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Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

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About Harbour Publishing

An award-winning independent book publisher owned and operated by Howard and Mary White. Established in 1974 and based on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast.

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Harbour’s Fall Preview  
Harbour’s Fall Preview  

This fall, Harbour looks forward to publishing unique voices and stories from British Columbia.   In Becoming Vancouver, award-winning historian Daniel Francis brings forward a new and comprehensive perspect...

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Retired paramedic wins Independent Book Publisher Award
Retired paramedic wins Independent Book Publisher Award

Retired paramedic and author Graeme Taylor has won a bronze medal in the 2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards for A Paramedic’s Tales: Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories. This BC bestseller ...

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jaye simpson wins Indigeous Voices Award
jaye simpson wins Indigeous Voices Award

Congratulations to Nightwood author jaye simpson, whose debut poetry collection, it was never going to be okay, was named the winner of the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award for Published Poetry in English. simps...

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New releases from Harbour Publishing

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

$24.95

The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap
The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

The Bushman’s Lair: On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

Paul McKendrick

$22.95

Sisters of the Ice : The True Story of How St. Roch and North Star of Herschel Island Protected Canadian Arctic Sovereignty
Sisters of the Ice : The True Story of How St. Roch and North Star of Herschel Island Protected Canadian Arctic Sovereignty

Sisters of the Ice: The True Story of How St. Roch and North Star of Herschel Island Protected Canadian Arctic Sovereignty

R. Bruce Macdonald

$19.95

Plants of Haida Gwaii : Third Edition
Plants of Haida Gwaii : Third Edition

Plants of Haida Gwaii: Third Edition

Nancy Turner

$29.95

The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia
The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Gordon McFarlane, Richard Beamish

$34.95

The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy
The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

The Broughtons: And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Smithereens
Smithereens

Smithereens

Terence Young

$18.95

New releases from Nightwood Editions

Bramah and the Beggar Boy
Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

Undoing Hours
Undoing Hours

Undoing Hours

Selina Boan

$18.95

The Pit
The Pit

The Pit

Tara Borin

$18.95

Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road
Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road

Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road

Marion Quednau

$21.95

Saltus
Saltus

Saltus

Tara Gereaux

$22.95

Creeland
Creeland

Creeland

Dallas Hunt

$18.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 21
O Canada Crosswords Book 21

O Canada Crosswords Book 21

Gwen Sjogren

$15.95

it was never going to be okay
it was never going to be okay

it was never going to be okay

jaye simpson

$18.95

In the Beggarly Style of Imitation
In the Beggarly Style of Imitation

In the Beggarly Style of Imitation

Jean Marc Ah-Sen

$19.95

Tranquility Lost
Tranquility Lost

Tranquility Lost

Gary Steeves

$21.95

The Whole Singing Ocean
The Whole Singing Ocean

The Whole Singing Ocean

Jessica Moore

$19.95

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets
The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

$14.95

The East Side of It All
The East Side of It All

The East Side of It All

Joseph Dandurand

$18.95

Pluviophile
Pluviophile

Pluviophile

Yusuf Saadi

$18.95

Notice
Notice

Notice

Dustin Cole

$21.95

Fake It So Real
Fake It So Real

Fake It So Real

Susan Sanford Blades

$21.95

Body Count
Body Count

Body Count

Kyla Jamieson

$18.95

Birding in the Glass Age of Isolation
Birding in the Glass Age of Isolation

Birding in the Glass Age of Isolation

Curtis LeBlanc

$18.95

Recent Award Winners and Contenders

A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories
A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

A Paramedic’s Tales: Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

Graeme Taylor

$24.95

it was never going to be okay
it was never going to be okay

it was never going to be okay

jaye simpson

$18.95

Orrery
Orrery

Orrery

Donna Kane

$18.95

Fresh Pack of Smokes
Fresh Pack of Smokes

Fresh Pack of Smokes

Cassandra Blanchard

$18.95

Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley
Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

Step into Wilderness: A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

$39.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$9.95

The East Side of It All
The East Side of It All

The East Side of It All

Joseph Dandurand

$18.95

Pluviophile
Pluviophile

Pluviophile

Yusuf Saadi

$18.95

On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia
On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

On the Cusp of Contact: Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

$34.95

Fake It So Real
Fake It So Real

Fake It So Real

Susan Sanford Blades

$21.95

British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer
British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Claudia Cornwall

$26.95

Dublin Gulch : A History of the Eagle Gold Mine
Dublin Gulch : A History of the Eagle Gold Mine

Dublin Gulch: A History of the Eagle Gold Mine

$44.95

Website Bestsellers

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

$24.95

The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap
The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

The Bushman’s Lair: On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

Paul McKendrick

$22.95

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Bramah and the Beggar Boy
Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

The Pit
The Pit

The Pit

Tara Borin

$18.95

Undoing Hours
Undoing Hours

Undoing Hours

Selina Boan

$18.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$9.95

Go Do Some Great Thing : The Black Pioneers of British Columbia
Go Do Some Great Thing : The Black Pioneers of British Columbia

Go Do Some Great Thing: The Black Pioneers of British Columbia

$26.95

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Daniel Winkler

$7.95

On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia
On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

On the Cusp of Contact: Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

$34.95

British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer
British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Claudia Cornwall

$26.95

Slashburner : Hot Times in the British Columbia Woods
Slashburner : Hot Times in the British Columbia Woods

Slashburner: Hot Times in the British Columbia Woods

Nick Raeside

$24.95

Lilliana and the Frogs
Lilliana and the Frogs

Lilliana and the Frogs

Scot Ritchie

$22.95

Creeland
Creeland

Creeland

Dallas Hunt

$18.95

Smithereens
Smithereens

Smithereens

Terence Young

$18.95

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets
The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

$14.95

A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories
A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

A Paramedic’s Tales: Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

Graeme Taylor

$24.95

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia Vol. 2 : Sites within a Day's Drive of Vancouver
A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia Vol. 2 : Sites within a Day's Drive of Vancouver

A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia Vol. 2: Sites within a Day's Drive of Vancouver

Rick Hudson

$26.95

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019
The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest: Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

J. Duane Sept

$32.95

Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides

Venture of the beaten track and explore the waterways of the Pacific Northwest

The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island : Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo
The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island : Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo

The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island: Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island
Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast: Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The San Juan Islands : Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts
The San Juan Islands : Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts

The San Juan Islands: Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy
The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

The Broughtons: And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group
The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group

The West Coast of Vancouver Island: Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Puget Sound - A Boater's Guide : First Edition
Puget Sound - A Boater's Guide : First Edition

Puget Sound - A Boater's Guide: First Edition

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Voyage of the Dreamspeaker : Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights
Voyage of the Dreamspeaker : Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights

Voyage of the Dreamspeaker: Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$42.95

Read Local!

Featured Books Featuring BC Places

The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia
The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Gordon McFarlane, Richard Beamish

$34.95

Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley
Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

Step into Wilderness: A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

$39.95

Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs
Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Raincoast Chronicles 24: Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Judith Williams, Raincoast Chronicles

$26.95

The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia
The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia

The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia

Andrew Scott, History

$24.95

Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands
Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands

Enchanted Isles: The Southern Gulf Islands

$6.99

The Sunshine Coast : From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition
The Sunshine Coast : From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition

The Sunshine Coast: From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition

$34.95

The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans
The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans

The Shores We Call Home: The Art of Carol Evans

Carol Evans

$18.95

The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet
The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet

The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet

Ray Phillips

$22.95

Stanley Park's Secret : The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point
Stanley Park's Secret : The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

Stanley Park's Secret: The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

Jean Barman

$26.95

The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture
The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

Tim Bowling

$29.95

Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town
Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town

Only in Whistler: Tales of a Mountain Town

Stephen Vogler

$24.95

Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams
Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Juan de Fuca's Strait: Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Barry Gough

From $28.95

Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver
Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver

Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

$29.95

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller
Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Chris Czajkowski

$19.95

Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia
Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

Crossing Home Ground: A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

David Pitt-Brooke

$32.95

Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips
Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Beyond the Chilcotin: On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Diana Phillips

From $19.95

Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Grant Lawrence

$26.95

Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines
Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim Arvid Charlie, Nancy J. Turner

$29.95

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

$24.95

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