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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

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