Category: Books – Used

April 3, 2014 / Books

Just came back from a buying trip and look what we’ve brought in…manga galore! Every single one of these secondhand books are in amazing like-new condition and are priced well…

March 27, 2014 / Books

When you think of secondhand books, do you think of musty old behind-the-times books with ragged edges and faded covers? The above picture is just a sample of recent secondhand…

February 1, 2014 / Books

We’re not going to keep you guessing any longer…it’s time for the: We <3 Our Customers Book Sale at Backbeat! Buy one book, get the second for 50% off*! The…

January 31, 2014 / Books

It’s the middle of a long winter, but tomorrow is February! The month of love, sappiness and snow. To help you get through it all, we have a special book…

January 7, 2014 / Books

We have good news…to make up for the store closure because of insane weather yesterday, we are now open again and we’re extending our sale by another day. So, from…

January 3, 2014 / Books
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December 9, 2013 / Books

What do you envision when you think of secondhand books? Old stock, worn covers, marked-up pages and the smell of mildew? If so, you haven’t yet visited Backbeat’s amazing –…

December 1, 2013 / Books

Don’t miss out on our biggest sale of the year…you’ll regret it for sure if you do. Save on CDs, vinyl, books and come in for the absolute best deals…

November 30, 2013 / Books

We just want to thank all of our amazing customers for coming out yesterday to our Black Friday/Record Store Day event. You traveled from near and far, trudged through cold…

November 16, 2013 / Books

Our one-of-a-kind surprise three-packs of books have shed their summery white tissue paper and are now wrapped up in warm wooly owls and ribbons, ready for the gift-giving season. You…

October 16, 2013 / Books

Congratulations to Ontario-born Eleanor Catton for winning the prestigious Man Booker Award! Her sweeping second novel, “The Luminaries” just won this year’s competition. We currently have a copy of her…

October 10, 2013 / Books

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, Alice Munro is the first Canadian woman to have been awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature! If you’ve been to our shop…

September 19, 2013 / Books

Just brought these amazing secondhand goodies into the shop today. They’re all in like-new condition and are about to be priced and added to the shelves, but I just wanted…

August 21, 2013 / Books

Did you hear the latest local news? “The Best Laid Plans” is being filmed as a CBC mini-series today in Perth! If you haven’t yet read the Canada Reads winning…

August 20, 2013 / Books

Are you a fan of graphic novels? We have some special ones on the shelves at the moment: – “The Complete Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi – “Notes for a War…

July 19, 2013 / Books

Too hot to be decisive? Shopping for a gift? Like surprises? Why not be adventurous and pick up one of our “surprise packs” of books? Each wrapped package costs only…

June 25, 2013 / Books

I don’t know about you, but I don’t always automatically gravitate to breezy beach reads in the summer. I did, however, grab “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by…

June 16, 2013 / Books
May 29, 2013 / Books

More great books about to hit the shelves! (Alternate heading: What Christine’s daydreams generally look like). Come in for a visit – we’re open 7 days a week! And we…