Category: Books

December 22, 2016 / Books
December 19, 2016 / Books

There’s still plenty of time to get to Backbeat! Here are our holiday hours over the next couple of weeks: Monday, December 19: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, December…

December 15, 2016 / Books

Holidays should be about relaxing, unwinding and doing whatever makes you happiest – not stressing over gifts. Seriously, there are more important things to think about. Like deciding which record…

December 8, 2016 / Books

Show some love for your favourite record and book store by wearing a Backbeat t-shirt! These super comfy shirts are ready to go out the door, over your face and…

November 22, 2016 / Books
November 11, 2016 / Books

Next Thursday November 17th, come hang out with us at Backbeat in the dark. We’ll be open until 7:00pm that evening. The first five customers after 5:00pm will receive a…

November 9, 2016 / Books

Thought our current sale couldn’t get any better? All of our in-stock colouring books are now 50% off as well! This includes The Neil Gaiman Coloring Book that was produced…

November 3, 2016 / Books

Tired of that computer-glazed look in your kids’ eyes? Okay, here we go – tell them it’s time to put down the mouse and pick up a book! … Easier…

October 16, 2016 / Books

We’re all about keeping things fresh over at Backbeat, so today we’re spending the day pricing loads more secondhand books for the shelves. This is such a great haul –…

October 12, 2016 / Books

When you travel, how many books do you bring? I went home for the long weekend and brought along no less than five books for four days, two of which…

October 3, 2016 / Books

When you shop for books, do you usually have something in mind or do you prefer to browse and see which books call out to you? When a customer is…

September 28, 2016 / Books

We’re all about encouraging reading, so we’ve made room for some sale racks. While we already think we have pretty great prices on our used books, you can find even…

September 15, 2016 / Books

…the price gun, that is. It’s been making its way around the new fiction, non-fiction and YA sections and there are some sweet deals to be had! Get this: 50%…

September 12, 2016 / Books

Our famous surprise book packs are back! In brown paper packages tied up with strings, each contains a classic paperback – or three – so you can now choose just…

September 11, 2016 / Books

We’re spending today pricing and putting out a whole whack of secondhand books for you. Yes, you! This is a particularly great haul, so although the picture shows just a…

August 30, 2016 / Books

You never know what you may find inside a brown paper package. In this case, it was a copy of The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge…

August 14, 2016 / Books

Remember when you were a kid learning to read and you would pick up a Ladybird book? Maybe you wanted to learn about policemen or cars or crafts to make…

August 7, 2016 / Books

When you own a shop that sells secondhand books, you come across a lot of treasures and fun things that the previous owners left inside them. We’ve come across old…

July 2, 2016 / Books
June 30, 2016 / Books

We will be closed tomorrow for Canada Day. Have a great day. See you Saturday!

June 18, 2016 / Books

When I remind you that tomorrow is Father’s Day, is your first reaction one of forgetfulness and panic? No worries, check out “Dad Magazine”. Just like your own dad, it’s…

May 29, 2016 / Books

We’ve got the reggae pumping loudly today while pricing this latest selection of secondhand books for you! The hardest part is choosing…will it be Ruby by Cynthia Bond, The Illegal by Lawrence…

May 8, 2016 / Books
April 26, 2016 / Authors for Indies
April 24, 2016 / Authors for Indies