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Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival: 2020 Book Awards

Rocky Mountain Books is thrilled to have three books nominated as finalists for the upcoming book awards during this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival! As a key program of Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Book Competition is an internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms.  Over … Continued

RMB | Fall 2020

It seems that everybody has nearly polished off their ‘quarantine reading lists’ by now, and you’re probably on the lookout for new books to add to your shelf! RMB is very excited to announce our Fall 2020 list; with a wide variety of titles to choose from. From stunning art books, to memoirs, to kids … Continued

Father’s Day 2020!

Happy Father’s Day! There are lots of great ways to celebrate our dads, father-figures and inspiring men in our lives, and getting your dad some good reads is a wonderful place to start. Maybe you would like to go on a hike together, maybe he’s a huge shutterbug, or maybe he loves adventure + travel … Continued

Indigenous History Month

In June we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. This annual event is an important way to acknowledge and learn more about the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the peoples who have inhabited this land for so much longer. Why do … Continued

May Long Weekend reads…

The May long weekend is now upon us! While there is still some chilly weather hanging around and the importance of social restrictions on public gatherings are still in place, now is the perfect time to start planning future weekend getaways for later this summer. To help, RMB has a fantastic selection of new guidebooks and … Continued

Celebrate Mother’s Day with RMB!

Give the great gift of reading to your mum this Mother’s Day! RMB always has a huge selection of books for every occasion, and Mother’s Day is no exception! Take a look at this list we have created with tons of options for your mum or the special women in your life! For the wildflower-loving … Continued

eBooks on Sale!

We have another wonderful eBook sale for you from Kobo! All of your favourite titles – old and new – to purchase right away for less than $5! What can beat that? The sale will be from April 30th to May 4th, don’t miss out! Paul Preuss: Lord of the Abyss    In Search of … Continued

Help for Indie Booksellers

RMB | Rocky Mountain Books is grateful for the ongoing efforts of Canadian indie booksellers and we, along with our Canadian distributor Heritage Group Distribution, are proud to offer a little extra help to our domestic bookselling partners in order to keep books flowing as much as possible. The press release attached reads as follows: Rocky … Continued

Earth Day 2020

EARTH DAY 2020 THEME: CLIMATE ACTION The enormous challenges — but also the vast opportunities — of acting on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable. Earth … Continued

Helping Independent Booksellers!

We are all facing a new reality in the midst of COVID-19 hitting cities around the globe. For independent booksellers across Canada, these changes bring a host of new challenges – and they need our support more than ever right now! While ALL bookstores have closed to the public recently, many have began to offer … Continued

Howling Together, Yet Apart: A collective howl in memory of Takaya

RMB author Cheryl Alexander is inviting people around the world to participate in a simultaneous collective howl in memory of Victoria’s iconic coastal wolf, Takaya, who was killed by a trophy hunter on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, near Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island, approximately 50 kilometres away from where he was released in late January. … Continued

World Water Day – March 22

World Water Day is on March 22! World Water Day is an annual UN observance day that highlights the importance of our most precious natural resource. Water scarcity, water pollution, inadequate water supply, lack of sanitation, and the impacts of climate change are all very real issues all over the world. World Water Day aims … Continued