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New commemorative edition of Broken Circle to publish Spring 2022

Heritage House is proud to announce a new edition of Theodore Niizhotay Fontaine’s bestselling memoir, Broken Circle, will be published in Spring 2022.  Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools, originally published in 2010, is a powerful and poignant story. In the memoir, Fontaine examines the impact of his psychological, emotional and sexual … Continued

Falling for Fall Books

The leaves are changing and the cooler weather has arrived in the Western Hemisphere—both sure signs that autumn has arrived. The team at Heritage House Publishing is so excited to share our new Fall releases with readers. There is something for every reader this season—from a haunting and personal memoir, a canine wartime hero, hockey … Continued

Cozy Up with Fall Reads

The leaves are changing and the cooler weather has arrived, both are signals to many bookworms to grab a warm beverage and curl up in a favourite spot with a good book. For others, it is a sign to begin gathering/stockpiling a reading list for the upcoming winter months. Whatever your current book plans, see … Continued

6 Must-Read Memoirs

We may not be able to experience someone else’s life but memoirs allow a glimpse into what it is like to walk in another’s shoes. In our list of must-read memoirs, you can experience what daily life was like for a nurse in the 1960s, find the humour and joys of being a “young” granddad, … Continued

Perfect Paperback for Every Occasion

On July 29, 1935, Penguin published the first of its now-iconic paperbacks. Before Penguin, the paperbacks of the 1850s onward were cheap pulp fiction made mainly for the duration of train rides, not intended to last. Allen Lane, the founder of Penguin, wanted to make books that were less expensive and more portable than hardcovers … Continued

Guide Your Next Adventure

Are you ready for summer adventures? Whether you are exploring the great outdoors or the natural wonders of your own backyard, consider these books in the list below to guide your journey. The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest: Expanded Edition By Collin Varner $39.95 CAD A newly updated, expanded … Continued

Sizzlin’ Summer Reads

Summer is officially here and with the hot weather what better way to beat the heat than to slip into a good book. So whether you are off to the beach, river, or just trying to stay cool in your own home, enjoy any one (or more than one) of our recommended summer reads on … Continued

Raise up Indigenous Voices

As a publishing house, we see every day how stories are a powerful way to educate and make connections. June is National Indigenous History Month, and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, established to recognize and celebrate the cultures, contributions, history, and futures of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. With that in … Continued

Books about our Oceans

June 8 is World Oceans Day and we would like to celebrate this precious part of our planet by sharing a few stories, guides, and picture books that explore various aspects of conservation, exploration, and love of the ocean.  Join us in exploring the ocean through books! Explore the Wild Coast with Sam and Crystal … Continued

6 Books to Celebrate Nature

Happy World Environment day! Celebrate our beautiful Canadian environment and the plants and animals that also call it home with these 6 nature-focused titles. With the warmer weather’s arrival, it is an ideal opportunity to slip a flora or fauna guide in your pocket and explore our beautiful Canadian West Coast (health guidelines permitting, of … Continued