Tag: Books

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 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…

September 30, 2018 / Stationery

We promised you some more stationery goodness, so today we present these awesome Letterpressed Notebooks by Norwegian design company Darling Clementine. They have a modern folk-inspired aesthetic and are made…

September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

August 22, 2018 / Books

We love sourcing the very best used books for you here at Backbeat and we just brought in another huge load today that we’re currently getting onto the shelves. Here…

July 31, 2018 / Books

The Perth & District Union Library is pleased to be hosting author and poet Julie Paul for a reading and book signing on Friday, August 10th, 2018, at 2 p.m.…

July 25, 2018 / Books

Since it’s raining cats and dogs, today we’ve compiled a reading list of books about animals’ perspectives. While children’s books are great at showing us the world from an animal’s…

June 24, 2018 / Books
June 15, 2018 / Books
June 13, 2018 / Books

Who says everything has to cost an arm and a leg? We’re all feeling the pinch lately, which is precisely what led me to hunt for some great quality books…

May 12, 2018 / Music
April 24, 2018 / Books

We’re just getting the last of this lot out today. There are so many good titles here including plenty of Backbeat Recommended Reads (books that Christine has read from cover…

April 19, 2018 / Music
April 16, 2018 / Books

Yes, we’re open today! We’re pricing up a huge batch of used books that we’ve just brought in, so there’s lots of great selection to choose from if you’re in…

April 14, 2018 / Music
March 27, 2018 / Books

Tired of the same old baby books? Looking for something a little more contemporary? For parents who prefer hip hop to lullabies, I recommend “Baby to Big” by Rajiv Fernandez…

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 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 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…