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BC Book Prizes 2016

  • Author:
    Hawley, Alix
    Summary:

    Here is Daniel Boone as you've never seen him. Debut novelist Alix Hawley presents Boone's life, from his childhood in a Quaker colony, through 2 stints captured by Indians as he attempted to settle Kentucky, the death of 1 son at the...

  • Author:
    Pejvack, Nasreen
    Summary:

    Amity provides a window to the wreckage caused by war and conflict that leave behind destruction, displacement, pain and struggle resulting in life-long and irreparable psychological disorders. It is a story about the lives of...

  • Martin John
    Author:
    Schofield, Anakana
    Summary:

    Martin John's mam says that she is glad he is done with it. But is Martin John done with it? He says he wants it to stop, his mother wants it to stop, we all want it to stop. But is it really what Martin John wants? He had it in his...

  • Author:
    Schofield, Anakana
    Summary:

    Martin John sits beside you on the train. Can he see that look on your face? He needs to see that look in your eyes, the surprise of his touch upon your leg, and your repugnance. Despite his work's distractions, his evil flatmate's...

  • Specimen Stories
    Author:
    Kovalyova, Irina
    Summary:

    The stories in Specimen are a unique exploration of science and the human heart; the place where physical reality collides with our spiritual and emotional lives.In “The Blood Keeper,” a young academic travels to North Korea to work on...

  • Author:
    Holdstock, Pauline
    Summary:

    A feral girl roams the dense forests of nineteenth-century France. In the village of Freyzus, she is chased by suspicious townspeople to the edge of a gorge, where she jumps and disappears, vanishing into village legend. On the other...

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