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address 111-1644 Hillside Ave
Victoria B.C.
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The Dutch House
Ann Patchett
Paperback | Sep 2019
on order $24.99
(releases Sep 24 2019)
The Starless Sea
Erin Morgenstern
Hardcover | Nov 2019
on order $32.95
(releases Nov 5 2019)
The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
Hardcover | Jul 2019
14 in store $23.96
The Gastronomical Me
M F K Fisher
Paperback | Oct 1989
sold out $18.50
(on order)
The Collected Schizophrenias
Esme Weijun Wang
Paperback | Feb 2019
3 in store $21.00
(more on order)

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Indigenous authors are publishing amazing writing in all genres, from historical fiction, to poetrygraphic novelsnon-fictionmemoirs and more! 
 Bolen Books is pleased to offer 20% off these titles while they remain on this list.
Some exceptions may apply.
Here are some hand picked books too amazing to be kept in the closet.
Recently we held our first short story contest in celebration of Victoria Pride and received lots of amazing entries. The creative power of the writers in this city is incredible, and after some difficult deliberation, our diverse in-house panel of judges found the winner!

Congratulations to Jordan Gillespie, author of Star

To read Jordan Gillespie's short story, click the title above. All copyright remains with Jordan, and she retains the right to edit or remove this story at any time.

More short stories that we love!
Check out some of the most recent new titles in our store!
 No obligation to purchase, and you don't pay until you pick it up! 
Click here to pre order.