Category: Books – New

January 22, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair features the Wu-Tang Clan. We recommend pairing the book Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of Wu-Tang Clan’s Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation…

December 31, 2022 / Books
December 11, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday and it’s time for…say it with me…A Nice Pair – books and music that go well together! This week we’re featuring another vocal powerhouse, Whitney Houston, and we’re…

December 4, 2022 / Books

Happy Sunday! It’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music matches that go together like hot chocolate and whipped cream. This week, we’re pairing Mariah Carey’s Christmas album, cleverly…

November 27, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music pairings that go together like…Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Looking for gift ideas for the music lovers in…

November 20, 2022 / Books

Sunday means it’s the time of the week when we merge the two sides of our shop and offer you related book and music pairings. Today’s A Nice Pair features…

November 13, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and albums we recommend pairing together for a perfect listening/reading session. This week, we’re featuring the book Looking…

November 6, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair (book and vinyl pairings) is an ode to the DJ. We recommend pairing the book The Record Players: The Story of Dance Music Told by…

October 16, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair is for all of you plant lovers. We recommend listening to Mort Garson’s Mother Earth’s Plantasia with Michael Pollan’s book This Is Your Mind on…

October 13, 2022 / Books

Some things just go well together…like books and rainy days. Today, we have both! Check out these new Backbeat Bargain Books that we recently brought in. Fiction novel Queenie by…

October 9, 2022 / Books
September 29, 2022 / Books

We recently brought in a whole fresh load of YA books…just look for the hang tags and orange price stickers and save a bunch on some great reads!  

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…