visits …

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Everyone’s Welcome

Everyone’s Welcome

The Art of Living and Eating Allergen Free
by Amanda Orlando
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Easy, delicious recipes and helpful tips to inspire confidence in adults who live with life-threatening allergies.

Not everyone outgrows childhood allergies. When Amanda Orlando learned firsthand that the social and emotional impact of anaphylactic reactions affects adults, she started blogging about it, and EverydayAllergenFree.com was born.

Her new …

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Island Craft

Island Craft

Your Guide to the Breweries of Vancouver Island
by Jon C. Stott
edition:Paperback
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Winner of a 2020 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

A timely exploration of the vibrant and growing craft beer scene on Vancouver Island.

Hopheads, rejoice! Take the ultimate beer-lover’s road trip from Victoria, BC’s craft beer capital, to Campbell River, visiting almost forty craft breweries and brewpubs in between. Your guide? Jon Stott, …

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Along the E&N

Along the E&N

A Journey Back to the Historic Hotels of Vancouver Island
by Glen A. Mofford
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An exploration of the fascinating history of more than thirty historic hotels—with some still in operation—nestled along Vancouver Island’s E&N Railway, spanning from Esquimalt to Campbell River.

In 1886, Vancouver Island’s E&N rail service was established to carry coal to smelters and ships, and the towns in the railway’s path prospered a …

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A Deceptive Devotion

A Deceptive Devotion

A Lane Winslow Mystery
by Iona Whishaw
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Wedding bells, a grisly murder, and a defecting Russian spy bring drama to King’s Cove in the newest Lane Winslow mystery, a series that the Globe and Mail calls “terrific.”

A wedding is on the horizon for Lane Winslow and Inspector Darling. As one of the few Russian speakers in her community, Lane is obliged to act as translator and hostess f …

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City in Colour

City in Colour

Rediscovered Stories of Victoria's Multicultural Past
by May Q. Wong
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A timely, intriguing collection of the overlooked stories of Victoria’s pioneers, trailblazers, and community builders who were also diverse people of colour.

Often described as “more English than the English,” the city of Victoria has a much more ethnically diverse background than historical record and current literature reveal. Significant c …

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Great Canadian Ghost Stories

Great Canadian Ghost Stories

Legendary Tales of Haunting from Coast to Coast
by Barbara Smith
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A compelling collection of iconic ghost stories from all across Canada.

Time and place are infused with ghosts and hauntings. From coast to coast to coast, Canada’s provinces and territories teem with the supernatural—phantoms obscured in the mists of time, spectres that delight in wreaking terror, and spirits destined to linger forever at the e …

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A Sorrowful Sanctuary

A Sorrowful Sanctuary

A Lane Winslow Mystery
by Iona Whishaw
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In the fifth book of the series that the Globe and Mail calls “terrific,” Lane Winslow investigates the murder of an unidentified man she found adrift in a boat near King’s Cove.

Lane Winslow is enjoying a perfect, sunny day at the lake when she spots a gravely injured young man drifting in a sinking rowboat. Hypothermic, bleeding, and soaked …

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Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers Boxed Set

Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers Boxed Set

The Box Set
by Emily Lycopolus, photographs by DL Acken
edition:Hardcover
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Now you can own all four books in the complete international Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers series in a beautiful box set format.

Savor the culinary magnificence of the Mediterranean and the Middle East from the comfort of your very own kitchen! Italy, Greece, Spain, and Syria come together in one convenient box set, sending olive oil and …

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Following the Curve of Time

Following the Curve of Time

The Untold Story of Capi Blanchet
by Cathy Converse
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A paperback edition of the BC Book Award–nominated biography of Capi Blanchet, the author of the BC coastal classic, The Curve of Time.

After her husband died in 1926 from a suspected drowning, Capi Blanchet spent every summer cruising BC’s west coast with her five children and their dog in the family’s 25-foot boat. The Curve of Time is the b …

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Syria

Syria

Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers
by Emily Lycopolus, photographs by DL Acken
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A new cookbook in the series that reveals the best ways to use specialty olive oils and vinegars in international cuisines—now featuring the succulent, flavourful dishes of Syria.

Eating together in Syrian culture is all about generosity and hospitality, bustling community, and lively conversation over tables laden with fragrant dishes. Whether yo …

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Food Artisans of Alberta

Food Artisans of Alberta

Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare
by Karen Anderson & Matilde Sanchez-Turri
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Shortlisted for a 2019 Taste Canada Award

Winner of a 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

The food lover’s guide to finding the best local food artisans from all over Alberta.

From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic pr …

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Against the Current

Against the Current

The Remarkable Life of Agnes Deans Cameron
by Cathy Converse
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Received an Honourable Mention for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

 

The first book on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC’s first female principal, itinerant traveller, and journalist.

Agnes Deans Cameron was an extraordinary woman who was ahead by a century. Born in Victoria in 1863, she was the first female school principal in the …

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Sailing with Vancouver

Sailing with Vancouver

A Modern Sea Dog, Antique Charts and a Voyage Through Time
by Sam McKinney
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One man retraces the ancient voyages of Captain Vancouver alone in his sailboat in this updated edition of a classic travelogue.

As Sam McKinney retraced the explorations of Captain George Vancouver and his men from Puget Sound to Queen Charlotte Sound he wondered, "Could I have been one of them?"

In the 1790s, Vancouver’s crew rowed for long hours …

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Off the Hook

Off the Hook

Essential West Coast Seafood Recipes
by DL Acken & Aurelia Louvet
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Silver prize winner of a PubWest Book Design Award.

Fresh, fast, and delicious, these are the quintessential recipes every West Coast fish and seafood lover must have.

The islands of Canada’s West Coast are home to some of the freshest and most sustainable seafood in the world. In this exquisitely photographed and curated cookbook you’ll find 60+ …

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EJ Hughes Paints Vancouver Island

EJ Hughes Paints Vancouver Island

by Robert Amos
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Finalist for a 2019 BC Book Prize

Finalist for a 2019 Victoria Book Prize

A handsome new retrospective on one of BC’s most beloved artists that unveils, for the first time, photographs, sketches, and ephemera from the artist’s estate.

The reputation of E. J. Hughes in British Columbia is second only to that of Emily Carr. His paintings, collected …

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Anna, Like Thunder

Anna, Like Thunder

A Novel
by Peggy Herring
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In 1808, the Russian Ship St. Nikolai ran aground off the Olympic Peninsula; this novel is based on this astounding historical event and the lives of the people affected.

In 1808, eighteen-year-old Anna Petrovna Bulygina is aboard the Russian ship St. Nikolai when it runs aground off on the west coast of Washington State on the Olympic Peninsula. Th …

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It Begins in Betrayal

It Begins in Betrayal

A Lane Winslow Mystery
by Iona Whishaw
edition:Paperback
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Finalist for a 2019 Lefty Award

The fourth book in what the Globe and Mail has proclaimed “a terrific series” by “a writer to watch.”

Summer descends over the picturesque King’s Cove as Darling and Lane’s mutual affection blossoms. But their respite from solving crime is cut short when a British government official arrives in Nelson to co …

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Spain

Spain

Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers
by Emily Lycopolus, photographs by DL Acken
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Winner of a 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

A beautiful, full-colour cookbook that shows readers how to create and enhance spectacular Spanish dishes by using specialty olive oils and vinegars.

Traditional Spanish cooking is famous for its fragrant spices, fresh herbs, and delicate touch of citrus. Whether you’re a novice to Spanish c …

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One Good Thing

One Good Thing

A Novel
by Rebecca Hendry
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A novel set in Yellowknife's historic Old Town in the 70s that explores both abandonment and belonging in the life of a young woman.

In the spring of 1977, Annie, a flighty artist, and her twelve-year-old daughter, Delilah, trade the cherry blossom trees and beaches of Vancouver for rugged and remote Old Town in Yellowknife, surprising Delilah’s f …

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As A Dog Thinketh

As A Dog Thinketh

Daily Words of Wisdom for Dog People
by Monique Anstee
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Daily reflections, guidance, and sound advice from a top trainer and competitor.

Confused by your canine? Monique Anstee believes we have made dog training much too hard, when it really is very simple. Anstee teaches you to think differently, which will help you get out of your mind and into the moment.

Monique Anstee trains dogs kindly, but effectiv …

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Greece

Greece

Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers
by Emily Lycopolus, photographs by DL Acken
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The second book in the Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers’ cookbook series made with specialty olive oil and balsamic vinegars in mind.

With just two types of olive oil—Eureka Lemon Fused and Garlic Infused—and two balsamic vinegars—Apricot White Balsamic and Black Cherry Dark Balsamic—you can produce all fifty of the classic Greek recipes featu …

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First, We Brunch

First, We Brunch

Recipes and Stories from Victoria’s Best-Loved Breakfast Joints
by Rebecca Wellman
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Winner of three Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in English Canada
Finalist for a Gourmand World Cookbook Best in World Award

A carefully curated collection of recipes from Victoria, BC, the brunch capital of Canada.

It’s the weekend in picturesque Victoria, and whether you’re planning on enjoying a scenic seaside hike or indulging in some window s …

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The Whole Beautiful World

The Whole Beautiful World

Stories
by Melissa Kuipers
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Original, witty, and subtle, these stories feature characters who must navigate life in a small town, and will appeal to fans of Miriam Toews and Kathleen Winter.

This collection of beautifully crafted short stories features complex characters whose internal struggles manifest in their most intimate relationships, told by a writer with a compassiona …

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The Haunting of Vancouver Island

The Haunting of Vancouver Island

by Shanon Sinn
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A compelling investigation into supernatural events and local lore on Vancouver Island.

Vancouver Island is known worldwide for its arresting natural beauty, but those who live here know that it is also imbued with a palpable supernatural energy. Researcher Shanon Sinn found his curiosity piqued by stories of mysterious sightings on the island—gho …

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A Thousand Consolations

A Thousand Consolations

by Julie Roorda
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Moving, entertaining, and witty, A Thousand Consolations is a literary romantic comedy for fans of David Nicholls’s Us and Emma Straub’s Modern Lovers.

Paula doesn’t put much faith in the candles she designs for her customers, which promise to cure everything from unrequited love to ingrown toenails; it’s just a business she started after he …

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An Old, Cold Grave

An Old, Cold Grave

by Iona Whishaw
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The third book in the popular Lane Winslow mystery series by an author the Globe and Mail has called a “writer to watch.”

It’s early spring of 1947 in idyllic King’s Cove, and the Hughes ladies, mère et filles, are gardening and sorting through the jars of food that have been put up for the winter. But while cleaning up after the roof of th …

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Italy

Italy

Recipes for Olive Oil and Vinegar Lovers
by Emily Lycopolus, photographs by DL Acken
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The first in a new series of cookbooks that shows you how to use the remarkable flavours of specialty extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars in your everyday cooking.

More than ever, people are interested in learning how to incorporate the remarkable flavours of specialty extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars into their everyday cooki …

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25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

by Jody Robbins
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Silver prize-winning guidebook in the Society of American Travel Writers' Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Now is the perfect time to explore this vast country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular Canadian destinations you’ve been dreaming about.

Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freela …

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Flagship Wines from British Columbia's Best Wineries
by John Schreiner, photographs by Christopher K. Stenberg
edition:Hardcover
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Finalist for the 2017 Taste Canada Food Food Writing Awards
Winner of a 2017 Gourmand Cookbook Award in English Canada
Finalist for a Gourmand Cookbook Best in World Award

A gorgeous gift-worthy collection of tasting notes and collector’s information on British Columbia’s highest-calibre wines, written by Canada’s most authoritative and prolif …

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Okanagan Slow Road

Okanagan Slow Road

by Bernadette McDonald, illustrated by Karolina Born-Tschümperlin
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A book that invites you to slow down and explore the Okanagan Valley from a local’s point of view.

Whether it’s spying a rare canyon wren, cycling the historic Kettle Valley Railroad across heart-stopping trestle bridges, or hiking through fields of spring flowers, travel alongside the authors as they draw you into the exquisite, unforgettable e …

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Measured for Murder

Measured for Murder

by Janet Brons
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The third instalment in the Arthur Ellis award-nominated Forsyth and Hay mystery series.

Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Hay of Scotland Yard believes he is dealing with a serial killer. Two young female victims bearing a superficial resemblance to each other are found asphyxiated and posed, with indecipherable writing on their right hips. A hoste …

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