Backbeat Books and Music Posts

September 13, 2019 / Books

One of the fun things about used book shopping is finding alternate covers. I have a soft spot for British ones in particular. They make me well chuffed!

September 11, 2019 / Books

These will all be hitting the shelves soon! (These are just the fiction books – there are lots more…) Backbeat Recommended Reads in this lot include: 13 Ways of Looking…

September 5, 2019 / Books

It can be a downer to be around a pessimist but on the upside, some of them are damn funny!

September 4, 2019 / Books

This should help…

August 26, 2019 / Books

Today is Dog Appreciation Day! Dog owners, here’s your chance to show some puppy pride – share a pic of your dog or a funny story…what’s the funniest/cutest/most ridiculous thing…

August 24, 2019 / Books

I guess it’s pretty obvious who one of my most favourite authors is…who is yours?

August 8, 2019 / Books

In what is one of the most sought-after books of the summer, we have a secondhand copy of Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. It only just came out…

August 4, 2019 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed tomorrow, August 5th, 2019. Enjoy the long weekend!    

August 3, 2019 / Books

Feeling the summer vibes…

July 30, 2019 / Books

There are thousands of classics out there and along with that variety comes some beautiful – as well as some questionable – covers. While the aesthetics we’re drawn to are…

July 26, 2019 / Books

Looking for the latest titles but you don’t want to pay full retail price? Then you need to browse through our used book section where you can pick up about…

July 24, 2019 / Books

We often hear laughter coming from the book side. We really like to inject a little humour over there. Whether it’s the cards or the books we choose, we’re definitely…

July 23, 2019 / Music

We’re always loading up the used bins here at Backbeat! Here’s the latest “flippin’ video” featuring the most recent batch we just put out. See you soon!

July 18, 2019 / Books

Poor Albert. He just wants to be left alone to read his book. I get it, Albert. (Albert is my kind of person.) Too bad the neighbourhood kids have other…

July 17, 2019 / Books

These little Puffin Classics are some of our bestsellers, so we’ve just brought in a whole bunch of different titles to expand our offerings. They’re everything you could want in…

July 13, 2019 / Books
July 11, 2019 / Books

There’s not much that beats a summer road trip. Stuck at home but dreaming of escape? Pick up one of these books inspired by wanderlust and travel the world from…

July 7, 2019 / Books

We recently restocked the used book sale shelf with books priced at just $1.95 or less! There are some really great titles on there across all genres. Perfect for the…

July 2, 2019 / Books

…and everywhere else? It’s steamy out there today and throughout the rest of the week. If you’re in need of a change of shirt, we’ve got ’em here! So fresh…

June 30, 2019 / Books

We will be closed tomorrow July 1st for Canada Day. Have a great day! See you Tuesday.

June 28, 2019 / Music
June 21, 2019 / Music

It’s Friday and it’s officially summer so it’s also a perfect time for another “flippin’ video”! Here’s the latest batch of used and vintage albums to hit the bins.  …

June 20, 2019 / Books

Although it might not look like it today where we are, tomorrow’s the first day of summer. Instead of the gray, rainy skies out there, you can look at these…