Category: 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…

February 6, 2020 / Books

Today’s a cold messy slushy snow day here in Perth, which is why these book covers full of lush greenery are giving me life right now! Just a look reminds…

February 2, 2020 / Books

2020 Winter Hours: Beginning Sunday, February 9th, Backbeat will be closed on Sundays & Mondays. Sunday – CLOSED Monday – CLOSED Tuesday – 10am – 5pm Wednesday – 10am –…

January 29, 2020 / Books

Looking to warm up in these chilly temps? While the poor subjects of these books will have their blood running cold, the plots will have you on the edge of…

January 23, 2020 / Books
January 15, 2020 / Books

It’s always great when kids’ books are as much fun for the parents to read as the kids have listening to them, so we’ve recently brought in some board books…

January 5, 2020 / Books
December 31, 2019 / Books

2020 is almost here so let’s kick off the new year with a BIG sale. Our “Happy New Year To You Sale” starts this Friday! There are some amazing deals…

December 30, 2019 / Books
December 21, 2019 / Books

No, it’s not an oxymoron! You could drive into the city, circle around looking for parking, head into a hot crowded mall along with thousands of other shoppers and wait…

December 19, 2019 / Books

If you’re planning to visit Backbeat during the holidays here are our store hours: December 24 – 10am – 3pm December 25 & 26 – CLOSED December 27 & 28…

December 11, 2019 / Books

Let’s play another round of “Help! I have no idea what to buy this person!” If you want to buy a book for someone you don’t know very well or…

December 9, 2019 / Books

Today we continue with gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list. We all have them! Today we’ll focus on the person you want to buy a book for…

December 7, 2019 / Books

Word on the street is The Big Guy is coming to Perth this evening! Since he’ll be passing right by the shop, we’re helping all of you out with this…

November 27, 2019 / Books
November 17, 2019 / Books
November 5, 2019 / Books

More from the trunk haul – today’s feature is…Classics! Loving these covers… What’s your all-time favourite classic book (kids or adult)?