Category: Books – Used

January 15, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair has a couple of Dave Grohl’s firsts in common. We’re pairing his first book, The Storyteller, with the self-titled debut album by the Foo Fighters. Dave…

January 8, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair features Keith Richards. We’re pairing his book Life with the Rolling Stones’ album Bridges to Babylon. Though it was just published in 2010, Life has already…

December 18, 2022 / Books

It’s that time of the week again when we recommend books and music pairings in our series A Nice Pair! This week, we’re featuring everyone’s favourite braided star, funny man,…

December 13, 2022 / Books
December 1, 2022 / Books

Happy December! Also, how is it December already…?! We’ve recently brought back our popular Backbeat surprise book packs. They’re a rotating miscellaneous selection of books, wrapped by genre. You get…

October 30, 2022 / Books
October 23, 2022 / Books

Everyone knows that rock stars have the craziest lives and Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead by Neil Strauss is full of huge names and the jaw-dropping stories come straight…

October 20, 2022 / Books

I went away last weekend and came back with a trunk full of books! Here’s a little sampling of some non-fiction that just went out…there’s everything from gender studies to…

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…