Category: Books – New

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 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…

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:

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 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.)

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 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 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 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…

October 24, 2017 / Books

Ever been left without the perfect comeback? Open any sequence of pages within The Ultimate Wisecrack Generator and you’ll have the best random response ever. In fact, you’ll have over 60…

October 21, 2017 / Books

Who doesn’t love free stuff? While supplies last, when you buy any colouring book at Backbeat, you’ll receive a free Neil Gaiman Coloring Book! What makes this sweet deal even…

October 19, 2017 / Books
October 13, 2017 / Books

What’s the cure for a grey-ish day? A rainbow of books! This Pop Classics series just came in today and they’ll not only brighten up your day, they’ll also add…

October 1, 2017 / Books

Why should you order new books from Backbeat? We always offer a 20% discount off the retail price of new books that we don’t currently have in stock, including pre-orders.…

September 13, 2017 / Books

No matter what kind of music you’re into, we have books about it here for you! Pictured are just some of the most recent music-related books we’ve brought in. We…