Category: Books – New

May 19, 2022 / Books

We’re busy filling the shelves with more Backbeat Bargain Books! These are brand new books that are just $9.95 or less. We’ve got fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, autobiographies and biographies…

May 5, 2022 / Books

Looking for a book for Mother’s Day? We have lots of great selections, including these Backbeat Bargain Books – brand new books that are just $9.95 at most! Just look…

March 27, 2022 / Books

It’s Sunday which means it’s time for A Nice Pair – book and music pairings to make your weekend more fun!   Today we’re pairing Billie Eilish’s latest album Happier…

February 20, 2022 / Books
February 10, 2022 / Books

Check out some of the latest middle grade books we’ve brought in…from both pet store inhabitants and people looking for escape to invisible ink and magical colours to managing mysterious…

February 3, 2022 / Books

Celebrate Black History Month with this selection of books for babies through adults. Some are bestsellers, lots are Canadian. If you’re looking for a place to start, Esi Edugyan’s Washington…

January 27, 2022 / Books

This Backbeat Bargain stack is for lighthearted quirky readers. We’ll just let these books do the talking…

January 20, 2022 / Books

Sometimes you want a literary experience and sometimes you want pictures to enhance and help tell a story. I resisted graphic novels until a few years ago when I picked…

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 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…

November 28, 2021 / Books
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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 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 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 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…

September 23, 2021 / Books - New

Welcome to our new music and book pairing series we’re calling A Nice Pair… How fun is it to pair your new vinyl with a book about the same artist…

July 15, 2021 / Books

Have you been having strange dreams lately? It’s been an increasingly common occurrence this past year or so. Want to find out what they all mean? Dream Decoder will help…