Literary


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, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/02/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/02/2010

Hardcover Fiction The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell Cemetery Road, Gar Anthony Haywood Star Island, Carl Hiaasen Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender Help, Kathryn Stockett The Girl with [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/26/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/26/2010

Hardcover Fiction A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell 32 Candles, Ernessa T. Carter The Rembrandt Affair, Daniel Silva Faithful Place, Tana French Live to Tell, Lisa Gardner The Madonnas of Echo Park, Brando Skyhorse The Hundred Foot Journey, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 7/19/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 7/19/2010

Hardcover Fiction The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Glass Rainbow, James Lee Burke The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender Work Song, Ivan Doig Spies of the Balkans, Alan Furst Faithful Place, Tana French Help, Kathryn Stockett The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David [...]

When Will There Be Good News?

When Will There Be Good News?

I’m a snob when it comes to good writing, so when it comes to crime fiction, I’m in the camp of PD James, not Steig Larsson. So stumbling upon Kate Atkinson’s When Will There Be Good News? — a beautifully written novel that slowly reveals itself to be a mystery (and even part of a [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 7/12/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 7/12/2010

Hardcover Fiction Rat, Fernanda Eberstadt The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell The Passage, Justin Cronin Help, Kathryn Stockett To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender Spies of the Balkans, Alan Furst [...]

I Love You and…

I Love You and…

The dedication in I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway, a memoir by Glendale-based writer Tracy McMillan, says most of it: “To my dad, who never let me go. And to my fourth husband — wherever you are.” But did we mention that McMillan’s charming, charismatic father was a pimp and a drug dealer who brought [...]

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