Category: Books

November 18, 2020 / Books

Back in stock: Backbeat tote bags! Three different designs to choose from (printed on both sides) and for a limited time you’ll get a free Backbeat pin when you buy…

November 14, 2020 / Books

We put out some fresh fiction and non-fiction books this weekend.   Lots of Backbeat Recommended Reads in this lot (those are books that we’ve read cover-to-cover and liked): Faithful,…

November 11, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We’ve expanded our hours. With the holidays just around the corner (BTW – we’ve just put out our Christmas records) we’re excited to be open a little more…

October 18, 2020 / Books

Do you like to read books that are set in the current season? I always find it a bit jarring to read a Christmas scene when it’s the middle of…

October 10, 2020 / Books

The latest arrivals to our shop? These fun mini kits from Running Press! We ordered in some different varieties this time, so whether you want to try some finger breakdancing,…

October 1, 2020 / Books

Some more used books that will be on the shelves in a few minutes. Lots of Backbeat Recommended Reads in this batch! What are you reading right now?

September 24, 2020 / Books

We especially love supporting and promoting Canadian books and authors at Backbeat. I just finished reading Son of a Trickster by the talented Eden Robinson and I can confirm this…

September 20, 2020 / Books

More used books just put out today. And yes, those are copies of Becoming, Untamed and Priestdaddy for just $6.95…

September 10, 2020 / Books

What goes great with our Rothco bags? Patches! We have a ton to choose from, so you can customize to your heart’s content! No sewing skills required – just iron…

August 25, 2020 / Books

What’s hot at Backbeat? In addition to our amazing selection of books and records, right now these canvas bags from Rothco are what our customers have been telling us they…

August 22, 2020 / Books

We just restocked our bookshelves! Here are some of the latest used autobiographies/biographies, non-fiction, fiction and thrillers…thank you so much for your continued support. We appreciate all of you! Autobiographies/Biographies…

July 1, 2020 / Books
June 18, 2020 / Books

We just put out another load of used books! These ones aren’t included in the Big Book Browse which you can view here: https://bit.ly/2LiW2Rl See something you like? Just let…

June 16, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We are working to get the shop open for you to be able to browse and it shouldn’t be much longer before we can welcome you back. Things…

June 11, 2020 / Books

Have you got items aside for pick-up? If so, we just got in some copies of the Summer edition of Exclaim! Let us know if you’d like us to put…

May 26, 2020 / Books
May 15, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We hope you are all doing well and staying safe. The Ontario government has announced that we can now begin to get ready to re-open. In order for…

April 24, 2020 / Books
April 22, 2020 / Books
April 17, 2020 / Books

How are you spending your extra downtime at home? There are only so many episodes of Tiger King to watch and the news isn’t very entertaining lately. How about picking…

March 24, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. As you likely heard, the Ontario government has mandated that non-essential businesses close. So effective immediately our shop is closed until further notice. We will still be checking…

March 19, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. The time has come to adjust how we operate the store to reduce health and safety risks presented by Covid-19. Do we want to make these changes? Nope.…

February 18, 2020 / Books

For fans of the tiny house trend, eco-friendly living and build-it-yourself homes, I highly recommend Cabin Porn Inside by Zach Klein. His first book, Cabin Porn, had us drooling at…

February 14, 2020 / Books

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Which side of the Valentine fence do you sit on? Either way, we have something for you…

February 12, 2020 / Books

When we’re in the thick of winter, it can be a struggle just to get up and leave the cozy blankets behind! One thing that makes me feel better in…