Literary


Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

I didn’t read this when it came out. The breathless acclaim for this 2005 book, dubbed by many to be the must-read novel about 9/11, made me nervous. Four years after the events of that morning, I still did not want to be reminded of thousands of people dying; my imagination would not handle it. [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/28/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/28/11

Hardcover Fiction Magician King, Lev Grossman Rules of Civility, Amor Towles State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin Cut, George Pelecanos Cold Vengeance, Douglas Preston Acceptable Loss, Anne Perry Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan Hardcover Non-Fiction Falling to Earth, Al Worden [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/21/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/21/11

Hardcover Fiction Rules of Civility, Amor Towles Paris Wife’ Paula Mclain Magician King, Lev Grossman Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Cut , George Pelecanos Dick Franciss’ Gamble, Felix Francis Maine, Coutrney Sullivan Thirteen Million Dollar Pop, David Levien Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin Hardcover Non-Fiction Wealth Cure, Hill Harper [...]

Bright’s Passage

Bright’s Passage

I’d never heard of Josh Ritter, the soulful singer-songwriter, but I was intrigued by a snippet of his first novel, about a young veteran of World War I whose guardian angel happens to be a horse.  The description of the aftermath of an aerial explosion in no man’s land had me riveted. It turns out [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 8/8/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 8/8/11

Hardcover Fiction With Dragons, George R R Martin Cold Vengeance, Douglas Preston Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, Walter Mosley State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Full Black, Brad Thor Portrait of a Spy, Daniel Silva Bourne Dominion, Eric Van Lustbader Rules of Civility, Amor Towles Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Hardcover Non-Fiction Gift of the [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 8/1/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 8/1/11

Hardcover Fiction Conquistadora, Esmeralda Santiago Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Portrait of a Spy, Daniel Silva Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Before I Go To Sleep, S J Watson Tigers Wife, Tea Obreht Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan Silent Girl, Tess Gerritsen Hardcover Non-Fiction Supergods, [...]

Children of the Street

Children of the Street

“To all those who dare to care” is the dedication in the newest novel by Pasadena author Kwei Quartey. Children of the Street has just been released in paperback. It’s a book unlike any you have read, unless you are already a fan of his first detective tale, Wife of the Gods. Both books are [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/25/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/25/11

Hardcover Fiction This Burns My Heart, Samuel Park Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin Portrait of a Spy, Daniel Silva Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Silent Girl, Tess Gerritsen Hypnotist, Lars Kepler Then Came You, Jennifer Weiner State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Hardcover Non-Fiction Stolen Life, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/18/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/18/11

Hardcover Fiction Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin Dreams of Joy, Lisa See State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Hypnotist, Lars Kepler Death in Summer, Benjamin Black Before I Go To Sleep, S J Watson Once Upon a River, Bonnie Campbell Sisters Brothers, Patrick Dewitt Then Came You, Jennifer Weiner Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Hardcover [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/11/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/11/11

Hardcover Fiction Silent Girl, Tess Gerritsen State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Witches of East End, Melissa De La Cruz Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Before I Go To Sleep, S J Watson Against All Enemies, Tom Clancy Dog Who Came In From The Cold, Alexander Smith Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Now [...]

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