Category: Books – New

October 16, 2019 / Books

In anticipation of Saturday’s writing workshop, I’m currently reading… …Meteorites by Julie Paul. If you weren’t lucky enough to get one of the sold out spots for her writing workshop…

October 10, 2019 / Books

What’s the next best thing to getting out and enjoying nature when you’re stuck inside? Reading about it! We’ve got a ton of nature-inspired books to get you out of…

October 3, 2019 / Books

Patti Smith is a wordsmith. I get swept away by her dreamlike storytelling, whether she’s writing about her relationships, grief, music, art, travel…which is why I’m excited to dive into…

September 18, 2019 / Books
September 5, 2019 / Books

It can be a downer to be around a pessimist but on the upside, some of them are damn funny!

September 4, 2019 / Books

This should help…

July 30, 2019 / Books

There are thousands of classics out there and along with that variety comes some beautiful – as well as some questionable – covers. While the aesthetics we’re drawn to are…

July 24, 2019 / Books

We often hear laughter coming from the book side. We really like to inject a little humour over there. Whether it’s the cards or the books we choose, we’re definitely…

July 18, 2019 / Books

Poor Albert. He just wants to be left alone to read his book. I get it, Albert. (Albert is my kind of person.) Too bad the neighbourhood kids have other…

July 17, 2019 / Books

These little Puffin Classics are some of our bestsellers, so we’ve just brought in a whole bunch of different titles to expand our offerings. They’re everything you could want in…

July 13, 2019 / Books
May 30, 2019 / Books

This Saturday is not only the first day of June, it’s PRIDE in Perth! We’re showing our support with a rainbow of books in the window all by LGBTQ+ authors…

May 22, 2019 / Books
May 16, 2019 / Books

Do we judge books by their covers? One hundred percent! Especially when the artwork is dreamy enough to make you want jump straight into the picture like these ones here.…

May 9, 2019 / Books

I’m probably biased, but I can’t think of a much better gift than a book to unwind with on Mother’s Day (or every day of the year, really). Because while…

May 8, 2019 / Books

No two people are alike and that’s exactly what makes us interesting. Why try to squeeze into a mold and change yourself to be like someone else? When kids are…

April 25, 2019 / Books

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m participating in a book challenge this year. One of the challenges was to read a book about books, so I chose The Prison Book Club…

April 18, 2019 / Books

Easter is all about the chocolate and treats, but you know what’s just as sweet and traditional? Bunnies! We have lots of bunny-themed books that are perfect for little ones…

April 7, 2019 / Books

Just a quick post today to show you the latest fiction/non-fiction/music/memoirs we’ve brought in. There are some really great reads in this bunch! Backbeat Recommended Reads (books we’ve read cover…

April 4, 2019 / Books
February 20, 2019 / Books

As a bookseller, I’m often asked to give recommendations, but this time I’m asking for you to get interactive! Can you help a girl out? I’m doing a reading challenge…

February 14, 2019 / Books

Ah, Valentine’s Day…one of the most polarizing of holidays. Whatever mood you’re in, we’ve got you covered.

February 6, 2019 / Books

There are a whole bunch of books that are slated to hit both the small and big screens this year. Here are just some of the books we have in…

January 8, 2019 / Books

Are health and happiness part of your resolutions for 2019? According to the Mayo Clinic: “Research shows laughter provides a good physical workout, generates mental relaxation, lowers blood pressure and…

December 18, 2018 / Books

Holidays aside, maybe some of you, like me, are scrambling to complete an overly ambitious Goodreads (or similar) reading challenge. Or maybe you’re busy with everything else life is throwing…