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Indies First 2017!

Indies First 2017!

On Saturday, November 25, Join us on Indies First and Small Business Saturday when our stores are visited by some very special guest booksellers chatting about books and recommending their favorite titles. About Indies First: Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. Authors and local celebrities volunteer at events […]

Allison Hill Reviews ‘Catalina’!

Allison Hill Reviews ‘Catalina’!

Our own President/CEO, Allison Hill has written a review for the new novel Catalina. The full review is below! The original post an be seen here. The sex and drugs of ‘Catalina’ fuel a dark, desperate look at L.A. life  by Allison Hill The title of the novel “Catalina” sounds like a book about a […]

Vroman’s Bookstore – Pasadena Landmark by Kwei Quartey

Vroman’s Bookstore – Pasadena Landmark by Kwei Quartey

Mystery author and friend of the store, Kwei Quartey, has given us a little praise with this wonderful blog article on his website. The full article is below. Original post can be seen here. VROMAN’S BOOKSTORE–PASADENA LANDMARK by Kwei Quartey From time to time, I blog about an independent bookstore of note, e.g. Marcus Books. A […]

New Fall Cookbooks for 2017!

New Fall Cookbooks for 2017!

Pumpkins aren’t the only thing we’re harvesting in the Fall! It also just so happens to be THE BEST time to seek out a new cookbook…or twelve. Here’s what’s hitting the kitchen this Fall. Perfect for yourself or that aspiring chef in your life. We’re so excited to try these!   Smitten Kitchen Everyday by […]

Halloween Happenings Around Pasadena!

Halloween Happenings Around Pasadena!

Spooky haunts and special treats all around Pasadena! Bring the kiddos for some Halloween fun! Tuesday, October 31 4pm – 6pm Celebrate Halloween in the Playhouse District! Vroman’s Bookstore and a bunch of our neighbors will be celebrating this Halloween with activities, games and lots of candy! Trick-or-Treat at the following participating business: Vroman’s Bookstore […]

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

We just started carrying a new book that will really help step up your athletic game this summer! If you’re a serious athlete who plans to do some serious training this summer you’re going to want to check out this book. The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson covers the 13 most […]

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

We just started carrying a new book that will really help step up your athletic game this summer! If you’re a serious athlete who plans to do some serious training this summer you’re going to want to check out this book. The Brave Athlete by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson covers the 13 most […]

Vroman’s Kids’ Week 2017!

Vroman’s Kids’ Week 2017!

Kids’ Week is back and this year is going to be a blast! Come on out the week of July 17-21 for a week of free activities for kids of all ages! All these events will take place outside on the Vroman’s Paseo. We are asking you to sign-up. So if you’d like you sign […]

This is the Summer You Write Your Book!

This is the Summer You Write Your Book!

Stop putting off writing that book you’ve already wanted to write. Stop writer’s block in its tracks. This summer register for one (or both) of our writing workshops to help keep you motivated and surrounded by peers who are also writing! Check out these amazing workshops we have going on!   Fiction As Experiment: A […]

Indulge in Par Avion Tea!

Indulge in Par Avion Tea!

We are pretty ecstatic to be carrying Par Avion Tea – a beautiful new line of teas. Par Avion aims to enhance the beauty of life. The teas are produced in an artisan method by hand picking and hand sorting only the finest ingredients to be prepared in small batches. Each tin purchased provides a […]

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