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Vroman’s 2018 Reading Challenge This isn’t a test.  No one is keeping score and there are no points to post.  The challenge is to push yourself, to take advantage of this challenge as a way to explore topics or formats or genres that you otherwise wouldn’t try.  You may count one book for multiple tasks […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We’ve got another great week of New Releases! We’ll be highlighting a few Children’s & YA releases as well as a TON of new releases that we will be having events for. Be sure to mark your calendars for that one! Hardcover:  X (A Kinsey Millhone Novel) by Sue Grafton Mystery Of #1 New York […]

Everything from Fiction, History and Mystery. A little something for everyone in the New Releases list for this week! Hardcover:  The Race for Paris (Historical Fiction) Meg Waite Clayton $25.99 Opening in Normandy on June 29, 1944, The Race for Paris follows two American female war correspondents on their quest to document (and make) history […]