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Our book panelists share their top picks for 2012


The panel had a tough challenge paring down their list of top books for the year. Deb McVittie is the owner of 32 Books in North Vancouver. And Robert Wiersema is a book reviewer and events coordinator for Bolen Books in Victoria.

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British Columbia

  • Jack Whyte - The Renegade
  • Bill Gaston - The World


  • Alice Munro - Dear Life
  • Tanis Rideout - Above All Things


  • Justin Cronin - The Twelve
  • Barbara Kingsolver - Flight Behaviour



  • Tom Hawthorn - Deadlines

Barry Gough - Juan de Fuca's Straight


  • Salman Rushdie - Joseph Anton
  • Susannah Cahalan - Brain on Fire



  • Susin Nielsen - The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
  • Kenneth Oppel - Such Wicked Intent


  • Various authors - Seven the Series
  • Charles van Sandwyk - Full Moon Eyes


  • John Green - The Fault in our Stars
  • Levi Pinfold - Black Dog

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