Category: Books – New

September 25, 2022 / Books

For this week’s A Nice Pair (book and music pairings), we recommend the book Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls: Women, Music & Fame by celebrated music journalist Lisa…

September 22, 2022 / Books

After a busy summer season, we’re replenishing the shelves with hundreds of new and used books. Here’s a small sampling of some of the Backbeat Bargain Books we’re putting out…

September 11, 2022 / Books

For this week’s A Nice Pair (book and vinyl pairings), we’re featuring a circular recommendation. We recommend pairing Bowie’s Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David’s Bowie’s Life by John…

September 3, 2022 / Books

We’ve now got all four books of the popular Heartstopper graphic novel series by Alice Osema in stock! The series is on Netflix but it’s always fun to see what…

August 28, 2022 / Bags

It’s that time of the year again…if you need a new bag for the new year, you’re in the right place! We carry a range of Rothco bags in different…

August 14, 2022 / Books

When you think of summer music, reggae is where it’s at. So for this week’s A Nice Pair we’ve chosen the legendary Bob Marley. We recommend pairing his album Natty…

July 24, 2022 / Books

Just because you have little ones around doesn’t mean you have to be stuck into the kid music zone. What is Punk? by Eric Morse is fun introduction to a…

June 23, 2022 / Books

New Running Press mini kits just arrived! We got lots of new ones plus some old faves…I’m looking at you Screaming Goat…

June 19, 2022 / Books

Would your dad get this card? We have this and others to celebrate the dad or dad figure in your life. Happy Father’s Day! Stay funky.

June 1, 2022 / Books

Somehow it’s already June and this month we’re celebrating PRIDE! We’ve got lots of great books to kick off the fun (many that are Canadian authored and Backbeat Recommended Reads!)…

May 19, 2022 / Books

We’re busy filling the shelves with more Backbeat Bargain Books! These are brand new books that are just $9.95 or less. We’ve got fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, autobiographies and biographies…

May 5, 2022 / Books

Looking for a book for Mother’s Day? We have lots of great selections, including these Backbeat Bargain Books – brand new books that are just $9.95 at most! Just look…

March 27, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and music pairings to make your weekend more fun!   Today we’re pairing Billie Eilish’s latest album Happier…

February 20, 2022 / Books
February 10, 2022 / Books

Check out some of the latest middle grade books we’ve brought in…from both pet store inhabitants and people looking for escape to invisible ink and magical colours to managing mysterious…

February 3, 2022 / Books

Celebrate Black History Month with this selection of books for babies through adults. Some are bestsellers, lots are Canadian. If you’re looking for a place to start, Esi Edugyan’s Washington…

January 27, 2022 / Books

This Backbeat Bargain stack is for lighthearted quirky readers. We’ll just let these books do the talking…

January 20, 2022 / Books

Sometimes you want a literary experience and sometimes you want pictures to enhance and help tell a story. I resisted graphic novels until a few years ago when I picked…

January 16, 2022 / Books

It’s time for A Nice Pair – Backbeat’s book and vinyl pairings that go together like Sly and the Family Stone….er, or not. Despite plenty of tumultuous turns in the…

January 13, 2022 / Books
January 5, 2022 / Books

We’re kicking off our first day back with A Nice Pair – book and music pairings that are a perfect fit.   Today’s pairing is the book She Begat This:…

December 4, 2021 / Books

Did you hear? Santa’s coming to Perth tonight! We have just the right books to get you in the mood – or to put under the tree for your little…

November 28, 2021 / Books
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November 21, 2021 / Books

Today we’re taking you inside one of our many Backbeat Bargain Books – brand new books that are heavily discounted from the retail price to save you money – something…