Category: Books – Used

May 31, 2018 / Books

The summer break is nearly here and we’ve been stocking up on used books for our younger readers. We’re pretty particular about what we bring in. We make sure they’re…

May 20, 2018 / Books

While it’s great to get up and go during a long weekend, it’s equally great to just sit down and relax. We’ve stocked up our used bookshelves for the long…

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.)

April 24, 2018 / Books

We’re just getting the last of this lot out today. There are so many good titles here including plenty of Backbeat Recommended Reads (books that Christine has read from cover…

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 27, 2018 / Books

What’s one of my all-time favourite things? Giant stack of books like the one above! There’s just so much goodness here: the latest from Mary Kubica, beautiful covers like Edgar…

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…

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…

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…

December 4, 2017 / Books

Get the latest books for way less at Backbeat! Here’s just a small sample of 2016/2017 releases that we currently have in our used book section. Priced between just $2.95…

November 16, 2017 / Books
October 5, 2017 / Books
September 25, 2017 / Books

We spent the day today taking down some of the titles that have been hanging around here for a while and putting some more great books on the shelves. We’ve…

September 21, 2017 / Books

Check out these amazing books from our used book section – they’re all on sale right now at 30% off! Backbeat’s the place to be for the readers who want…

August 20, 2017 / Books

We’ve been adding a bunch of great books to the shelves this week, refreshing the stock, so we thought we’d highlight just a few recent releases available right now in…

August 3, 2017 / Books
July 20, 2017 / Books

We just put this fantastic selection of secondhand books out on the shelves yesterday. You’ll be spoiled for choice! Highlights include recent novels by Curtis Sittenfeld, Carmen Aguirre, Aspen Matis,…

July 6, 2017 / Books

Looking for something to read, but not sure what? Just look for “Backbeat Recommended Read” tags in our books – there are lots of them! Books with a Recommended Read…

May 29, 2017 / Books

We’re stocking our shelves with a huge fresh selection of used books at this very moment! Pictured is just a tiny sample highlighting the types of books we’re bringing in.…

May 8, 2017 / Books

Hey, your mom called and she wants something from Backbeat for Mother’s Day. No, she didn’t specify what, but we have some suggestions from the book side… For the mom…

May 2, 2017 / Books

What can you buy for less than $2 nowadays, you ask? Books at Backbeat! We’re refreshing the sale racks with new selections so you can save even more…

March 9, 2017 / Books

New in stock are the latest in the Ladybird/How it Works series. They’re just as hilariously twisted as the first round, so we’re sure you’ll love them! From crazy neighbours…

March 6, 2017 / Books

Movies are born of great storytelling which is why so many great movies’ first incarnations were as books. So many classics, fiction, non-fiction, thrillers and children’s stories have been translated…