Category: Books

January 16, 2022 / Books

It’s time for A Nice Pair – Backbeat’s book and vinyl pairings that go together like Sly and the Family Stone….er, or not. Despite plenty of tumultuous turns in the…

January 13, 2022 / Books
January 5, 2022 / Books

We’re kicking off our first day back with A Nice Pair – book and music pairings that are a perfect fit.   Today’s pairing is the book She Begat This:…

December 31, 2021 / Books

Wishing you a Happy New Year from our family to yours! We’ll be closed for the next few days and returning to our regular hours of opening Wednesday – Sundays…

December 23, 2021 / Books

If you’re running on fumes and need some last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers, we have lots! We’re open today till 5 pm and tomorrow from 11-4.

December 12, 2021 / Books

Today we’re switching things up with a festive book page decoration 5-minute DIY for you! 1) Cut three pages of equal sizes 2) Accordion pleat each page 3) Fold each…

December 5, 2021 / Books

Do you like to give or receive secondhand gifts? We’re stocking up the shelves and just because it’s preloved doesn’t make it less worthy…these like-new books published in 2020 and…

December 4, 2021 / Books

Did you hear? Santa’s coming to Perth tonight! We have just the right books to get you in the mood – or to put under the tree for your little…

December 1, 2021 / Books

NEW HOURS! With the holidays just around the corner we’re excited to be open a little more for you than we have been since we reopened earlier in the year.…

November 28, 2021 / Books
November 25, 2021 / Books
November 25, 2021 / Books

Starting tomorrow it’s the Backbeat Black Friday Sale! It will be on all weekend (Nov 26-28) so really it’s the Backbeat Black Friday and Saturday and Sunday Sale! Sale prices…

November 24, 2021 / Books
November 21, 2021 / Books

Today we’re taking you inside one of our many Backbeat Bargain Books – brand new books that are heavily discounted from the retail price to save you money – something…

November 18, 2021 / Books

Latest used books to hit the shelves here…have you read any of these? A Fraction of the Whole and When You Are Engulfed in Flames are both Backbeat Recommended Reads.

November 14, 2021 / Books

It’s Sunday and it’s time for A Nice Pair… Today we’re pairing Lou Reed’s classic album Transformer with the biography Lou Reed: A Life by Anthony DeCurtis who both knew…

November 7, 2021 / Books
November 4, 2021 / Books
October 28, 2021 / Books

Exciting news…we’ve always offered a loyalty stamp card for used books, but now we’ve extended it to also include new book purchases!   This means you can get a stamp…

October 21, 2021 / Books - Used

The latest used books hitting the shelves… What are you currently reading?

October 17, 2021 / Books - New

Sunday means it’s time for A Nice Pair again! This week we recommend pairing the biography I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon by (another single-named star)…

October 14, 2021 / Books - Used

Some of the latest used books hitting the shelves…are any of these on your to-read list? We pride ourselves on our selection and prices and hope to see you soon!

October 10, 2021 / Books - New

Sunday means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and album pairings we’re recommending for a truly immersive experience. Today it’s all about the DJ. Try pairing the cult…

October 3, 2021 / Books - New

Today’s A Nice Pair is truly iconic! We’re pairing the book ICONS by Monica Ahanonu + Michaela Heekin with the album At the Village Gate. Nina Simone is just one…

September 29, 2021 / Books - New

It’s time again for Backbeat’s A Nice Pair – book and music pairings that are better together… Today we’re recommending Confess – Rob Halford’s autobiography that just came out in…