Shadowlands: The Guardian, a YA science-fiction title by Vancouver Island's Charity Gosling, is the first book from a new Nanaimo-based company, Brighter Books, founded by Angela Jurgensen and her husband Dean, an electrical engineer. It's touted as an eco-friendly, print-on-demand imprint using materials approved by the Forest Stewardship Council of Canada, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. C. J. Gosling is active in the writers community and tutors creative writing to young people.

[BCBW 2011]