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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 […]

Literary Themed Halloween Costumes!

by Jessica on October 16, 2017

Haven’t even started thinking about a Halloween costume yet? Here are a few literary themed numbers that are sure to ignite your DIY spark and get everyone talking! Group Costumes  Willy Wonka You’re sure to win the Golden Ticket of Halloween when you grab some friends and take on the wonderful world of characters from […]

How To Shop At An Actual Bookstore

by Jessica on October 2, 2017

Indie Bookstores are beautiful gems in this world. They cultivate community, friendships, common interests and often give you a chance to meet your favorite authors. Got a friend that doesn’t quite know the ins and outs of an indie bookstore? Here’s a nifty How-To Guide. Take Your Time You should block out a good chunk […]

Fall Into A Good Book

by Jessica on September 23, 2017

Today on the blog we’re giving you the most anticipated books that will be out this Fall. Plus, I’ll let you know if any of these great authors will be appearing in store! What are you excited to read this Fall? Let us know in the comments!   Fiction Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesamyn Ward […]

This is the Summer You Write Your Book!

by Jessica on June 12, 2017

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 […]

Well, another successful Indie Bookstore Day has come and gone. The energy in the store is always so incredible on days like this and we certainly felt it on Saturday! The day started at 9am when our doors opened and customers were able to check out at all the really cool exclusive items that were only […]

So What Is This Indie Bookstore Day All About?

by Jessica on April 28, 2017

If you didn’t know April 29th is Indie Bookstore Day and we cannot wait to celebrate with indies everywhere. Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in […]

Book Store Love Stories continues with another love found while working at Vroman’s from Anne! Remember you can still continue to submit your stories! ———— by Anne I met Sean at Vroman’s in 1985.  We were both employees, he in what was then called Commercial Stationery (now the pen department) and I in the Book Department. […]

A New Lease on Love (A Book Store Love Story)

by Jessica on February 10, 2017

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this short but sweet tale from Tessa! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! ———————————— by Tessa After signing our first lease together in Pasadena, my boyfriend said he wanted to show me an amazing bookstore just down the street. Fifteen minutes after the lease was signed, we were […]

Bookstore Love Stories continues with this lovely story from past employee, Danny! Remember you can continue to send us your stories! —————————— by Danny My wife and I actually met for the first time at Vroman’s in 2000. We both were employees at the time. I worked in the receiving department and my wife worked […]