Tag: Books

January 18, 2019 / Music
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 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 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