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Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/28/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/28/11

Hardcover Fiction Hellhole, Brian Herbert, Kevin Anderson Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreht This Vacant Paradise, Victoria Patterson Lesson in Secrets, Jacqueline Winspear Fatal Error, J A Jance Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, Alexander McCall Smith Live Wire, Harlan Coben Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown Paris Wife, Paula McLain When the Killings Done, T C Boyle Hardcover Non-Fiction [...]

Guest Q&A: Eleanor Brown on her new novel, The Weird Sisters

Guest Q&A: Eleanor Brown on her new novel, The Weird Sisters

Eleanor Brown, author of The Weird Sisters, sent us a great Q & A about her new book! Check it out, then join us for her event tonight at 7pm! What inspired you to write this novel? I got serious about writing a novel the year I turned 30.  I said to myself, “Self, this [...]

Guest Q & A: Victoria Patterson on reading, writing, and This Vacant Paradise

Guest Q & A: Victoria Patterson on reading, writing, and This Vacant Paradise

Victoria Patterson, author of Drift and the recently released This Vacant Paradise, sat down to answer a few questions about her new book, her inspirations, and her upcoming event with James Brown at Vroman’s (among other things, of course!) 1.  What was your inspiration for This Vacant Paradise? My professor once called me, “The Edith Wharton [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/21/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/21/11

Hardcover Fiction Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreht Murder in Passy, Cara Black Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson Red Star Crescent Moon, Robert Rosenstone Minding Frankie, Maeve Binchy Oracle of Stamboul, Michael Lukas Paris Wife, Paula McLain Visit From The Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan When the Killings Done, T C Boyle When the Thrill [...]

Love and Loss

Love and Loss

Vroman’s president Allison got an article up on the Huffington Post yesterday. The subject? Books she had loved and lost over the years, and the return of an old paperback (and an old flame). On a deeper level, as @novelwhore put it so eloquently on Twitter, it is a “love letter to physical books”. With [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/14/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/14/11

Hardcover Fiction Oracle of Stamboul, Michael Lukas Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss When the Killings Done, T C Boyle Night Vision, Randy Wayne White Murder in Passy, Cara Black Paris Wife, Paula McLain Gideon’s Sword, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child Fadeaway Girl, Martha Grimes Sing You Home, Jodi Picoult 13 Rue Therese, Elena Shapiro Hardcover Non-Fiction [...]

Lundi Gras

Lundi Gras

I am really looking forward to the Slake Lundi Gras event this Monday! I helped out with their Down & Delirious launch party a few weeks ago, which turned out to be loads of fun, and I’ve hosted their Vroman’s in-store event before, too. Seriously, those Slake folks know how to throw a party. So, [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 2/27/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness When the Killings Done, T C Boyle The Help, Kathryn Stockett Gideon’s Sword, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child Paris Wife, Paula McLain Sherlockian, Graham Moore 13 Rue Therese, Elena Shapiro Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown Death of a Chimney Sweep, M. C. Beaton The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, [...]

Amber’s Cabaret of Books

Amber’s Cabaret of Books

Hello again! It’s Amber, your local nerdy bookstore employee here with a few more recommendations for all you readers venturing to try new things. This time around it won’t be within the horror genre, but instead something that I’ve always been curious about but only recently started “researching” and reading more about: the classic art [...]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 2/21/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 2/21/11

Hardcover Fiction Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Steig Larsson Tick Tock, James Patterson Swamplandia!, Karen Russell Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert Object of Beauty, Steve Martin Death of a Chimney Sweep, M. C. Beaton Sherlockian, Graham Moore Red Garden, Alice Hoffman Fadeaway Girl, Martha Grimes Hardcover Non-Fiction Fallin’ Up, [...]

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