Category: Books

October 21, 2021 / Books - Used

The latest used books hitting the shelves… What are you currently reading?

October 17, 2021 / Books - New

Sunday means it’s time for A Nice Pair again! This week we recommend pairing the biography I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon by (another single-named star)…

October 14, 2021 / Books - Used

Some of the latest used books hitting the shelves…are any of these on your to-read list? We pride ourselves on our selection and prices and hope to see you soon!

October 10, 2021 / Books - New

Sunday means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and album pairings we’re recommending for a truly immersive experience. Today it’s all about the DJ. Try pairing the cult…

October 3, 2021 / Books - New

Today’s A Nice Pair is truly iconic! We’re pairing the book ICONS by Monica Ahanonu + Michaela Heekin with the album At the Village Gate. Nina Simone is just one…

September 29, 2021 / Books - New

It’s time again for Backbeat’s A Nice Pair – book and music pairings that are better together… Today we’re recommending Confess – Rob Halford’s autobiography that just came out in…

September 23, 2021 / Books - New

Welcome to our new music and book pairing series we’re calling A Nice Pair… How fun is it to pair your new vinyl with a book about the same artist…

July 28, 2021 / Books

New Backbeat retro style t-shirt and colours now in stock…   Show off your love of Backbeat for just $9.95! We still have our original logo grey tees in stock…

July 22, 2021 / Books

As things start to reopen, most of us fall into one of two camps: those who can’t wait to get back out there and those who want to keep hiding…

July 15, 2021 / Books

Have you been having strange dreams lately? It’s been an increasingly common occurrence this past year or so. Want to find out what they all mean? Dream Decoder will help…

July 11, 2021 / Books

We love selling books that are thought provoking, entertaining, beautiful to look at and empowering. This book for teens encompasses all of these…   Girlvana by Ally Maz is filled…

July 1, 2021 / Books

Just a quick post to remind you that we are closed today. See you tomorrow!  

June 9, 2021 / Books

Backbeat will be re-opening Wednesday June 16 at 11am! Our store hours will be Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 11am – 4pm. We’re excited to welcome you…

May 28, 2021 / Books

Guess who’s 10 tomorrow? Backbeat! Guess who gets a sale to celebrate? You! Starting right now you can save 15% off all new records on our eShop using code BackbeatBirthday…

April 20, 2021 / Books
February 15, 2021 / Books

Drop the needle! Backbeat is going to be back open this Thursday at 11am. This week we will be open Thursday-Saturday 11am-5pm then starting next week and until the end…

December 24, 2020 / Books
December 20, 2020 / Books
December 18, 2020 / Books

Looking for a last-minute gift? We have puzzles in stock – fun for individuals or for the whole family to work on together! We also have lots of great stocking…

December 12, 2020 / Books
December 2, 2020 / Books

Here’s a sampling of some of the music books we just put out. They’re mostly autobiographies and biographies, but we have an eclectic selection of books about music that cover…

November 18, 2020 / Books

Back in stock: Backbeat tote bags! Three different designs to choose from (printed on both sides) and for a limited time you’ll get a free Backbeat pin when you buy…

November 14, 2020 / Books

We put out some fresh fiction and non-fiction books this weekend.   Lots of Backbeat Recommended Reads in this lot (those are books that we’ve read cover-to-cover and liked): Faithful,…

November 11, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We’ve expanded our hours. With the holidays just around the corner (BTW – we’ve just put out our Christmas records) we’re excited to be open a little more…

October 18, 2020 / Books

Do you like to read books that are set in the current season? I always find it a bit jarring to read a Christmas scene when it’s the middle of…