Category: Books

August 14, 2018 / Books

We love seeing all of those Backbeat t-shirts out there! Haven’t got yours yet? Show your love…just $9.95 + tax!

August 3, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed this Monday August 6th, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. Have an amazing long weekend!  

July 31, 2018 / Books

The Perth & District Union Library is pleased to be hosting author and poet Julie Paul for a reading and book signing on Friday, August 10th, 2018, at 2 p.m.…

July 25, 2018 / Books

Since it’s raining cats and dogs, today we’ve compiled a reading list of books about animals’ perspectives. While children’s books are great at showing us the world from an animal’s…

July 19, 2018 / Books

We all seem to have at least one person in our lives whose favourite sound is a tired sigh, whose favourite look is crestfallen and whose favourite pastime is sitting…

July 18, 2018 / Books

Ah, summer camp – some kids love it, some kids hate it, some kids’ opinions about it change on an hourly basis – but it’s a rite of passage for…

July 12, 2018 / Books

Do you switch things up and read beach reads during the warmer months? Whether or not you match your reading to the weather, these beach-ready covers help you escape the…

June 30, 2018 / Books

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

June 27, 2018 / Books

Okay, parents. Deep breaths and repeat after me, “We can do this!” Also, these two things will surely help us along:

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June 13, 2018 / Books

Who says everything has to cost an arm and a leg? We’re all feeling the pinch lately, which is precisely what led me to hunt for some great quality books…

May 31, 2018 / Books

The summer break is nearly here and we’ve been stocking up on used books for our younger readers. We’re pretty particular about what we bring in. We make sure they’re…

May 20, 2018 / Books

While it’s great to get up and go during a long weekend, it’s equally great to just sit down and relax. We’ve stocked up our used bookshelves for the long…

May 19, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed this Monday May 21st, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. Have a great long weekend!    

May 1, 2018 / Books

In this age of picture-perfect curated online lives, isn’t it refreshing to see people who not only embrace but showcase their awkward phases? (Plus they always have the best stories.)

April 24, 2018 / Books

We’re just getting the last of this lot out today. There are so many good titles here including plenty of Backbeat Recommended Reads (books that Christine has read from cover…

April 22, 2018 / Books

Well, I guess yesterday answers the question “How many people can fit in Backbeat?” A huge THANK YOU to all our amazing customers that came out to celebrate Record Store…

April 16, 2018 / Books

Yes, we’re open today! We’re pricing up a huge batch of used books that we’ve just brought in, so there’s lots of great selection to choose from if you’re in…

March 29, 2018 / Books

Hey, all you B-boys and B-girls out there – grab a giant piece of cardboard, your ghetto blaster and your favourite mixtape and you’re ready for…1984! Or What is Hip-Hop?…

March 27, 2018 / Books

Tired of the same old baby books? Looking for something a little more contemporary? For parents who prefer hip hop to lullabies, I recommend “Baby to Big” by Rajiv Fernandez…

March 26, 2018 / Books

Here’s our revised hours for the Easter weekend. Come here Saturday. Don’t come here Friday, Sunday or Monday.

March 19, 2018 / Books

For obvious reasons, we can’t help but notice book covers first, but what about the often ignored endpapers? In too many cases, they’re just plain, boring white. That’s why when…

March 8, 2018 / Books

Today is International Women’s Day and we have loads of books about rad women all over the globe. Women who are pushing boundaries, brave women, smart women, funny women, strong…

February 27, 2018 / Books

What’s one of my all-time favourite things? Giant stack of books like the one above! There’s just so much goodness here: the latest from Mary Kubica, beautiful covers like Edgar…