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Gift Ideas For The Book Lover

Wondering what books to put under the Christmas tree this year?  Here are some great ideas  from two bookstore owners in BC. Jim Brinkman is the owner of Books and Company in Prince George and Deb McVittie owns 32 Books in North Vancouver and Hornby Island. Click read more to see their suggestions.
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Jim Brinkman's Picks:

Children:
Every Thing on It - Shel Silverstein
Chronicles of Harris Burdick - 14 authors creating stories from Chris Allsburgs drawings
Young Adults
Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children

Regional:
"Lilian Alling: the Journey Home" - Susan Smith-Josephy
Beyond the Home Ranch - Diana Phillips
Sidetracked, the Struggle for BC's Fossils - Vivian Lougheed
Here's Mike - Mike McCardell

Other non-fiction:
Eating Dirt - Charlotte Gill
Empire of the Beetle - Andrew Nikiforuk
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  - Rebecca Skloots
Stiff, the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers - Mary Roach

Humour
Mayan Horror - Bob Robertson

Fiction:
Half Blood Blues - Eva Edugyan
Ami Mckay and The Virgin Cure
Sisters Brothers - Patrick Dewitt
Grandpere - janet Romain
Super Sad True Love Story - Gary Shteyngart

Others:
Wealthy barber Returns - David Chilton
Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia - DK Publishing
Off the tourist Trail -  DK Travel
Group of Seven & Tom Thompson - David Silcox


Deb McVittie's Picks:


Fiction (Canadian):
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay
Alone in the Classroom by Elizabeth Hay
Waiting for Columbus by Thomas Trofimuk
 
Fiction (International):
The Reinvention of Love by Helen Humphries
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
11/22/63 by Stephen King
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
Snowdrops by AD Miller
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Blacklands by Belinda Bauer
Christmas at Tiffany's by Karen Swan
 
Biography & History:
The Chuck Davis History fof Metropolitan Vancouver
Worm: The Story of the First Digital World War by Mark Bowden
Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson
Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis
Sleeping With the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War by Hal Vaughan
Cornered by Ron MacLean
 
Teen & Tween & Kids:
Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children by Ranson Riggs  (Teen - Adult)
How I Stole Johnny Depp's Alien Girlfriend by Gary Ghislain  (Teen)
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi  (Teen)
Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel  (Tween - Teen)
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham  (Tween)
Seal Song by Andrea Spalding & Pascal Milelli  (Kids)
When You Wish Upon a Star (with CD) by Judy Collins & Eric Puybaret  (Kids)

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