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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Love And Bookstores

by Jessica on July 1, 2016

by Allison Hill (President/CEO of Vroman’s & Book Soup) This was originally posted on Huffington Post on 6/30/2016 David Bowie’s passing hit me hard this year—the way it does when a celebrity you grew up with passes—and I was suddenly aware not so much of my own mortality but of the logistics to be considered […]

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Happy National Book Mobile Day!

by Jessica on April 13, 2016

Happy National Book Mobile Day! We’re celebrating with this fun memory! In 1950, Harry Sheldon & J.V. Sheldon, Jr., came up with an innovative sales idea. At their suggestion, the company outfitted a Silver Streak trailer with shelving & display racks for 1500 books. Pulled by a Ford coupe, the Vroman’s-on-wheels visited remote communities in California, […]

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by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Editor-in-Chief,  Balcony 7 Media and Publishing Avid readers in the Los Angeles area looking for an eclectic mix of fiction series may look no further than their own backyard. Balcony 7 Media and Publishing, based in Pasadena, offers “an intriguing mix of titles,” according to the Library Journal. With a […]

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James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker…we all know and love these classic Irish authors. But what about giving some love to some more contemporary Irish authors? I’ve compiled a short list of a few authors to check out this St. Patrick’s Day (in case kissing everyone in sight and drinking the day away […]

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Losing Everything

by Jessica on March 11, 2016

by Allison Hill This blog was originally posted on HuffPostBooks Someone I love lost everything a few months ago. A middle of the night house fire. A narrow escape. A home in ashes. My brother is making an inventory list for the insurance company. He mentions that he had a $5,000 leather sofa. I remind […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood Jones Coffee!!

by Jessica on February 24, 2016

Vroman’s has some new friends that just moved into the neighborhood!! The Next Chapter, a new coffeehouse from Jones Coffee Roasters, has opened up in the space next to Vroman’s and we could not be more excited! They opened up just a little bit ago and are already getting some great buzz. Of course this […]

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6 Questions with Robert Crais!

by Jessica on November 5, 2015

We are pleased to be welcoming back Robert Crais to Vroman’s on 11/11! He’ll be promoting his newest book, The Promise. We asked him 6 Questions about his process and writing in general. Mark your calendars, this event is going to be great! ——————————— 6 Questions with Robert Crais Can you talk about your writing […]

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