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The Secret Scripture

The Secret Scripture

Sebastian Barry’s novel The Secret Scripture takes us to the contemporary west of Ireland, to a decrepit, ancient asylum that is about to be torn down. This poses a dilemma for the director, Dr. Grene, who must unearth the history of his oldest patient, 99-year-old Roseanne McNulty. Was she committed against her will? Is she really [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 10/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 10/11

Hardcover Fiction By Nightfall, Michael Cunningham Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, David Sedaris Our Kind of Traitor, John Le Carre Reversal, Michael Connelly American Assassin, Vince Flynn Freedom, Jonathan Franzen Painted Ladies, Robert Parker Djibouti, Elmore Leonard Nemesis, Philip Roth Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson Hardcover Non-Fiction Tattoos on the Heart ,Gregory Boyle Everyone [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 10/4

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 10/4

Hardcover Fiction Reversal, Michael Connelly Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, David Sedaris By Nightfall, Michael Cunningham Ape House, Sara Gruen Freedom, Jonathan Franzen Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson All Is Forgotton Nothing Is Lost, Lan Samantha Chang Witch of Hebron, James Kunstler Fall of Giants, Ken Follett Nemesis, Philip Roth Hardcover Non-Fiction Flair, Joe Nye [...]

The Invisible Bridge

The Invisible Bridge

I’ll cut right to the chase: The Invisible Bridge is a wonderful, captivating read, intimate and grand at the same time. This first novel by San Francisco writer Julie Orringer, many years in the making and her second work after her acclaimed book of short stories, How to Breathe Underwater, takes readers to 1930s Budapest [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 9/27

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 9/27

Hardcover Fiction Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, David Sedaris Getting to Happy, Terry McMillan Exile, Diana Gabaldon Freedom, Jonathan Franzen Dogs Purpose, Bruce Cameron Fall of Giants, Ken Follett Room, Emma Donoghue The Help, Kathryn Stockett Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest, Stieg Larsson Ape House, Sara Gruen Hardcover Non-Fiction Third World America, Arianna Huffington Promise Me, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 9/20

Vroman’s Bestsellers Week of 9/20

Hardcover Fiction Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks Freedom, Jonathan Franzen Room, Emma Donoghue Fall, Guillermo Del Toro Last Night at Chateau Marmont, Lauren Weisberger Freedom, Jonathan Franzen Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron Mini Shopaholic, Sophie Kinsella Hardcover Non-Fiction Warmth of Other [...]

Post Vacation Book Report

Post Vacation Book Report

It’s always inspiring at the end of summer vacation season to hear a friend rave about a book she read on the plane, on the beach or in the cabin. So we thought we’d share three novels that our Hometown Pasadena friends can’t stop talking about as summer draws to a close. Before everyone’s reading [...]

Vroman’s bestsellers 8/30/2010

Vroman’s bestsellers 8/30/2010

Hardcover Fiction Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest, Stieg Larsson Dogs Purpose, Bruce Cameron Help, Kathryn Stockett Bum, Nevada Barr Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, David Mitchell Super Sad True Story, Gary Shteyngart Three Stations, Martin Cruz Smith Tower the Zoo and the Tortoise, Julia Stuart Crossfire, Dick Francis Last Night at Chateau Marmont, [...]

Vromans bestsellers 8/16/2010

Vromans bestsellers 8/16/2010

Hardcover Fiction Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson Star Island, Carl Hiaasen Help, Kathryn Stockett The Cookbook Collector, Allegra Goodman My Hollywood, Mona Simpson The Rembrandt Affair, Daniel Silva The Glass Rainbow, James Lee Burke Hardcover Nonfiction Packing for Mars, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/9/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/9/2010

Hardcover Fiction Fly Away Home, Jennifer Weiner The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson The Man Who Guarded The Bomb, Gregory Orfalea Star Island, Carl Hiaasen Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell The Rembrandt Affair, Daniel Silva The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, [...]

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