Category: Books

April 7, 2019 / Books

Just a quick post today to show you the latest fiction/non-fiction/music/memoirs we’ve brought in. There are some really great reads in this bunch! Backbeat Recommended Reads (books we’ve read cover…

April 6, 2019 / Books
April 4, 2019 / Books
April 2, 2019 / Books

Record Store Day is now less than 2 weeks away so we’re going to start letting you in on a few details of what’s going down at Backbeat on April…

March 20, 2019 / Books

While we’re waiting for the last of the snow to leave for another year, we can gaze at these spring-like covers. Don’t you just want to jump right into all…

March 14, 2019 / Books

We’ve just acquired our biggest selection of used music books so far and trust me, you won’t want to miss out! Here’s where you’ll find musician autobiographies, biographies by prominent…

March 10, 2019 / Books

We are closed today (March 10, 2019) because of the weather. Sorry for any inconvenience. We tried, but had to turn it around and head back home.

March 7, 2019 / Books

For those of you who love piles of books, here are the latest ones we’ve just brought in. Actually, it’s just a sampling – these are just the fiction selections,…

March 5, 2019 / Books

There are lots of storylines and characters that we all know and recognize from classic tales. But what if the plots and people we know so well were flipped on…

March 1, 2019 / Books

Oh, right…spring’s just around the corner!

February 27, 2019 / Books

It was so fun hearing from you last week – thank you so much for all of the required reading memories! I now I have an amazing array of choices…

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 20, 2019 / Books

A quick update about our winter hours: we’re open as usual through the rest of January, we’ll be closed on Sundays and Mondays throughout February for some much-needed rest/family time,…

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…

January 8, 2019 / Books

Are health and happiness part of your resolutions for 2019? According to the Mayo Clinic: “Research shows laughter provides a good physical workout, generates mental relaxation, lowers blood pressure and…

January 2, 2019 / Books
December 24, 2018 / Books

We want to wish you all Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas. No matter how you celebrate the season we hope that you have fun and enjoy the holiday! Thank…

December 23, 2018 / Books

Don’t panic – there’s still time left! We’re open today till 5 p.m. and tomorrow we’ll be open from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. It’s a nice sunny day out…

December 21, 2018 / Books

If you’re planning to visit Backbeat during the holidays here are our store hours: December 24 – 10am – 3pm December 25 & 26 – CLOSED December 27 – 29…

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 18, 2018 / Books

Holidays aside, maybe some of you, like me, are scrambling to complete an overly ambitious Goodreads (or similar) reading challenge. Or maybe you’re busy with everything else life is throwing…

December 12, 2018 / Books