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Read your way across the USA!

Read your way across the USA!
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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 […]

The Vroman’s E-Book Card by Livrada

The Vroman’s E-Book Card by Livrada

We’re so excited for you to discover the new Vroman’s E-Book Cards by Livrada! Click here to view the embedded video.  Vroman’s has partnered with Livrada, a local Pasadena business, and now you can purchase wonderful new releases in e-book form directly from Vroman’s!  They recently posted that wonderful video to their blog— we just […]

Gift Ideas | For those who love the thrill of last-minute shopping

Gift Ideas | For those who love the thrill of last-minute shopping

Our booksellers are spectacular at recommending books for a variety of readers, so if you’re ever stuck and need a little help with what you should get someone, you can count on them!  A few employees were willing to record their suggestions, so here are some of their favorite books of the season that they […]

Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2014!

Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2014!

The 2014 selection for Pasadena’s One City, One Story has been announced… it’s  the celebrated Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan! One City, One Story is an opportunity to unite Pasadena’s readers— a very discerning committee nominates several titles, eventually settling on one book that they feel will appeal to a large audience of […]

November 30th | Small Business Saturday Extravaganza

November 30th | Small Business Saturday Extravaganza

Small Business Saturday (November 30th this year) has become a huge part of the holiday season here at Vroman’s, and we can’t tell you enough how much we appreciate all of the support from our customers and other local businesses in the area.  While shopping with us on this busy day helps our store, it’s […]

Mud Season by Ellen Stimson

Mud Season by Ellen Stimson

The hilarious Ellen Stimson will be at Vroman’s Wednesday, November 13, at 7pm to discuss & sign her new book, Mud Season.  Come a little early for some refreshments featuring Vermont cheeses!  Not only does she have a lovely presentation planned for her guests, but you can enter to win a free vacation to Vermont […]

Headed your way: Fall Events!

Headed your way: Fall Events!

Hello!  While we’re wrapping up October with some great events, I thought I’d remind you about some November event highlights, too.  Fall is a ridiculously busy time for author events, and sometimes you can’t pick just one, so pick a few! For a full list of events, please visit our event calendar. If you can’t […]

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