Category: Books

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
December 6, 2018 / Books
December 2, 2018 / Books

Out there? Wet and not-so-nice. In here? Warm and inviting. As soon as you walk through the doors, you’ll immediately forget about all of that wet slushy stuff and be…

November 28, 2018 / Books

When you wake up to a winter wonderland, it’s easy to get into the holiday spirit. If I had to choose a holiday-themed book for someone of any age on…

November 21, 2018 / Books

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – 5:00pm – We’ve finished all our receiving for today and several Black Friday titles have (finally) arrived. We’ve updated the table further down the page…

November 7, 2018 / Books

Here’s a random assortment of the latest new books we’ve brought in. So many of these varied titles are on my (never-ending) to-read list! The Boss was eagerly awaiting The…

November 1, 2018 / Books

Bridging the music and book sides of the shop is the hallway where you’ll find books about music. We carry musician autobiographies and biographies as well as general books about…

October 28, 2018 / Books

Our favourite thing over on the book side is searching for the latest and greatest, the fun and the unexpected and then offering them to you at fantastic prices. We…

October 25, 2018 / Books
October 24, 2018 / Books

What kind of music are your kids into? Over on the book side, we’re building up a music book section just for our younger customers. Help pass on your love…

October 18, 2018 / Books

Next time you’re in, check out this Vintage Classics Austen Series we just brought in – it looks even better in person! With introductions by contemporary authors and gorgeous covers…

October 17, 2018 / Books
October 10, 2018 / Books

Just because babies are tiny doesn’t mean that fantastic design and bold graphics are lost on them. Featured are just some of my favourite board books currently in stock. Not…

October 7, 2018 / Books

To all of our customers – we just want to say this Thanksgiving we’re super thankful for YOU!  Whether you’ve visited once or hundreds of times, we’re thankful for each…