Category: Books

March 19, 2018 / Books

For obvious reasons, we can’t help but notice book covers first, but what about the often ignored endpapers? In too many cases, they’re just plain, boring white. That’s why when…

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…

February 11, 2018 / Books

We’re kicking this week off old-school style with some more modern classics. These vintage-looking brand new copies are by the literary champion Joan Didion. She’s unlike anyone else. Some sample…

February 7, 2018 / Books

While we carry a variety of old classics, we also strive to seek out more modern/cult fave classics. One of our latest additions? The Valley of the Dolls 50th Anniversary…

February 2, 2018 / Books
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…

January 22, 2018 / Books

Who doesn’t love great stationery? It makes everything you need to make note of (random thoughts, writing ideas, grocery lists, habit tracking…) that much more enjoyable when you love what…

December 28, 2017 / Books

We hope you had a great holiday! For those of you with some time off this week, it’s nice and warm in here. Just sayin’. Here are the rest of…

December 24, 2017 / Books

Perth is a winter wonderland today! If you’re finishing up your shopping, stay close to home this Christmas Eve. We’re open until 3 pm today if you still have some…

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…

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October 24, 2017 / Books

Ever been left without the perfect comeback? Open any sequence of pages within The Ultimate Wisecrack Generator and you’ll have the best random response ever. In fact, you’ll have over 60…

October 21, 2017 / Books

Who doesn’t love free stuff? While supplies last, when you buy any colouring book at Backbeat, you’ll receive a free Neil Gaiman Coloring Book! What makes this sweet deal even…

October 19, 2017 / Books
October 13, 2017 / Books

What’s the cure for a grey-ish day? A rainbow of books! This Pop Classics series just came in today and they’ll not only brighten up your day, they’ll also add…

October 10, 2017 / Books

Listen up, button lovers: we’ve got over 700 new buttons in stock! Cover your backpack, your hat, your jacket, cover your friends…cover all sorts of things with our fun, edgy…

October 7, 2017 / Books

Backbeat is open today till 5 pm and Sunday from noon till 5 pm. We’ll be closed on Monday, October 9th. Enjoy the long weekend!

October 5, 2017 / Books
October 1, 2017 / Books

Why should you order new books from Backbeat? We always offer a 20% discount off the retail price of new books that we don’t currently have in stock, including pre-orders.…