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3 Front List: Autumn 2014 9 Spring 2014 14 Recent Titles 19 History 21 Poetry 22 Young Readers/Children’s Titles 29 Backlist 32 Orders/Sales/Distribution

Ronsdale wishes to thank the following for their support of its publishing program: The Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the British Columbia Arts Council, and the Province of British Columbia through the Book Publishing Tax Credit Program.

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We begin with some exciting news: Ronsdale has been voted “B.C. Publisher of the Year” by the Association of B.C. Publishers, recognizing Ronsdale’s contributions to Canadian publishing for over a quarter of a century.

With that good news in mind, it gives all of us at Ronsdale great pleasure to introduce our titles for Autumn 2014 with six new books, many recent favourites and a full backlist. We keep all our books in print and now have some 236 separate titles in our warehouse.

As was mentioned last season, Ronsdale has now successfully moved to Publishers Group Canada (PGC) for its sales, with distribution through Raincoast. Bookstores and libraries have found the transition to be seamless, and books are being shipped to their destinations quickly. Our new ordering information is listed on the catalogue’s back page.

We are delighted to confirm that all our new books, along with

most of our backlist titles, are available as e-books from Kindle, Kobo, Sony, Nook, Apple, Overdrive and Follett.

As we enter Fall 2014, it is gratifying to see that Jack Hodgins’ new novel, Cadillac Cathedral, has been on the B.C. Bestseller list for several months, often in first or second place. Our new list continues with a number of important books: a soldier’s memoir of her years in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps in WWII; an eye-witness historical account of Vancouver’s Great Fire of 1886; a new novel by Danial Neil; an historical novel for young readers about First Nations and Joseph Brant; the second in a series of picture books about Happy the Pocket

Mouse; and two powerful poetry collections.

We invite you to visit our website at ronsdalepress.com to become better acquainted with our books, our authors and Ronsdale Press itself. You can also find us on Facebook at facebook.com/ronsdalepress or on Twitter, @ronsdalepress. From all of us at Ronsdale — Veronica, Meagan, Julie and myself — we wish you an enriching 2014 fall season filled with stimulating reading.

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