Category: Books

December 12, 2018 / Books
December 6, 2018 / Books
December 2, 2018 / Books

Out there? Wet and not-so-nice. In here? Warm and inviting. As soon as you walk through the doors, you’ll immediately forget about all of that wet slushy stuff and be…

November 28, 2018 / Books

When you wake up to a winter wonderland, it’s easy to get into the holiday spirit. If I had to choose a holiday-themed book for someone of any age on…

November 21, 2018 / Books

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – 5:00pm – We’ve finished all our receiving for today and several Black Friday titles have (finally) arrived. We’ve updated the table further down the page…

November 7, 2018 / Books

Here’s a random assortment of the latest new books we’ve brought in. So many of these varied titles are on my (never-ending) to-read list! The Boss was eagerly awaiting The…

November 1, 2018 / Books

Bridging the music and book sides of the shop is the hallway where you’ll find books about music. We carry musician autobiographies and biographies as well as general books about…

October 28, 2018 / Books

Our favourite thing over on the book side is searching for the latest and greatest, the fun and the unexpected and then offering them to you at fantastic prices. We…

October 25, 2018 / Books
October 24, 2018 / Books

What kind of music are your kids into? Over on the book side, we’re building up a music book section just for our younger customers. Help pass on your love…

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!