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Love at First Bark

Love at First Bark

Julie Klam will be visiting the store next week to discuss her new book Love at First Bark. It is the follow up to You Had Me at Woof, and it looks like a great book for dog lovers and aspiring dog lovers alike. She recently released a book trailer to tell you more about [...]

Art Walk this weekend!

Art Walk this weekend!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further! It is Pasadena Arts Weekend this weekend, prominently featuring the Pasadena Art Walk, which is always a good time. The events highlight some of the best Southern Californian visual artists showcasing their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, and [...]

Why I Write

Why I Write

Our September writing contest on the topic Why I Write and Why It Is Still Important has concluded! Susan was our 2nd place winner and she took home a Graf Von Faber Castell Guilloche Coral Rollerball, and Andrew was our 1st place winner who received a Cross Torrero Braided Black Rollerball with his custom engraving [...]

On the Road with the Pen Fatales

On the Road with the Pen Fatales

A conversation between Jessica Brody (My Life Undecided, The Karma Club) and Gabrielle Zevin (All These Things I’ve Done, Elsewhere) about packing, books, and the upcoming Pen Fatale tour. GABRIELLE ZEVIN (G.Z.): I’ve been telling people that a pen fatale is a gal who only needs a pen to cause trouble. But, um, I just [...]

First Female President?

First Female President?

Nicolle Wallace‘s new political fiction It’s Classified focuses on President Charlotte Kramer, the nation’s first female president, who is returning for her second term. Wallace wrote her first novel, Eighteen Acres, after serving as communications director in George W. Bush’s White House and as a senior adviser in John McCain’s 2008 campaign for president, during [...]

Get Free Tickets to see Depak Chopra!

Get Free Tickets to see Depak Chopra!

How did the universe emerge?  What is the nature of time? What is life? What makes us human?  What is the connection between mind and brain? Bestselling authors Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent [...]

10 Books Lost in Time

10 Books Lost in Time

Smithsonian.com has a great list up of the top 10 books that have been lost or left incomplete through the ages. Maybe your favorite author has a missing or near-forgotten work that you didn’t even know about! Check it out: 1. Margites by Homer 2. The Lost Books of the Bible 3. Cardenio by William [...]

5 Cool Things for Banned Books Week

5 Cool Things for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week starts tomorrow (the 24th). Vroman’s celebrates Banned Books week every year – it’s a great time to think about censorship, honor freedom of speech, and laugh at what strange books have been banned and why. Seriously, some of these are just nuts. Check out our list of five cool things related to [...]

Local Literary Love

Local Literary Love

This week, we’re launching a new guideline for our author readings – for every three books from home you would like to get signed, you will now be asked to purchase at least one new book from Vroman’s. This adjustment got me thinking about buying local, and reasons to shop with us instead of with [...]

Miette’s Lemon Debutante Cake

Miette’s Lemon Debutante Cake

Today’s post comes from Dolores, the manager at our Gifts and Stationery store and a very talented baker! I have never written a blog but was encouraged to do so when my co-worker here at Vroman’s, Anne, saw a picture of the Lemon Debutante Cake I created for one of my staff members’ birthdays, and [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

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