Category: Books

October 12, 2019 / Books

What’s going to be on your platter this Thanksgiving? We’re open today till 5 pm, tomorrow from 12-5 pm but closed on Monday for Thanksgiving. Back to usual on Tuesday.…

October 10, 2019 / Books

What’s the next best thing to getting out and enjoying nature when you’re stuck inside? Reading about it! We’ve got a ton of nature-inspired books to get you out of…

October 3, 2019 / Books

Patti Smith is a wordsmith. I get swept away by her dreamlike storytelling, whether she’s writing about her relationships, grief, music, art, travel…which is why I’m excited to dive into…

September 25, 2019 / Books

  I never used to be into graphic novels. For some reason I just didn’t think they were my thing. I thought of them as comic books but once I…

September 18, 2019 / Books
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 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 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…