Literary


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 […]

Dog On It

Dog On It

A savory little summer read for lovers of dogs and mysteries, Dog On It is the first in a series that features a disgraced K-9 member of the police force (Chet) partnering with his equally misfit human partner (Bernie). A real romp in the arroyo, this Arizona-set mystery is saved from being over-sweet by a […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/4/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/4/11

Hardcover Fiction State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Witches of East End, Melissa De La Cruz Joy for Beginners, Erica Bauermeister Extraordinary Rendition of Vincent Dellamaria, Jack Walker Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Hypnotist, Lars Kepler Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Map of Time, Felix Palma Smokin Seventeen, Janet Evanovich Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Hardcover Non-Fiction Go […]

Fundamentally, Transcendentally American

Fundamentally, Transcendentally American

Tinkers, by Paul Harding This quietly beautiful book centers around the deathbed of George Crosby, a remarkable, unremarkable old man. As the life fades from this modern Yankee, his mind opens in cascading fragments of his present and past—and the pasts of his father and grandfather. An examination of family, beauty and ecstasy, this novel […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 6/27/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 6/27/11

Hardcover Fiction Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Disturbance, Jan Burke Wild Surge of Guilty Passion, Ron Hansen State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Smokin Seventeen, Janet Evanovich Snowman, Jo Nesbo Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Against All Enemies, Tom Clancy Inspector and Silence, Hakan Nesser Dog Who Came In From The Cold, Alexander Smith Hardcover Non-Fiction In […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 6/16/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 6/16/11

Hardcover Fiction Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Against All Enemies, Tom Clancy State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Fifth Witness, Michael Connelly 2030, Albert Brooks Buried Prey, John Sandford Sister, Rosamund Lupton Little Women Letters, Gabriel Donnelly Paris Wife, Paula McLain Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Hardcover Non-Fiction Professional Idiot, Stephen Glover Man in the Rockefeller Suit, […]

The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger

Its blurbs claim that the excellent novel The Little Stranger is haunted by the spirits of Edgar Allen Poe and Henry James. I would say that author Sarah Waters, so successful in channeling Dickens’ and Wilkie Collins’ Victorian London in Tipping the Velvet and Fingersmith, took on, with this gothic-tinged novel set after World War […]

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