Category: Books

October 18, 2018 / Books

Next time you’re in, check out this Vintage Classics Austen Series we just brought in – it looks even better in person! With introductions by contemporary authors and gorgeous covers…

October 17, 2018 / Books
October 10, 2018 / Books

Just because babies are tiny doesn’t mean that fantastic design and bold graphics are lost on them. Featured are just some of my favourite board books currently in stock. Not…

October 7, 2018 / Books

To all of our customers – we just want to say this Thanksgiving we’re super thankful for YOU!  Whether you’ve visited once or hundreds of times, we’re thankful for each…

September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

September 2, 2018 / Books

Just a heads up that we will be closed tomorrow Monday September 3rd, 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience. We hope you are having an amazing long weekend!

August 22, 2018 / Books

We love sourcing the very best used books for you here at Backbeat and we just brought in another huge load today that we’re currently getting onto the shelves. Here…

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…