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Fall in love with our fall 2023 books

Are you looking forward to the fall? Cooler weather, cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and a bevy of new books have us raring to go! Here are the new books we’re publishing this season. Creative Non-Fiction & Memoir    History   Books for Kids  

A Complex Coast finalist for 2023 Banff Mountain Book Competition

Heritage House is pleased to announce that David Norwell’s illustrated memoir, A Complex Coast: A Kayak Journey from Vancouver Island to Alaska, is a finalist for the 2023 Banff Mountain Book Competition in the Adventure Travel category. A Complex Coast is a soul-searching personal account of a young man’s 1,700-kilometre kayak journey from Victoria, BC, … Continued

Book Launch: Blue Camas, Blue Camas by Danielle S. Marcotte

November 19, 2023 - 1:00 pm
Black Bond Books, Ladner Village, 5052 48th Ave., Ladner, BC

Join local author Danielle S. Marcotte for the launch of her new picture book, Blue Camas, Blue Camas. Sunday, November 19 | 1:00 pm Black Bond Books – Ladner Village Blue Camas, Blue Camas is the captivating story of how a flower that has been cultivated on Canada’s west coast since time immemorial came to … Continued

Book Launch: New World Dreams • Calgary, AB

October 24, 2023 - 7:00 pm

Join local historian David Laurence Jones for the launch of his new book, New World Dreams: Canadian Pacific Railway and the Golden Northwest Tuesday Oct. 24 | 7:00 pm Owl’s Nest Books | 815A 49 Ave SW | Calgary, AB New World Dreams is in-depth exploration of how a transportation company created a vision for … Continued

‘The Premier and His Grandmother’ Book Launch at Lougheed House

November 18, 2023 - 2:00 pm
Lougheed House, 707 13 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

Celebrate Métis Week at Lougheed House with the launch of The Premier and His Grandmother Combining both biography and history, The Premier and His Grandmother: Peter Lougheed, Lady Belle, and the Legacy of Métis Identity, by writer and researcher Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, introduces readers to two compelling and complex public figures—former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed … Continued

Book Signing: An Owl without a Name • Calgary, AB

October 7, 2023 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Owl's Nest Books, 815A 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

Meet award-winning author Jenna Greene and pick up a signed copy of her new middle-grade novel, An Owl without a Name, at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary, Alberta. Saturday, October 7, 2023 1–3 pm Owl’s Nest Books, 815A 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB   An Owl without a Name is the charming story of a … Continued

Book Launch: An Owl without a Name • Lethbridge, AB

October 5, 2023 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Analog Books, 322 Sixth St S, Lethbridge AB

Join award-winning local author Jenna Greene for the launch of her new middle-grade novel, An Owl without a Name, at Analog Books in Lethbridge, Alberta. Thursday, October 5, 2023 7:00 pm Analog Books, 322 Sixth St S, Lethbridge AB   An Owl without a Name is the charming story of a young owl’s strange and … Continued

Book Launch: Freddie by Grant Hayter-Menzies • Victoria, BC

October 3, 2023 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Bolen Books | 111–1644 Hillside Ave | Victoria, BC

Join local author Grant Hayter-Menzies as he presents Freddie: The Rescue Dog Who Rescued Me, a book for anyone who has ever loved and lost an animal. Freddie is the moving memoir of a writer—a biographer of historical animals—whose life was forever changed when a rescue dog came into his life. Tracing their journey from … Continued

Fleece & Fibre launch at Knit City Vancouver 2023

September 23, 2023 - 7:00 pm
PNE Hastings Room, 2901 East Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

Join Knit City Vancouver for a Book Launch and Fibershed Panel Discussion with author Francine McCabe, Anna Hunter of Long Way Homestead, Hanahlie Beise of Hinterland Yarn, Christel Lanthier of Ferme Fiola Farm, Sarah Pope of San Juan Woolworks. The panel will be moderated by Caitlin ffrench. Francine McCabe will be launching her brand new … Continued

Red Cedar Book Award shortlists 2 Heritage House books

British Columbia’s Young Readers’ Choice Awards has announced its Red Cedar Book Award shortlist for the 2023/2024 year. Heritage House is proud to see two of our books on the non-fiction shortlist: Her Courage Rises: 50 Trailblazing Women of British Columbia and the Yukon, by Haley Healey, illustrated by Kimiko Fraser Caring for Critters: One … Continued

Three books longlisted for First Nations Communities READ Awards 2023/24

First Nation Communities READ (FNCR) is celebrating 20 years in 2023 and announced the longlist in partnership with the Ontario Library Association on Indigenous People’s Day (June 21, 2023). The program is led by First Nation librarians working in First Nation communities across Ontario to promote the best of Indigenous literature in Canada. Each year, … Continued

Cooking Tips for Desperate Fishwives shortlisted for Taste Canada Awards 2023

Heritage House Publishing is delighted to announce Cooking Tips for Desperate Fishwives: An Island Memoir by Margot Fedoruk is shortlisted for the 2023 Taste Canada Awards in the Culinary Narrative category. The winners will be announced at the Taste Canada Awards Soirée on October 30, 2023. Part love story, part survival story, part meditation on … Continued