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Young Readers League Story Contest!

Young Readers League Story Contest!
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For our 2016-2017 Young Readers League program we held a story contest. This year, young writers were challenged to tell us something about a new character joining a magical circus, their special ability or how this character come to join the circus. The winning entries were honored during the Young Readers League Circus Extravaganza with Cassie Beasley, author […]

MARIO BATALI + RUSS PARSONS + ONE AWESOME EVENING!

MARIO BATALI + RUSS PARSONS + ONE AWESOME EVENING!

This is one you won’t want to miss! If you’d like to join us click HERE for tickets! Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

MARIO BATALI + RUSS PARSONS + ONE AWESOME EVENING!

MARIO BATALI + RUSS PARSONS + ONE AWESOME EVENING!

This is one you won’t want to miss! If you’d like to join us click HERE for tickets! Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

Oprah announced on the morning of August 2 that her new Book Club pick was Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. This book has been a staff favorite and talked about all throughout the publishing world. We couldn’t be more excited that Oprah picked this title to get behind! We have copies in stock and you […]

Love And Bookstores

Love And Bookstores

by Allison Hill (President/CEO of Vroman’s & Book Soup) This was originally posted on Huffington Post on 6/30/2016 David Bowie’s passing hit me hard this year—the way it does when a celebrity you grew up with passes—and I was suddenly aware not so much of my own mortality but of the logistics to be considered […]

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Balcony 7 As an acquisitions editor, I can’t help but read between the lines of an author’s work to find out what he or she is truly made of—what inspires them, what motivates them, their respect for readers and the art of storytelling. It takes but a few pages, maybe […]

10 Summer Reads For Southern California Book Lovers

10 Summer Reads For Southern California Book Lovers

by Allison K. Hill (Vroman’s President & CEO)  This article was originally posted on Los Angeles Daily News Summertime, and the readin’ is easy. My summer 2016 reading list is comprised of some of my favorite books from the past year, now out in paperback just in time for your beach or backyard pleasure, and some […]

A Little Free Library Sponsored by Vroman’s Bookstore!

A Little Free Library Sponsored by Vroman’s Bookstore!

Vroman’s Little Free Library is here! A few years ago I ran across an article about Little Free Libraries and was absolutely charmed.  How fun, to keep a tiny wooden building, not much bigger than a mailbox, in front of your house or business or in a nearby park, stocked with books that passersby are […]

Penguin Kids Sneak Peek for Fall 2016!

Penguin Kids Sneak Peek for Fall 2016!

Check out this super cute and fun Sneak Peek video put out by our friends at Penguin. These are the Six you can’t miss for this fall! Click here to view the embedded video. Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Kylie Ko

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Kylie Ko

Student, Hannah nominated Mrs. Kylie Ko of Mark Keppel School in Glendale My teacher, Mrs. Kylie Ko is my favorite teacher. This is because she makes our learning fun, and she goes beyond her duty to explain everything to us. She makes our learning fun by making musical and music videos about what we learn. […]

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