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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books – THE Place to Be This Weekend!

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books – THE Place to Be This Weekend!

Who needs Coachella Weekend Two when you can have Bookchella? Er…the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books! For us, we prep for weeks to prepare our staff and outfit our booths with the best of the best. For you, make sure to pack a hat, sunscreen, plenty of water and don a pair  of great […]

Author Jeff Guinn On the Jonestown Massacre

Author Jeff Guinn On the Jonestown Massacre

Jeff Guinn is a former award-winning investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How It Changed the West, and Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson. […]

Democracy Wise 2.0!

Democracy Wise 2.0!

In March, we began a brand new speaker series we call Democracy Wise. We had three events over the course of the month that covered topics including How to Run for Office, Democracy 101 and Effecting Change in Government. Our speakers included members of the League of Women Voters and a representative from emergeCA. These […]

Luis Fuerte: On Huell Howser, Traveling & California’s Gold!

Luis Fuerte: On Huell Howser, Traveling & California’s Gold!

On Saturday, April 8 we hosted Luis Fuerte talking about his brand new book, Louie, Take a Look at This!, which focuses on his time filming California’s Gold with Huell Howser! He was joined by Patt Morrison of the L.A. Times and writer David Duron. The house was packed and we had a blast. We […]

Spring Event Round Up!

Spring Event Round Up!

Spring can get a little hectic around these parts. Amongst the craziness there are always some really great events. Check out what we’ve got going on over the next few months!   Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – 7:00pm Vroman’s Main Store, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91101 Vroman’s Presents An Evening with Cory Doctorow & […]

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

On April 5 at 6:30pm, we are hosting Lilliam Rivera in conversation with Cecil Castellucci, in celebration of her new book, The Education of Margot Sanchez! We were able to ask Lilliam a few questions in anticipation for her event. But first, a little background on Lilliam. Lilliam is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and a […]

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

An Interview with Author, Lilliam Rivera!

On April 5 at 6:30pm, we are hosting Lilliam Rivera in conversation with Cecil Castellucci, in celebration of her new book, The Education of Margot Sanchez! We were able to ask Lilliam a few questions in anticipation for her event. But first, a little background on Lilliam. Lilliam is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and a […]

There’s A New Burger in Town!

There’s A New Burger in Town!

Burgers. What’s not to love about them? They’re pretty perfect for any lunch or dinner meal. Easy but oh so good. Well, as of March 1 we’ve got a new(ish) burger joint in town. The Stand isn’t necessarily new in Los Angeles, as this is their sixth location opening since 2003, but it’s new to […]

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

We are so excited to be participating in the Reading Without Walls Program here at Vroman’s! What is Reading Without Walls?  National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang calls us all to READ WITHOUT WALLS, exploring books about characters who look or live differently than you, topics you haven’t discovered, or formats that you haven’t tried. […]

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

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Flintridge Books

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Louis Jane Studios

Homage Pasadena

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