Category: Books – Used

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 24, 2019 / Books

Reading about finding treasured books in a favourite used bookstore and the pleasure of being surrounded by books while reading, surrounded by treasured books in my favourite used bookstore.

January 16, 2019 / Books

In “that happened how long ago?!?” news, can you believe it’s been ten years since Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberg landed a plane on the Hudson River saving all 155 passengers…

December 20, 2018 / Books

We’re all on a countdown and if the thought of an impossible shopping list/bad weather/spending too much is stressing you out, we’re here to help! Trust us, your loved ones…

December 12, 2018 / Books
December 6, 2018 / Books
November 28, 2018 / Books

When you wake up to a winter wonderland, it’s easy to get into the holiday spirit. If I had to choose a holiday-themed book for someone of any age on…

November 21, 2018 / Books

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – 5:00pm – We’ve finished all our receiving for today and several Black Friday titles have (finally) arrived. We’ve updated the table further down the page…

October 28, 2018 / Books

Our favourite thing over on the book side is searching for the latest and greatest, the fun and the unexpected and then offering them to you at fantastic prices. We…

October 25, 2018 / Books
October 10, 2018 / Books

Just because babies are tiny doesn’t mean that fantastic design and bold graphics are lost on them. Featured are just some of my favourite board books currently in stock. Not…

August 22, 2018 / Books

We love sourcing the very best used books for you here at Backbeat and we just brought in another huge load today that we’re currently getting onto the shelves. Here…

July 25, 2018 / Books

Since it’s raining cats and dogs, today we’ve compiled a reading list of books about animals’ perspectives. While children’s books are great at showing us the world from an animal’s…

July 18, 2018 / Books

Ah, summer camp – some kids love it, some kids hate it, some kids’ opinions about it change on an hourly basis – but it’s a rite of passage for…

July 12, 2018 / Books

Do you switch things up and read beach reads during the warmer months? Whether or not you match your reading to the weather, these beach-ready covers help you escape the…

June 24, 2018 / Books
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…