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The History of Vroman’s in Iambic Pentameter

The History of Vroman’s in Iambic Pentameter

By Rebecca   In honor of National Poetry Month   Born on the Ides of April in La Salle, There was a man named Adam Vroman who Would one day build the greatest store of books. He trained as a photographer at first, A passion that would stay with him for years. He married at […]

Reading YA as a (Somewhat) Grown Adult

Reading YA as a (Somewhat) Grown Adult

By Rebecca Confession: when I was little I had this deep fear that when I grew up I would only be allowed to read boring books and I felt like I had to read as many good books as I could before I grew up and it was too late. You see, to a kid, […]

Reading YA as a (Somewhat) Grown Adult

Reading YA as a (Somewhat) Grown Adult

By Rebecca Confession: when I was little I had this deep fear that when I grew up I would only be allowed to read boring books and I felt like I had to read as many good books as I could before I grew up and it was too late. You see, to a kid, […]

The Case for Reading in Public

The Case for Reading in Public

By Rebecca I like quiet. No, I love quiet. As a proud bookworm, I crave silence and solitude with a good book to keep me company. But where’s the thing about reading: while it’s a solitary task it creates a universal experience. It’s why you can talk for hours with someone as soon as you […]

Trilogy Spotlight

Trilogy Spotlight

By Rebecca Hello Literary Enthusiasts! Let’s talk about a word that makes all book lovers giddy: trilogy. It’s that word we all hope to hear after we’ve finished a particularly good book and are praying for a sequel. It’s the neat package that great stories, especially fantasy stories, come in. So what is about trilogies […]

Women’s History Month Events Around Pasadena/LA

Women’s History Month Events Around Pasadena/LA

By Kelly Happy Women’s History Month! Here are a few events around town to help you celebrate! Friday, March 2 7:00 PM – 10:00pm – Tucasa: An Art + Music Night – Women’s History Month Location: Sabor y Cultura 5625 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 Price: FREE Celebrate Women’s History Month with an art […]

10 Songs Inspired By Your Favorite Books

10 Songs Inspired By Your Favorite Books

By Kelly Did you know that some of your favorite books inspired songs by some of your favorite artists? Keep reading for 10 songs based on literary works! 1. “1984” By David Bowie – Inspired By 1984 By George Orwell This song by David Bowie highlights the novel’s totalitarian government and even mentions the telescreens featured […]

9 Books Set in Pasadena

9 Books Set in Pasadena

By Kelly Pasadena is our home, and we love it! And writers seem to love it too, with the city making appearances in multiple novels! Here are 9 books set in our wonderful town of Pasadena. 1. The High Window by Raymond Chandler (Mystery/Thriller) A wealthy Pasadena widow with a mean streak, a missing daughter-in-law […]

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

By Rebecca Hello Readers! February is well underway and that means we are in the midst of Black History Month! One of the best ways to celebrate and honor a culture is by reading its literature, because as we bookworms know, literature is a platform where people can speak their truth and where diverse voices […]

5 Bookish Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

5 Bookish Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By Kelly Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for us to show and celebrate the love we have for those important to us: our books. We’re just kidding of course. But, there is a way to incorporate your penchant for books when you are celebrating this Valentine’s. Whether you are spending it with your significant other, […]

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