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Books for Mom

Celebrate your mother and the motherly figures in your life with the best gifts anyone can receive—books, of course! From heartbreaking to heartwarming, historical to humour, we have you covered, no matter your mom’s go-to reading genre.  Looking for heartwarming and humorous? Try… Home on the Strange: Chronicles of Motherhood, Mayhem, and Matters of the … Continued

Three books longlisted for the First Nation Communities Read Awards

The Ontario Library Service has announced their longlist nominees for the 2022/2023 First Nation Communities Read Awards. We are so excited to share that three Heritage House books have been nominated!  In the Children’s category, both Little Wolf and White Raven have been longlisted. These are the first two books in the Little Wolf series … Continued

Aggie & Mudgy by Wendy Proverbs wins 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award

Congratulations to Wendy Proverbs! Her debut novel, Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children has won the 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award. Our congratulations also to Ken Mather, who was nominated for his work on Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush, Revised and Expanded Edition. The Prince George Public Library … Continued

Two books nominated for Jeanne Clarke Award

The Prince George Public Library Board has announced the nominees for the 37th annual Jeanne Clarke Awards. The Jeanne Clarke Local History Award was established by the Library Board in 1985, in memory of former library board chair Jeanne Clarke. We are delighted to share that two Heritage House books are nominated for the 2022 … Continued

Printing Error: Always Pack a Candle

Due to a printing error, a number of copies of Always Pack a Candle by Marion McKinnon Crook were published with missing pages. Heritage House apologises for any inconvenience (or cliffhangers) this may have resulted in. If you have received a copy of Always Pack a Candle with a section of pages missing, please complete … Continued

New Spring 2022 Books

As the days get longer and warmer, the team at Heritage House is looking forward to Spring. We’re delighted to share our forthcoming books with you and can’t wait to have you reading all these incredible stories. Adult Non-Fiction New Guidebooks Books for Young Readers   Banner flowers by Vecteezy

Afterlight named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award

Heritage House Publishing is thrilled to share the news that Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home by Isa Milman has been named a finalist for 2021 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award. Afterlight was nominated for the Krauss Fam­i­ly Award in Mem­o­ry of Simon & Shu­lamith (Sofi) Goldberg for Autobiography & Memoir.  Afterlight is a … Continued

Season’s Readings

Heritage House Publishing wishes you and your loved ones a festive holiday season and a happy new year!

Heritage House joins community initiative supporting James Bay neighbourhood

For immediate release: LOCAL PUBLISHERS JOIN COMMUNITY INITIATIVE SUPPORTING JAMES BAY NEIGHBOURHOOD, NOW IN ITS 25th YEAR VICTORIA—Local publishers Heritage House Publishing and Rocky Mountain Books are donating 387 copies of their books through local initiative South Harbour Partners, which provides support for James Bay students and their families. Before the winter break, every student … Continued

Come ‘N’ Get It – Ginger Snap Recipe

Cold weather calls for cozy baking! Bring your ovens to temperature and try out some delicious ginger snaps from Come ‘n’ Get It: Roundup Recipes from Ranch Country by Beulah Barss. ​​- GINGER SNAPS – Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) margarine 1 cup (250 mL) sugar 1 egg 1⁄4 cup (50 mL) molasses 2 cups … Continued

Chilling Tales for Halloween

What can be more fitting for this time of the year than a few chilling tales! If you are looking for stories to share around a bonfire or by candlelight this Halloween season look no further than the Campfire Stories series by Barbara Smith. Each book has many chilling and thrilling tales set across Canada, … Continued

Journal of a Travelling Girl nominated for Quebec Writers Federation award

Heritage House Publishing is delighted to share the news that Journal of a Travelling Girl by Nadine Neema has been nominated for its fourth young literature award: the Janet Savage Blachford Prize for Children’s and Young Literature from the Quebec Writers Federation, announced on October 15, 2021. “I am honoured and grateful Journal of a … Continued