Tag: Books

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…

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 11, 2022 / Books

You asked, we brought them in! We just added a bunch of manga to our used book section. We have series sets as well as one-offs. Action, horror, romance, comedy…there’s…

April 28, 2022 / Books

Some recent used books to hit the shelves. Women Talking and Ask Again, Yes are both Backbeat Recommended Reads. What are you currently reading?

March 17, 2022 / Books

Fresh used books are always heading to the shelves…here’s a sample with lots of recent publications. Don’t forget your Backbeat stamp card/bookmark when you come (or we’ll give you one…

February 26, 2022 / Books

Some of the most recent used books put out…The Expatriates is a Backbeat Recommended Read – highly recommend this one but we have a little something for everyone.   What’s…

February 17, 2022 / Books

A little sample of the fresh load of used books we’re currently putting on the shelves. We’re so grateful to all of you who continue to support independent bookstores!