Category: Books

June 15, 2018 / Books
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…

February 16, 2018 / Books

Today is the Chinese New Year and it’s the Year of the Dog. So, to all of you who are celebrating, we say 恭喜发财 (pronounced “gung hei faat coi”)! In…

February 11, 2018 / Books

We’re kicking this week off old-school style with some more modern classics. These vintage-looking brand new copies are by the literary champion Joan Didion. She’s unlike anyone else. Some sample…

February 7, 2018 / Books

While we carry a variety of old classics, we also strive to seek out more modern/cult fave classics. One of our latest additions? The Valley of the Dolls 50th Anniversary…

February 2, 2018 / Books
January 23, 2018 / Books

It might be wet and dreary outside, but it’s been positively springlike and bursting with blooms in the book section. It just takes a great book and a little imagination…

January 22, 2018 / Books

Who doesn’t love great stationery? It makes everything you need to make note of (random thoughts, writing ideas, grocery lists, habit tracking…) that much more enjoyable when you love what…

December 28, 2017 / Books

We hope you had a great holiday! For those of you with some time off this week, it’s nice and warm in here. Just sayin’. Here are the rest of…

December 24, 2017 / Books

Perth is a winter wonderland today! If you’re finishing up your shopping, stay close to home this Christmas Eve. We’re open until 3 pm today if you still have some…

December 20, 2017 / Books

Have you heard of Jolabokaflod? Roughly translated, it means “Christmas book flood” and it’s an Icelandic holiday tradition that’s quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon. Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) is the tradition…

December 14, 2017 / Books

Not everyone is all fa la la la la and holly jolly about the holidays. And for that special humbugger on your list, we have the perfect gifts! Whether it’s…