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Young Readers League is back!

Young Readers League is back!
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Thanks to a generous grant from indie bookstore champion and best-selling author James Patterson, we’re happy to announce a new Young Reader’s League program and selection! This exciting program, in the spirit of One City, One Story programs was designed as a school-wide community reading extravaganza. Two years ago our first Young Readers League selection […]

September Events!

September Events!

Can you believe Labor Day is just around the corner and that means summer is nearing a close? Don’t get too upset though because this also means it’s almost fall! My personal favorite time of year and a really busy time in general for books. We have a ton of great events coming up in […]

Sneak Peek Of What’s In Store for our ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE This Weekend!

Sneak Peek Of What’s In Store for our ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE This Weekend!

Our whole upstairs event space is being taken over by our HUGE ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE!! We’ve been hard at work for the past few days getting it all set up. Take a peek at what we’ve got in store. This Sale will be going on THIS weekend ONLY! FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY Aug 22, 23 & […]

ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE!

ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE!

We are gearing up for our BIG Annual Clearance Sale! FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY AUGUST 22, 23, & 24. Take an additional 50% OFF 1000s of books & gifts already reduced 50-75%!   Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

Vacation Reading | a post by Allison Hill

Vacation Reading | a post by Allison Hill

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and Book Soup.  The original article  from 7/23/14 can be seen here on The Huffington Post. As far as I’m concerned, there are only three necessary decisions to make when it comes to vacation: Beach or pool? SPF 15 or 30? […]

Congrats to Edan Lepucki on her new book and wonderful event!

Congrats to Edan Lepucki on her new book and wonderful event!

Last night, we had the absolute pleasure of welcoming Edan Lepucki to our store for her new novel, California. This was a much-anticipated event for many reasons. A few weeks ago, author Sherman Alexie recommended California while he was a guest on The Colbert Report. A few days later, Colbert mentioned the book again on his […]

Thank You, Octopus! | An interview with author & illustrator Darren Farrell

Thank You, Octopus! | An interview with author & illustrator Darren Farrell

Darren Farrell is a children’s book author and illustrator, whose newest book, Thank You, Octopus, is one of Vroman’s new favorites! Darren was nice enough to answer some interview questions and share some special behind the scenes info about Thank You, Octopus with us!   Thank You, Octopus by Darren Farrell (pre-k-1st grade, Dial Books, […]

Lisa See’s book release party for “China Dolls” | Tuesday, June 3, 7pm

Lisa See’s book release party for “China Dolls” | Tuesday, June 3, 7pm

Vroman’s is extremely excited to host the book release party for Lisa See’s latest title, China Dolls on Wednesday, June 3rd at 7pm! Lisa See is the author of Dreams of Joy, Shanghai Girls, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, and many other bestselling titles. Please join us in celebrating the release of this stunning […]

LitFest on the Prowl | Saturday, May 17 @ 5pm

LitFest on the Prowl | Saturday, May 17 @ 5pm

May seems to have been one of the busiest months for us and we just keep getting busier! On Saturday, May 17 at 5pm, we are very honored and excited to host  an event with food critic and writer extraordinaire, Ruth Reichl to kick off the annual Pasadena LitFest festivities. She will be discussing and […]

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover | a post by Allison Hill

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover | a post by Allison Hill

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and Book Soup.  The original article  from 5/13/14 can be seen here on The Huffington Post. Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design. He is widely regarded as one of the best book designers of our time, well known […]

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