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El Molino Avenue Parking Lot Entrance Will Be Closing

El Molino Avenue Parking Lot Entrance Will Be Closing
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A portion of our parking lot and the adjacent buildings will be undergoing some changes soon and we just wanted to keep you in the loop about everything that is going on.  Please stay tuned— we will be sharing more information, maps, and images as we receive them from the developers. Beginning the week of […]

An exciting chapter of Vroman’s History | Carol Coté and Barbara Huggins discuss & sign The Trail of an Extraordinary Man: Allan David Sheldon, A Biography

An exciting chapter of Vroman’s History | Carol Coté and Barbara Huggins discuss & sign The Trail of an Extraordinary Man: Allan David Sheldon, A Biography

We’re always very excited for an opportunity to teach people a little bit about the history of Vroman’s, so we’re very proud to present authors Carol Ruth Sheldon Coté & Barbara Sheldon Huggins as they present & sign The Trail of an Extraordinary Man: Allan David Sheldon, A Biography on Thursday, March 20 at 7pm.  […]

Vroman’s Ed Writing Workshop with Wade Rouse: Facing Your Fear & Finding Your Voice

Vroman’s Ed Writing Workshop with Wade Rouse: Facing Your Fear & Finding Your Voice

Today’s blog post comes to you from Wade Rouse, one of our Vroman’s Ed writing workshop instructors.  We’re excited to have Wade back at Vroman’s again this year every Thursday, March 20-April 10, from 6:30-8:30 pm for his new workshop, Facing Your Fear and Finding Your Voice.   Be Fearless! How I Went from the […]

Len Vlahos discusses & signs The Scar Boys

Len Vlahos discusses & signs The Scar Boys

We are incredibly excited to host author Len Vlahos when he discusses & signs his first book, The Scar Boys on Monday, February 24 at 6:30pm.   The event will also feature musical performances by Len, as well as his opening act, Friday Jams, a band featuring students from nearby Monrovia High School.  We think […]

Aaaah! Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! (A late blog post for procrastinators.)

Aaaah!  Valentine’s Day is tomorrow!  (A late blog post for procrastinators.)

I know there are a lot of people out there who are scrambling to pull together a little Valentine’s Day gift for their beloved.  I know this, because I am one of these people.  (Oops.)  I will acknowledge the fact that, not only am I still in need of a gift, I am also finally […]

An interview with Pierce Brown, author of ‘Red Rising’

An interview with Pierce Brown, author of ‘Red Rising’

Here’s an exciting new book for all you lovers of science fiction and dystopian fantasies! A few weeks ago, one of our Random House reps, Wade, brought author Pierce Brown by the store to introduce him to different departments and talk about his new book, Red Rising.  It was wonderful to meet him, and Pierce […]

Read your way across the USA!

Read your way across the USA!

I’ve been sharing a few photos of our new display, Read your way across the USA, on Facebook and Instagram, and there has been such an outpouring of interest, I thought I would expand upon the idea and include some more detailed photos and a list of books that are currently featured.  The display was […]

Ishmael Beah discusses & signs ‘Radiance of Tomorrow’ | January 14, 7pm at the All Saints Church Forum

Ishmael Beah discusses & signs ‘Radiance of Tomorrow’ | January 14, 7pm at the All Saints Church Forum

Tuesday, January 14, 7pm in the All Saints Church Forum Ishmael Beah discusses & signs Radiance of Tomorrow Next week, we will have the pleasure of hosting Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Solidier,  for his debut novel, Radiance of Tomorrow.   A Long Way Gone recounts the horrific experiences of […]

Upcoming January Events!

Upcoming January Events!

After a little break from events during the holidays, our January author events are headed your way!  If you’re unable to attend an event,  but you’d still like a signed copy, you can always call our Will Call Department at (626)449-5320 and we’ll do our best to get you one! Those wishing to get books […]

The Popular Crowd | Vroman’s Bookstore’s Bestselling Books of 2013

The Popular Crowd | Vroman’s Bookstore’s Bestselling Books of 2013

It’s always exciting to see which books make it on our bestsellers list each week, so it’s especially fun to see a year in review.  I know we still have a couple days left, but here’s a selection of titles from our bestselling books of 2013.  It’s a snapshot of our customers and a great […]

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