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We simply adore the t-shirt company, Out of Print! Fortune wrote a great article about the company and asked our own Allison Hill for her input. The full article is pasted below. To see the original click here!  Two childhood friends created a t-shirt company to promote reading. Four years later, they’re in 700 stores […]

New Humans of the Bookstore on the Tumblr!

by Jessica on September 24, 2014

  Happy Hump Day! We’re getting closer to the weekend! We’ve added a short interview with author Bill Bradley to our Humans of the Bookstore project. Head over the Tumblr to check it out!

Banned Books Week!

by Jessica on September 23, 2014

This week is BANNED BOOKS WEEK! Here’s a little refresher on what  Banned Books Week is all about. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and […]

Shakespeare in the PARK(let)! This Friday (9/19)

by Jessica on September 17, 2014

It’s almost the third Friday of September and you know what that means?! PARK(ing) Day! A little background on PARK(ing) day if you think I’m just talking gibberish! This  movement begun in 2005 when Matthew, John, and Blaine wanted to bring attention to the lack of urban parks and pubic space. They accomplished this by paying a parking […]

First HOTB Post is up on Tumblr! Here’s a taste!

by Jessica on September 16, 2014

We’ve got our first Humans of the Bookstore post up on Tumblr this morning! Here’s a taste of what will be happening over there. Follow the Tumblr, share with your friends, celebrate YOU being awesome! Rudy “I’m a school principal. It’s an incredibly stressful job. So this is actually part of a ritual I do every […]

September Events!

by Jessica on August 25, 2014

Can you believe Labor Day is just around the corner and that means summer is nearing a close? 🙁 Don’t get too upset though because this also means it’s almost fall! My personal favorite time of year and a really busy time in general for books. We have a ton of great events coming up […]

Darren Farrell is a children’s book author and illustrator, whose newest book, Thank You, Octopus, is one of Vroman’s new favorites! Darren was nice enough to answer some interview questions and share some special behind the scenes info about Thank You, Octopus with us!   Thank You, Octopus by Darren Farrell (pre-k-1st grade, Dial Books, […]

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and Book Soup.  The original article  from 5/13/14 can be seen here on The Huffington Post. Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design. He is widely regarded as one of the best book designers of our time, well known […]

I know there are a lot of people out there who are scrambling to pull together a little Valentine’s Day gift for their beloved.  I know this, because I am one of these people.  (Oops.)  I will acknowledge the fact that, not only am I still in need of a gift, I am also finally […]

Read your way across the USA!

by Rachel on January 23, 2014

I’ve been sharing a few photos of our new display, Read your way across the USA, on Facebook and Instagram, and there has been such an outpouring of interest, I thought I would expand upon the idea and include some more detailed photos and a list of books that are currently featured.  The display was […]

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