Tag: Books

January 8, 2023 / Books

Today’s A Nice Pair features Keith Richards. We’re pairing his book Life with the Rolling Stones’ album Bridges to Babylon. Though it was just published in 2010, Life has already…

January 2, 2023 / Books
December 20, 2022 / Music

The countdown is on and we’re here with ideas! In addition to books and music, we also carry music- and book-related items like these fun Stereo Socks. Each pair is…

December 18, 2022 / Books

It’s that time of the week again when we recommend books and music pairings in our series A Nice Pair! This week, we’re featuring everyone’s favourite braided star, funny man,…

December 13, 2022 / Books
December 11, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday and it’s time for…say it with me…A Nice Pair – books and music that go well together! This week we’re featuring another vocal powerhouse, Whitney Houston, and we’re…

December 4, 2022 / Books

Happy Sunday! It’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music matches that go together like hot chocolate and whipped cream. This week, we’re pairing Mariah Carey’s Christmas album, cleverly…

December 1, 2022 / Books

Happy December! Also, how is it December already…?! We’ve recently brought back our popular Backbeat surprise book packs. They’re a rotating miscellaneous selection of books, wrapped by genre. You get…

November 27, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair: book and music pairings that go together like…Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Looking for gift ideas for the music lovers in…

November 25, 2022 / Music

It’s Friday! It’s Black Friday! We’ve got 25% off all new and used books and 15% off all new and used records until Sunday. More importantly we’ve got a load…

November 24, 2022 / Books
November 13, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and albums we recommend pairing together for a perfect listening/reading session. This week, we’re featuring the book Looking…

October 20, 2022 / Books

I went away last weekend and came back with a trunk full of books! Here’s a little sampling of some non-fiction that just went out…there’s everything from gender studies to…

September 29, 2022 / Books

We recently brought in a whole fresh load of YA books…just look for the hang tags and orange price stickers and save a bunch on some great reads!  

September 22, 2022 / Books

After a busy summer season, we’re replenishing the shelves with hundreds of new and used books. Here’s a small sampling of some of the Backbeat Bargain Books we’re putting out…

September 11, 2022 / Books

For this week’s A Nice Pair (book and vinyl pairings), we’re featuring a circular recommendation. We recommend pairing Bowie’s Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David’s Bowie’s Life by John…

September 3, 2022 / Books

We’ve now got all four books of the popular Heartstopper graphic novel series by Alice Osema in stock! The series is on Netflix but it’s always fun to see what…

August 28, 2022 / Bags

It’s that time of the year again…if you need a new bag for the new year, you’re in the right place! We carry a range of Rothco bags in different…

August 25, 2022 / Books

Just a sample of the recently added adult fiction and non-fiction we’ve brought in…what’s your favourite genre?

August 4, 2022 / Books

This post is for all the book-loving kids out there…we’ve just put out a bunch of fresh books for you in the used section. Bring your stamp card or pick…

July 7, 2022 / Books
June 29, 2022 / Books

We’re always putting out fresh books…here are some of the latest used ones. What are you currently reading?

June 4, 2022 / Books
June 1, 2022 / Books

Somehow it’s already June and this month we’re celebrating PRIDE! We’ve got lots of great books to kick off the fun (many that are Canadian authored and Backbeat Recommended Reads!)…

May 26, 2022 / Books

What’s one of the most fun parts about having a bookstore? Sourcing the books to stock it with! Here are some of our most recent used arrivals…we love finding great…