Category: Books – Used

September 18, 2022 / Books
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 25, 2022 / Books

Just a sample of the recently added adult fiction and non-fiction we’ve brought in…what’s your favourite genre?

August 21, 2022 / Books
August 4, 2022 / Books

This post is for all the book-loving kids out there…we’ve just put out a bunch of fresh books for you in the used section. Bring your stamp card or pick…

July 7, 2022 / Books
June 29, 2022 / Books

We’re always putting out fresh books…here are some of the latest used ones. What are you currently reading?

June 12, 2022 / Books

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of Elvis (no last name necessary) but there’s one person who knew him intimately: his former live-in girlfriend and muse,…

June 5, 2022 / Books

For today’s A Nice Pair we’re going emo. We recommend pairing the book Everybody Hurts by Leslie Simon and Trevor Kelley with the king of emo’s eponymous soundtrack, Napoleon Dynamite…

June 4, 2022 / Books
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 26, 2022 / Books

What’s one of the most fun parts about having a bookstore? Sourcing the books to stock it with! Here are some of our most recent used arrivals…we love finding great…

May 11, 2022 / Books

You asked, we brought them in! We just added a bunch of manga to our used book section. We have series sets as well as one-offs. Action, horror, romance, comedy…there’s…

May 1, 2022 / Books

This week’s A Nice Pair is for the Leonard Cohen fans out there. What a career he had. He was a writer of profound songs, an artistic award-winning poet and…

April 28, 2022 / Books

Some recent used books to hit the shelves. Women Talking and Ask Again, Yes are both Backbeat Recommended Reads. What are you currently reading?

March 20, 2022 / Books

I love classic jazz on a rainy Saturday afternoon, how about you? This week’s A Nice Pair book and music pairing is Billie Holiday’s penultimate album Lady in Satin and…

March 17, 2022 / Books

Fresh used books are always heading to the shelves…here’s a sample with lots of recent publications. Don’t forget your Backbeat stamp card/bookmark when you come (or we’ll give you one…

March 6, 2022 / Books

It’s that time of the week again when we recommend A Nice Pair! Remember back in the day when Michael Jackson burst onto the scene? Who could have ever predicted…

February 26, 2022 / Books

Some of the most recent used books put out…The Expatriates is a Backbeat Recommended Read – highly recommend this one but we have a little something for everyone.   What’s…

February 17, 2022 / Books

A little sample of the fresh load of used books we’re currently putting on the shelves. We’re so grateful to all of you who continue to support independent bookstores!

February 13, 2022 / Books

For today’s edition of A Nice Pair, take yourself back to 1991…was Guns N’ Roses’ Use Your Illusion shaking the walls of your house? If so, take a walk down…

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 23, 2022 / Books
December 12, 2021 / Books

Today we’re switching things up with a festive book page decoration 5-minute DIY for you! 1) Cut three pages of equal sizes 2) Accordion pleat each page 3) Fold each…

December 5, 2021 / Books

Do you like to give or receive secondhand gifts? We’re stocking up the shelves and just because it’s preloved doesn’t make it less worthy…these like-new books published in 2020 and…